Thursday, February 13, 2014

Fun Prints for Summer 2014

Hey all! Since we're still in the middle of summer here over in Australia (it'll probably stay hot all throughout March!) there's still plenty of opportunity to pull out all the cutest and fun bright prints for the hot season. I've noticed a lot of my summer clothes nowadays are only getting more colourful and slightly more quirky. There's three occasions I have been wearing prints a lot during summer- going out outfits, the gym, and the beach, of course!

Summer prints on: Going Out Outfits
Criss cross crop top: Love Culture
Pineapple shorts: local boutique
Crochet fringe cardigan: ASOS
Neon yellow bag: Missguided
Sunglasses: Sabo Skirt

I know you guys have already seen these pineapple shorts on my blog but...I can't resist! I wear these shorts out everywhere. Fruit prints have been quite popular nowadays (I've seen apples, strawberries, lemons and pretty much everything at the local food market!) although I'm especially loving pineapple prints! They just have such a fun, quirky shape to them, and also give a tropical vibe.

I matched the pineapple shorts with a complementing yellow bag and a baggy crochet cardigan- crochet is my favourite beach accessory!

Summer prints on: Gym

Baby birds gym bag: c/o Surfdome (link here)
Tropical print sports crop top: Cotton On Body
Tropical print sports shorts: Cotton On Body

The other place I have been going to a lot this summer is the gym! So I'll often be lugging around a big bag full of my exercise gear on almost a daily basis- so why not get a cute one? This one is from and has the sweetest all-over bird print! There are two straps, so you can wear it like a big handbag close to your shoulder, or wear the longer one with the bag close to your hip (which makes it easy to take stuff out :)) The bag is extremely spacious and I can definitely fit all my gym essentials in it with ease- clothes, sneakers, water and healthy snacks :)

This gym bag is from Surfdome, a UK-based online store featuring over 900 lifestyle brands in clothing, accessories and equipment. Some famous brands stocked include Billabong, Superdry, Super Dry and French Connection! They also ship to over 50 countries.

I've also been stocking up on some more interesting and exciting exercise gear as well, including this tropical printed active set from Cotton On Body! Love the ombre colours and palm trees design especially, on this crop top.

Summer prints on: Beach wear
'Flaming Go Go's' swimsuit: c/o Funkita Swimwear (link here)
reflector sunnies: eBay
personalised name necklace: c/o

And of course during summertime, prints can definitely be worn to the beach! I went with a one-piece this time for something different. It's amazing how relieving it is to wear something where you don't have to worry about the food you've been eating for the past few days lol! I slipped on this one piece from Funkita and it immediately flattened and smoothed out those bumps and lumps. This is great for anyone who isn't yet comfortable wearing a two-piece out to the beach or pool. The bright and fresh flamingo print make it quirky and cute, rather than an out-of-date daggy one-piece.

This is from Funkita Swimwear's new collection 'We the People', which also has a bunch of other funky and bright swimwear pieces. This flamingo print also comes in a two piece ( for the top, and for the bikini bottom) :)


  1. Love the flamingo print cossie! I own a few Funkita pieces - so well made, worth the money! :)

    Your gym bag is really cute too - such an adorable print :)

    Away From Blue

  2. I'm loving the first look! The kimono is simply perfect <3 xx

  3. Nice Post! u look amazing!

  4. I love every look! The sports crop top is really pretty, i would never be confident enough to wear it out though >_<


  5. I love how you’re incorporating more quirky prints into your style why I’m paring everything back. I used to be so obsessed with unique prints so it’s interesting to see how everyone’s style changes over time. I love the flamingo one piece! It’s very summer & you look awesome in it!

    The Fashann Monster

  6. I love prints, especially cute prints c: Again I reaaaally love
    the pineapple shorts c: You look great as usual! Xx

  7. All such cute outfits! I love that flamingo swimsuit! Also those pineapple shorts are my favourite
    I have been loving the weather at the moment hope it stays warmer for a while :)
    Madeleine | Madeleine in Wonderland

  8. ooh those shorts and that bathing suit! so cute
    xxx Anna
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  9. Love all the pretty prints, especially the pineapple shorts <3 Super cute! I miss summer so much :( can't wait to play with floral and other cute/colorful prints. Love how you divided outfits into different summer activities.



  10. March! No don't say that! I need relief from the heat and humidity! Blah. I too am loving all things fruit printed, especially pineapple! I found a fab white and black printed shirt a few weeks back and didn't buy it annnnd then I forgot where I found it. Sigh. Still not over that.


  11. Those pineapple shorts and flamingo swimsuit are so cute!

  12. i'm in love with this! great post x

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  13. Such cute items for summer!! I would love it if was hot here :) You look gorgeous xx

  14. amazing post!

  15. Thats the cutest swimsuit Ive seen, adore the print, so inspired by your terrific printed looks. Have a wonderful weekend hun!

  16. thank you so much for s/s fashion inspiration! i need to add color into my wardrobe now, just love how fun your summer outfits are.

  17. love the pineapple and bird prints! super cute outfits <3

    Letters To Juliet

  18. Ooh I love the baby birds gym bag! You've got yourself a new follower :) Now I'm off to check out your other posts!

    Kayla @ Style Vancity

  19. How cute is that swimsuit?! Love the pineapple shorts too, so fun!

  20. Every time I read your blog it makes me so sad that I can't wear any of this adorable stuff for another few months!!! I'm still wearing layers trying to stay warm and dry in Seattle : ( This is such a great post! I definitely want to add more prints to my wardrobe. I think fruit prints are so cute! I love the sports bag as well! I'm actually loving the sports bra as well- I love graphic prints like that. And omg, that swimsuit is so cute and fun! I love how bright it is. I can't wait til I can incorporate some of these into my summer wardrobe!! : )


  21. Great outfifs!! I am desperately waiting for spring!
    Thx for the follow, following back on GFC #1624

  22. Omg, you're so tiny, can I please have your body???:D Great prints, dear, no doubt. I'd love to have that palm tree top by Cotton on Body.

    Have a great Friday and weekend, honey.;)

  23. ahh, such great prints! i especially adore the pineapple shorts :)

    sarah x / bruise collector

  24. adore your perfect body, babe! lovely swimsuit <33


  25. Those pineapple prints!! I have been seeing them around quite a bit! Need to get myself some as well.
    Great outfit posts as usual :)

  26. Beautiful crochet kimono, and gym bag is perfect
    Happy holydays! =)


  27. Everything is sooooo all that happy prints you are rocking IZZY!


  28. I have a hard time imagining winter in Australia. In Sweden it's all cold and snowy. What's it like in Australia?

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