Chic Fashion: Summer essentials
It’s April already! The sun is out, and the days are getting longer and warmer. It’s time for a wardrobe upgrade. We bring you our list of chic summer essentials:
Great for work and play, and versatile enough to be worn in several ways. Go casual with jeans, flats and an eye-catching clutch or wear it to office with tiny earrings or pearls and a formal office tote.
Below: white shirt from French Connection.
Capris, three-fourths and cropped pants are just what we need for summer! They’re available in a range of colours this season from the basics to the brights, and the latter are perfect to spice up the drabbest of looks. Get them printed or plain.
Below: Both capris from Mango
If you’ve got great gams, flaunt ‘em! Cotton and linen ones will be comfiest for summer, and are great for casual outings and lounging at home. Dress them up a bit by pairing with a nice blouse, and you’re set for a movie with friends.
Below: Shorts from Marks & Spencer
Flip-flops and flats
Put your leather boots in your closet for the next few months, and shop for some fun flip-flops, flats and chappals. They’re everywhere, from the high-end stores to local street markets.
Below: Flip-flop from Catwalk
I love strappy, flowery, printed summer dresses. I usually cut down on accessories when wearing these, and let the dress do the talking. 😀
Below: Dress from Vizyon
Fashion glossies say hemlines are longer this season (think maxis), but that doesn’t mean we ignore the minis. Wear sheath mini skirts with fun blouses and simple detailing, or with an over-sized tee.
Below: Denim skirt from Lee
Yellow, pink, orange, blue… wear them bright, wear them with a smile! 🙂
Below: Pink blouse from Vero Moda, orange tee from Zara.
Summer sun = sunglasses!
Below: Sunglasses from Esprit.
What are you shopping for this summer?