Fashion Lifestyle

Antigua Style Diary

October 30, 2016
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I didn’t actually plan on doing anything around outfits really when I was in Antigua – bar taking a few photos with me in them. But turned out after a few years in training I may have gone and gotten myself an Instagram husband. Ollie is getting good at this photo taking lark so I took full advantage and collected a bunch of images so I thought I’d pull them together as some of my favourite holiday items and about packing light in case you might be zipping off for a bit of Winter sunshine. Even though that feels a tad bizarre when it’s so misty and Autumnal outside!

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Some of the items are newer than others – some are old. I don’t tend to go and buy a whole new wardrobe of clothes for a week away. I’d be more inclined to pick up new bits for City type holidays where it’s maybe less casual or you just want to feel a smidge more stylish. So for this one I pulled a few favourite items – almost all pretty casual (typical me) Β and with comfort as a number one motivation (again, typical me).

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I’m not one that feels comfortable in bikini photos, so nothing of that type – although of course I did wear one for the sunbathing type sessions (and by that I mean shade bathing… it was way to hot for me to do anything but enjoy the warmth from the safety of the shade).

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From the denim boyfriend shorts and slouchy vest top over a bikini for beach walks. Or the BooHoo dress that I use as a cover up. Not many beach cover up dress things now cover shoulders/arms and I like to keep them protected as shoulders are my trouble spot for burning so this lightweight (read: cheap) dress from BooHoo is perfect as it’s comfortable and light and doesn’t matter that it’s a bit see-through because it’s only for holiday.

As I always say when I do anything that touches on fashion/style – I am NO fashion blogger, I’m just a girl who wears clothes she likes. I wear the same things over and over, I don’t have an endless wardrobe of accessories – I tend to have a few classics that I re-wear repeatedly. I have my own insecurities with my body and generally dress to flatter those where I can. But I hope that the odd time I do share anything fashion-y it might serve as a little dose of inspiration or reassurance to someone who maybe feels they’re a similar size/shape to me or just wants some fairly simple outfit ideas. Nothing revolutionary here, just what I actually wear. Hope you enjoyed – any thoughts of feedback welcome! Would love it if you could take a moment to leave a Β comment and let me know what you think of this sort of post. But if you don’t have time, no worries – thanks for stopping by anyway!

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2 Comments

  • Reply Hayley November 6, 2016 at 12:30 pm

    LOVE this post lovely – you need to post more fashion content! That pink top looks lovely on you, and I’m a big fan of that striped dress, perfect for throwing on over a bikini!

    Hayley xo
    http://www.frockmeimfamous.com

    • Reply Jen November 11, 2016 at 11:12 am

      Thanks lovely! I do enjoy doing the fashion stuff – struggle to get the photos done though!

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