Even though summer here in the British Isles consists of more clouds than sun, I'm still really excited for spending the next few months relaxing on the beach in the sun. More excited than usual and I think it might have to do with my passion for this seasons trends. From pastel florals to rocking kimonos, I'm in love with summer fashion. Needless to say, being a blogger and all, I instantly wanted to create a summer look book. So, after getting through all my revision and waiting for some decent weather, I set out to create this for you. Hope you enjoy.
|The view of Castle Cornet from here was stunning.|
|Playsuit: Miss Selfridge | Socks: Dorothy Perkins | Shoes: Converse | Bag: Primark|
How do you soften a leather look? Floral accessories. However, I'm aware that the floral crown may be a tad over the top.
|Necklace: Eclectic Eccentricity | Floral Crown: Miss Selfridge | Rings: New Look|
Leather is still cool in the summer too, but you have to style it cleverly to bring it into this season. Pairing this pleated faux leather skirt with pastel colours and floral accessories gives a light summer vibe to a heavy appearing material. Ankle boots and frilly socks continues a more smart-casual look. Finishing the look is the latest jewellery craze, midi rings. I'm not usually a fan of rings as they tend not to fit my misshapened fingers but these ones are cute and simple and don't fly off whenever I move. Yay!
|Top: Top Shop | Skirt: Miss Selfridge | Boots: New Look | Socks: River Island|
I have developed a slight obsession with kimonos this year. As spring proved to be mighty chilly here in Britain, I fear I might be layering up a fair bit this summer. And there is no better way to do so in the summer than with a kimono. Loose and lightweight, these bad boys float effortlessly over a summer dress and can easy add a pop of colour to any outfit. I particularly love the beautiful pattern of this kimono and the colour, although not a usual choice for me, has really grown on me. I decided to keep this look simple with a grey skater dress and a few accessories to allow the kimono to take centre stage.
|Dress: Miss Guided | Kimono: Lipsy | Belt: New Look | Necklace: River Island|
|I was so scared that I was going to get my feet wet in the freezing cold water.|
Retro fashion has a firm place within my heart and this season the coolest way to rock the retro look is with a pair of stunning shades. The bigger the better and these are huge! The classic cat eye style screams class and sophistication and deserved to be style accordingly. This white lace sixties style playsuit gives the chic look a slightly playful twist whilst the red lips keep the retro vibe going. Finishing with a cute pair of monochrome bow pumps and a little red bag completes my sixties inspired look. I feel this look is perfect for day to night, maybe adding a leather jacket on a breezy summer evening.
|Playsuit: BooHoo | Sunglasses: Accessorize | Shoes: Primark | Bag: New Look|
|Kimono: ASOS | Vest: Primark | Shorts: Top Shop | Necklace: Eclectic Eccentricity | Earrings: Dorothy Perkins|
Shoes: Converse | Socks: River Island