Timeless fashion tips for the spring/summer season
Though trends change year in, year out, there is some fashion advice that never goes out of date. Here are our top tips to help you stay fashion savvy so you can enjoy the sun in style.
Be bright and bold, not dark and dreary
Spring and summer are all about revival, so be vibrant and revamp your wardrobe with brighter colours. Don’t be scared of the big shades: go for a lemon yellow or a coral pink. Or, if your skin tone is suited to something subtler, try fresh pastel tones of blue and green. This is also a good time of year to be brave and trust yourself in white. The crispest of all the colours, it not only creates a vision of pure class but also keeps your cooler.
Choose flowy over fitted
Given the current state of our climate, there’s a good chance this summer is going to be a toasty one. But you can avoid being hot and bothered by equipping yourself with floaty dresses and loose-fitting tops in cotton, silk and lace. Not only will this keep you cool, but it also looks graceful when you’re strolling along the beach or sipping on sangria.
Switch up your sandals
When it comes to footwear, the obvious go-to for the warmer months is the age-old sandal. With endless styles, from wedges and flipflops to gladiators and stilettos, there’s no excuse not to try something new. After all, as Paolo Nutini tells us, there’s nothing like a pair of new shoes. If you’re looking to order online but you’re unsure about sizing, Fashion World are offering a great selection of sandals suitable even for the wider fit.
Never underestimate your accessories
What you wear with an outfit can be just as important as the clothes themselves. A sun hat is a great choice in the summer to finish off an elegant look and keep you shaded. Sunglasses, too, are a must-have, not only to protect your vision but to keep you looking sophisticated. Aviators are a timeless winner, while Raybans also remain a popular choice for those with a bigger budget. When it comes to Jewellery, chunky, bright pieces can be great for making a neutral number pop or pulling your outfit together. Alternatively, something in silver might be more fitting for a busier item. Nail polish plays the same role, but remember if you are going for gels, try to choose a versatile colour that is unlikely to clash with your wardrobe.
Let your natural beauty shine
It’s important to let your skin soak up some of those much-needed rays, so try not to cake on the foundation, but instead give something lighter and water-based a go. Experminent with subtler shades of eye-shadow and more natural, nude lipsticks. Tans from the sun are much better than those from the bottle but don’t forget to apply sunscreen to keep yourself safe. By drawing attention to your features, it’s possible to be understated yet still stand out.
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