Summer Pastels, Lavender is the New Lilac

Summer Pastels are my new obsession. Lavender has always been in our garden but never on me! I love colour, it adds light and life to my world, my wardrobe and our home. Not much colour on the walls, I don’t go over the top 98% of the walls in our house are white. I add colour with ‘things’ so when I get bored I can change it all around and start again.


Lavender loves Summer Pastels Lavender is the New Lilac


Summer Pastels aka Lavender, Lilac or Violet.

I’m sure you know that lilac is the pastel trend for summer, the stores are calling it Lavender! I’m liking that, very romantic and very summery too.


Lavender paired with denim is perfect for summer, it has always been a favourite of mine.


5 Summer Pastels pieces : £23 and under!

Lavender with denim is perfect for summer and has always been a favourite of mine. I found five things that I would wear with my cropped jeans this summer and they only cost £23 and under…


Lavender loves Summer Pastels Lavender is the New Lilac


The Details: These are only £23.00 and under


One: Slogan Tshirt £7.99

Two: Detachable shoulder strap bag £12.99

Three: Cats Eyes sunnies with 100% UV protection £23.00

Four: 100% leather 2 part sandals £22.00

Five: Lilac canvas lace ups £20.00


My latest Summer Pastels Purchase…

If you read my midlife and florals post, you may remember that I had fallen for a dress? Last week I gave in to temptation and bought it. Not an impulse buy because I took a few weeks to decide to buy it and it did cost £49 pounds, so not a bargain either. I couldn’t stop thinking about it. Luckily it was still available in my size.


Midlife fashion lets chat about florals and personal style...


It was this one above, I will do photograph an outfit post very soon, you can tell me what you think.


More Colour posts from Lazy Daisy Jones for you to read today…


Annie Sloan’s new colour Lem Lem on my Moroccan stool

Pantone Ultra Violet I will be wearing it in 2018 will you?

I Spent an Evening with Johanna Basford the Queen of Colouring


I do hope you have sunshine where you are, Dorset is looking lovely today.


Lazy Daisy Jones

Lazy Daisy Jones is a UK Midlife & Style blog. Written by Ashley, a 50+ creative Midster, who believes it is never too late to be who you want to be.

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  1. 23rd April 2018 / 16:56

    Like the Zara slogan T-shirt! Sounds abot right for me!
    Laurie xx

    • 24th April 2018 / 09:18

      ha yes perfect !! No actually you have some brilliant ideas! xx

  2. 20th April 2018 / 07:52

    Oh what a lovely colors! I want those canvas shoes!!!! Haha, enjoy your weekend!

    • 20th April 2018 / 12:41

      Thanks Nancy You too is it hot where you are its very hot in the UK!
      best Ashley x

  3. 20th April 2018 / 06:56

    Love the lilac plimsoles with the print maxi…very cute and cool for summer. 👌❤️😘

    • 20th April 2018 / 12:40

      Hello and thanks Sarah, they will look very pretty I think?
      have a good weekend
      Ashley x

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