A WARDROBE INSPIRED BY THE MOODY BLUES

“Little” and I were chatting about her favourite colour the other day. Like most 5 year old girls, her favourite colour has always been pink. But this time she said “blue”. I was surprised at her answer and asked why she has chosen this new favourite, and she said: “Because it’s the colour of the ocean, and I miss the ocean”. I think many Jo’burgers like us start missing the ocean this time of year. It’s not quite holiday time yet but it’s creeping nearer and we start to long for it. So, my fashion post today is dedicated to blue and the ocean. 

 

BLUESY HOLIDAY

These items are inspired by the ocean holiday that’s coming soon. The wide brim hat, cotton shirt, linen shorts that aren’t too short and some comfortable flats. Throw some flipflops in your bag for that walk along the beach. 

Top Left: Danielle Frylinck Angus Cotton Shirt, R730 BUY

Top Right: Crystal Birtch, Sahara, R1100 BUY

Middle Right: Lodewijk Tote, Wheat, R16,975 BUY

Left Bottom: Danielle Frylinck Linen Shorts, Navy, R640 BUY

RightBottom: Sam Star Pumps, Navy, R1,479 BUY

 

MOODY MONDAY

Back to work! Here’s a moody blues outfit for your blue Monday, a draped top and wrap skirt. Love the leatherette detail on this skirt.

 

Top Left: Guillotine Draped Mesh Tunic, Mocha, R1,395 BUY

Bottom Left: Guillotine Tulip Skirt, Navy, R1,295 BUY

Top Right: Lula Fox Ecolux Make-Up Eye Shadow Duo, Eclipse, R540 BUY

Bottom Right: Lodewijk Flap Bag, Iris Blue, R9,850 BUY

 

BLUESY BRIGHTS

You’ve hit mid-week and the warm summer weather has you feeling bright! Wear natural Rayon to keep you cool with a fun sandal and bag. 

Left: Guillotine Bow Tie Dress, Blue, R1,099 BUY

Right Top: Lodewijk Flap Bag, Sun Yellow, R9,850 BUY

Bottom Right: Sam Star Colour Blocking Sandals, Blue, R1,470 BUY

 

BLUESY WEEKEND

And now for the weekend. These comfortable, elegant dresses strike just the right tone.

Blue Fashion

Top Left: Danielle Frylinck Charlie Dress, Navy, R960 BUY

Top Right: Mareth | Colleen Philly Wrap Dress, Summer Print, R1,299 BUY

Bottom: Sam Star Ballerina Pumps, Navy, R979 BUY

 

MOODY MOMENTS

Steal some time just for yourself. Light a fragrant candle (Votivo is arguably the best in the world), pour a bath, throw on some loungewear and have a moody blues moment.

BLue Fashion

Top Left: Lila Rose Short Sleeve Voile Cotton Short Set, Navy, R429 BUY

Right: Nightire Bamboo Long Sleepwear Set, No Monday Blues, R1300 BUY

Bottom Left: Votivo Soziety Trapezoid Tin Candle, Beautiful Blue, 200g, R650 BUY

 

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