One Step Away From Hawaiian Shirts I Tell You…

Tropical print is making its mark this summer and, although I’m fearful that we’re all one step away from a Hawaiian print shirt situation, I’m loving it. This one can stay. You know me, from pineapples, to palm trees – they’re some of my favourite things and seeing them making their way in to print makes me very happy. I’d uhmm-ed and arrrr-ed about these Tropical shorts from ASOS for a while, before purchasing them and leaving them in my wardrobe for the past two months. They just look so much better without tights so I’ve been waiting for the right weather to justify cracking them out. But summer has arrived, and although the weather is ever changing, I’ve managed to fit them into a simple layered outfit, making them wearable on cooler summer days.

The real trick when you’re going bare legs is to compensate elsewhere, so if it’s not overly warm then boots are a must. Mine are from Topshop, and although they’re one step away from my 15 year old goth child style, I love them. They’re super easy to walk in and keep my feet toasty. My Zara crop top is also a favourite to wear with these shorts. Although it’s thin it keeps me really warm and on mild days negates the need for a jacket. If it is slightly chillier, you know the Dorothy Perkins faux leather jacket is getting cracked out.

And then there’s that darn turban/headband again – need I address that?

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OUTFIT

Shorts: ASOS

Boots: Topshop

 Jacket: Dorothy Perkins

Headband: ASOS

Jumper: Zara

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45 Comments

  1. 11 Jun 2014 / 8:29 am

    I looove those boots! They are in my local Topshop and I am so so tempted to buy them! xx

    www.allthingsbeautiful-x.blogspot.co.uk

  2. 11 Jun 2014 / 8:31 am

    I love it! So youthful and adorable. I want the hairband! Have a great day Suzie!

  3. 11 Jun 2014 / 8:53 am

    Such a cute look ! I love the shorts so much !
    Sara,
    http://thecrimeofashion.blogspot.fr

  4. 11 Jun 2014 / 8:58 am

    Such a cute outfit! Those boots are amazing!

    blousesandblush.com

  5. 11 Jun 2014 / 9:37 am

    Love this outfit :)))
    Mikixx

    http://pursuingadreamcalledlife.blogspot.com

  6. 11 Jun 2014 / 9:47 am

    gorgeous outfit, those shorts are fab!

    Ciara x | Ciara Pocket

  7. 11 Jun 2014 / 9:51 am

    Stunning look!

    Katie Loves | UK Fashion & Beauty Blog

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  8. 11 Jun 2014 / 10:33 am

    Fab look. Your pictures are great too. How do you get your backgrounds so dreamy?! xx

    Katy | www.littlemisskaty.co.uk

  9. 11 Jun 2014 / 10:41 am

    I bought some similar shorts from Asos that were bright orange and covered in pineapples! Hopefully I'm not going down the same hawaiian shirt trail as you might be! Gorgeous outfit and brilliant post 🙂

    Rhianna // www.robowecop.com

  10. 11 Jun 2014 / 10:49 am

    Gorgeous outfit, love how cute the shorts are x

    llyloves.blogspot.co.uk

  11. 11 Jun 2014 / 11:30 am

    I love patterned shorts at the moment, cute! 🙂

    franleanne.blogspot.co.uk

    x

  12. 11 Jun 2014 / 12:19 pm

    I dont think you could have made this outfit any better…I love it and the shorts are so amazing xx

  13. 11 Jun 2014 / 12:47 pm

    i love the headband you inspired me ! the shorts are perfect for the weather and i love the boots, i need a pair – you are encouraging a splurge
    Lauren x
    Britton Loves | Fashion Lifestyle + Photography – www.brittonloves.blogspot.co.uk

  14. 11 Jun 2014 / 12:51 pm

    Gorgeous!

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  15. 11 Jun 2014 / 12:58 pm

    I love those shorts, and the shoes!

    Kendal // Life With Kendal

  16. 11 Jun 2014 / 1:15 pm

    awesome!
    xx
    daniella
    simplybeautifulelegant.blogspot.com

  17. 11 Jun 2014 / 1:27 pm

    I love, love, love the shorts with just black! I never tried that with my printed shorts because I thought it would look too dark for the summer, but you proved me wrong!
    ErinElizabeth

  18. 11 Jun 2014 / 1:30 pm

    I would totally wear this outfit (if only the skirt would have been a bit longer lol)! Gorgeous.

    WOMANOUK (beauty and portrait drawings)

  19. 11 Jun 2014 / 1:32 pm

    I love the outfit!

    http://books-and-memories.blogspot.co.uk/

  20. 11 Jun 2014 / 1:37 pm

    You look so gorgeous! Love the shorts and your head band!
    xx

    Salted Roses // UK Fashion Blog

  21. 11 Jun 2014 / 2:38 pm

    Just gorgeous, girl! I adore your shorts and boots x

    holljc.blogspot.co.uk

  22. 11 Jun 2014 / 3:34 pm

    I love your whole outfit 🙂

    Charlotte x

    www.charolivia.blogspot.co.uk

  23. 11 Jun 2014 / 3:44 pm

    I always love seeing new post pop up from you! You look adorable. I especially love the turban, you've got me wanting to crack out the striped one I bought last summer.

    xx
    Faith
    www.thats-just-fabulous.com

  24. 11 Jun 2014 / 3:50 pm

    You look beautiful, love the hairband!

    Lauren| thatgirlcalledlauren.blogspot.co.uk

  25. 11 Jun 2014 / 4:29 pm

    Love the shorts, the print is so cool! x

    Maddy from UNSTITCHEDD

  26. 11 Jun 2014 / 4:49 pm

    You look gorgeous every time <3

    www.everyella.blogspot.com

  27. 11 Jun 2014 / 5:06 pm

    I'm pretty positive I would NOT be able to rock those shorts but they look awesome on you!

    http://www.chelsealeigh.ca/

  28. 11 Jun 2014 / 5:46 pm

    Loved the shorts and u look amazing!! <3

    www.beautylish-life.com

  29. 11 Jun 2014 / 6:14 pm

    Omg I love your style, can I please have your wardrobe?

  30. 11 Jun 2014 / 6:32 pm

    I love your blog! This is a great post 🙂
    http://www.tanyalsk.ru/
    Come visit me <3

  31. 11 Jun 2014 / 7:03 pm

    These shorts are so cute! and I love the boots with them.

    Mana
    Fashion and Happy Things

  32. 11 Jun 2014 / 7:11 pm

    OMG I love these tropical prints :)) it looks amazing with all the other black things :))

  33. 11 Jun 2014 / 8:23 pm

    This outfit is absolutely gorgeous! I love the headband and the boots!

    L&L – http://sisterblend.blogspot.com

  34. 11 Jun 2014 / 10:15 pm

    I love everything about this outfit. The headband plays off the shorts and I love how you've done the playful print with the chunky boots. Such a great outfit.
    Amber | Lovely Notions

  35. 11 Jun 2014 / 10:43 pm

    I'm loving all the tropical prints appearing in fashion at the moment. Hopefully they're still around for our Southern Hemisphere Summer!

    Sophie | Nana Wintour

  36. 12 Jun 2014 / 12:19 am

    I love your boots so much! And no need to address the headband it looks great on you, wear away!

    nueyork.blogspot.com

  37. 12 Jun 2014 / 2:19 pm

    Love the head band thingie on you haha it's really nice! Those shoes are so lovely <3

    Yolennie
    www.lavenderfedora.blogspot.com

  38. 12 Jun 2014 / 8:18 pm

    I love this outfit! You top looks like a perfect basic and the print on your shorts is so cute!

    ellenunderwater.blogspot.co.uk

  39. 13 Jun 2014 / 11:08 am

    Such a cool and comfy look! 🙂

    www.dodolce.com

  40. 14 Jun 2014 / 3:19 pm

    perfect!:)) xx
    Bianka
    http://ruhamania.blogspot.hu/

  41. 14 Jun 2014 / 8:48 pm

    Love this!! especially the boots, i'm a sucker for a pair of boots!

    http://georgiapowell.blogspot.co.uk/

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