Friday, May 12, 2017

Greeting the Summer in Style with Maquien



Summer has been slow to arrive here in Tuscany this year and we've had a lot of rain and cold wind, but I'm pretty sure that we will be able to enjoy some nice weather from now on because it was already 27 degrees today. 

One of my favourite fabrics to wear in hot weather - and Tuscan summers as sweltering - is linen. It keeps you cool (or at least doesn't add to your suffering) even on the hottest of days. 

To celebrate the first warm day in style, I chose a matching linen skirt and top by British brand Maquien (you might remember them from this post). The beige skirt has a white panel that matches the white top for a harmonious and elegant summery look that is suitable for both work and play. I'm also looking forward to wearing the top with a pair of denim shorts this summer - it's one of those perfect wardrobe basics that go with everything and give a touch of effortless elegance to any outfit.

If you need to add a few new pieces to your summer wardrobe (and who doesn't?) check out Maquien's collection of linen skirts and tops, all beautifully made in Britain. If you're afraid that linen is a bit difficult to care for, I can tell you it's actually quite easy. All you have to do is wash it cold on a gentle cycle, natural dry until slightly damp, and then iron on the wrong side. 

Maquien also offers bespoke garments and will be happy to make something just for you. The skirt I'm wearing in this post has actually been modified to my exact measurements. Definitely the first think I'll be putting in my suitcase next month when we leave for the beach!






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3 comments :

  1. Lovely;) Very nice outfit!

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  2. Beautiful look :)
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  3. bel look, anche a me piacciono i vestiti di lino, in estate e' un must have ;-)

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