If you’re anything like me, then summer means the perfect excuse to give your wardrobe a stylish refresh and buy another maxi dress, invest in a slick suit for a wedding and revolutionize your basics collection. We are sometimes uninspired by the same old fashion brands we see day to day and just need something different, is that too much to ask for as a fashion lover?
Turns out, it isn’t. We have searched high and low for fashion brands we know will capture your hearts and are perfect for your summer styling. They tick every summer dressing scenario and more – weddings, vacations in exotic locations, garden parties, and most importantly, everyday dressing, because sometimes you just don’t want to put too much thought into creating effortlessly chic summer outfits.
London-based fashion brand Kitri is a quirky, retro-esque brand that provides premium quality at an affordable price. Their summer collection has everything you could want – bold printed midi dresses to simple summer tops that are feminine and flattering. Whether you’re looking for a statement piece or something simple, Kitri’s the place to go. And for those who hate bumping into people in the street with the same outfit as you, they have limited stocks meaning that your outfit will be one of a kind!
Parisian brand IRO is the brand for the edgy woman with a fierce attitude that still wants to show off her softer side. With architectural tailoring and feminine boho-style dresses, they provide so many different styles for days where you want to feel like you’re in a music video or that you’re the ultimate girlboss. IRO proves that fierce and sexy can also be combined with feminine and delicate – because sometimes we want to be all that at once!
Iconic brand Gérard Darel is whimsical and bohemian meets preppy and sophisticated. As well as having an incredible clothing collection, Darel also provides an amazing array of handbags to complete your outfits in unique shades for a hint of statement to even the most minimalist of outfits. Their 24H and Saxo bags are their most iconic pieces and are perfect for days exploring unknown cities and discovering the sights.
Stella Et Suzie is a brand created by husband-and-wife team Margaux and Max, inspired by music, fashion and their own families, Stella and Suzie brings exotic prints, flowing, carefree dresses and Ethnic styles that have a Riviera feel to them. Floral co-ords and frill dresses are the center pieces for their SS19 collection and will make you feel cool, confident but ultra-feminine – we can totally see these pieces being worn to festivals with a pair of low cowboy boots for a bit of edge.
House of Harlow was created by reality star-turned-fashionista Nicole Richie. What we didn’t necessarily know was that at the tender age of 11, former figure skater Nicole used to help design her own competition costumes, proving that she was passionate about fashion from the start. Inspired by her Californian roots, House of Harlow is feminine, sexy, empowering yet still innovative. Her pieces are stylish but have an edge to them that allow us to recognize her signature style.