3 Steps to Embrace the Outdoor Living with Confidence

After three lockdowns, you might need a little push to build up the confidence and go out...Choosing the right outfit for outdoor living, is always difficult. Here are 3 easy steps to re-imagine your summer and reconnect with nature in full confidence.

After three lockdowns, you might need a little push to build up the confidence and go out…Choosing the right outfit for outdoor living, is always difficult. Here are 3 easy steps to re-imagine your summer and reconnect with nature in full confidence.

Develop your signature pastel style

Remember that personal style is about having the courage to experiment new things, new colours. Go back to the the dressing room and try a fresh look. Yes, your body changed since last you had a good look at yourself, but unless you pay attention to what makes you feel good, you will lack the confidence to go out. You can start developing your signature style choosing new colours. Take time to play with colors to discover what looks great on skin. You might have your wardrobe filled with rich colours and be tempted to hide your belly but try some pastel colors: beige, cream, pistachio, and pale-pink range.

Choose the right shape for your outdoor clothes

We found the perfect way to float into summer with ebbflowcornwall’s lightweight, dreamy, cotton ponchos. Perfect for easy going outdoor living – throw them on as a beach cover up and use to change before a swim. Bright and breezy and made from 100% cotton they are a beach bag essential.

Inspired by life in the wilds of West Cornwall, ebbflowcornwall was born from a desire to embrace the spirit of the outdoors and move freely through it unemcumbered by ‘stuff’. Practical, natural and beautiful our ponchos are an essential companion for your everyday adventures. 

They come in two lengths, the shortie at £42 and the longer style at £45. The shortie is perfect for throwing on over a pair of shorts or jeans for a casual beach to bar look. The longer style is perfect for snuggling up in after a swim, for keeping cool under the hot sun and for changing under at the beach. Lightweight and quick drying they are perfect for beach lovers, swimmers, backpackers, campers and surfers. Available in a beautiful array of colours, including this coming seasons ‘on trend’, essential pastel colours of mint and yellow. 

These gorgeous lightweight ponchos are perfect for easy-going outdoor living – throw them on as a beach cover up and use to change before a swim. Bright and breezy and made from 100% cotton they are a beach bag essential.

Hand knotted fringing
Super absorbent and quick drying
Available in a choice of colours
Length 110cm
100% cotton

Find the perfect bag for outdoors adventures

Tia Ruffle is masterfully crafted in a bucket shape with fringe detailing which gives it a playful yet warm weather feel. It features a spacious interior to carry all your essentials and brings a textural element to your look. Ecologically-harvested raffia from family farms, before being dyed in a process formulated in-house in order to create exclusive seasonal colours. The bags are then woven using raffia and leather, using a traditional technique unique to the local women handed down through generations. Finally, a signature tag is added to prove its authenticity. Each bag takes approximately one week to complete, attesting to the quality and craftsmanship for which the brand is known.

  • Size: H 27cm x W 32cm

  • Woven Raffia
  • Leather detailing
  • Linen Lining
  • Inner pocket
  • Drawstring Closure
  • Strap drop: 20cm
  • Handcrafted in Ghana

AAKS as a brand not only creates sustainable jobs within the small community of women, but by doing so also ensures that the ancestral tradition of hand weaving isn’t lost to future generations. AAKS’ latest collection is our choice this summer. Akosua takes inspiration from nature and her African heritage plays a significant role in her work.

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