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12
Jun
2017
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Linen Clothes to Love This Summer

In the summer you want easy-to-wear, comfortable clothes that work with lots of things in your wardrobe and that don’t need lots of special care. Simple, unfussy, hard-wearing items that you can throw on for a trip to the beach or a picnic, or just for pottering around the house. Linen really comes into its own in the warmer summer months. It’s lightweight, cool (it regulates your body temperature so you stay comfortable all day), easy to pack for vacations, easy to care for and looks great on its own or layered on chilly evenings.

If you are looking to add some linen garments to your capsule wardrobe, or need some beautiful linen clothes for an upcoming holiday, here’s our edit of essential things you will love this summer.

A go-to summer dress

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Cut from super-soft, drapey pure linen this dress will become your go-to summer item. The fresh Aqua colour will work brilliantly with sun-kissed or darker skin, as well as flattering paler tones. The knee-length makes it easy to wear with pumps or sandals for daytime and cross over into evening by simply adding some chunky jewellery and heels. We love the roomy pockets at the front, and the delicate tie detailing at the back.

 

An everyday linen blouse

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Flowing yet structured, this sweet linen blouse is perfect for everyday wear in summer. The capped sleeves and interesting neckline lift it above most simple linen tops, and it looks lovely either tucked into shorts or worn over slouchy trousers. The Emily blouse from LinenMe comes in white and indigo. We want both – one for hot days and one for the office or in cooler weather.

 

The perfect cover-up robe

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Flattering yet comfortable, this gorgeous linen robe is perfect for wearing around the house over a summer nightie, or for wrapping up in after a day outdoors. We love the 3/4 length sleeves that show just the right amount of wrist, and the handy pockets that create a relaxed silhouette. This robe comes in four colourways so you can find one that works best for you.

 

A workhorse linen scarf

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A linen scarf like this will work hard for you this summer. Pair it with a dress to lift your look from casual to smart, drape over your shoulders for a chilly summer’s evening drinks party, use as a make-shift blanket for an impromptu picnic, or cover up a snoozing baby dreaming in the shade. Linen gets softer with each wash and the crumples add to its charm, so this scarf is very low-maintenance too.

 

The ultimate linen pyjamas

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Loungewear doesn’t have to mean shapeless, dowdy old garments that you are embarrassed to answer the door in. These beautifully cut pure linen pyjamas, pictured here in a muted grey, are the ideal combination of style and comfort. Soft, easy to wear yet flattering, the details like the mother of pearl buttons and gently gathered long sleeves make these the ultimate in luxurious homewear. Linen is great for sleeping in too, thanks to its temperature-controlling and moisture-wicking properties, so if you suffer with overheating in the summer these could be your saviour.

 

If you are curating and maintaining a capsule wardrobe this summer we think these hard-working, super-flattering and luxuriously soft clothes are just what you need. For more on how to care for your linen, this will help. And if you need advice on how to pack for your vacation, go here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

13
Mar
2017
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7 Ways to Celebrate the Coming of Spring

There’s been a definite spring-like smell in the air these past few days. The evenings are stretching a bit longer, the hens are laying more, wild birds are chorusing, bulbs are pushing stems gleefully up through the earth. It’s a time to celebrate renewal and rebirth, so we thought we’d give you 7 simple ways to herald in the new season. So sit back, pour yourself a cup of tea, open a window and drink in the beautiful spring.

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28
Oct
2016
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The Words You Need to Know When Choosing Linen

Browsing for linen and baffled by words like ‘huckaback’ and ‘thread count’? Don’t know your stonewash from your garment wash? Never fear, Linenbeauty is here to set you straight and guide you through the sometimes complicated business of buying linen products. Here are some of the key terms you might come across, and what you need to know to make the right choice.

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23
Sep
2016
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Life Beautiful: Our Top 5 Interiors and Lifestyle Websites

We thought we’d give you a roundup of our fave interiors and lifestyle websites this week. These are the sites we come back to time and again for inspiration, whether for a specific project in the home or just some interior design eye candy.

So, brew yourself a coffee, kick back and get browsing.

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15
Jul
2016
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Save the World, One Tea Towel at a Time

Ok, so maybe the humble tea towel alone can’t reverse global warming, but did you know about the mind-blowing eco-friendly properties of linen?

By buying linen products or fabric you are helping minimise our environmental impact on the planet, whilst also bringing some beauty into your home. Here’s why we think linen is a super-fabric:

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18
Mar
2016
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The Most Popular Colour Combinations for Spring

Spring is already here, and so is the perfect time to change your wardrobe and loose those warm winter clothes. With shopping centres full of different types of clothing we’ve decided to lend a helping hand and give out some fashion advice for spring 2016. This spring comes with new styles and colour combinations and here are some of the most popular ones:

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31
Dec
2015
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Tips for Making Linen Products Last a Lifetime

Taking care of linen might seem like an easy task. Although, not taking care of your linen garments properly might result in the colours wearing off and the material getting ruined. There are some things you can do to make your linens last you as long as they should. Today we have prepared a list of tips that can help you make your linen products last a lifetime.

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24
Dec
2015
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Linen Gowns – the Perfect Winter Gift

Christmas is getting closer every day and you still haven’t found the perfect gift for your special winter lover? Worry no more since we can help you out with the greatest gift for all of the ladies out there.

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