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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
If you’ve been gripped by the energy of renewal that Spring brings, you may be turning to your home and tackling those areas that are in need of some TLC. Brighter, sunnier days can show up smeary windows that have been curtained off throughout the Winter. Bulky woollies might need to be stored away, leaving space for fresh, lighter clothes. Now that you can throw open the windows those tired corners can get a lick of paint, and heavy drapes can be replaced by lightweight summer curtains. Spring cleaning needed be a massive task – just focussing for 15 minutes on each room can bring some Springtime sparkle into your house, and even the busiest of us can find this small amount of time for some sprucing. To get you inspired, here are 5 Spring cleaning essentials to put the fun back into housework and the beauty back into your cleaning cupboard.
Linen makes the ideal choice for clothing and bedding in summer. It’s magically quick to dry, wicks moisture away from your skin, is breathable and lightweight, and perfect for travel (more on packing for a trip here). To keep your linen happy and looking beautiful this summer, follow these simple tips.
We at LinenBeauty are hereby proclaiming the linen tunic as a hero of our wardrobe. Linen is renowned for its moisture-wicking properties, its airy comfort and being quick drying, which makes it the perfect fabric to wear in summer. We all need those garments that we can rely on to make us look and feel great, whatever the occasion. To show you how versatile a tunic can be we have put together 5 different outfits that will see you from the office to the beach and happily into autumn.
With spring approaching faster and faster every day most of us start thinking about relaxing in the rooftop gardens, cycling around the city and late afternoon barbeques in the garden. When the burgers and hot dogs are ready, remember to think about several more things that you’ll need to make your barbeque just perfect.
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:
February is one of the months that give us a headache. Valentine’s Day can become a real challenge when it comes to finding the perfect gift for your loved one. Well worry no more – we are here to help you out with the greatest romantic gifts for February that you could imagine.
- A cosy linen gown
With autumn approaching faster and faster every day the shops are being filled with new collections of autumn clothes. The huge variety of clothes to choose from may stun each and every one, no matter how old you are. With natural fabrics taking over the whole fashion industry linen is becoming one of the most popular fabrics for clothing. Despite the many existing styles and rapid changes in fashion we decided to prepare a list of the most amazing linen clothes for autumn that will suit everyone’s taste.