Wishlist: Summer Bags

Summer is the perfect time to spice up your accessories and with the weather being so amazing in the UK at the moment you need not wait for your holidays! Here I’ve rounded up a selection of the cutest bag with all the shopping links below.

 

Shop Ganni Snake Effect Buckle Bag

Shop Mango Beaded Bag

Shop ZARA Tote with Wooden Handles

Shop Trademark Red & White Gingham Grocery Bag

Shop KARA Off White & Tortoise Ring Cross Shoulder Bag

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Gestuz Summer Wishlist

I first came across this brand on Freja Wewer’s Instagram account, and whilst I don’t love everything they do, they now and again bring out some really amazing collections or pieces that mix easily into your wardrobe but provide an on-trend update. Their high summer pieces for this year will do just that and here I have gathered a few of the best bits and the shopping links are below.

 

Sunset bikini top

Ibea Casual Jacket

Stripe Shirt

Ami blazer

Ami pant 

SUMMER IS COMING.

Positive thinking! Even if the UK remains under a cloud 365 days a year, there might be holidays abroad to look forward to, which brings me on to one of my favourite things to shop for: SWIM.

After booking flights to Barbados, I have been dedicated to the search for a new bikini,  finding my perfect one on asos. After buying a Hunza G swimsuit last year I am a huge fan of the crinkle style and it seems to be the link in most of my favourites this year. Here I have rounded up my favourite from my searches, all shopping links are below.

 

 

asos crinkle bikini

Topshop yellow crinkle bikini

Hunza G bikini

Solid & Striped Swimsuit

La HANA SWIM bikini

Where I get the basics

Whilst shopping around can be fun to discover new brands and styles, for some staples it’s good to know some fail safe brands that just nail those pieces. Below area few examples of these which I wanted to share:

T-Shirts = Sunspel

Why? Well they don’t become misshapen over time, they’re super soft and I buy the mens tees as they have a higher crew neck which I prefer.

Jeans= Re/Done

You know Levis styles which you dream of coming across in vintage stores, but in reality they never fit quite how you imagined? Well Re/Done takes those jeans and repurpose them so they do fit just right in that 90s inspired style. On the pricey side, but a good pair of jeans will last you many years to come!

Fine Knits= Uniqlo

Really soft knits in all the colours you could wish for, and at a price you can’t complain about. I choose the mens extra fine merino wool sweaters because again I prefer the high crew neck style.

Undies= COS

If like me, you hate underwired bras with heavy padding then COS underwear might be for you. They mix from really pretty, delicate lace undies to just super comfy, everyday cotton sets, so all is taken care of.

There’s a sale at Reformation!!!!!

Here are some of the best pieces that have now become up to 50% off.

Reformation do increase the reductions almost week on week, so if you willing to risk waiting I think some things will be further reduced to 70% off- but as a warning the sale sells pretty rapidly so your favourite pieces may be gone by the final sale!

Shop Clarke Dress

Shop Patton Jumpsuit

Shop Terraza Dress

Shop Sheena Dress

Shop Pace Jumpsuit

 

Preparing for Autumn with new pieces…

I’m back in Manchester ready for another year of uni, and whilst Autumn is still a month away I’m ready to start looking at clothes for my favourite time of year. In this post I’ve rounded up some of my favourite pieces from across the high street. I’m taking a trip to Amsterdam at the beginning of September so I’ve included pieces I’d love to be packing for my trip. All the shopping links are below.

 

Shop Whistles Split Front Jean

Shop Whistles Lara Faux Fur Cocoon Coat

Shop ZARA Checked Double Breasted Jacket

Shop & Other Stories Zebra Pointy Slippers

Shop COS Trench-Detailed Top

Ganni New Season

Ganni is a new favourite of mine, I bought one of their dresses in a deep green print just before Christmas last year after coming across the brand in Liberty and I’ve been an admirer since then. Their clothes are easy to wear everyday, but have a quirkiness either in their structure or print that makes them altogether distinctive from anywhere else. Their new season looks to be just as good as the last, with plenty of leopard print- a big yes as far as I’m concerned- and cute sweats and tees that slip so easily into your wardrobe.

Here are a few of my favourite pieces all available at Ganni.com