The art of summer dressing


The art of summer dressing
The art of summer dressing

Let’s face it, not everyone can pull off a pair of booty shorts and a crop-top. So, for those of us who don’t want to look like adolescent Coachella-babes there are some summer must-haves that are adaptable enough to work for almost any body type. With these versatile summer trends, you can look and feel super-cool this season.

The perfect sandal

Sandals in the summer are just downright practical, so it’s an a bonus that strappy sandals are an essential for both the beach and for when you’re out on the town this season. You could opt for ornate embellishments or choose the heel sizes depending on the occasion. Just know, a couple of pairs of sandals are a must for any serious fashionista.

Salute the sundress

Let’s face it, a sundress is a timeless classic. The 60’s style A-line mini has made a comeback, but so has the cool flowing maxi dress. Experiment with waist and hemlines to suit your body type and its’ time to salute the sundress!

The playful bag

Summer is the time to have fun with accessories and woven bags is the flavour of the season. From macramé to wicker bags inspired by the Moses basket to practical beach options make sure your bag elevates your outfit to bohemian heights.

A pair of white jeans

Jackie O’ cemented white jeans in the ‘Summer outfit hall of fame’, and no matter what, there is always room in the wardrobe for a tailored pair. Compliment them with striped shirts in naval colours and you can’t go wrong. So, in a time when some think it’s ok to be seen in bike shorts, we are very happy that there are classics looks like sailor-chic.

Jumpsuits are still on the scene

Don’t worry about having to retire your jumpsuit or playsuit, just yet! This figure accentuating classic can be dressed up or down for just about any occasion. For a fresh daytime look opt for a flared leg with a bold print, and for evening, why not try it with a belted waist and killer heels.

It’s time to kit yourself out this summer, so have good look around, there is something cool and fabulous for everyone! But do take a look at these important garment tips from Skip to make sure you look after your favourite fashion items. Have fun!