Style Theory: Evening holiday outfits, for me, need to be unfussy, comfortable and flattering. Loose fitting dresses play a major part in my evening looks, they are so easy to throw on especially on hot mediterranean evenings and look chic with minimal effort.
Here are a selection of my favourite summer evening outfits I wore this year on holiday, where to buy or similar styles..
|Dress - & Other Stories similar here|
Sandals - Mango similar here
Bracelets - Black and Sigi
Bag - Spain - check out Edit58 on Instagram for some fab pom pom basket bag
|Dress - &OtherStories similar here|
Sandals - H&M I love these ones
Most of my holiday wardrobe was monochrome, it made it so easy to get ready as everything matched. These black dresses from &Other Stories have been such great buys, they are both so easy to wear, cool and comfortable and great for going out to dinner as they hide a tummy! I bought the off the shoulder dress last year and the pom pom dress this year and I have worn them both countless times as they look as just a good with flat sandals as with heels.
|Dress - Zara £25.99|
Sandals - Palmairas £40
Probably my favourite dress of the holiday, I love it, it completely reminded me of floor tiles when I bought it (which is weird!) and then on holiday I found some to match in my favourite bar and restaurant La Siesta. The dress looks super short on the Zara website but as I am only 5ft3 it is a decent length. I will wear it in the winter with thick tights, boots and a cardigan over it. I am loving that all things 90s are coming back in so my long cardigans are getting resurrected from my old wardrobe and I am wearing them loads!
|Dress - Topshop now £20|
This dress can take you from beach to bar so easily, I love the colours and the fact it can be worn on or off the shoulders.
|La Siesta Javea|
|Dress - Zara £29.99 (I think?!) available in-store |
For full length photo see this post
Again this lace layered dress was one I wore for both day and evening, if felt luxurious without being too over the top. I wore it with my Pamairas sandals in the day and at night with black snakeskin mules, all very casual but perfect for holiday and a meal out with my sisters and husbands at a gorgeous restaurant Cala Bandida (recommended by a couple of Instagram friends - thank you so much xxx)
The kids stayed up late and slept in in the mornings, Javea holds a special place in my heart as I have been going with my family since I was 5 and it was so lovely to be back with everyone for my amazing Mum's 70th.
It is a really relaxed place so I guess my evening attire reflects that and after years of going I know that heels are not necessary and that comfort wins every time (or maybe that is just my age!)
Have you had your summer holidays yet, what did you find you wore most? As always I would love to hear your thoughts and comments. We are off to Glasgow this weekend to my Granda's 90th birthday with ALL the family, should be brilliant fun and I hope to get a chance to do a little shopping in Glasgow, any tips/hints places to visit in Glasgow with kids would be most appreciated!!
Have a great rest of week, and I hope everyone is surviving the school holidays, until next time Frances xxx