Getting out in style
Fashion tips for pub and restaurant gatherings
If it was any other year, April 12th would be a normal day. In 2021, it’s a fantastic cause for celebration: everyone in England can finally get away from their homes – and take a break from their own glamorous garden parties – to see loved ones outdoors at pubs and restaurants!
Whether you’re planning on a casual catch-up drink or looking to have a slap-up meal with your besties, there’s every reason to make a fashion statement. With the help of Fenn Wright Manson, you can get a luxury look without breaking the bank – all the gorgeous looks featured below are now half price!
Aim for casual, effortless style
To kick things off, you should consider wearing something both glamorous and comfortable, that you can pair effortlessly with all those lovely skirts and pairs of trousers that have undoubtedly laid dormant in your wardrobe for months on end.
Stand out from the crowd with our Estelle top – the perfect piece to mix and match with smart trousers or casual jeans. Just as eye-catching is our gorgeous Nadiya top, created with lustrous burn-out fabric and sporting an all-over geo print, delivering a strikingly beautiful coral and navy contrast.
Alternatively, you might want something that offers timeless simplicity, which also delivers in more places than pubs or restaurants. Our monochrome spotted Alaina blouse is a stylish addition to any flexible wardrobe, perfect for the great outdoors and in the office. The Alayana top might be one of the most adaptable pieces in the Fenn Wright Manson collection: a versatile piece for desk-to-dinner dressing, and a must for any capsule wardrobe.
What’s more, both can be paired with the matching Alaina skirt – fantastic for breezy summer days – while our Ninette trousers give you a classy, assertive look without seeming stuffy or over-formal.
Why worry about pairings when you can get the perfect spring-to-summer look from an all-in-one piece? Jumpsuits offer a fashion style that keeps on giving, from season to season. Nothing says spring quite like nature-inspired prints, which is why our fern-patterned Claudie and floral Emilie jumpsuits are the perfect way to welcome the outdoor sunshine in both formal and casual settings.
Meanwhile, our modest yet stylish Shirley and Suzanne jumpsuits radiate effortless sophistication, giving you year-round glamour and even offering the perfect outfit for any wedding you’re planning to attend in the coming months.
Don’t forget your layers
While it may look sunny, chances are that April and May won’t always deliver warmth – which is why you need that little bit of flexibility from additional layers. There’s no better place to start than with our Gaelle cardigan: a versatile cover-up for all your occasions, with an open design that flatters all figures.
If the chills really set in, you need something that steps up your comfort without compromising your carefully crafted costume. Look no further than our stunning Lucinde coat: this beautiful, petite, Italian tweed number offers an elegant cover-up for any transitional wardrobe.
Get the look from head to toe
While you might focus most of your attention on your choice of clothing, don’t forget to pick the best footwear for the occasion. While you might be tempted to go the glamorous route with nice heels or wedges, there’s every chance that these will be unsuitable for grassy areas or uneven pub and restaurant gardens. You might also be out of practice – if you’re anything like us, you might have spent most of the last six months in slippers or trainers!
Instead, consider going for an understated approach to style. You can never go wrong with ballet flats, but given the sun’s coming out, you could opt for eye-catching loafers or chunky sandals. Given the occasion, there’s every excuse to go even more casual and fun – add some contrast and colourfulness to your look with a vibrant pair of trainers!
Whatever you choose to wear to your next pub or restaurant outing, just remember that you shouldn’t place too much pressure on how you look – your loved ones will be happy to see you in any circumstance. Given we’ve spent so much time away from one another, make sure you focus on getting back to normal – and allow your personality to shine once more!