Sixteen Cool, Colourful, Chic & Comfortable Fashion Finds

Cool, colourful, chic and comfortable – four things we all want to be this summer, especially when it is baking hot. So check out my fashion finds – hopefully this selection will take some of the legwork out of finding suitably stylish warm-weather clothes…

Mandarina’s Capri Slides with oversized buckle trim. Crafted from soft microsuede with a kid leather insole, these are elegant, light, pack flat and are weatherproof. Average to small fitting so size up if borderline. MORE INFO

Yellow Cotton Pique Shift Dress by Patra £45. Relaxed line with two slant pockets. Lightweight, breathable and hypoallergenic. Also available in five other colours. MORE INFO

Santina organic cotton floral maxi dress £48 from Thought. Exclusive handpainted print inspired by Peggy Guggenheim. MORE INFO

Boden silk shirts: Relaxed fit shirt with a smart collar and a hidden button-up front is available in multiple colourways. MORE INFO and flowing semi-fitted collarless blouse (other colours available) shown here in pretty pastel colours. MORE INFO Both £120

CREW CLOTHING

Crew clothing’s Georgie garden print dress is available to pre-order. Has a flattering wrap style and tie waist. 100% viscose crepe. £69. MORE INFO

KETTLEWELL

This soft square vest from Kettlewell is semi fitted and available in a host of colours. £32. MORE INFO

Bedelia 100% cotton maxi dress – tiered shape and striking floral print. £99 MORE INFO and orange button detail linen blend dress from Freemans £53. MORE INFO

Two cool linen pieces from M&S: Button detailed blouse in Coral £12.50 but hurry as only a few left (although you may be lucky and find one in-store if you are venturing out) MORE INFO Midi shift shift dress in navy (would look great with white shoes). Available in regular or long and there’s also a checked version. £35. MORE INFO

PEOPLE TREE

Hand woven organic cotton top with pleated trim around neckline. Keyhole at neck which fastens with an eco-friendly coconut button. Lightweight yet structured finish. From People Tree. Reduced to £38. MORE INFO

Aspiga is a fashion brand that summer-lovers are well aware of. Their website is packed full of great lightweight clothes such as the Mila shirt tunic (shown here in pink/white but there are three other colours to choose from) which can be worn buttoned up or loose. £75. MORE INFO. Also worth a look is the flowing maxi silk dress with crystal and beaded embellishments. £185. MORE INFO

Last but definitely not least, two from COS. This stunning organic cotton watercolour print maxi dress with inseam pockets £89 MORE INFO and green printed cotton shirt dress with hidden front button placket and a box pleat at the back. £69. MORE INFO

Lots more fashion ideas here