Sunday, 22 May 2016

•Frugal Buy* Accessorize bikini

Bikini top: £15, Accessorize. Bikini bottoms: £14, Accessorize. Towel: £20, Wood/Grey. Sunglasses: £15, Accessorize. Book: £10.39, Amazon
I don't buy as many bikinis as I used to, back in the day I would go on a 10 day holiday with 10 different styles. Nowadays, I have 4 -5 favourite styles - they're more classic too - a Topshop stripe one, a Heidi Klein taupe one (everyone needs one expensive wow factor one), a classic black high waisted style and a swimsuit. Gone are the days when I want to stand out in a bright white bikini (this was confirmed by the hen weekend in Marbella last year) - I much prefer to look chic in the background. And this certainly fits the bill.

It's a dead ringer for the Marysia one I love at £230. It's a waffle fabric which makes it super flattering against the skin, I sized up in the bottoms simply because I hate a clingy brief and these hold you in without unsightly bulges. They come with straps but they're detachable for someone like me who hates halterneck tan lines - so it's basically the ideal bikini. And the best bit? I could afford the swimsuit version too:

Scallop swimsuit: £29, Accessorize

1. Bikini top: £14.99, H&M. Bikini bottoms: £9.99, H&M

2. Cotton off shoulder dress: £65, And Other Stories

3. Gold-plated necklace: £39, Tom Shot at Cadenzza

4. Raw edge straw hat: £19.99, Mango

5. Nail polish in 'Mom': £6, Topshop

6. Jute bag: £14.99, H&M

7. Knotted sandals: £39, Topshop


  1. We've been following you on Twitter and love your styling!!! Gorgeous website and Tumblr site too :)

    Agata Kozak
    Fashion Designer

  2. I LOVE the swimsuit version. You have such great style!x

    1. Thank you! I'm much more into swimsuits these days!

  3. Oh! I've got the swimsuit, didn't see the bikini when I bought it, but it was a few weeks ago... And the wobbly belly just isn't ready yet 🙈 Fab isn't it? X

  4. Love the bikini! Sophie x

  5. Thanks for the tip. I love the Marysia one but could I no way justify it and there was money off this one too! Win win!
    Katie x


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