Five Summer Bargains – The Fashion Edit

It always baffles me, that before we’ve even reached the height of the Summer sun, the UK highstreet dives straight into a Summer sale. 
I know we dont have the most reliable of weather, but do they really think that we won’t feel a slither of UV rays upon our pasty skin? That our pale limbs are destined to never see the light of day?
Before Summer’s started most the weather appropriate clothes have been and gone and  been replaced by burnt oranges and burgundies of the Autumn colour style palette, cashmere and sleeves dominate the clothing isles instead of light cottons and navel length tees (not that I’m complaining about that, navel length tees on me will never be a sight for anyone’s sore eyes).
I just dont get it.
So if you haven’t already started shopping for your 2017 summer wardrobe, now is the time. 
The sales are on people! 
Every moment that passes by is another Summer item leaving the store in some happy shoppers carrier bag and replaced with a Autumn piece by a more than enthusiastic sales assistant who is delighted to be seeing the back of anther sales item.
If youve ever worked in retail you will know exactly what I mean by that last statement.  
This year I’ve been on the ball with my summer wardrobe spruce up. I’ve hit the sales online and offline and found some bargains (and full price ones!) that im dead chuffed about. 

Kate 1 – High Street 0

I’ve put a little widget at the end of the post for your convenience so you can grab a bargain too!


The River Island Beach Dress £30

River Island call this a beach dress, I call this the,
‘  I’m-going-to-wear-this-every-day-cause-is-so-goddamn-sexy-dress‘. 
I feel like some kind of greek goddess in it with its knee high slit and plunging back.
 This is not for the faint hearted, as wearing a bra with this is a no go, but if you have the confidence go for it, it’s a guaranteed head turner.




ASOS Bandeau Playsuit £12.50

A super lightweight playsuit with big colette mid -length trousers for the lazy dressers AKA me.
 I Love to throw on a playsuit like this in the summer as its usually statement enough as it is, so no worrying about accessorising and all that jazz.
 Just a quick easy and simple way to get out and enjoy the sun quicker whilst still looking like youve made a effort.




PUMA exclusive to ASOS £12

So Puma got sexy.
 Yes the sportswear brand PUMA. Sexy! Did I miss the memo?! 
This may be the most perfect casual dress I have ever owned. You can wear it with trainers and not look Lily Allen Circa 2015, but instead some what stylish. 
I’m sure the last time I wore Puma was when I was 7, but I shall definitly be keeping my eyes peeled for this dark horse in the future.


Primark £6

How rude it would of been to have a bargain post and not included the IT playsuit of the moment. Primark are again, knocking it out of the park with their range of six pound playsuits. 
Currently taking over Instagram, these  playsuits are everywhere, in a array of patterns.
 I’ve already picked up four, just dont tell the other half.

DUNE Navy shoes

Dune Caprice Shoes £24

There’s something about navy and white that just does it for me, perhaps it’s the association with sailors…. mmmm… 
Yes, so navy may not be the summerist of colours, but when paired with white it gives a great summertime alternative to black. 
So these saucy little chaps will be making their way to the office with me over the summer months.
. The slingback gives your foot stability, and the opening at the front makes for some great shoe air -con. 
These were reduced from eighty quid, to twenty four, so it would of been rude of me not too! 

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  1. July 11, 2017 / 9:09 am

    I love all of these picks, I agree with you though, it's so annoying when the summer is actually arriving and suddenly the autumn gear is there!

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  2. July 11, 2017 / 12:54 pm

    That River Island dress looks amazing on you! I would definitely not be brave enough to go out bra-less though! Love the Primark playsuit too. I really need to go to Primark soon. I agree with you about the clothes in shops – they change seasons way too early! x


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