4 Essential Summer Pieces From Bonmarché

Bonmarché kindly sent me some clothes for this review.
4 Essential Summer Pieces From Bonmarché

4 Essential Summer Pieces From Bonmarché. Hello friends, so how are you today?

Happy Thursday 😀.

Hope you’re having a lovely week? How quickly is this week going? Blink and the children will be back to school.

It is all go here too!!

Sunny days all around.

Skegness one day.

London another.

Tired out now.

We are staying local today and having a trip to Nottingham for a walk around the parks.

4 Essential Summer Pieces From Bonmarché

As the weather has been beautiful over the last few weeks I thought it would be perfect timing to share my 4 Essential Summer Pieces From Bonmarché style post.

I have teamed up with Bonmarché to share my 4 favourite Summer essential pieces:


Firstly, Swimwear:

An item of swimwear is a Summer must-have!

Holidays, days out at the seaside or just a simple mum can we go swimming today!?

I like to treat myself each Summer to a nice new item of swimwear as I know it will be worn loads.

If I was going abroad I would have picked a bikini but as all our holidays lately are in the UK, I thought how pretty this swim dress would be.

How lovely is this swim dress?

It has such a lovely pattern, a figure-flattering A-line skirt and featuring soft cups and hidden tummy control panels for support and comfort.

How sweet is this tropical print too?

Material: 80% Nylon, 20% Elastane. Powermesh 85% Nylon, 15% Elastane. Lining 100% Polyester ex. trims.

Product Care: Hand wash only.

Colour: Multi

Sizes 10-26

Price £24.00


Secondly, Flat Sandals:

As much as I love my heels, I never get as much wear out of them as flats.

These diamante sandals are perfect for adding a little sparkle to your day or night.

With just a little wedge heel they will be perfect for wearing any day out, long walks into town, BBQ’S, picnic in the park or just on a walk with the dog. You name it, they will be perfect.

Add a little glamour to any outfit and also has a low wedge heel and elasticated straps for comfort and style.

Material: Upper: PU, Lining & Sock: PU Sole: Other Materials

Product Care: Wipe clean only.

Colour: White or Silver

Size start from (3 out of stock at the minute) so 4 to 8


4 Essential Summer Pieces From Bonmarché

Thirdly, A Nice Cotton Dress:

A nice cool cotton dress is an essential go-to piece for me. I wear polyester and nylon but I am allergic to them.

Ever since I was little my body has reacted to them when it is really warm.

Running clothes, swimwear and clothes that I wear for short periods are fine. Also, I am OK on cooler days but after a few hours when the weather is really warm my arms start to go numb.


So a Cotton dress is my Summer is a must have.

Also, nice pretty colours and pattern dress suitable for any occasion is always at the top of my shopping list.

This dress comes in a beautiful border print and classic fit and flare shape. This will be my Summer go-to dress.

This dress provides a flattering fit in a lovely lightweight cotton voile. Fully lined with a concealed zip, this dress is the perfect summer dress.

Keeping you looking stylish in the hotter months.

Colour: Pink

100% Cotton

Sizes 10 to 24


4 Essential Summer Pieces From Bonmarché

Fourthly, A Lightweight And Light Coloured Cardigan:

This lightweight cardigan is perfect for Summer. The colour will go with everything. With the lace on the sleeves, you can dress it up or down for any occasion. Also, it is lightweight to carry around with you in case the weather turns cool. This will be perfect for most outfits throughout the Summer months on cooler days.

Length: 60cm (24in) for size XS, +2cm for each additional size.

Material: 69.3% Viscose, 30.7% Nylon. Lace: 100% Polyester

Product Care: Machine washable

Colour: Ivory or Pink

XS, S, M, L, XL

Price: £24.00

4 Essential Summer Pieces From Bonmarché

4 Essential Summer Pieces From Bonmarché:

So what do you think of my 4 Essential Summer Pieces From Bonmarché?

Here is how they all look and fit:


4 Essential Summer Pieces From Bonmarché
4 Essential Summer Pieces From Bonmarché

So what would be your essential items of clothing?

Maybe a nice pair of shorts?

4 Essential Summer Pieces From Bonmarché
4 Essential Summer Pieces From Bonmarché
4 Essential Summer Pieces From Bonmarché

What I Wore 4 Essential Summer Pieces From Bonmarché:

Sunglasses : Primark

Cardigan: c/o Bonmarché

Dress : c/o Bonmarché

Sandals : c/o Bonmarché

Swimdress : c/o  Bonmarché

4 Essential Summer Pieces From Bonmarché

About this post: Bonmarché kindly sent me some clothes for this review. All thoughts are my own and I was not paid for this post.

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Claire Justine
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  1. Tamar SB
    1st June 2017 / 10:41 am

    I love the shoes! Great summer looks.

  2. Helen J
    1st June 2017 / 12:46 pm

    Lovely photos! I would never think to shop at Bon Marche, but I love your dress and the detailing on the cardigan sleeves 🙂

  3. vanity andme
    1st June 2017 / 1:36 pm

    Love the dress Claire. Looks fab on you xx

    • 2nd June 2017 / 3:26 pm

      Aww, thank you Laurie, it is so lovely to wear 🙂

  4. Heather{Our Life In a Click}
    1st June 2017 / 1:48 pm

    I love all of the pieces especially the dress and sandals. Bling bling! You look great in all of it!

  5. Melanies Fab Finds
    1st June 2017 / 8:20 pm

    I love that pink dress it's lovely. Those shoes really are perfect to complete the outfit.

  6. Newcastle Family Life
    1st June 2017 / 9:16 pm

    I have never been in a Bon Marche before as I always thought they were for much older ladies, however your outfits look really modern and lovely xx

    • 2nd June 2017 / 7:09 pm

      Thanks lovely. I remember going in all the time when I was younger with my gran. They have changed so much over the years and have lots of beautiful things 🙂

  7. Deborah Nicholas
    1st June 2017 / 9:20 pm

    Ooh that pink dress is so pretty!!

  8. Nicole Mölders
    2nd June 2017 / 4:30 am

    You look awesome in the dress! Thanks for joining the Top of the World Style linkup party.

    • 2nd June 2017 / 7:12 pm

      Aww thank you so much Nicole. Thanks for hosting and stopping by too 🙂

  9. Kara Guppy
    2nd June 2017 / 6:02 am

    I love both looks although the first dress is my fave. I don't think I have ever been inside BonMarche

  10. MamaMummyMum
    2nd June 2017 / 8:04 am

    Some great choices, I love the mix of vibrant colours against the white! #pocolo

  11. Nancy's Fashion Style
    2nd June 2017 / 8:26 am

    That is a beautiful red dress!

  12. Stella Olojola
    2nd June 2017 / 10:41 am

    I love your outfit. Great for the season.

  13. Sam, Memories and Mayhem Blog
    2nd June 2017 / 4:45 pm

    I love the dress, it's really pretty and the cardigan goes really well with it! #PoCoLo

    • Clairejustine oxox
      5th June 2017 / 10:13 am

      Aww, thank you 🙂

  14. Musings of a tired mummy...zzz...
    2nd June 2017 / 9:02 pm

    Love that dress! Gutted they don't do a size 8 for me 🙁

  15. Kizzy Bass
    3rd June 2017 / 6:22 am

    Love all of these, especially the cotton dress. I may have to change my graduation dress now!

  16. Jayne SMABL
    3rd June 2017 / 10:05 am

    You look fab! I love the pink dress and it couples up perfectly with the white cardigan 🙂

    • 5th June 2017 / 10:14 am

      Thanks Jayne, I think the cardi will go with everything 🙂

  17. Stephanie Moore
    4th June 2017 / 7:24 pm

    What pretty clothes, I love that the swimsuit has a little skirt on.

  18. Helena TheQueenofCollage
    4th June 2017 / 9:14 pm

    Unsure about the swimwear but the other pieces are gorgeous. #PoCoLo

  19. Elegance and Mommyhood
    5th June 2017 / 4:53 pm

    I always love red on you Claire! Such a gorgeous dress. You styled it so nicely!

  20. Leslie Roberts Clingan
    6th June 2017 / 3:48 am

    Good gravy, I love everything. That bathing suit is so cute. At first I thought it was a sundress. What a bold, beachy print! And the cotton dress with that darling cardi…perfect for a summer date night. Thank you for sharing on Fabulous Friday.

  21. Anosa Malanga
    6th June 2017 / 10:41 pm

    I do love the cotton dress and how it fits on you, for me as you said I would include shorts as for me my summer has wearing shorts in it.

  22. mummabstylish
    7th June 2017 / 7:44 am

    Lovely pieces, love that summer dress- perfect for a family and friends bbq. x Jacqui

  23. Anonymous
    8th June 2017 / 5:51 pm

    Such a lovely outfit. I love everything you have featured here. I must nip in when I am in town again.

  24. Nicole Mölders
    9th June 2017 / 5:31 am

    You look great in the red and white dress. So chic. Thanks for joining the Top of the World Style linkup party.

  25. The Wardrobe Stylist
    9th June 2017 / 6:41 pm

    Couldn't agree more. I love the pieces and they are a must in a summer closet. Would love to connect

  26. Emma Peach
    10th June 2017 / 4:26 pm

    I love the swimdress! You look fab in that pretty dress. I have those sandals in silver…they're so comfortable. Thanks for linking up!Emma xxx

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