Do you remember the post in which I had an eyewear try-on in the Pantone colours of the year, Illuminating (yellow) and Ultimate Gray? In it I said that a great way to embrace any colour is with accessories. The same is true for any print or trend. So while top-to-toe yellow isn’t a look I’d choose, my yellow handmade wooden bag adds a pop of colour and a gives a nod to 2021’s optimistic colour trends.
This whole is full of optimism. It makes me feel light-hearted and frivolous and puts me in a mood for holidays and sunshine. And how can I not feel uplifted by the fabulous safari print? This is an easy to wear wrap dress, perfect for spring and summer alike and one I can see myself wearing from breakfast to beach on holiday. Wrap dresses are always an excellent option for wearing over a bikini.
I’ve had my shoes for at least a decade. I have A LOT of shoes, but not many “designer” pairs. These are by Mulberry and have the iconic postman’s lock.
And every time I wear them, I comment on just how “neutral” they are. And by that, I mean that they go with a surprising number of colours, styles and outfits. Here, they pick out the glorious colours in the dress and go very nicely with the wooden bag. I enjoy wearing them as much now as I did when they were brand new, and despite the height of the heel, they’re incredibly comfortable. They epitomise investment dressing.
And I think you’ll agree that my Karioko handmade earrings in golden zebra are the perfect finishing touch to this outfit.
See my Reels of this outfit to see it brought to life
Safari print wrap dress: Yumi, (gift).
Handmade wooden bag: Yumi, (gift). Also available in natural wood.
Earrings: Nea in golden zebra: Karioko handmade, (gift).
Orange Postman’s Lock shoes, Mulberry, past season.
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