The Chic Natural | Spring Break Haul
The only bad thing about spring break (AS IF there is really anything) is packing! Check out our girl Kim from @thechicnatural and her boohoo spring break haul if you need tips on what to throw in your case to win at weekend break beach babe style!
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Spring Break Guide | Amanda Steele
Our girl Amanda Steele has put together her favorite Spring Break hang outs, what to take and her beach babe beauty tips, so all you have to do is pack! I would have to say during Spring Break I am always going to be by the beachWhere's your favorite place to go during spring break?"I love hanging by the beach. Venice Beach is one of my favorite beaches to go to!"What's your favorite spring break hang out?"NoBu in Malibu is a great place to eat and a fun hang out spot."What are your ideal plans for spring break?"I would have to say during Spring Break I am always going to be by the beach - relaxing, laying out tanning and hanging out with friends! That's my ideal Spring Break!"Savvy savours you need to pack according to Amanda Steele: If your flight is booked, your bikinis are on order and you have already picked out the best pool parties to attend - yep, you’re going on vacation! But have you put together your beauty check list yet?! Top 3 What To PackIf I was going on a Spring Break trip I would totally pack metallic sandals. They are super stylish, comfortable and great for a day at the beach. A sea salt spray is definitely important to have with you, especially if you’re going in and out of the water. A sea salt spray will give your hair more texture and a give it a nice wave to it. All of the above would be pointless if you didn’t get the chance to snap it! A portable phone charger is a must - I have to have my phone at all times so I can take some great pics!Top 3 Beauty Tips for the beachDid I already mention sea salt spray? The best bit is it can work your waves through damp or dry hairWearing sun screen is important especially when you're going to be out in the sun for hours. Benefit has a really amazing sun screen. Oh! and a waterproof mascara is your best friend. Too Faced just came out with my favorite mascara in a waterproof version and I can't wait to try it!
Spring Break; The After Party
Need outfit inspiration? We asked Amanda Steele what she'll be wearing this spring break. So whether your hanging at the pool all day, out for food with your girls or hitting up a party, Amanda's got you covered..."I love boohoo bathing suits! One had really cute seashells on them - definitely a must-have for this Spring/Summer. I think a bathing suit always looks really cute under a pair of denim shorts. A great way to keep it super casual. This look will always help you stay cool in the hot weather while still looking stylish!" Out with your girls or hitting a party? Pair an all black combo with a varsity jacket and lace up heels for Amanda’s instant cool-girl style"A fun outfit is this bandeau top that has a matching pencil skirt and choker such a great night time spring break look. It will definitely be one of my go-to's!" Own every party in a cut out body con with strappy stilettos. Finish your look like Amanda with sleek hair and statement earrings Now get packin'
'Sup Spring Break
While snow fell on the East Coast last week, Suede Brooks and Val Mercado brought the heat on our Spring Break shoot in Merida, Mexico. Soon many of you will be heading to warmed clime's and partying the only way boohoo girls know how, so we caught up with Suede to get some tips to have you prepped to perfection on where to go and what to wear. Describe your go-to beach outfit?A bathing suit, mostly two pieces or if I wanna go super cute I'll go for a one piece and high waisted denim shorts with like, a shawl or kimono and some cute sandals and we'll call it a day.Describe your style...My style is very simplistic yet contemporary, I like to follow the trends and models. I wear very simple, like black, white and I'll tie in a few colours here and there but mostly it's just classic colours, yet trendy with a twist.How does your style change when the weather heats up?I normally go for summery boho vibes when it's hotter outside so I can't wear jeans so very festival-inspired outfits. boohoo goes right down my alley too so it's like perfect.What's your go-to beach outfit?A bathing suit, mostly two pieces or if I wanna go super cute I'll go for a one piece and high waisted denim shorts with like, a shawl or kimono and some cute sandals and we'll call it a day.Why do you love boohoo?Oh my god, I love boohoo because they're always on set with the trends, they understand how girls and boys like to dress which is super convenient and I also like the way it's very inexpensive for like younger girls to buy and like when I make videos with their clothing people are able to buy it. I love the style of everything it's so cute.What's your fave trend for SS17?My favorite trend for spring and summer is...fringe, the fringe wallets, gladiator sandals and distressed denim shorts and jackets.What's your fave spot in summer?The beach. I spend a lot of my time in Malibu, I really love the beach - it's like my home.
Val Mercado Talks Spring Break
From her fave spot for Spring Break, to her fave trends for SS17, we caught up with Val Mercado on on our recent shoot in Merida, Mexico to get the low down. Describe your style...My style is very chill, very casual. I'm very easy when it comes to dressing, I don't like to fuss or feel tight, I like loose things. My style inspirations are Bianca Jagger, Solange, Cher and Buddy Paige. I'm kind of like an infusion of all these different things. I love old school things, I love flared pants, 70s style clothing, dressing retro and vintage. That's definitely my style. What's your fave trend for SS17?My favourite trend for spring/ summer is the gold, you know how metallics are coming back in, definitely metallics, off the shoulder crop tops and a lot of high waisted pants for sure. And straps, strappy shoes and lace up shoes are totally in right now.What's your fave spot for Spring Break?Tbh, my favourite spot is Cancun. I come here every year for Spring Break, it's kind of embarrassing but you know, Cancun for sure, it's so easy, it's so fun.What's your most memorable Spring Break moment?My most memorable Spring Break was last year actually, I went to Spring Break with my brothers and they brought their girlfriends and I was just like the fifth wheel and it was crazy to see my little brothers who were finally of age so were allowed to drink getting drunk and I was just like "Oh my god" I felt like a mom. It was cute, it was cute, I was the fifth wheel but it was a nice trip.Bikini or one piece?Bikini - I've built up the confidence to wear a two piece.Flip flops or sandals?I'm not a flip flops kinda girl. I feel like they're way too casual. I prefer something with a little style, something that describes my style.Why do you love boohoo?It's so accessible, it's so affordable. You guys are so up on your fashion, you put out fast fashion and are so trendy. It's what you would find at high end boutiques at a fraction of the price. Everyone can look good on a budget for sure.
My Festival Wardrobe | Amanda Steele
Get prepped for Coachella, (or any festival you're heading to!) in California-cool outfits that you can rock all summer long. Our ultimate cool girl from Cali Amanda Steele shows us how festival dressing is done and her fantasy line up... “boohoo has this amazing tie-dye bomber jacket - such a fun print and the colors are amazing!” Coachella style; team up a tie dye jacket and denim cut offs like Amanda for a new take on two festival staples that never get old "I think another essential that most people might not think about are belts! Definitely check out some of boohoo's belts! A cute belt always pulls an outfit together." "boohoo has some really great backpacks and fanny packs which are a statement in themselves. They’re light and they’re easy to carry around all the stuff you need" Amanda's Fantasy Festival Line Up...KanyeThe wkndTravis scottBeyonceElvisDavid BowieWe'd totally be there front row with Amanda!