{Fashion Monday} Hamburg weekend outfit

I was in Hamburg last weekend and had the best time ever. It was nice to be in a company of friends new and old. The best part was the weather in Hamburg was nothing like our British weather so it was a huge plus and a mood booster for those of us who are deprived of the good warm summer weather.


Before leaving for Hamburg last Friday I made sure to check the weather and see if I would be packing for British weather or for more warmer weather and I was delighted to see that Hamburg would be heating it up in the mid 20’s. With that mind I knew the staple items to pack would be pencil skirts ( see this post here), shorts and lose tops. Obviously with the sunny weather it calls for us to pull out our best sunnies so I was eager to show off my new sunnies from The Glasses shop who were kind enough to send me a pair. As I have always mentioned on this blog, when I am putting outfits together I don’t usually go with the weather as I am a summer baby and prefer to put together summer outfits than any other season. If I had a choice I would live in my shorts and skirts. I love dresses like the next person but because of my body type, I prefer to show off my long legs and hiding my mid sections and wearing short skirts and shorts helps me achieve that.

Tip 1: if you have long legs but not a favourable mid section (like me) then wear a loose top with the shorted shorts in town. The top should reach the ends of your shorts.

 

Hamburg Weekend Outfit

Tip 2: Wear a bodysuit if your mid section is smooth (no layers) with shorts to give the desired block look.

Day 1: I wore black short shorts with a lose top and added some shades from The Glasses Shop. For shoes I wore sandals I saw HERE the switched to flip flops for comfort as it was too hot to stay in sandals.
Day 2: In Hamburg I opted to wear a mini skirt with a plain top and some cute flats. This was a simple and comfortable look, it catered for my needs and matched with the weather without being too overly dressed.

I feel with warm weather it is best to use minimal accessories as possible so for both looks I either added studs and a watch or just studs as I love wearing some sort of earrings.

I have a couple more outfits I donned whilst in Hamburg (including the green and blue above), the hot weather called for more outfit changes than I anticipated so much that I had to pick up a couple more items from local German stores in Hamburg. I will try and do a haul post soon to show off what I got.

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  1. June 16, 2016 / 11:40 am

    You look lovely. It sounds like you had a good time and I love your sunglasses. I am glad to hear you liked Hamburg, it’s a wonderful city, probably my favourite in Germany.

    • June 16, 2016 / 12:33 pm

      I did enjoy and its such a beautiful city to visit

    • June 14, 2016 / 9:07 pm

      We did and it was just awesome

  2. June 12, 2016 / 7:32 pm

    I love Hamburg – one of my favourite cities, and it really gets very hot in the summer.

    Lovely suitable outfits.

    • June 12, 2016 / 8:01 pm

      Thanks, I did enjoy Hamburg and it was really nice weather

  3. June 10, 2016 / 7:39 pm

    Lovely outfits!! You have great style and combine both outfits really well with really cute accessories!!

    Leslie xoxo

    • June 10, 2016 / 8:05 pm

      Thanks so much Leslie, I try 😊

  4. June 10, 2016 / 6:07 pm

    Oh wow those gold flats with the laser cut details are SO beautiful!! xxx

    • June 10, 2016 / 7:20 pm

      Thanks so much

  5. June 9, 2016 / 10:27 pm

    I LOVE the mini skirt look – I just wish that I had the legs for it!

    • June 9, 2016 / 11:50 pm

      Awe thanks Ali

  6. June 9, 2016 / 9:40 pm

    I love your outfit choice especially those shoes they are gorgeous.

    • June 9, 2016 / 11:50 pm

      Thanks so much

  7. June 9, 2016 / 2:49 pm

    The day one outfit is literally my style – I love it!

    • June 9, 2016 / 3:36 pm

      Glad to hear it and thanks

  8. Jessica McDonnell
    June 9, 2016 / 12:28 pm

    Lovely outfit choices and Hamburg sounds lovely – I really need to visit there.

    • June 9, 2016 / 1:08 pm

      Thanks, you should it’s an awesome place

  9. nicol
    June 9, 2016 / 12:04 pm

    i do love the outfit! were those heels comfy to walk in all day?

    • June 9, 2016 / 12:05 pm

      Thanks, they were comfy but I did take them off after the service

  10. June 9, 2016 / 9:35 am

    I love that salmon pink shirt and I am sure it looks amazing with the shorts x

    • June 9, 2016 / 9:44 am

      It sure does and thanks. I love the colour too

    • June 9, 2016 / 7:08 am

      Thanks so much

  11. June 9, 2016 / 1:09 am

    I like your outfit picks! Your shades rock! I need to start bringing out my warm weather clothes too.

    • June 9, 2016 / 7:08 am

      Thanks Liz I try

  12. June 9, 2016 / 12:12 am

    I have that clutch it is from Dorothy Perkins, I was gifted it by House of Fraser when I worked with them. Loving the shoes too!

    • June 9, 2016 / 7:08 am

      Me too and thanks

  13. June 8, 2016 / 10:40 pm

    Love the Day 2 look! It’s my favourite out the two, hope you had a good time in Hamburg

    • June 9, 2016 / 7:07 am

      Thanks I had a wonderful time

  14. June 8, 2016 / 9:39 pm

    Such a lovely outfit although I don’t think I could walk in those shoes! x

    • June 9, 2016 / 7:06 am

      Hahahaha I managed to so it would ok

  15. June 8, 2016 / 4:56 pm

    What lovely weather! I love the outfit too!

    • June 9, 2016 / 7:06 am

      Thanks

  16. June 8, 2016 / 3:33 pm

    I’ve never been to hamburg. It looks awesome as do your outfits. Great selection.

    • June 9, 2016 / 7:05 am

      Thanks so much much, it was my first time too

  17. June 8, 2016 / 2:24 pm

    It’s always great to have lovely weather when you go travelling! I love your choice of shoes for your two days

    • June 9, 2016 / 7:04 am

      Thanks Sarah, good weather does a lot for people’s mind set

  18. June 8, 2016 / 2:03 pm

    Trips away are so much nicer when the sun is shining. Love those sunglasses!

    • June 8, 2016 / 2:16 pm

      That they are indeed, thanks I am in love with them

    • June 8, 2016 / 2:09 pm

      Thanks so much

  19. June 8, 2016 / 10:56 am

    How nice that you had such great weather! My favourite season for dressing is Autumn, but there’s something liberating about the minimalism of summer clothing AND it doesn’t take up much space in your suitcase! 😉

    • June 8, 2016 / 2:08 pm

      That’s so true about autumn but I am a summer baby so I prefer summer all in all

    • June 8, 2016 / 10:11 am

      Thanks Dannii

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