Tips for summer dressing
With the holiday season finally upon us (hooray!), it’s easy to fill our calendars with exciting events and occasions only to be left wondering what to pack and wear when the time comes. Are you planning a sophisticated Wimbledon ensemble or busy choosing accessories to help you stand out from the crowd at a festival? Maybe you’re jetting off on holiday or just want to look and feel great in the office while you working through summer? Whatever you’ve got planned over the next few months, we’ve got the men’s accessories and women’s jewellery to help you add those all-important details to your personal style.
What to wear to Wimbledon
Wimbledon starts soon and so it’s time to coordinate your summer tones and lightweight fabrics ready to soak up the atmosphere. If you’re dressing up, a pair of Bayley Salmon pink cufflinks will catch the sun when you’re eating your strawberries and cream, whereas a P4 Bancroft polished silver bracelet will stand out as you applaud each point. For the guys, we also recommend adding a Thomas rose gold lapel pin to your jacket or blazer for a refined touch and a splash of personality. For the ladies, why not opt for clean silhouettes and celebrate simplicity with our Mia rose gold ring or Quinn silver necklace – elegant details that will see you through from day to night. Plus, all our men’s accessories and women’s jewellery are made in Britain – perfect for enjoying the most British of sporting events.
Accessorising for a festival
The key to festival dressing is to combine comfort and experimentation - having fun with your clothes and your accessories while still making sure you can dance until your heart’s content. For the ladies, we love the Ava gold necklace to add some warm metallic tones to your look – either with a summer dress or a pair of denim shorts. Looking for some bracelets to layer with your festival wristband? The Oscar silver bracelet and Anning gold bracelet look fab stacked and mean you can have fun playing with mixing materials. For the guys, an Oscar copper bracelet and the P2 Bancroft polished silver ring offer striking and solid details for a contemporary finish.
Picking jewellery for your holiday
Taking you from the beach to the bar, fitting multiple wardrobe choices into your baggage allowance can be a challenge. Can’t decide which necklaces you want to take on holiday? We recommend the AMT Tool Box so you can mix and match, creating necklace combinations ideal for sipping a cocktail on your lounger and enjoying a beautiful sunset dinner. We also love the Bayley Prussian blue ring and matching Bayley Prussian blue earrings to create a bold statement in a rich blue that truly embodies the summer vibe. For him, we suggest the Bancroft B2 blasted silver bracelet and the Bancroft P6 polished silver ring to add some cool, lightweight accessories to your holiday wardrobe – perfect for dressing up or dressing down throughout your trip.
Office dressing in summer
Unfortunately, it’s true – some of us do have to work through the summer months rather than dipping our toes in the sea and feeling the sand between our toes. But, that doesn’t mean that we can’t channel the holiday spirit through our work wardrobe. For him, we recommend a pair of timeless Alexander copper cufflinks or a pair of Bayley Luna silver cufflinks to add an eye-catching talking point to your usual office attire. For her, we recommend the Bayley Quink blue black earrings, the Juno rose gold necklace or the Ava gold ring to add bold statements that will ooze confidence all the way from the office floor to the boardroom.
Want some more inspiration? Browse our full collection of men’s accessories here and our women’s jewellery here to find the right pieces to fit your style and taste. You can also follow us on Instagram @alicemadethis to see how we’ll be wearing our Alice Made This pieces this summer.