‘Tis the season for weekend getaways. Whether you’re escaping to the beach, a summer wedding or a new town, you know you’ll be having a blast – but the question is, what are you going to wear? Perfecting summer style is an art that balances breezy and trendy items for a cool look that won’t weigh you down.

Got a few trips on your calendar? Heed the advice from Ku De Ta at The Street in Chestnut Hill’s co-owner Heather O’Connell, who understands the importance of the perfect summer getup. After lending her expertise, which comes with helping run the recently opened location of Ku De Ta, O’Connell shed some light on the summer escape:

Weekend getaways to The Cape or the Islands are the perfect time for city dwellers to relax and unwind from the 9-5 grind. We have such a fun collection of clothing and accessories at our new store at The Street that are great for long weekends, fireworks, cookouts and travel. Here are 5 of my favorite easy breezy looks that are ideal for a weekend getaway, whether you’re partying on the Cape or dining on The Vineyard, these looks are comfortable and chic!”

Read on to get some outfit inspiration for that well-deserved time off. Isn’t summer the best?

All photos courtesy of Ku De Ta