Amidst this air of uncertainty with the virus circling the world and everything being quite tense, thinking positively and looking to the future can often enable us to feel more optimistic and hopeful. For me, having something to look forward to really keeps me going and I’m hoping that if we all heed the advice given and stay indoors now then many of us will still be able to enjoy summer 2020 with sunny days, spending time outdoors and summer fashion. I can’t wait to grab a pair of swimming goggles with nose cover and jump in the pool!
Here are the essential items for summer that are calling your name:
A GIANT SUN HAT
A giant sun hat is one of those fashion items most think of when they imagine ‘summer essentials’. Both practical and fashionable, you’ll reach for it as you head to beach, poolside, or just to add to your outfit while going to spend some time outside.
A DRESS THAT CAN TAKE YOU FROM DAYS OFF TO AN EVENING SOIRÉE
A dress is arguably the easiest and most versatile piece for summertime. You can wear it on its own, add a light sweater or denim jacket over it for cooler evenings, dress it down or dress it up…the choice is yours! You can find gorgeous and elegant dresses from brands such as Twinset that make you feel your best during the day and that you can dress up for the evening. It is all about finding the dresses that suit your style!
Strappy sandals can pair with casual looks, your elegant dress (^^), and really anything. The barely-there sandals are minimalist and super on trend this year. Hint: Be sure to practice walking around in them, as they hold your foot differently and it can take a little getting used to if you are used to classic heels!
Sandals are ideal for beach and water activities in summer, but a pair of minimalist sneakers are in line what the fashion buyers kept mentioning at fashion week in September: “realistic”. When you’re running around during the day, spending time in the city, and especially spending time at place when your feet can get stepped on, a pair of sneakers is practical and realistic. White sneakers are the most popular as they are the most versatile, and you can wear them with your dresses, shorts, city chic looks, elegant evening looks and more thanks to the sneaker trend.
A LIGHT CASHMERE CARDIGAN
A cashmere cardigan tops off any look with an elegant touch, perfect to throw on for those cooler evenings which we do have a lot of in the UK. They are lightweight and breathable, but will keep you warm at the same time. Opt for a neutral colour that goes best with the rest of your wardrobe so you get the most wear out of it.
These pieces are super trendy and are sure to impress your fashion fanatic friends. But the best part is, if they are true to your style and you love them, you will feel confident in your summer wear!