Insect-Repellent Clothing You’ll Actually Want to Wear

Affordable bug-resistant picks for men, women, and children will help the whole family enjoy the outdoors without all the itching.

1

White Sierra Bug Free Cool Scarf

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Photo by whitesierra.com

Like the color of a desert sunset, this sunny scarf adds some southwestern style to your outfit and protects your neck from mosquito bites.

To buy: $28, whitesierra.com.


2

ExOfficio BugsAway Kutula Tunic

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Photo by zappos.com

This lightweight tunic’s bright coral gingham will brighten up your mood on even the muggiest days.

To buy: $65, zappos.com.


3

Insectshield Astrid Dress

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Photo by us.craghoppers.com

Flattering and functional, this dress wicks away sweat when the sun is beating down and wards off mosquitos when the moon rises.

To buy: $60, us.craghoppers.com.



4

Aromaflage

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Photo by nordstrom.com

Can’t stand the smell of bug spray? This purse-sized fragrance, with notes of cardamom, cedarwood and spruce, will keep you spritzing even after the mosquitos are gone.

To buy: $30, nordstrom.com.


5

ExOfficio BugsAway Halo Check Shirt

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Photo by rei.com

This functional button-down does double duty: The crisp, clean shirt keeps insects and UV rays away on fishing trips and looks sharp at the office.

To buy: $100, rei.com.


6

Men’s Insect Shield Straight Fit Performance Jean

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Photo by insectshield.com

Are jeans and a T-shirt his (non-negotiable) uniform? He won’t notice when you swap his favorite pair for this insect repellent version… except, of course, when he goes bug-free all summer.

To buy: $48, insectshield.com.



7

No Fly Zone 6-LED Fishing Cap

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Photo by llbean.com

Not only does this baseball cap have multifunctional LED lights built in (green for night-vision and white for bright area lighting), but it also has UPF 50 sun protection and bug repellent properties. With so many powers, he’ll feel like a superhero.

To buy: $40, llbean.com.


8

Girls Summer Chino Capris

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Photo by bugbewear.com

These bright and playful chinos may not cover her ankles, but an insect-repellent fabric means her feet will stay bite-free anyway.

To buy: $34, bugbewear.com.


9

Bug Smarties Girls Headband with Insect Shield

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Photo by onestepahead.com

Wear it wide or scrunch it thin, either way it will keep the bugs (and hair) out of her eyes.

To buy: $13, onestepahead.com.



10

Insect Shield Mini Blanket

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Photo by insectshield.com

Tuck this lightweight blanket inside the stroller to safely protect even your youngest from uncomfortable bites.

To buy: $16, insectshield.com.