I love summer fashion. However, I am a pain to shop with because I am not great at making up my mind. I think everything through, over and over again until I am sure that I absolutely love what I am purchasing. When I do make a purchase though it always makes me smile!
The seasonal change-over
I have written before about how I change my wardrobe over from winter to summer fashion (although this is not always strictly necessary in Ireland). Adding a few key fashion pieces every season updates my wardrobe and makes me feel like everything is new, when in fact I am great at recycling and shopping my closet. In many cases those key pieces are accessories.
Yellow Sunshine for summer fashion
A few of you who have known me a long time will know that I used to have a shop. It was a little art and craft store and it was called An Siopa Bui – literally translated this is The Yellow Shop. I chose the name because yellow makes me happy. It makes me think of sunshine and it lifts my mood.
Imagine my excitement when I had a look at the Hotter Shoes spring summer range. Bright citrus yellow – I was in my element. I chose these fabulous citrus yellow Livvy pump with funky polka dot punch outs, and of course the matching Lydia handbag. It is a perfect size and the contrasting strap is a great length for a cross body bag.
My go to Summer outfit
If you see me on a sunny day this is probably what I will be wearing! I have paired my yellow accessories with my new summer dress. Navy is such a fresh alternative to black and this dress, rather than being polka-dotted is dotted with tiny white anchors adding to the summer feel. The style really suits my curvy body shape and I feel so comfortable wearing it – especially accessorised with yellow.
When I was getting ready to go out on our adventure I popped on my specs. A little secret here: I am very short-sighted so I treated myself to these fab designer specs a few years ago. The optician changed the lenses to my prescription. Now I can look trendy and see where I am going.
Dress: Queenspark, South Africa (holiday purchase)
Shoes: Livvy in Citrus Yellow from Hotter (gifted) (available in other colours too)
Bag: Lydia in Citrus Yellow from Hottter (gifted) (available in other colours too)
Sunglasses: Eye World Opticians, Westport
Thank you for reading and for sharing my joy for summer and yellow in particular.
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