Tuesday 18 June 2013

Get Summer Ready #2

I'm really loving this summers fashion there's a huge selection of so many eye grabbing pieces that it's sometimes hard to know where to start. What's HUGE this season is prints - print's are everywhere on the catwalk, at the designer shops and even on the high street. I'm a true high street girl they have some great designer dupes so it's easy to look great at a bargain price.

  • Ombre
  • Animal Prints
  • Cut-outs
  • Neon
  • Studs
  • Pastels
  • Monochrome
  • Tie Dye
  • Prints
  • Metalics
  • Jelly Shoes
  • Bold Shades
  • Fringed Clothing/accessories
 Casual: I'm a great believer that you can take an outfit from day to night - especially if your expected somewhere straight after work. Monochrome is one of them you can wear day or night with only a few pieces being taken away and added. During the day at the office Monochrome can be teamed with tights, heels and a blazer (you can get some really lovely ones now a day's. Bold or pastel shades). Come end of work, remove your tights, let down your hair, then accessorize with the pieces of jewellery you popped in your bag that morning whether it's a chunky necklace or a cute bracelet. 

Summer Casual: In the summer I dress down with shorts and a tee. I think the ombre t-shirt is supercute with a pair of denim shorts and the edgy forever21 sandals. Prints are also perfect for casual wear too and the playsuit is the perfect example - I really think you could get away with wearing this for a summer night too swapping sandals for heels and teaming it with a pretty clutch.

Summer Nights: I love pretty pastels teamed with lace for summer nights, it's pretty, it's fresh and most importantly summery. This pastel lemon playsuit is really pretty and looks really classy at the same time with wedges this will make your leg look really long and never ending. Tie dye is a fun and great look for summer nights with a basic pair of plain heels. Because Tie Dye is such a in your face fashion you don't want to accessorize too much - more so midi dresses / maxi dress.

Accessorize: Accessories are always key to completing outfits, whether it's a bag or a piece of jewellery. I'm loving the range of bags from Paul's Boutique and Zatchels especially the beautiful neon styled bags. The bag from Paul's Boutique doesn't have to much neon to it meaning you can use it more then just at summer plus it's on trend white too I love the little anchor that's been attached and I'm sure you can take it off too for when we go into Autumn the animal print purse goes perfectly with the neon trend. I could of easily of picked more stuff but I had to keep it to a minimum. The bright neon shades from Zatchel are fantastic for summer and you could match one with your summer staple polish with the ice neon collection from models own. Festival season is up on us and the fringed look screams festivals this fringed bag from Dorothy Perkins will look great at any festivals stand out from the crowd with the fringed trend.

Footwear: I'm a lover of shoes (like all girls) usually with a touch of sparkle but there are so many beautiful ones on the high street to choose from. Sandals are huge in summer and Jelly ones are a big hit on the high street (I'm not a fan) instead I've chose these pink Ted Baker shoes that are vibrant fun and come in different shades. I'm also a lover of the metalic shoes also from Ted Baker. I think Boohoo have a great selection of bold coloured shoes at the moment including these ankle boots which are perfect for a summer night out, there really affordable too. There is so many sandals too choose from so expect to find a pair that suit your style.

Don't be afraid to mix and match prints / colours sometimes they work sometimes they don't but fashion is always about taking risks. Two big trends are Ombre and Animal Print the bikini from George really works well so get mixing and matching, get someone to take a photo of you whilst trying different styles then decide if it works well.

Coming this summer is the launch of Bonessi Ballerinas a
London based company who specialize in flats. I couldn't not mention these on my get ready summer post has a lover of flats. They all come in a selection of styles and shades, each pair looks really well made, sophisticated, classy and very stylish. And you can be in with a chance of winning a pair by clicking here. Remember to like their facebook and twitter to keep up to date with the launch date and more.

All pieces of fashion have been taken from each brands website or Google and Bonessi Ballerina shoes from Inez' blog. If for any reason companies don't want their brand on this post please email me and I will remove it.

If you want the links to any of the above feel free too drop me a comment and I will happily help you.These are my individual summer picks.


  1. You have a wonderful blog! did we follow each other already? if not, do you want to follow each other on BLOGLOVIN? if you decided to follow me, please let me know so I can follow you back! xoxo

    1. I follow so many people it's hard to keep track of names. I will pop by xx

  2. I love this post hun.. I'm a high-street raider too and love a good bargain. Would want to wear all of these this summer ;) Hope you'll drop by my blog too at


    1. The high street is full of so much amazing fashion at the moment. There is plenty of real bargains above I tend to go towards bargains to make it affordable for everyone yet with this seasons hottest trends. I'm glad you like the posts and would wear all selected. Of course I will check it out x

  3. Nice mention of the Bonessi ballerinas ;). I'm loving the aztec prints and midi dresses at the moment, but I need to get some more midi dresses, xoxo.

    1. Aztecs prints are really on trend right now every where you look clothing wise you will see a lot of items with this print. In fact you will probably like the maxi dress in tomorrows posts. Midi dresses are fantastic really classy and lovely for curvy woman. I had to mention them they are beautiful shoes :) Hope you don't mind me stealing the pic even though I'm pretty sure it's from the company lol xx

    2. If I buy a maxi dress I'm gonna have to buy a petite one lol, currently midi- dresses are like maxi dresses on me lol. No of course I don't mind, xoxo.

    3. My mums the same. I have a friend that's very petite and she wears kids maxi dresses lol. I only own a green maxi they are long and I'm 5,5 and it just fits xx

    4. Hehe lucky you, I'm 5'1 and a half lol. I like the look of some of new looks new petite range, xoxo.


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