Summer Stripes

STRIPES2Woo hoo the sun has come out for days on the trot! I mean we have serious warm weather – you can tell because my toes are out again 🙂 STRIPESIn context, some people are practically naked in public or so it seems judging by the school run attire of the other parents 🙂 I wonder if it’s a unique phenomenon here. I did wear a sleeveless striped dress by Warehouse the day before but it was a mistake because the material is much too thin – only appropriate for beach wear really. There was a fairly strong breeze and the whole dress clung far too much for comfort. STRIPES3This is recent by H&M and I had to snap it up because of the long sleeves and pockets. The only factor I wasn’t sure about was the low waist drawstring. Of course it’s meant to draw in more alas not on me. On that level anyway but I think it’s ok. It’s comfortable, not too thin and very practical for my needs. Sandals are Sam Edelman from last year.

Thanks for reading!

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10 thoughts on “Summer Stripes

  1. Sue

    I’ve tried that on. If it’s a little low – you could tighten the drawstring a little but it will raise the length. However, I have a tendency to leave them “lowish” so nothing hugs my food baby 🙂

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    1. silkpathdiary Post author

      Thanks very much GK! Sleeves and pockets = more material = more sewing = more cost = less profit so they’ve been trying to sell us sleeveless things for as long as they can get away with it at the same price!

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  2. jangrahammcmillen

    I do not get by here often enough. Very polished and summery you! I love stripes, Breton or otherwise, an unreasonable amount. It’s hard here with the high temps and humidity to wear some of the sturdier fabrics, and sheers do feel better. I do agree they need a bit of under-cover to keep away the cling on most of us!

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    1. silkpathdiary Post author

      Thanks so much Jan! I’m so behind with visiting yours and everyone’s else’s too because of being so busy but I’ll be there. I have a horror of Summer wear looking too casual and more fit for the beach rather than town.

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