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London calling! two very hot happy shopping days

After spending the last two very  hot days in London I thought I would recap on my new loves for now and the new season (there are a few)

Harrods shoe heaven is always on my “must visit” list, they never fail me and I was lucky enough to find these little gems which have since sold out.

Valentino Rockstud slides £190 (I cant even find a link for them they have sold out everywhere)

I am always on the look out for the perfect crossbody bag and I find many that I like but there is always a but! On saturday whilst walking around Harvey Nichols I spotted a perfect crossbody by Marc Jacobs,. As soon as I picked it up I knew, the strap , the colour and the size were all spot on. This bag will serve me well both here and of course for Lima Dreaming.

Marc Jacobs crossbody £250 here

I do love a hat both winter and summer whether it be a cap, beanie or a fedora and I was very lucky to fine two gorgeous options in Harvey Nichols.

Isabel Marant Crompton alpaca and wool beanie £90 here

I tried this felt cap in Harvey Nichols and I loved it but already my size is sold out.

Satya Twena Cody felt hat £200 here

I always try sunglasses when the opportunity arises and I always end up buying Rayban aviators. This time I actually tried and loved this pair from Victoria.

Victoria Beckham Feather Round Sunglasses £295 here

I do have quite a few pairs of Raybans but they are all gold framed and I really don’t think you can have too many pairs! so silver is the way forward  (silver or white frames with silver lenses) I did try a pair in Harvey Nichols but once again I failed to buy them.

Rayban silver toned aviator £134 here

The one thing that my trip helped me decide is my next tote bag and it is the Givenchy Antigona either the small or medium in grey (not the mini size)

Givenchy Antigona £1450 here

 

Lima Dreaming with a Zara embroidered dress…….

This little beauty has Lima Dreaming written all over it, I could hear it calling to me in Zara at lunchtime.

I will wear it London on Friday as it will be 29 degrees then it will wing it’s way to South America  where it will live happily ever after! It will be perfect for beach life and weekends in Lima.

I would quite like to team it with these Topshop fluffy slides as well (can’t resist a fluffy slide) by coincidence the pale blue is only available in a 36 lucky me!!

Zara embroidered striped dress £29.99 here

Topshop Fenella Slides £22 here

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Major obsession alert Sophia Webster shearling slides…..

I have made a tradition of taking a new pair of Sophia Webster sandals to Lima every year, they are now an integral part of Lima Dreaming.

Imagine my delight today when I spotted these on Harvey Nichols website I think my words (to myself) were I need these they are amazing.

Sophia Webster Lyla Slides £350 here

 

Zara Slides 15 pairs under £50 to get summer started…..

So many pairs of pretty slides I want them all!

 

Zara Pink Beaded Slides £29.99 here

Pearly strappy sandals £39.99 here

Strappy slides with gem buckles £29.99 here

Beaded watermelon slides £29.99 here

Multifruit slides £25.99 here

Slides with silver toned bow £19.99 here

Flat furry sandals £39.99 here

Floral Slides £29.99 here

Two Tone Floral Slides £19.99 here

Slides with Beaded Knot £29.99 here

Slides with Tassels £49.99 here

Monochrome Slides £15.99 here

Floral Slides £39.99 here

Slides with Adornments £25.99 here

Frilled Slides £49.99 here

20 things we all need from Uterque for summer……

I am having an Uterque moment and I mean a REAL moment, there are so many beautiful things for summer!

Here are my 20 favourite pieces starting with this blue tote bag which is simply gorgeous.

All items available www.uterque.com

 

Tote with plaited handle £275 here

Pink leather jacket £245 here

Off the shoulder dress £145 here

Red Leather Skirt with Knot £175 here

Multicoloured Tote Bag £65 here

Nappa Slides £85 here

Poplin Shirt with Grommets £75 here

Gingham Dress with PomPom £95 here

Ceramic multi strand necklace £75 here

Jewel Satin Wedges £115 here

Striped Shirt with Bow £75 here

Roses Maxi Ring £45 here

Metallic Mules £85 here

Tropical Earrings £45 here

Silk Camisole Slip Dress £175 here

Leather Crossbody Bag with Bees & Studs £115 here

iPhone 6 case £55 here

Tropical Espadrilles £85 here

Jeans with black lace detail £65 here

Knit Culotte Trousers £95 here

 

Lima Dreaming! Do I really think about it all year?

After reading an article in Vogue by Serena Hood regarding how she shops more for holidays and summer days than winter and I realised that it also applies to me.

Virtually everything I buy from February onwards I tell myself “oh that is perfect for here and Lima Dreaming” I wear clothes here in the summer and then they go to Peru in December and they gain another identity. Sometimes they travel back to the UK but mostly they live in Peru and very year I resurrect different treasures that I had forgotten about.

Currently I am having fun choosing  pieces for my new job  (Whistles) and I know that I will wear  them here and some pieces  will also look amazing in Lima.

I have realised that this way of shopping maximises the fun and minimises the guilt of shopping.

Whistles Ellen Casual Shirt £89 here

Whistles Alisha Spilt Hem Pants £99 here

This outfit will work so well my shearling slides here and my Sophia Webster slides in Lima.

Whistles Alia Shearling Slides £139 here

Sophia Webster Lilico slides mine are last years but there are different colours available here

Whistles Juana Alisha Dress £149 here

This dress will also work with the shearling slides here but I will team it with my Valentino Rockstud sandals as well.

Whistles Nadia Denim Frill Jumpsuit £159 here This is definitely one of my favourite buys this year and I already wear it for work and I will wear it in Lima dresses down.

I have just spotted another perfect pair of slides for both home and away and they will be perfect with this jumpsuit! They are also available in pink and I cannot decide which is my favourite!

Valentino Rockstud Slides £190 here

This next dress will look amazing with these slides both home and away.

Whistles Lila Bardot Dress £129 here

 

It is so much fun choosing outfits this way and it’s no wonder that I do it for 11 months of the year, the other month I am actually living my Lima dream.

Must have item of the day a very cute dress from Whistles…

I think I love everything about this dress it is summer perfect. The colour, the print and the tassels all combine to create a boho vibe.

I would wear it for work (with slides) in the summer and I will definitely be taking it to Peru (Lima Dreaming) where it will look amazing with a tan and gorgeous sandals (I am thinking Valentino’s)

 

Whistles Juana Alisha Print Dress £149 here

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Must have item of the day Miu Miu faux fur slides……

I really do not care about how practical these slides are I think they are amazing! Can you imagine how pretty and comfortable you would feel with these on your feet.

The trick will be just don’t wear them in the rain!!

Exclusive to Mytheresa.

Miu Miu Faux Fur Slides £435 here

 

 

 

 

 

Looking for summer sandals then look no further………………..

Sophia Webster never disappoints me, I have managed to make a tradition of taking a new pair of sandals to Lima with me every year. They are always work so well with shorts, dresses, pants and a great tan.  I will probably wear them  all for years as they never date but it is lovely to have a new addition in my suitcase for each trip.

These are all new and I love them all!! Decisions decisions …..

Juno £450 here

Jada £250 here

Jada £275 here

Jada £250 here

Naomi £375 here

Hula Flat £150 here