Summer is on it’s way, is your wardrobe ready?
Now is the perfect time to update and refresh your summer look so why not treat yourself and shop with our online fashion sites and brands who are offering gorgeous fashions to suit all budgets. You’ll not only feel good when strutting in the sun in your new outfit and you’ll be raising big donations on all the fashion items you buy for you and your family too. Talk about feel good fashion
To help you update your wardrobe, here’s all the latest summer essentials and trends – where you can buy them and how much you’ll raise for your cause in the process
When the temperature rises you want to feel comfortable and cool when you’re in the office so, swap those knee-high boots, tights and coats with a chic cropped trousers, lightweight jackets and pretty blouses.
Floral is a hot trend this Spring/Summer and can be easily worked into your summer wardrobe. Floral blouses are so versatile and can be paired with a neutral coloured trouser or skirt. We love this Celuu Isla Floral Blouse in Purple £49 from John Lewis (increased donations up to 3.00%) which comes in a lightweight fluid fabric and is very flattering with its form draping shape.
Stripes are also a top trend for the coming months, and just by purchasing a stripy top or skirt, you’ll instantly bring an outfit up-to-date. Debenhams (increased donations up to 2.5%) has a lovely range of skirts including this Maine New England Multi-coloured pleated stripe print skirt, £28. Along with the on-trend stripey pattern, it comes in beautiful pastel shades and available from a size 8 – 26, and is super flattering with its wide pleats creating a flattering silhouette.
A must-have for everyday wear is a jacket that will go with jeans, trousers, dresses and skirts. Marks and Spencer (up to 1.5% donation) have a Linen Rich Jacket, £35 in 3 shades to suit your taste.
Finish off your look with New Look Floral Embroidered Loafer Mule, £22 from ASOS (up to 3.00% donation) which are very fashionable with its pretty floral design. The flat sole means you can walk in comfort.
Make your summer holiday even more special by updating everyone’s wardrobe while raising lots for your cause.
For boys, they’ll feel comfortable in the warm evenings in V by Very Boys Woven Shorts (2 Pack), £17 to £22 from Very (up to 3.50% donation).
La Redoute (up to 5.00% donation) has a lovely selection of pretty summer pieces for girls, including Frilled Short-Sleeved Dress, 3 – 12 years, £13 which is 100% cotton.
For fun by the pool, head to Matalan for a great selection of swimwear for boys and girls, including the trendy tropical print Girls Leaf Print Swimming Costume (3-13 years), £6-£7 and Boys Pikachu Swim Shorts (5-12 yrs), £8.
We love this cold-shoulder style Blue Tropical Midi Dress, £28 from Dorothy Perkins (up to 2.50% donation) which is easy to wear for mums who want to look elegant for evenings sipping cocktails by the sea! For men, you can’t beat a stylish short-sleeved shirt to show off your tan.
Superdry (raise up to 3.00% donation) has a trendy selection, including Ghost Button Down Shirt £44.99.
For poolside chic, Monsoon (up to 2.00% donation) have a stunning selection of beach cover-ups when the sun gets too hot, including the Alicia Embroidered Kaftan, £45. Match it with the bohemian inspired Kasper Print Swimsuit, £39.00.
John Lewis (increased donations up to 3.00%) has a wide selection of men’s swimwear, including John Lewis Sea Floral Print Swim Short, Blue, £35.
Another way to bring your wardrobe bang up-to-date is to add some summer accessories.
This versatile Casual Saddle Bag, £28 from Next (raise up to 1.5% donation) comes in 5 shades and works we with the bohemian trend that graced the catwalks for Spring/Summer 2017.
For the guys when they are out and about this summer or when heading to the gym. The Mi-Pac Black and Tan Backpack, £20 from Burton (up to 2.5% donation) is perfect for on the go.
Keep cool and protected from the sun with a chic sunhat. We love this ultra-glamorous Ted Baker Wide Brim Sun Hat, £65 from Littlewoods (up to 5.00% donation).
Boys will look very cool in this Stripe Band Straw Fedora, £9.95 from Gap (up to 2.5% donation).
Girls will love the Bonjour Floppy Hat, £20 from Claire’s Accessories (up to 3.5% donation.)
This is just a taste of summer trends from our fashion retailers, have a browse and find your dream summer wardrobe while raising lots of donations for your cause: https://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/retailer-category/fashion-and-beauty/