PostA week in the style of : Bel Jacobs

Bel Jacobs Freelance fashion and arts journalist Bel Jacobs shares the best of high end and high street on her blog beljacobs.com. As a previous London Style Editor, when it comes to fashion she’s seen it, worn it, loved it. Plus she’s a serious flats aficionado. So who better to wear us through her week in some of Clarks hottest summer looks…

BUY - Hotel Bustle

FRIDAY. Yes, sorry, but sometimes freelancers like me bunk off and take a walk in the park on a working day. The weather was lovely, the picnic was ready. I threw on a maxi dress and Hotel Bustle, Clarks take on fisherman sandals and was off. A bit of research has unearthed that fisherman sandals are incredibly ancient and are distinguished by the strappy open design – presumably so that water can drain away should you need to splash through the waves to nab your catch. Clarks feminine take on the style offers the design in a pretty, almost nude, oyster leather with a low block rubber heel and looks just as nice under cropped jeans as they do under floaty dresses. What I liked was the way the bold tile pattern of the dress worked against the soft colour of the shoes – but, in the end, it was the sunshine that won out.

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PostEverybody’s wearing – LPDs

How to wear a white summer dress This summer the LPD (little pale dress) is everywhere – and with good reason.  With temperatures soaring, this versatile number can become the cornerstone of your summer wardrobe. Looking as good at work with loud heels as it does on the weekend with flat sandals, the LPD channels just the right amount of centre court couture.

From smocks with lace detail to on-trend shirt dresses and everything in between, keep it light and simple and you’ll feel as cool as you look.

Four ways to wear:

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