Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Spring Essentials for All the Family

Spring is in the air (or at least it’s trying to be!) so there’s no better time to try and revitalize the wardrobes to include some staple spring essentials. While cold is still in the air and the weather is very different than it was at this time last year, the sun is trying to poke its way through the clouds for us all to enjoy. 

Preparing yourself with a few new additions to your family’s wardrobe is all you need for the spring months. You don’t need to spend a fortune either – just a few pounds will kit out you, the hubby and the kids, for any eventuality. 

Footwear 
Keep in mind even though the sun has just landed on our door steps you may never know when you might need your cheap wellies from ASDA George. Nevertheless the wellies will undoubtedly have to stay on the shoe rack for the near future and now would be an ideal time to pick up some spring/summer shoes. 

Dads will look and feel great in some super stylish canvas shoes while mums could take their pick from some cute crochet ballet pumps or some open toe animal print slingbacks for the warm spring days. 

Jackets 
Hopefully, the winter coat can get put away for a few months soon, giving you the chance to treat your brood to some new, lighter, spring jackets. 

Opt for a waterproof option in case of the inevitable showers, such as the cool £7 monster jacket for boys, a simple block colour mac for mums and the South Dean Street Two Tone Coat for dad. Girls will love a funky animal print mac to keep the rain at bay, while still looking super cool. 
Alternatively, stock up on warm hoodies for your family, which are perfect for keeping toasty on spring days when there’s not a raincloud in sight. 

Outfits 
Brighten even the gloomiest of days with some new bright apparel. Ladies, an option of a maxi dress will certainly make you feel like it’s a summer’s day. While gentlemen, why not chooser some graphic print T-shirts and match with some cool and refreshing chinos. The springtime is a perfect opportunity to enhance the family wardrobes. Say goodbye to the drab greys and navy blues and say hello to the reds, yellows and azure blues. 

Floral prints, dazzling colours and cool denims will leave you feeling revitalised while the kids will look fab in summer dresses and funky character motif T-shirts. Team with denim jackets or warming cardigans on cooler days. 

Accessories 
While the clouds are still out in force, you never know when you may need your sunnies and if you don’t have any, take the opportunity to introduce a pair to each family member. You don’t have to spend a fortune on sunglasses for them to do the job and protect your eyes from the sun’s harmful rays. 
Have a look at the hats available too – whether it’s a sporty cap or a straw cowboy hat, having something to keep the sun off your head is vital, even if the only time you’ll need it is when you jet off abroad for your summer hols. 

Start stocking up on the spring and summer essentials now and you won’t be faced with a colossal clothing bill as summer arrives. While it may not be scorching hot now, we can but hope that the weather will turnaround sometime soon. Take a look at the fabulous range at ASDA George for affordable threads that are bang on trend.  

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