Monday, June 26, 2017

Summer Essentials for That Perfect Instagram Shot

Fashion bloggers are guilty of buying it for the 'gram... we often purchase items - not just because we like them - but ALSO because we think they will look good in our blog and instagram photos!
Pink Floral Kimono Distressed Jeans Philip Lim Pashli Mini

Take this floral kimono for example - I bought it because it's silky, pretty and comfortable to wear. But I also chose it because it photographs beautifully - it's lightweight and flowy - which provides a lot of movement and adds interest to an outfit shot. Another bonus is that it also works as a swimsuit cover-up, so it's multi-functional too!

In today's post I'm sharing my top 6 Instagram-worthy summer essentials - whether you're at the beach or lounging by a pool - these items will make every photo picture perfect! Read on and let me know if you already own any of these items:

  • Let's start with swimwear. Baywatch-inspired one-pieces are all the rage - especially ones with cute quotes on them. This "un-Mean Girl" suit is only $28.99!
  • Metallic sunglasses look really cute in photos - and you don't have to worry about applying makeup. I'm loving this rose-gold pair, and they're under $20 shipped.
  • If you don't want to wear a kimono as a swimsuit cover-up - choose this pink tassel cover-up instead. It will look perfect in those "staring off into the distance" scenery shots.

Summer Essentials that will look great in your Instagram pics
  • Tassels and pom poms make everything look SO much better - which is why this embellished beach tote is the perfect accessory to complement your beach OOTDs!
  • If a pool party doesn't include a couple of giant floaties - can you really call it a party? There are so many adorable options to choose from...although I love the unicorn floatie - my heart belongs to this pink flamingo
  • Another must-have for those "staring off into the scenery shots" OR to include in your packing flatlay pics - embroidered hats are EVERYWHERE. Luckily these hats are a guilt-free purchase since they provide much needed sun protection too!

Pink Floral Kimono Distressed Jeans Philip Lim Pashli Mini

Have you ever purchased anything JUST because you thought it would look cute on social media?

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  1. Lovely post, I guess we are all guilty for buying something just because it would look cute on social media but it's also functional unless a decorative item.

    Have a great day,

    Tea |

  2. Great post, I like it :)fantastic outfit :)

    new post

  3. I love kimonos and this one is so cute in pink! The styling is great too with the pumps. I'll have to try it! I normally don't think about buying something just for the gram but I can see why other bloggers do!

  4. Very nice Outfit

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