Style Theory: Sometimes you just need to keep the formula for summer dressing simple, unfussy and cool. Here are a few ideas for some easy and stylish summer outfits and the inspiration behind them.
Streetstyle images from Pinterest
THE SIMPLE BOHO DRESS
|Throw over a bikini, wear over short denim shorts or by itself|
|Mango Beaded Embroidered Dress £49.99|
|Mango Embroidered Dress £34.99|
|Steve Madden @Dune Sandals £65|
THE SIMPLE STRIPE DRESS & LIGHTWEIGHT PARKA
|Year after year a classic, can be dressed up to look Riveria chic, or dressed down for beachwear, looks fab with a lightweight parka thrown over the top..|
|Great Plains Pocket Breton (also available in a white background) £50|
|Dorothy Perkins Hooded lightweight parka £45|
|Dune Lutney Slip ons £75|
A SIMPLE CHAMBRAY SHIRT AND DISTRESSED JEANS
|Another casual, easy to wear outfit, looks great with flat gold sandals during the day then put on some stappy heels and a few fine gold necklaces and you are ready for a night out.|
|Gap Fitted Boyfriend Oxford Shirt £29.95|
|Zara Ripped Boyfriend Jeans £39.99|
|Next Ankle Strap Sandal £28|
|DKNY at John Lewis £158|
Love this little handbag, it had a little loop to put your hand through at the front to carry like a clutch.
SIMPLE WHITE BOHO TOP AND DENIM SHORTS
|Another summer classic look, I love a sleeve as I am now at that age when I am not too keen on showing the rather large tops of my arms, add a little embroidered bag for a pop of colour.|
|H&M Embroidered Tunic £29.99|
|Gap Boyfriend Shorts £29.95|
|Dune Jolene Black Sliders £49|
|Accessorize Portobello Slouch Bag £45|
THE PERFECT WHITE SHIRT
|I love the look of distressed jeans with a crisp white shirt and blazer and some animal print courts, simple but effective!|
|Zara Soft Blazer with Zips £69.99|
|Next White Shirt £22|
|Aldo Sunglasses £10|
My Style: Easing myself into my summer wardrobe slowly, I always find the summer transition the most difficult!
|Top: H&M Exclusive Conscious Collection|
Slip ons: H&M
For a weekend break by the seaside with the family, it was just amazing weather and a beautiful beach, we were walking along the beach to a seafront restaurant, heaven!
Shoes: Russell and Bromley
Necklace: J Crew
How I started in the morning before changing into denim shorts and my Mango frilled sleeve top,
|Breton: Petit Bateau|
Knitted Jacket Henri Lloyd
So there is my first real dip into summer outfits, there are lots more to come... How is your transition to your summer wardrobe going are you well and truly immersed or like me wondering what you wore all last summer and where has it all been put?!
Until next time, Frances xxx