It’s hard for me to relate when someone tells me that they’re not a beach person. How is it possible not to be a beach person – what’s not to love about the seaside? I admit that one of my favourite things about trips to the beach is deciding what outfit to wear, or rather, what pair of beach pajamas to choose. Most of the time when I go to the beach I don’t end up swimming; sharks, stingrays, and jellyfish usually see to that, although the latter are the thing I am especially terrified of. I love swimming in the ocean but whenever I do I usually terrify the people around me because I scare myself stupid and scream bloody murder anytime a piece of seaweed brushes against my leg.
So for me a beach trip usually just involves walks on the promenade enjoying the sun and sea air, and hopefully ice cream. But not on this latest trip unfortunately, the ice cream machine was broken which felt like the biggest injustice ever and as you can see I’m still talking about it…If you look at that last picture, that’s me mournfully staring out to sea thinking about the ice cream I never got to eat. At least I got to wear my new beach pajamas though – so it’s not all bad!
This thirties inspired look is by Loco Lindo, who have a superb range of separates that can be styled as beach pajamas. I am wearing the palazzo trousers in chambray and this is actually the first time I have ever worn anything made from this fabric – I had no idea that it would be so soft; I always expected it to be more like denim because of how it looks. It gets even better though, as these trousers also have elastic at the back! As the key thing to styling high waisted trousers is making sure they fit perfectly in the waist, this isn’t always fool proof come lunch time – so elastic at the back works wonders. I for one really appreciate this modern touch on this otherwise very authentic 30s -40s cut.
We were having another hot day when these photos were taken, so I decided to tie up the Red Hot Dot rayon blouse for a more relaxed beach look, although it also looks very elegant tucked in as well. This is a style that is meant to have a loose fit so it is important to look at the size chart carefully as it runs larger than standard. I am wearing a size XS which I found to be just the right fit for this classic cut. Both of these pieces come in a wide range of colours and novelty prints perfect for mixing and matching with each other – lots of beach appropriate nautical and tropical prints, as well as classic colours and patterns for everyday wear. If you’re still looking for the perfect beach appropriate look or want to give beach pajamas a go, I would recommend being quick and heading over to Loco Lindo and taking advantage of their 25% off sale!
Red Hot Dot Camp Shirt – courtesy of Loco Lindo
Navy Chambray High Waisted Trousers – courtesy of Loco Lindo
I definitly would have thought that these trousers were a stiffer type denim fabric, so glad that they have that beautiful, elegant drape to them. And they do fall really nicely. So nice to have a looser, floaty style ensemble for the beach, whilst maintaining that put together look. Also really enjoyed watching you getting ready for your day at the beach on insta stories.
You look so gorgeous! And I know what you mean, there is nothing more beautiful than spending a day at the beach or the waterside in general! I’m so happy the weather is finally good enough here in Germany to enjoy ice cream at the Isar…
I love being by the sea but I’m not a beach babe – walking along a promenade in an outfit like yours sounds much better! Those trousers are fab, good to hear about the lighter weight fabric. Xx
Isn’t it wonderful when the beach is so close that if you go there, you don’t feel any pressure at all to actually get into the water?
I love looking at the water and watching for whales and dolphins however, I am not at all keen about getting into the water with them.
I like to admire from afar.
However, I am absolutely certain that whilst I am water gazing, I visually come nowhere close to the chic picture that you present here.
Relaxed and stylish and absolutely rocking the 30-40s look.
Thanks for sharing.
CiCi Marie says
If you’re not a beach person you’re basically not my friend because you are an alien to me!! But this is the girl that’s getting married there 🙂 I’m wondering how early you had to get to this location to get photos with no one else around 😉 anyway, love this look – so glamorous but also I bet it’s super comfortable. Winning combination!
Mim McDonald (@crinolinerobot) says
I can’t be doing with sandy beaches and just sitting round, but give me a day on the rocks at Lyme Regis with my fossil hammer, or an afternoon poking round rockpools, and I’m happy.
I did go to Barbados for 10 days and spend none of it on the beach, though five of those days were taken up with a Test Match… Maybe if I had beach pyjamas as good as yours I’d spend more time on the sand. You do look perfectly beach-ready.
I always get creeped out in water too! I can relate to the seaweed experience- and I don’t even live anywhere near jellyfish or other terrors 🙂
I always love seeing your beach outfits- they are so elegant, yet practical.
I am going to shock you then and admit that I am not a beach person! I love swimming, but mostly just when it’s safely contained in a pool. I tend to avoid the sun, and I’m not a fan of sand in my swimmers.
You make it look like the place to be, though! I love all your beach pajamas, and this set is another winner. The sweet white heels work perfectly, and the wide brimmed hat is so chic.