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.
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.
This lightweight tunic’s bright coral gingham will brighten up your mood on even the muggiest days.
To buy: $65, zappos.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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.