Seaside Shorts & Shirts

I love summer style posts more than any other season, but there’s always far less to talk about once things start heating up a bit! Regardless, when I met up with some of my lovely mates on the seafront last weekend, I couldn’t help but feel the need to snap my latest Zara purchase and an old summer staple.

When I’m not at work I’m living in my vintage levi’s, they’re comfy and require minimum styling effort. A decent pair of high waisted shorts will never steer you wrong in my opinion. Especially if you’re like me and own an entire army of shirts. They’re actually the perfect festival combination, as you have one pair of bottoms and shirts take up minimal space -I have a feeling I could be utilising this solution a lot over the summer! My current favourite is this one from Zara. It’s the perfect orange/red shade that compliments any skin tone and hair colour, and also contains tropical print. What’s not to love?

I kept everything else simple – my ASOS sunnies and a pair of sandals. Not that you see the sandals at all here. The sea was just calling out to me, so I may have been for a little thigh heigh paddle (note: don’t do that after you’ve fake tanned like I did)!



Shirt: Zara

Shorts: Levi’s

Sunnies: ASOS



  1. Daniella C
    27 Jun 2014 / 7:12 am

    fab color!!

  2. Peachy goods
    27 Jun 2014 / 7:12 am

    This outfit looks very nice and comfy. I'm all for high waisted shorts this year, and jeans for that matter πŸ™‚ They are so comfy and you don't need to worry that when you bend through your knees that your but will show. And the best of all, every wobbely part is tucked away πŸ˜€

  3. Zazie Bibi
    27 Jun 2014 / 7:20 am

    Such a gorgeous beach, and a gorgeous outfit! x

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  4. Brenda Nguyen
    27 Jun 2014 / 7:21 am

    Such a cute and comfy outfit!

  5. kia simpson
    27 Jun 2014 / 7:37 am

    You look so summery! Hope the move went well πŸ™‚

  6. LaurenLovesLaughter
    27 Jun 2014 / 7:54 am

    Love the outfit and beautiful photos! So summery!
    (I'm very jealous as it's getting so cold here in Australia!)
    Lauren xx

  7. sophiesmakeupblog
    27 Jun 2014 / 8:12 am

    You look lovely! Love your outfit – can I have your legs please! x


  8. Jenny
    27 Jun 2014 / 8:14 am

    Great oufit! x

  9. Giada Correale
    27 Jun 2014 / 8:25 am

    I love the shirt, such a pretty colour and print!

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  10. Aerie Berrie
    27 Jun 2014 / 9:32 am

    Love the outfit!

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  11. Sara Chergui
    27 Jun 2014 / 9:39 am

    This is a very cute look ! Love the shirt !

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  12. Beth Searle
    27 Jun 2014 / 9:59 am

    This is a gorgeous outfit! And such a lovely backdrop1 It makes me jealous that it's Winter over here.

    Beth. x

  13. Holl JC
    27 Jun 2014 / 10:04 am

    That shirt is just divine, you look lovely x

  14. Sophie Rose Hearts
    27 Jun 2014 / 10:18 am

    Love shirts and shorts, they're so stylish but effortless!

    Sophie x

  15. Ella
    27 Jun 2014 / 10:27 am

    Cute outfit! I wish I could go to the beach regularly, it's always so peaceful by the sea.

    Ella xx

  16. Little Miss Katy
    27 Jun 2014 / 10:29 am

    Gorgeous shorts. Such a flattering shape! xx

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  17. B Ruhamania
    27 Jun 2014 / 10:33 am

    Great look. Very nice your short!:)) xx

  18. Louise Hunt
    27 Jun 2014 / 10:40 am

    Love the top!Xx

  19. Tamsin Lim
    27 Jun 2014 / 11:01 am

    Love the top! Tropical print makes everything feel better πŸ™‚ You're so lucky to be able to just wander down to the beach!

    Tamsin xx | A Certain Adventure

  20. Huyen
    27 Jun 2014 / 11:16 am

    you look lovely, great summer outfit there!


  21. Vivi
    27 Jun 2014 / 12:05 pm

    love this simple outfit πŸ™‚

    x Vivi

  22. Soffie Hicks
    27 Jun 2014 / 12:11 pm

    I love this oufit, it's so simple but perfect. I feel this styling would suit the majourity of body shapes too! I defiantly need to get my hands on some vintage levis!

    Little Babe

  23. Kyllie
    27 Jun 2014 / 12:45 pm

    Me encanta la camisa de Zara, y el color favorece mucho πŸ™‚

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  24. tasniah t
    27 Jun 2014 / 1:06 pm

    the colour of that shirt screams summer for sure!

  25. Mads M
    27 Jun 2014 / 2:23 pm

    Love this look, adore the shorts !

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  26. Emma W
    27 Jun 2014 / 2:36 pm

    You look amazing! I agree the a great pair of high waisted shorts can be a life saver in the Summer (and a space saver) πŸ™‚

  27. Afrin β™‘
    27 Jun 2014 / 2:38 pm

    Love the shirt specially the colour perfect for the beach xx


  28. Rhianna
    27 Jun 2014 / 2:43 pm

    Awh man I absolutely adore that shirt! Such a beautiful colour!

    Rhianna xx

  29. ErinElizabeth
    27 Jun 2014 / 3:06 pm

    Love that shirt!!!

  30. Sara Fleming
    27 Jun 2014 / 3:24 pm

    Your shirt is so gorgeous!

  31. Grace Denny
    27 Jun 2014 / 4:00 pm

    You look fab… as per! haha. Red's a great colour on you and those shorts are gorgeous!

    XO, G from grace'd

  32. Millie Nicole
    27 Jun 2014 / 4:05 pm

    Really want a pair of Levi shorts they look so comfy and I love the way you've styled them!

    Millie x

  33. Kerry Dyer
    27 Jun 2014 / 5:38 pm

    LOVE this shirt! Xx

  34. Clementine Buttercup
    27 Jun 2014 / 5:55 pm

    This post has convinced me to get some shorts. I'm quite short and if the shorts length is too long I can look a bit dumpy. Thanks for the idea!

  35. Chrystin Gloria
    27 Jun 2014 / 6:23 pm

    Beautiful photos!! The sea provides such an incredible backdrop for your outfit!

    Hope you have a wonderful weekend πŸ™‚ Kisses xx

  36. StephDreamsBlog
    27 Jun 2014 / 6:42 pm

    Love this look. So pretty on you x

  37. Saffy Needham
    27 Jun 2014 / 6:44 pm

    Summer post's are definitely the best and so much more fun to do. Levi shorts are definitely a wardrobe must have!

  38. Manouk Maat
    27 Jun 2014 / 6:44 pm

    I would totally wear this myself! I really enjoy your vlogs and I hope that everything is going well with your new flat πŸ™‚

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  39. Mana Smith
    27 Jun 2014 / 6:52 pm

    I love your shirt, it's so cute! And this is definitely a look I'll be copying!

    Fashion and Happy Things

  40. Emma Wilson
    27 Jun 2014 / 7:05 pm

    Such a cute outfit! I totally agree that high waisted shorts are a must have summer staple!

    Em xx

    What Emma Wears // UK Fashion Blog

  41. Lauren S
    27 Jun 2014 / 7:59 pm

    i love your shirt, it's such a nice design and colour on you ! vintage levi's, always a winner
    Lauren x
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  42. Kate Wilson
    27 Jun 2014 / 8:17 pm

    your eyebrows are amazing! x

  43. EveryElla
    27 Jun 2014 / 9:15 pm

    The pictures are so beautiful! Can't wait to go on holiday πŸ™‚

  44. gemmadecember
    27 Jun 2014 / 9:44 pm

    Such a beautiful top, Zara never fails to impress!

    Gemma x

  45. Olivia Law
    27 Jun 2014 / 11:48 pm

    I love how classic this is, you look gorgeous xo

  46. cheyenne
    28 Jun 2014 / 6:18 am

    lovely outfit! i'm hoping it gets warm enough here soon, i want to wear shorts at the beach!
    xo, cheyenne

  47. Lisa Robb
    28 Jun 2014 / 7:45 am

    Very pretty
    L x

  48. Jodie Park
    28 Jun 2014 / 9:04 am

    I love your blog it's got such good advice! So thank you for making this blog, and making my day aswell xxx

  49. Amy Liddell
    28 Jun 2014 / 10:07 am

    I very nearly bought this in Zara the other day and I really wish I had now it looks lovely


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  50. nueyork
    28 Jun 2014 / 10:55 am

    I love the look of a "boyish" shirt on a girl, so cute! Especially the little palm tree print.

  51. Tara Clare
    28 Jun 2014 / 2:56 pm

    that outfit is sooo gorgeous!
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  52. Lucy Alex
    28 Jun 2014 / 3:04 pm

    I absolutely adore this look, the shirt and shorts go so well together and look really cute xx

    A Little Lucy

  53. Emily /
    28 Jun 2014 / 3:06 pm

    Gorgeous shirt:) x

  54. Lale
    28 Jun 2014 / 3:22 pm

    I like your sunnies! The red shirt suits really well to your hair color! Beautiful!

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  55. Sybil Mae
    28 Jun 2014 / 7:26 pm

    Such a cute outfit πŸ™‚ I love my vintage Levi shorts, they are so comfy!

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  56. Ellen UnderWater
    28 Jun 2014 / 8:41 pm

    I love this combination! The colour of your shirt is gorgeous xx

  57. Nastya Datsun
    28 Jun 2014 / 9:06 pm

    everything is so gorgeous!

  58. Holly McLoughlin
    28 Jun 2014 / 11:07 pm

    You look great x

  59. Michelle Sousa
    29 Jun 2014 / 6:27 pm

    Love your outfit!!

  60. Lisa
    01 Jul 2014 / 6:01 pm

    I adore that shirt! The colour is perfect on you – you look so glowy and tan!
    I think the ZARA sale is calling my name…very loudly.

    A Tiger’s Life

  61. Natassa
    05 Jul 2014 / 8:22 pm

    Lovely outfit !!

    Novembre Beaute

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