It almost seems redundant talking about summer essentials when we have been experiencing a downpour in the UK resembling that of the tropics, but needless to say these summer essentials are the items in my wardrobe that I pull out of my wardrobe summer after summer. I wanted to create this post as a kind of exercise for myself to really understand and take stock of the items I actually wear and reach for over and over again to help me make informed purchasing decisions should I decide to shop the last of the summer sales and to help you too. The truth is, I don’t always advise sale shopping in the summer unless the discount is too good to pass up or it’s genuinely going to plug a hole in your wardrobe. So hopefully this post will help you to understand what are your utmost summer essentials, what your wardrobe is missing and what you might buy should you wish to.
If you follow me on Instagram then you will know that my summer essentials are mini dresses, denim cut-off shorts, linen shirts, crossbody bags and straw bags, espadrilles wedges and lots of sliders and sandals in smart and extremely casual varieties, amongst a few other items that you will see in my videos.
I am actually able to get by pretty fine with my summer wardrobe, I have what I need plus a few extras but if I was feeling spendy I would invest in those gorgeous And Other Stories gladiator sandals in black, because I wear the white version with the small circle heel so much and I really do get my wear out of my current pair of gladiators. I always advise investing in accessories because these are the items that you just really get your money’s worth, which is also why I don’t spending a little bit more. Summer bags are always a worthwhile investment, namely straw bags and bags in lighter colours. They’re likely to be on sale now so you can make a saving, you can wear now till the summer end or even into mid-autumn and then save for next year!
Below is an edit completely inspired by the summer essentials in my wardrobe.
Instagram: Take a look at how I am styling my Summer Essentials in my latest IGTV video below.
YouTube: Head over to my YouTube channel where I am talking through my Summer Essentials in more detail.
Hope you enjoy Ladies x
Asos Design ASOS DESIGN square neck linen mini sundress with wooden buckle & contrast stitch
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