Tropical Going Out Wishlist

Wednesday, 4 June 2014

Tropical Night Out
1. Miss Selfridge - £59
2. Topshop - £20
3. Topshop - £28
4. River Island - £38
5. River Island - 35
6. River Island - £8
7. ASOS - £45

I haven't done a wishlist post in a while, so I thought with our recent spot of gorgeous weather (ahem, who am I trying to kid?!) I'd pop up a summery 'going out' post. Whilst I'm not usually that fond of going out, when the summer time comes I think it is the absolute best. A bottle of cider, a pretty summer dress and a glowing tan are all the ultimate necessities for a summer night out, and I thought I best stick with the tropical theme when putting this wishlist together, as there is so much gorgeous tropical stuff on the shelves at the moment. 

First up, if going all-out tropical isn't your thing, then I think this stunningly simple dress from Miss Selfridge is bang on the money. It'll look amazing with a tan and the embellished detail is to-die-for. Next up, I think I've probably seen this little bralet on every blogger out there, but it's a really cute piece that would look amazing with some high-waisted shorts or a skirt. It's a steal at £20 from Topshop too. Of course, it wouldn't be a summery night out without the all-important statement accessory, and to me this necklace from Topshop has it all - a real talking point and so pretty.

Next up, it's got to be the maxi skirt. Summer nights out are the perfect time to debut your maxi dresses and maxi skirts, and I have fallen head over heels for this beautiful number from River Island. It has the all-important slit as well, to show off those gorgeously glowing pins! Sticking with River Island, I thought this boxy embellished clutch was the ideal tropical summer accessory, and whilst it might not fit everything in, it sure does look gorgeous on. Again, another gorgeous piece from River Island, these mint and lime earrings are stunning and would go perfectly with the skirt I mentioned previously. Finally, I couldn't resist putting these dreamy floral wedges into the wishlist, after spotting them a few weeks ago and being obsessed ever since. I love how they give you a bit of a heel without killing your feet too - ideal for a night of dancing and drinking!

Are you looking forward to a summer of BBQs, beer and bikinis? Are you a big drinker when it comes to nights out or do you prefer to spend your weekend hangover free? According to a study by, most of us reach for a glass of wine to kick the evening off 6.52pm - and even earlier in the summer. I have to admit, when the sun is shining I can probably find myself drinking a great deal earlier - especially if a BBQ is involved! And don't even get me started on All Inclusive holidays - the cocktails abroad are deadly (in a good way), although according to this article by the Post Office, it's important to remember you don't always get the best beers for your buck.

What do you think to the tropical pieces I picked out for my wishlist? Are you heading abroad this summer and looking for some party pieces? I am really craving a tropical holiday after putting this post together!