Summer Sun??

I know we are a long way off from remotely even feeling warmth from our sun that shines here in the Northern Hemisphere, but I am heading off to sunnier shores this week! I am off to South Africa, so my quest to search for summer outfits is not redundant any longer, there is light at the end of my tunnel in exactly 4 days!

Here are a few treats I will be packing into my bag for various outings, namely: beach, farm chilling, pool, beach, braai (south african word for BBQ), pottering around in the garden,…Ok so nothing major other than sun lounging but I’m allowed to get overexcited after all this torrential rain we have been experiencing in the UK.

Many of these items can also be seen on my Favourite Finds page here

TRAVEL OUTFIT

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Cotton Trousers here // Black Tote here // Earrings here // Nike Sneakers & Other Stories // Linen Jacket Zara

NIPPING TO TOWN

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Straw Hat ASOS // White T-shirt J.Crew // Aviators Net-a-porter // Denim Short J.Crew // Leopard print leather pouch Question-Air // Slip on sneakers Topshop

THE BEACH

Slide5 White Shirt Topshop // Flip Flops Havaianas // Swimming Costume Topshop // Sunglasses Anthropologie // Scarf Banana Republic // Straw Hat same as before

AN AFTERNOON BROWSE

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Sunnies Peter Pilotto for Target Net-A-Porter //Animal Print trousers Zara // White Tank & other stories // Necklace Stella & Dot // Espadrilles Topshop

A SUMMER’S EVENING OUTFIT

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Espadrille Sandals Castaner at Matches //Jumpsuit Topshop //Sunnies & Other Stories // Earrings Stella & Dot // Leather pouch & Other Stories

THE PINEAPPLE SHORTS… of course I need a pair for lounging on our Pineapple farm!

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Straw Hat, ASOS as before// Pineapple Shorts Topshop // Vest American Vintage Net-A-Porter // Flip Flops Havaianas

Dont forget to stop in at my favourite finds page for more another fix of fashion here 

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A New Week, A New Me

My husband and I have decided to do a detox, the eating and drinking started to get slightly out of hand so we just thought we should nip it in the bud.

Monday started off well, I resisted the urge for my morning coffee, I could practically smell the rich aroma of coffee as if it were following me around, instead I stuck to my lemon, honey and hot water and I added a cinnamon stick for extra flavour and it was absolutely delicious!

We did well with our eating, for lunch I had a vegetable soup and for dinner we had fish and salad…… I will keep you posted as the week goes by but I must say if you are trying to cut all sorts out of your diet and looking for inspiration when cooking, then you should head over to this website Deliciously Ella she has some amazing recipes and a good story behind her eating and why she eats like she does.

My inspiration for today’s outfit is gym gear, if I dont put it on first thing in the morning I just wont do it, but there’s nothing better than having really cool kit to wear, it definitely inspires me to get going 😉Screen Shot 2014-02-25 at 14.38.10Screen Shot 2014-02-25 at 14.31.39 Screen Shot 2014-02-25 at 14.33.52Screen Shot 2014-02-25 at 10.23.20