My Poolside Essentials: Portugal


– SUMMER STYLE –


Hi guys, it’s hard to believe that it’s Monday already. Where did the weekend go? I’m hoping for some nice weather this week even though the weather forecast says otherwise. I have a few fun events on and most are outdoors so fingers crossed. For the past couple of weeks I have been working on my Portugal style posts. This one is all about those pool side days and the essentials I take with me every time. This outfit is from iClothing and Primark – I have included links with the images below so have a read and let me know what you think.


BLUE SKIES, COCKTAILS AND OVERSIZED SUNGLASSES



DRESSES | PLAYSUITS


I picked up this tunic style top from iClothing just before my trip and I decided to wear it as a dress as it is quite long and a nice loose fit. Perfect for the warmer months and it’s simple to throw on over a bikini or swimsuit. Having some sort of dress or playsuit to throw on when you’re at the beach or pool is a must in my opinion. Minimal effort and they look good too.


SWIMWEAR


I picked up this swimsuit in Penneys (Primark) a few weeks ago and I am still loving it. Stripes are huge this season plus this one has removable straps. It was about €15 and they also have similar ones in black. I’ve also included a link to a similar one below. A comfortable bikini or swimsuit is ideal. Think about tan lines, style and comfort before you start purchasing.


SUNGLASSES


My babies, my Celines! I take my Catherine Celine sunglasses with me almost everywhere in fairness. They go with almost everything and they protect my eyes from the sun. What more could you want in a pair of sunglasses? I picked these up in Brown Thomas back in January and they have barely left my face (rain or sunshine). A good quality pair of sunglasses is a must.


FLIP FLOPS


I brought my new pair of FITFLOPS to Portugal with me. I went for a gold colour because I am still loving all things gold and rose gold. From the top, they look like your typical surfer-girl sandals. Underneath, they’re engineered with iQUSHION micro-bubble foam impact cushions for comfort. Their new collection has a wide range of styles and colours available. I’ve included a link below.


A STRAW HAT


I’ve said it before and I will say it again. Straw hats every time! Maybe it’s just me but nothing says Summer quite like an oversized straw hat. I picked up this one in Penneys for €5 a few weeks ago and I have included a link to a similar one below. Love them!


AND A COCKTAIL OF COURSE…


 


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There you have it! Another one of my holiday outfits from Portugal. Hopefully this look has given you some sun holiday outfit inspiration for the weeks to come. I have more holiday outfit posts to come so keep an eye out. If there is anything in particular you’d like me to blog about next let me know. You can catch me on Snapchat: duffyloikes, Instagram, Facebook and Twitter! 🙂

Thanks for reading!

Until next time…

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