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
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
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