Summer stripes

IMG_7330If you’ve been reading my blog for a little while then you will know that I love stripes and recently have had a teeny-tiny bit of an obsession with them (if not, check out the post here.) What I do love about stripes can take you through from winter through to summer; and they are always going to be coming back round into fashion so arguably an investment piece. BUT as much as this Ted Baker dress would last for (most probably) years, do you have the £139 to splurge for what could be a season item? Didn’t think so, I have found a dupe (not an exact one but it’s pretty close and much healthier for the pocket.)


IMG_7317Why is this skater dress a perfect item for your summer wardrobe? You can dress it for the office, up for a date night or even as a perfect holiday outfit like I have done. This was perfect for my holiday as it covered the tops of my arms. I wore this for a night out and just paired with some simple sandal heels, a black belt and clutch – spruce the hair and makeup into shape and you are ready to go.

IMG_7329IMG_7322IMG_7325But it you want to wear this for the daytime for some sightseeing to make the most of the sleeves, just swap the heels for some sandals and the clutch for a hat. Don’t forget your camera for the snaps!

IMG_7326IMG_7328I love how versatile this dress can be, you can never beat a little skater style. But this will last beyond the summer months, it will also survive every weather that the English throws. I’m seeing boots and a biker jacket with a fringe bag… An endless styling dress. A savvy shoppers dream, whilst feeling like you are on trend with Ted Baker – you go girl!

JD Williams have a fantastic selection of summer dresses, which you can check out here. Comment down below, your favourite day to night dress or combination.

Much love xx

Disclaimer: I was gifted this dress by JD Williams but photos and outfit styling are my own.