With the way this year has been going, many of us are indulging in a little more retail therapy than usual. And when it comes to summer outfits, the brighter (and more joy-inducing), the better, we say.
With this in mind, H&M’s new puff-sleeve top is ticking all the boxes, and is already been seen on all of Instagram’s coolest ladies.
The top, which looks far more expensive than it is, boasts a cute ditsy floral print, with greens, purples, and yellows thrown into the colour palette. At £29.99, it’s a total bargain, and the ways you can style it are seemingly endless. Whether it’s with some white jeans or denim shorts, we predict that this will quickly become your go-to socially distanced BBQ or picnic look.
And it’s not just the top that’s having a moment – if the blouse isn’t for you but you love the print, fear not because there’s a couple of other options at H&M.
The first is a dress with the same top half, complete with puff sleeves and a straight shape. It’s only £10 more than the top at £39.99, and would look gorgeous with either strappy heels or flat sandals for a hot summer’s day or more dressy occasion. Influencer Sarah Dimani styled the dress version with a waist belt and lots of accessories for a cool ‘more is more’ approach.
Then there’s the skirt, which is currently in the sale at £26, down from £39.99. It has a sleek slim cut shape, which then flows out into a ruffle. This could be paired with a simple t-shirt or strappy top, and some low-key sandals.
So, affordable wardrobe updates aplenty – the only bad news is that most of the sizes for each piece are sold out online. However, H&M restocks its items fairly regularly, so we’re hoping for a comeback – or, with the physical high street now reopening, you could check out your local store.