5 Hot Summer Accessories

5 hot summer accessories

Here we are again, Summertime is once again shining down on us. So what else could I do but share my 5 Hot Summer Accessories with you.

Summer Music

1. Now my first gem on the list is a song and oh boy what a summer song this is. Can it be an accessory I hear you cry, oh yes! This will be with you throughout the summer and beyond. Before you do anything else, put this on full volume and enjoy, this is a treat for you.

Sunglasses

2. Second up is sunglasses, for me they are like handbags and shoes, you can never have too many.

So far I have bought 2 pairs to kick me off into the dazzling sunshine. I will now live in them. My top tip is to get ones with moulded nose rests instead of the ones with the little bit of plastic. I’ve got long hair and I find that they can catch in my hair if I’ve had them sitting on top of my head acting as a hair band. When I try to put them back on it can produce a couple of seconds of tugging at my caught hair, not a super classy summer look!

I’m loving mirror glasses this year, here are mine, not with moulded nose rests but beauties and I just have to be careful and suffer for fashion:)

 

Wedge Sandals

3. Wedge Shoes are something I must have in summer. Each year I start looking around to see which stores are going to get them in the shelves first. A maxi dress and wedges are a summer evenings perfect outfit. I have also seen over on the lifestyle blogger uk about skin care ideas for the summer so that we don’t miss out on pampering our skin too.

Hot summer accessories
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Hot summer accessories
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Oversized Beach Bags

4.  As a mum I cannot applaud the oversized beach bags enough. I love to have a bag that holds the lot. A beach bag was on my birthday list this year and the boys along with my OH presented me with an amazing bag that I’m thrilled with. I don’t want to still have phone, keys and purse in one hand a towel over my shoulder with the kids holding a carrier bag between them! Oh I’ve done it in the past but now the beach bag can take over and take control! I took the bag on holiday to Alcudia this year which you can see in Fun and Fabulous Food in Alcudia.

Maxi Dress

5. I couldn’t have a summer post without the maxi dress and it’s still a must have summer item. I find it the most forgiving of dresses around. Lumps and bumps disappear – fact! If you’re brave you go for the no straps elastic version around the bust. I say brave because with two young boys, trying to get everything sorted and responding to all sorts of mummy jobs I’m not prepared to take the risk! So, for me it’s thin straps for maximum tan factor. For the days it’s cool and practical and jazzed up for the evening with wedges, bangles and a floaty scarf, you will look a dream.

5 hot summer accessories
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5 hot summer accessories
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Hope you enjoyed my pics and you are feeling the summer vibe with the song. Here’s to a great and peaceful summer.

How do you prepare for Summer? Have you been up into the loft to get down all your summer gear or do you splash out and go wild? I’d love to hear.

 

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21 thoughts on “5 Hot Summer Accessories”

  1. Oh I literally count down the weeks until the day I can whip out my maxi dresses. I live in them throughout the summer – so comfy! Such a good point about the sunglasses bit where they get caught in your hair too! I always tug out big chunks of hair when I take my glasses off my head. Never thought about going for a moulded pair though – good call! Thanks for linking and thank you for the tune!! #DreamTeam x

  2. Yes to all of these. Except heels. I cannot be doing with anything that doesn’t involve a flat flip flop. I’d walk around barefoot if I could. Thanks for sharing with #GlobalBlogging
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  3. Yes to this, not a fan on the song though..!I love maxi dresses and you’re so right about those nose it’s getting stuck in your hair..so annoying! Thus post vast made me feel all summery xx #dreamteam

  4. Oooo I like the summer song! I have a summer playlist so will be adding this one ; ), although the girl in the video is way too hot it is crushing my dreams of having a flat stomach as I will never reach that look lol : ) : ) Thanks so much for sharing with #GlobalBlogging!

    1. Good point, luckily I haven’t had to carry mine for a few years, even holding the eldest ones hand is far too uncool for him now *sobs* 😊

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