LifestyleStyle Memorial Day fashion for the water, a BBQ or day spent shopping By JULIE GORDON May 19, 2014 4:24 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet gShare Email With the unpredictable weather that has plagued New York for months, Memorial Day weekend has seemed like a faraway fantasy -- until now. Inject a little sunshine into your wardrobe during this unofficial start to summer, whether you're heading out of town to the beach or to hang by the pool, hitting up a pal's barbecue or shopping for even more stylish additions to your summer wardrobe. Day at the beach or pool The first beach or pool weekend of summer just begs for a bold, colorful swimsuit and cover-up. Accent with neutral accessories to keep the look chic — not over-the-top.Echo Design caftan, $148; at echodesign.com/H&M sunglasses, $12.95; at H&M stores/Hayden-Harnett tote bag, $98; at haydenharnett.com/Giejo bikini top, $120, and bottom, $95; at Pilgrim Surf Supply, 68 N. Third St., Williamsburg, 718-218-7456 Backyard barbecue Easy, breezy style is the name of the game for an outdoor barbecue. Achieve fashion perfection in a maxi dress, a great pair of wedges and cool accessories.Rachel Zoe maxi dress, $550; at Bloomingdale's, 1000 Third Ave., 212-705-2000/Olivia + Joy crossbody bag, $68; at Macy's, 151 W. 34th St., 212-695-4400/Bluma Project wooden bangle, $65; at accompanyus.com/United Colors of Benetton espadrille, $89.50; at United Colors of Benetton, 601 Fifth Ave., 212-223-6250 Outdoor shopping trip Take the shopping outside the stores at a flea market or fair, where a low-maintenence look that screams casual cool is apropos. Madewell romper, $75; at Madewell, 1144 Madison Ave., 212-249- 2409 (store opens May 21)/Kate Spade insulated tumbler (22 oz.), $18; at Kate Spade, 789 Madison Ave., 212-988-0259/Gap denim jacket, $69.95; at Gap stores/Comptoir des Cotonniers x Keds sneakers, $100; at Comptoir des Cotonniers, 155 Spring St., 212-274-0830 By JULIE GORDON Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.