Wednesday, 23 May 2012

3 Keys for Summer

When it comes to summer clothes in the UK, we can often let fashion magazines or blogs drag us along into buying some impractical things. Often the best way to wear a trend is through its ready-to-wear incarnations. I picked three  trends that the designers and magazine editors have been picking up this season:
This trend is massive in the virtual realms of magazines, catwalks anddesigners’ imaginations. It’s bold, and the bolder thebetter. Hummingbirds and palm trees: on matching trouser suits, full-length
dresses and shirts. I think you can wear this quite nicely if you mix it up; go for a tropical shirt  and plain chinos, or, better yet, tropical print cigarette pants with a white t-shirt.
I like this trend because it is easy to wear and I love the sort of 80's-90's vibe. For the Sport deluxe trend I love the baseball jacket or bomber jacket with contrast sleeves and embellishment. Keep it minimal having in mind that less is more for sure :)
Candy pastels
What’s key about this look is that it can be worn as full-on or as subtle as you like: put all three colours into a bag (Zara, Next and Aldo are ones to watch) and wear with neutrals.
Hope you liked my 3 keys for summer keeping in mind that your own style should come first. Don't just copy magazines or blogs, Adapt trends/keys  to your personal style :) 


  1. I LOVE tropical print. I have spotted some retro shorts and crop top that I want to get from Tara starlet, give it that 50s pin up vibe :) x

  2. Fab post...Love the way you've put the athletic part together, looks and reads amazingly xx

  3. Love your outfit!

  4. all here is truly true;) =) and I love tropical prints;)=)

  5. Thankyou for visiting my blog! This is a really interesting post! Love tropical prints & yellow!

    Following you, would live if u could too :)


  6. victoria, i agree with you %100! your own personal style should always come first. great hints on wearing these summer trends. you nailed the looks superbly. :)

  7. my favourite is definitely tropicals, especially in BOLD CLASH! from head to toes!

  8. I love tropical print and I would have all the Stella McCartney resort 2012 collection if I could. Sigh!

  9. Love this-especially the tropical print bombers! Two trends in one! Xx

  10. I think my favourite is your sports take! You pull it off so so well ( i could never!).

  11. AMAZING post!! And very trendy clothes :)

  12. Lo tropical me encanta.
    :) Te admiro muchísimo Victoria.
    Un beso enorme desde México.

  13. Great advice to go with the trends but in your own way! I love your tropical print jacket. It reminds me of a shirt I used to have that I wish I had kept, but you never know when a trend will come back in style. I wish I had more space to keep everything!


  14. I'm such a fan of the tropical print trend! That dress you have featured is amazing!! Love the sporty look on you too hun! Have missed all your outfits, going to have a massive trawl through your blog! I love the look of the boyfriend jeans below! xxx

    1. ay a mi desde mucho tiempo ya me gustan los estampados tropicales;) será porke siempre me estaba imaginando quedar con elvis en hawaii jiji y me enamora esa chaqueta tropical k llevas!
      un beso mary

  15. What a cool tropical dress! Wish I still lived in England and could get it. I don't think I've ever had anything tropical but love the simpleness of that one :)

  16. Your tropical jacket is so gorgeous! I'm a big fan of these 3 trends :)


  17. thats so funny that you posted the next dress, i tried on the next trousers with the same print! they didn't look how i imagined though so i was disappointed: i wanted them like loose cropped harem pants but they were too-long narrow legged trousers and really didn't have a summery tropical feeling with that shape. so i left them..
    but still, im so amused that we gravitated towards the same tropical print :) :)


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