*AD-gifted: The products in this Summer essentials post were gifted in exchange for the feature.
It may not be the Summer we want or expected when we were planning our Summer holidays, but we can enjoy the Summer from our own outdoor spaces. Or later in the Summer a staycation depending on the current situation at that time. Fingers crossed! I do feel lucky to live just 10 minutes from the beach, but we still haven’t ventured that far yet. With the extremely hot weather, we had last month, the beaches were very busy. Too much for me to feel comfortable social distancing. But we all need a few Summer essentials and some great fashion advice to kick start the Summer. Here are a few ideas I’ve put together to get you started, including, accessories like this collar necklace and beauty must-haves, like tan foaming water!
A multi purpose towel
First up is a multi purpose towel. We have a lovely garden and so got the paddling pool out on one of the most gorgeous days of the year so far.
We were sent this fantastic 2 person or family towel from Tesalate. We have found it so useful for the garden. Great for picnics, yoga, as well as drying off after the paddling pool. We will definitely be using it at the beach when we go. Because the special thing about this gorgeous towel is that it’s… get ready for it… SAND REPELLENT! The perfect beach towel does exist! It’s also ultra-absorbent, tucks away neatly in the bag provided (ideal for keeping it in the car boot!), and drys super quickly. There are many eye-catching designs. The one we received is the Bohemian print. The girls love the colour and patterns! It’s 160cm x 160cm / 63 x 63 inches in size, so lots of room for us all. The standard size is 160cm x 80cm / 63 x 31 inches.
We all love to wear shorts for the Summer. This year’s style is the Bermuda shorts. Just above the knee, in various materials and patterns. On the catwalk, linen and satin Bermuda shorts were popular in striped or block colour shades.
I’m not so sure about this, but drawstrings and going to be a hit! You can get sports tops, cropped t-shirts, and a ruched going out top with drawstrings as well as the obvious trousers. I did see an image of a dress with a drawstring at the waist!
Other Summer fashion trends include:
- Pink and orange shades and butter yellows are going to be hot in fashion.
- Dresses with cut out side panels.
- Sheer overlays.
- Knit polos.
- Split prints.
- Bra tops.
- Denim jumpsuits.
- Halter tops from the early 2000’s.
- Square open-toed sandals.
- Collar necklaces.
These beauty products are great for me time to make you feel better about yourself. Plus I’ve added an item in for the kids to have some fun, so you can get some peace and quiet!
Teeth whitening strips
The Glo32 Teeth Whitening Strips with coconut oil are a healthy way to get that white smile in 20 minutes. Available at Boots.
Top up your tan
St Moriz Express Tan Foaming Water will give you the perfect glow, just for staying at home. You can top up your tan easily with this tan water. It will start to develop after one hour and can be left on until you get the shade you want, then rinse. Available at Boots.
The Kids Stuff Crazy Foaming Mouldable Soap is available in a variety of colours. It’s perfect for being creative, whether that’s in the bath, or outside for some messy play in the garden. Available at Superdrug.
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- Glo32 Teeth Whitening Strips
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- Kids Stuff Crazy Foaming Mouldable Soap
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