Summer and Stripes

Today is my first day of summer holidays, and to say that I’m excited would be a HUGE understatement. I’m sick of pulling on leggings for work, and all I want to do is wear summer dresses, shorts and swimmers.

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This year the heat seems to be coming in great big waves, and when they hit I feel like a slowly wilting flower as I go about my day. I start the morning looking reasonably well put-together, but by the time lunch rolls around I look like I’m having a slight meltdown- running make-up, frizzy hair- basically the very definition of a hot mess.

What’s worse is when you know you’ll be in and out of the car all day, running errands and waiting for your car air-conditioning to stop feeling like you’re standing in front of an oven.

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Top, Zara (similar here), Shorts, Forever New (similar here), Shoes, Zara (similar here), Bag, Forever New (similar here), Sunglasses, Alannah Hill (similar here), Earrings, Mimco (similar here), Bangles, Georgini (similar here)

When I had one of these particularly vile Sunday’s a few weeks ago, I decided I was going to suffer it in comfort. It’s not very often that I wear shorts (or pants for that matter) but this pair are so cute and cheerful, and those stripes just scream SUMMER.

Hair up, comfortable shoes and a cotton top and I was ready to battle the heat. Bring on summer.

Heidi xx

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