I hope you all had an amazing long weekend. Mine was spent by the pool chilling and having lots of fun with friends. It feels a bit odd being back in regular clothes today.
I’m convinced my hair is benefiting from taking Biotin combined with the sunshine – it feels pretty long today – well long for short hair if you know what I mean. I am determined to grow it over the summer and see how close I can get to a bob by Fall. In the meantime it requires plenty of wax for tucking it behind the ears. As I dried it this morning I felt inspired by the 70s and tried to make my flick as Farrah-like as possible at the front. Gosh she was beautiful wasn’t she?
Going with the 70s theme I went with my Lotta from Stockholm clogs. I love these shoes – they are incredibly comfortable and at $85 they are far cheaper than Swedish Hasbeens. You can buy them here on Amazon or via the Lotta site. I applied a couple of treatments of olive oil to these nude ones to age them a bit and make the leather a tad darker. They also have a great Facebook page with regular updates on new styles here.
It’s been a while since I bought from Boden – I think I had too much of a good thing for a while. The last items I bought were a couple of shirts (last seen here), which I have to say are amazing quality and the detailing is far superior to any other brand at the equivalent price point. I have the seaspray and lemon curd gingham – gorgeous summer colors.
Well it’s now that time of year, now summer has well and truly arrived, that I start lusting over the amazing Boden tunics. I am a sucker for a great Boden tunic. The ease of wearing them in the heat can’t be beaten. The jersey ones are my favorite – they can be worn poolside, out for dinner or for travel. They wash and pack super easily. So as I have only 3 weeks before packing for England and N. Cyprus I thought I’d have a little peek.
Boden have switched up their product launches this year. Instead of only the main Spring range, with Summer items added at a later date, they seem to be drip feeding more items throughout the season. It makes sense – it keeps the consumer going back more often. At the start of Spring there were only 3 tunics to choose from. Now there are many more – and they are gorgeous!
The Breton this year is lovely – personally I prefer the traditional blue and white, but I have a soft spot for the charcoal and soft red too.
The Biarritz is just fabulous – I will wear this for cocktails. I LOVE the guava print – it’s got such a glamorous vintage feel to it.
The knitted kaftan is this year’s version of the Florence tunic that I have a couple of (here and here). I love the pattern this year – again it gives it a great vintage feel.
Finally I’ve just ordered all 3 colors in this one – I just couldn’t choose – the plait detail tunic. It will be perfect for traveling and I can wear it day and night – I love the fact it is sleeveless too.
I prefer a tunic to a maxi as I like to show my legs. Do you like tunics? Which are your picks for the summer? If you decide to try don’t forget that Boden have a great discount right now – get 20% off with free shipping and returns using this link before Thursday!