Fashion Union | Daisy Duke

how to style denim shorts in summer
Blouse and Denim Shorts Fashion Union* / Jewellery T:S / Sandals River Island (old) / Sunnies RayBan / Hat Monki

Just like the rest of the country, I have been enjoying the sunny weather and I have got the pale pins and the ol’ knobbly knees out! I love summer so much more than the cold winter months but weather like this always catch me off guard because it feels like we’re in big coats one minute, and then summery attire the next! I feel totally unprepared for it! Right this minute, I look at the window and the sky is really gloomy and grey, so I better not put my coat away in the back of my wardrobe just yet! It also feels really strange without my thick opaque tights, it’s like my security blanket and I always feel much better when my pasty legs are covered but it has been far too hot for tights!
It is my last month blogging for Fashion Union which is a seperate installment over on their blog The Edit, and I’ve chosen a summery outfit to style up. This is my favourite Fashion Union outfit out of the three that I’ve done as their guest blogger. I’m wearing a Vila Front Tie top with a pair of Vero Moda denim shorts. You can always rely on denim shorts! I’m not in to the “festival fashion” trend – probably because I have never been to a music festival and that trend means nothing to me. I do want to go to one but I guess it’s just one of those things I’ve yet to do! Anyway, both garments go really well together as an outfit and it’s probably the type of thing I would wear if I did go to one of the summer music festivals. The blouse is so nice, it’s s cute and I love the front tie detailing – it is a loose-fit which is perfect for the balmy weather! It’s breezy!



  1. 30th May 2012 / 12:14 pm

    Hello legs! Looking gorgeous as ever 🙂 x

  2. 30th May 2012 / 12:19 pm

    This is such a perfect summer outfit, it looks gorgeous on you! I love the print on the blouse.
    I totally agree with you about tights though, it feels like I've forgotten to finish getting dressed if I don't wear tights!

    Gillian x

  3. Anonymous
    30th May 2012 / 12:25 pm

    Great outfit! Il love the shirt

  4. Anonymous
    30th May 2012 / 12:40 pm

    Your outfit is so cute ! You look amazing hun ! xx

  5. 30th May 2012 / 1:23 pm

    It's almost unbelievable how cute and pretty are you <3

  6. 30th May 2012 / 1:42 pm

    Gorgeous outfit, I love floral tops! Love the pretty ring, and the colourful skull bracelet too xo

  7. 30th May 2012 / 1:56 pm

    The colors are great! Love the sandals too 🙂
    I get what you mean about being unprepared, like I'm fully clothed and the next minute I know it I have to go outside half naked (and it feels super weird btw).
    We had some really hot days here too, but for some reason it just won't stop raining for days orz

  8. 30th May 2012 / 1:57 pm

    LOVE this outfit, so nice and summery! Ring is lovely to.

  9. 30th May 2012 / 1:57 pm

    the ring is so cute!

  10. 30th May 2012 / 2:03 pm

    You look beautiful! That outfit really suits you! 🙂

  11. 30th May 2012 / 2:04 pm

    I never really liked denim shorts that weren't super tight, but I'm digging these. My legs are pretty pasty, too. Must be an Asian thing. x

  12. 30th May 2012 / 3:29 pm

    I love the floral print and tie detail on the top 🙂 Those gladiator sandals from RI look ideal for summer!

    Caroline x
    Caroline's Catwalk

  13. Anonymous
    30th May 2012 / 3:37 pm

    Loving this outfit it's super adorable. The blouse is so pretty.

  14. Anonymous
    30th May 2012 / 3:39 pm

    Such a cool summery outfit – I love the nails and ring combo! Your bracelet is really pretty colours too 🙂 x

  15. 30th May 2012 / 4:44 pm

    those shorts look fab! may I ask how tall you are? I'm trying to find some shorts that won't be indecent on me!

  16. 30th May 2012 / 5:15 pm

    I have still been wearing tights, I know that's very naughty of me seen as it has been so hot. I think as you said it's a security and I feel so content in them. I think you look lovely in these photos and I will also try to brave maybe clear tights if not just my legs on their own! 🙂

  17. 30th May 2012 / 5:15 pm

    This outfit is definitely festival attire.. I've not been to one yet, but hopefully going this summer, and I feel I should bite the bullet and buy some denim shorts. But I'm just not so sure!
    I love the blouse you're wearing too.xx

  18. 30th May 2012 / 7:18 pm

    You look lovely, I love that nail colour it's gorgeous 🙂

  19. 30th May 2012 / 7:40 pm

    Very cute outfit! You always pull off hats so well. The shirt is lovely and very low cut – you normally have modest necklines but it looks great. I'm normally to scared to wear low cut tops! x

  20. 30th May 2012 / 8:50 pm

    I love those shorts, they're such a lovely colour and pretty bag too! Hope you're well Sarah

    Julia x

  21. 30th May 2012 / 9:09 pm

    I love the print on your top, so cute! You're right – you can always rely on denim shorts! 🙂 xx

  22. 30th May 2012 / 9:30 pm

    Love this whole outfit, especially the blouse and the skull bracelet! xx

  23. 30th May 2012 / 9:31 pm

    Love this whole outfit, especially the blouse and the skull bracelet! xx

  24. 30th May 2012 / 10:05 pm

    Beautiful! Such a pretty shirt! Xoxo

  25. 30th May 2012 / 10:06 pm

    You look so cute! Love this outfit! 🙂 X

  26. 31st May 2012 / 4:08 am

    wow i love your blog! keep it up!

    i would love for you to check out my blog as well!

    Figure of Chic

  27. 31st May 2012 / 7:32 am

    love the accessories!

  28. 31st May 2012 / 9:43 am

    Absolutely love the blouse! And you do not look 27! You look younger than 18! Jealousss!

  29. 31st May 2012 / 9:44 am

    Those shorts are so perfect xxx

  30. 31st May 2012 / 11:45 am

    Lovely outfit. I love the little touch of the rainbow jewellery. So cute 🙂 x

  31. 31st May 2012 / 12:45 pm

    Loving this ufit – so summery and gorge! Fave item is your skull bracelet though, love it 🙂 x

  32. 31st May 2012 / 1:13 pm

    I am still searching for my ideal denim shorts, one day I'll find them. Love this floaty blouse x

  33. 31st May 2012 / 2:25 pm

    I love the floral shirt and those sandals 🙂 xx

  34. 31st May 2012 / 8:38 pm

    Sarah – the top looks amazing on you. Love the print, and especially love the coordinnating jewels and nails! A girl after my own heart 😉 heehee

    I also giggled lots at your "what I wore 1988" post… I've just got a scanner and have many photos of dodgy outfits circa 1991 (think Minnie Mouse polka dots and Swiss dresses/pigtails?) lol I so want to copy your idea with this one haha!

    Dayner x my blog –

  35. 1st June 2012 / 7:29 am

    I love how flowy and bright the top is =)

    xxx Vee

  36. 3rd June 2012 / 1:06 pm

    You are adorable! I love this outfit, I love my bowler hat too and I think the ring is perfect!

  37. 3rd June 2012 / 9:57 pm

    There is no way in hell you have knobby knees! Haha loving this outfit, that hat really suits you and the top is super pretty. Don't know where the sun has gone, I want to get my pale pins out. Haha xx

  38. 8th June 2012 / 5:36 am

    This is so summery! I love your top! The colors in it are great and I really like the tie front.

  39. 14th June 2012 / 8:02 pm

    This is such a cute outfit! So summery 🙂 love the little ring too xxx

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