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Summer 2015 trend: Dress like a mermaid

Jul 13, 2015

by Alice Young

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Mermaids are the mythical creature of choice this season; whether it’s due to the shimmery sea sirens gracing the catwalk for Rodarte’s SS15 collection, or simply because nothing catches the sun better than a tonne of sequins. Here’s a roundup of the shiniest metallic, holographic and sequin styles to make a big splash this summer…

Now to lounge on the nearest large rock and look fabulous.

Bikini, £32, Bikini Boo

These leggings boast the iridescent sparkle of scales without the mobility restriction of a mermaid tail.

Leggings, £40, Tirade 13

Oh-so-shiny metallic leather for the mermaid with a rebellious streak.

Leather crop top, £150, Joanna Pybus

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Because clam bikinis aren’t the most appropriate everyday wear.

Shell crop top, £15, Karizma London

The lilac sequins on this vintage 90s dress create a pearl-like shimmer that’d be perfect for summertime partying.

Vintage lilac dress, £60, Bird On A Wire Vintage

Team with crimped hair à la Madison from Splash for ultimate aquatic babe status.

Mermaid sparkle swimsuit, £35, Shop Studio B

Ideal for carrying loose change and sea shells.

Round coin purse, £16, Delacy Accessories

What do you think of the mermaid-inspired trend? Let us know in the comments below or tweet us @EtsyUK!


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