I think we can all agree as soon as it gets more than 20 degrees outside our holiday mode is switched on and productivity is set to 0 degrees! I’ve been lucky enough to spend the last couple days doing nothing except lie outside on a makeshift sun lounger (consisting of pillows and a towel) soaking up every ray of sun that I can.
On a hot day all I wanna do is live in a bikini and drink 500 gallons of water. What I don’t wanna do is wear clothes and get ridiculously sticky and gross! So I’m here today to share with you my favourite easy outfits for the LA weather (minus the air-conditioning!) that we are going through right now.
You may have seen this maxi skirt a million times but to be honest I think it gets more beautiful every time I wear it. It’s a dupe of a self portrait skirt so naturally It’s perfect wedding attire but here I’ve paired it with a white linen frayed edge top for a more layed-back vibe.
The impractical elements of this outfit are definitely the bag and the shoes. I absolutely adore this bag however you cant really put much in it and the large wooden beads as a bag strap roll straight off the shoulder so you need to hook it under a bra strap (life hack). The shoes on the other hand are the most comfortable slides ever (got them from primark last year and they’ve lasted!) however wearing slides around the city is essentially just inviting dirt into your nails and between your toes. I swear my feet were charcoal black underneath by the time I got home!
Lace is such a great material because its so easy to wear patterns with. It creates that patterned on patterned chic style easily and without having to stress endlessly over if its acceptable or not to wear zebra print with leopard, florals and stripes. Here I've paired my lace skirt with a simple stripe top (Part of a gorgeous co-ord from LilyLulu)
But most importantly summer dressing in England is all about bringing a jumper with you (Just in case) even though the weather for the next week is all 30 degrees and bright sunshine!
Shop All My Favourite Maxis of the Moment below!