A Tiki summer with She’s Dynamite

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Hello there! Long time no post, I know! Sometimes life can get very busy and you don’t get much time to blog. But this summer is going to be a wild one, I promise!

If you’ve been following me for a while pretty sure you’re aware of my obsession with anything tiki/tropical. And when I discovered She’s Dynamite and their designs, I knew it was time to buy a tiki sarong dress!

The sarong was a very popular dress design in the late 1940s and 1950s, and was often associated with tropicalism. This curve-hugging design is definitely my favourite dress type, so I decided to get this purple beauty from She’s Dynamite.

This UK based clothing brand is specialised in midcentury and vintage inspired designs, all of them made with high quality fabrics.

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The Petal Bust Batik dress is available in two different styles: in a swing skirt or sarong dress. Available from size 8 up to 16, it can also be made into your own measurements. You can check their size chart, and if you are between sizes do not hesitate to ask!

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Due to my bust measurements I ordered a size 14. Although it was the right fit in that area, I had to alter the waist and hips a bit to ensure the dress would hug my curves better. To be honest, I should have given my exact measurements before buying instead of choosing a size. Note to self: always ask before buying! 

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Made of a beautiful lilac hawaiian fabric, the Petal Bust Batik dress is available to order online. It’s the perfect design to live a tiki summer! And a tiki outfit is not complete without some hair flowers and bamboo accessories. I matched the dress to my newest Lady Luck’s Boutique beauties, and had a wonderful photo shoot by the sea.

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The result: a set of stunning photographs by the talented Germán Hernández. It is always a pleasure to work with him. We visited my hometown, Castelldefels, to shoot at the beach and also at a Beach Club, where the owners kindly let us use a Surf board for the photoshoot.

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Have a fabulous summer!

Hope you liked my post! All pictures by Germán Hernández.

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