By Sophie Weissensteiner
It’s the time of the year a lot of us get super excited about: summer! The season of the seasons has arrived and our editors share their holiday wish list. From dreamy dresses, bold shoe choices to shiny accessories – we hope there’s something that catches your eyes. Let’s discover our editors’ favourites for the holidays.
Lifestyle Editor Contributor
DRESS: One of my summer staples is definitely a long flowy dress. I have been on the look for the perfect white summer dress for months now and I set my eyes on the Mara Hoffman wrap dress. The dress is made of 100% organic linen and has everything I want in a dress: it is long and comfortable but still fitted at the waist. The off-the-shoulder look with sleeve cuffs gives it a romantic touch!
SHOES: Mules are my summer essential shoes. Comfortable, versatile, perfect to pair with a jeans during the colder British summer, or with a long dress when on holidays. I’m obsessed with this colour as it makes your simple outfit stand out.
BIKINI: Every summer I like to invest in high quality sustainable swimwear. It might seem an expensive purchase but it pays off in the long run. This Reformation high-waisted bikini is on my summer wish list; it is made of 78% Econyl regenerated nylon.
BEAUTY: Davines Curl Building Serum is perfect to hydrate and define my curls and I can avoid using heat on my hair during the warmer months!
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Fashion Editor Contributor
DRESS: I love this white, Lorelei dress because the Organic, cotton poplin gives it a pure and fresh feel that’s perfect for a hot, summer’s day! It’s also timeless, yet with a contemporary edge that carves out a modern silhouette to fit with the times.
SANDALS: These Fuchsia Espadrilles are made from breathable canvas look really comfortable and the fuchsia shade adds a cheeky touch as it reminds me of candy, rose-pink lipstick!
SUNGLASSES: I find these retro, tortoiseshell, sunglasses not only cool but flattering and practical to wear whether you’re headed for the beach or the city.
HAT: This floppy, Jute hat adds a touch of sweet romance to the outfit and it even folds up in a bag!
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Fashion Editor Contributor
DRESS: A floaty, light-weight dress is an obvious summer must-have, and no one does them better than Sézane! I’ve worn a beautiful pink midi slip for the past 5 summers, so maybe this year it’s time to treat myself to another…
BEAUTY: Wearing tons of makeup when it’s hot and humid is no fun, but if I had to pick one beauty product for the summer, it’d be Spectrum’s mascara. Lengthening, light and vegan, it ticks the boxes!
SHOES: My favourite summer shoes, TOMS canvas flats are versatile, comfy and faithful! TOMS donate 1/3 of their profits to support grassroots organisations, so they’re a company that helps provide opportunities for other companies! Their Earthwise collection is made from recycled materials too which is great.
TOP: I’m on the hunt for a soft, supportive, sweat-wicking sports bra for summer runs, and Asquith is calling my name.
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Lifestyle & Fashion Editor Contributor
TROUSERS & TOP: Even in summer I like to wear trousers, especially on slightly colder summer eves. Mara Hoffman’s high waist, straight leg trousers are made from a soft blend of linen and Tencel. I love the natural sand colour which is perfect for summer but could work great in autumn too. To pair the nicely cropped trousers, I would go for the matching top!
NECKLACE: Gold jewellery gives every outfit that certain something! I think this 100% recycled gold shell necklace from designer Monica Vinader is a stunning addition to the rest of my holiday wish list vibe.
SHOES: When it comes to shoes I am usually a minimalist. However, this year I think it’s time to mix things up. Mireia Playà’s woven vegan leather mules are my favourites for this summer’s special occasions.
HANDBAG: To complete the look, I would go for this vegan satchel that is made of natural Balinese atta grass that is robust, hardwearing and showerproof.
We hope our editors’ wish list inspired you to dream about your summer must-haves. We definitely got ourselves inspired as all our editors’ choices are perfect to mix and match. Whether it is Fiona’s white floaty dress, Sophie’s woven mules and Lily’s favourite mascara to create the perfect smokey eyes for an evening out or Eleonora’s strappy bikini, Fiona’s stunning sunglasses and Sophie’s woven satchel for a sunny day at the beach. It’s up to you which look you choose.
Have a great summer!
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