Spring and summer mean nice weather and a great time for gathering. What’s more, Louisiana is extremely food-centric. Combine all that to get the perfect time for patio dining. Several restaurants around the SBC have amazing outdoor dining experiences and are just waiting to serve patrons when nice weather arrives. Cantina Laredo is one place you can sip, snack and chat while enjoying the breeze and sunlight.

When deciding what to wear before you head out, think about light fabrics and comfortable silhouettes like this muted jade, tie-waist romper paired with sparkly earrings and the ever-trendy snakeskin heel. Another option is a white denim bellbottom paired with a simple black top and a fun printed duster.

No matter your style preferences, you’re sure to enjoy some time with your pals on the patio.

These looks and more can be found at The Frilly Magnolia Boutique with two locations at 187 Burt Blvd. in Benton and at 406 Broadway St. in Minden.

Models: Brett Kessel & Mayson Wagner