7 Days, 7 Sustainable outfits with Sarvin
At last, the first week of August has arrived, and plans start to multiply - after-work drinks in the sunshine, weekend picnics, trips to the beach and garden parties that last into the early morning hours. With this in mind, here are some of the favourite daily outfits that our Head of Pr and Marketing, Bethan King, has put together so you never have to slow down your summer. For Bethan King, getting dressed is all about expediting chic. Aiming to achieve a youthful sensibility and sophisticated style effortlessly, with added flamboyance. She embodies the idea that you should "wear what you want and not what you're told" - blurring trends and experimenting with colours, textures and layering.
"My personal style is a vibrant canvas of playfulness, colour, and experimentation, woven with chic elegance and boundless expressiveness. I revel in the art of mixing and matching, effortlessly blending unexpected hues and textures to create a harmonious symphony of outfits that radiate joy. Whether it's a daring juxtaposition of patterns or a whimsical fusion of accessories, I embrace fashion as a playground for my creativity. My wardrobe is a reflection of my dynamic personality, where every day is a chance to curate an ensemble that transcends conventional norms. Through my fashion choices, I express the intricate facets of my identity, capturing moments, emotions, and inspirations with each carefully crafted ensemble."
Day 1 - Manic MONDAY
What: Ciara, White lace body-con skirt partnered with a 70s-inspired blouse, rattan belt and leopard heels.Why: On Mondays, I like to wear something comfortable and practical, but it must also be stylish. I think a white pencil skirt with a balloon sleeve blouse featuring a dramatic 70s collar is a classic combination that always works. Mixing and matching prints is always fun to play around with; here, I've partnered together two styles of leopard print to create a playful yet understated look. You'll have the perfect outfit for summertime in the office or to enjoy a sunny afternoon.
Day 2 - Trendy TUESDAY
What: Ahura, Printed Mini Skirt partnered with a lemon-tailored top and red accessories.
Why: I enjoy a retro-inspired appearance that pays tribute to the 60s mod skirt. It's a versatile summer essential suitable for any event and can be styled in various ways. I've implemented colour-blocking in this outfit by combining lemon and red to create a balanced look. Let's celebrate summer with a vibrant and colourful outfit featuring sunny shades. Try out this modern and feminine outfit on Tuesday.
Day 3 - Work it Wednesday
What: Ashlee, Black Frill Hem Trousers partnered with a pastel polka dot blouse and snake print mules.
Why: It's Wednesday, and the most challenging part of the week is far behind us! This is something I would wear to an interview or a PR meeting. These trousers are designed with versatility and are a staple in any wardrobe. The ruffle hem creates an added flare to a basic trousers. Optional; adding a good blazer can give any outfit a more severe and corporate vibe.
Day 4 - Throwback Thursday
What: Aria, Long sleeve mini dress & burgundy leather boots.
Why: The weekend has never felt this close! Try out a feminine look with a touch of boho to take you through from day to night; achieve this by wearing the Aria long-sleeve mini dress with burgundy leather boots. As a Master in Surface pattern design and textiles, I can appreciate a good print - this dress oozes personality and eccentricity. A fresh look that will help you look stylish no matter the heat. A wearable look all year round adds layers for the cooler months.
Day 5 - Fancy Friday
What: Moss, Black Cut Out Maxi Dress, over-the-knee moon& star printed boot.
Why: It's officially the weekend! This dress is a perfect option for heading out for a romantic dinner date or a night out with friends; the dress's high shine and cut-out details can create an attention-grabbing look. The black colour exudes elegance and sophistication, while the cut-out design adds a touch of edginess and modern flair. The dress is likely to make you feel confident and empowered, making it a perfect choice for a Friday night. Partnered with statement striking boots for the added edge and sass.
Day 6 - Sophisticated Saturday
What: Nova, White Backless Mini Dress partnered with orange accessories.Why: Saturday nights often mark the end of the work week and the beginning of a fun and relaxing time. This is my favourite kind of party look. Wearing such a dress adds to the celebratory atmosphere and helps you transition into a more joyful and festive mood. The light-catching sequins embrace the Studio 54 vibe.
Day 7 - Spontaneous Sunday
Why: Take the cafes by storm thanks to this summer style that is ultra cute and feminine: I would typically wear this on a Sunday for brunch or shopping or if I'm going out for drinks. It's casual but not too simple, so it's suitable for any occasion.