In one of her hit songs, Katy Perry famously sings about California girls wearing Daisy Dukes (true) and bikinis on top (not always). But if you’re wondering what else besides killer cutoffs are the other hallmarks of quintessential California style, we’re here to help: more cool denim; great basic tees and tanks; breezy boho silhouettes; and a healthy mix of '90s grunge and '70s surf and sport culture.
Because the Cali look is always in style, we rounded up TK brands who have the West Coast vibe on lock. From Wildfox Couture to Band of Outsiders, these are the places to shop to nail down the laid-back look.
Click through for the brands that epitomize SoCal style.
Band of Outsiders Boxy Shirt With Multi Plaid Gussets ($355) in Light Blue
Levi's Authentic Trucker Jacket ($45) in Rosebud Blue
Levi's Perfectly Slimming Straight Jeans ($37) in Western Light
Free People People Romance Embroidered Maxi ($198) in White
Reformation is the sartorial intersection between unfussy L.A. style and casual French elegance—if Jane Birkin met ‘90s Liv Tyler. Oversized blazers, cropped turtlenecks, and floral skater dresses abound.