Trend Watch, Fresh Pastels

Welcome to the first ever instalment of trend watch. In this instalment I am going to discuss a big and fast emerging trend that is certain to feature in all of our wardrobes this summer. Pastel shades are in this summer, whether it’s footwear, accessories or clothing. In this instalment I am going to give some examples of cute pastel footwear and how to work it.

 

Sandals

Pastel sandals are perfect for brightening up your summer wardrobes. Keep it fun and fresh with the brighter shades such as yellow, coral and mint blue. Pastel sandals would look great with a cute sundress or teamed with distressed denim shorts and would add a girly finishing touch to almost any outfit.

Try: Habi Strappy Sandals from Topshop.com or Rachel Pastel Peeptoe Block Heel Sandal from Boohoo.com

Habi Strappy SandalsRachel Block Heel Sandal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stilettos

Stilettos are a wardrobe essential for any party girl, and incorporating this seasons must have tones into your wardrobe will create a killer look. Almost any pastel colour will work, so be brave. Team them with your favourite LBD, LWD or mix it up with jeans and co-ords. Try to keep it simple and don’t overload your look with too many bright colours, you want the attention to be on your gorgeous heels.

Try: ASOS Production Pointed High Heels from ASOS.com or Kate Studded Trim Two Part Heels from Boohoo.com

ASOS Production Pointed High Heels

Kate Studded Two Part Heels

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Block Heels

Block heels are a great way to add a bit of sensible glamour to your wardrobe. They are easier to walk in than stilettos but still give your look some much needed height. By picking out block heels that incorporate this seasons key trends you can get some gorgeous heels to complete any outfit. Block heels are so versatile that you can wear them with anything you like from LBDs and maxi dresses to jeans and shorts.

Try: New Look Laser Cut Heeled Shoes from ASOS.com or Block Heeled Court Shoes in Lilac from Missguided.co.uk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Boots

With festival season fast approaching you are going to want a comfortable yet stylish pair of boots in your wardrobe. Traditionally, wellington boots are the footwear of choice as they are waterproof and easy to clean, but you could try this with any pair of boots that takes your fancy. Pastels are so in this season; picking out some pastel boots for your next festival will give you a fresh and fun look. Or you could even try some chunky heeled boots to update your casual look.

Try: Mint Green Tall Wellington Boots from RiverIsland.com or Cuckoo Chelsea Boot from Office.co.uk

Mint Green Tall Wellington Boots

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Trainers

Trainers are fast becoming a stylish wardrobe staple, from casual cool to retro inspired looks you need a pair in your wardrobe. Wear them with jeans for a super casual look or team with a dress for a super stand out look. With pastels being this seasons must have shades you’d be silly not to try out a gorgeous pair of pastel trainers for a seriously cool casual look.

Try: Reebok CL Coral Leather Trainers from ASOS.com or Nike Air Max Command Ice Blue from ASOS.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Flats

Flats are the ultimate wardrobe staple. Versatile, comfortable and available in such a wide range of styles they really are a wear anytime anywhere shoe. To keep your wardrobe fresh and up to date incorporate some pastel flats into your style. Wear them however you like; the edgier the better. Try wearing them with a sundress for a fun girly look or with baggy distressed denim for urban cool style.

Try: Villa Bow Flats from Topshop.com or Vibrant Pastel Ballet Pumps from Topshop.com

Villa Bow Flats

Vibrant Pastel Ballet Pumps

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

So, now you have an idea about the key trend pastels. Try working them into your wardrobe for a fun and fresh look. You can’t go wrong with some cute pumps and a pair of jeans, but you could easily mix it up for edgy style. Keep an eye out for the next instalment of trend watch, and if there’s one trend in particular you love; let me know.