With Bali's pumping peak season in full swing, we’ve rounded up the island's hottest fashion statement pieces for you to get into the party spirit this summer.
Got tickets to Sunny Side Up and Bestival but not sure what to wear? Never fear, fashion slaves, because we met up with Sally Donald [a die-hard fashionista and founder of our fave fashion blog, On Any Given Day] to bring you some of the island’s hottest high-season statement pieces.
All you need is that one iconic accessory or sizzlin’ summer outfit and it’s game on – so with the sun-soaked beaches, hopping bars and clubs buzzing to the brim, and a full lineup of tropical fests on the horizon, Sally has put together some stylish summer options for you to get your fashion A-game on.
Glam Garms: Palma Australia
Wow, wow, wow! This dress is a knockout. The Krystal Maxi is a must for a glam-up night in Bali or special occasion. With textured lace detail, high neck and open back, this dress is sure to have heads turning. Teamed with heels, the two side splits add another dimension to this already super sexy number. The only decision left to make is, Black or White?
Palma Australia Drupadi, Jl Drupadi No.1, Seminyak, Bali (across from Corner House), p.+62 8214 7430355.
Whimsical One-Pieces: Bamboo Blonde
Who else to show off this must-have playsuit for high season, but Bali’s own island babe, Inka Williams. The ‘Saturn Jumpsuit’ by Bamboo Blonde will give any girl that island spirit and fresh glow. This easy-to-wear jumpsuit has a wrap front detail with tapered legs, providing an effortless, chic and comfortable look. Position yourself beachfront at Finns Beach Club in this stripey number and you’ll fit right in!
Bamboo Blonde, 11 stores island-wide, including: Jl Laksmana, Seminyak, Jl Batu Bolong, Canggu & Jl Legian No. 154, Kuta.
Swanky Sandals: Erika Peña
In true Erika Peña style, the Boca Chica Sandals deliver a boho, yet tribal vibe. Whether you’re in the mood for a high wrap Gladiator or low and stylish style, these statement sandals give options and provide versatility for the Bali party scene. The stretch cotton fabric sandal comes in a range of colours with bling toe details.
Erika Peña, Jl. Kayu Jati, No. 2A, Seminyak [across from Grocer & Grind], p. +62 361 734 832. Jl. Padang Linjong, No. 38, Bali, p. +62 361 9348763
Sizzlin’ Swimwear: I Love Bali Boutique
Finally, we all know that one pieces are officially in [hallelujah!] So if you’re wanting to make a stylish statement in your swimwear, it has to be done with I Love Bali Boutique’s Padang swimmer-winner. Skimpy yet stylish, the Padang one piece features a deep V plunge and high cut sides. Available in Misty Stripe and Chilli Pepper, you’ll be sure to turn some heads in this little number.
I Love Bali Boutique, Oberoi Store: Jalan Laksmana, Seminyak. Padang Padang Store: Jalan Labuan Sait, Padang Padang, (next to Pink Coco)
Snazzy Sunnies: Mrs Sippy Bazaar
There’s so many cool things to look at in the Mrs Sippy Bazaar, however, Australian Label Pared Eyewear is a sure-fire stand out. Popular with the celebrity set including Miley Cyrus and Katy Perry, these sunglasses are perfect for bright days and endless summer nights by the Sippy pool. Whether you’re a ‘Cat & Mouse’ or a ‘Kohl & Kaftans’ type, there’s a great variety of shapes and styles to choose from in the Bazaar.
Mrs Sippy Bazaar, Jl. Taman Ganesha, Gang Gagak 8, Seminyak, p. +62 0361 335 1079
Beautiful Bags: Little Joe Woman
If you’re looking for the perfect accessory for those long summer days, the gorgeous Fifty Five Bucket Bag is it. Little Joe Woman, by Gail Elliott is the hub of Bali fashion and delivers every time with pieces that are so in tune with living a paradise lifestyle. The Fifty Five Bucket features a leather strap, plaited leather drawstring trimmed with tassels and three colours of raffia pom pom. Who doesn’t love a pom pom?!
Little Joe Woman Bali Boutique, Jalan Petitenget No:198, Seminyak (between Bambu Restaurant and Alila Seminyak) p. +62 361 4735964
Jewellery Gems: Tulola Jewelry
A statement piece of jewellery is something that can take your look to another level, and levels beyond! ‘The Kelopak Bunga Ear Cuff’ by Tulola Jewelry is definitely one of those pieces. Tulola is a modern luxury jewellery brand that partners with artisans to incorporate exquisitely handcrafted detail on all pieces. With a cult following of both customers and fans, Tulola delivers authentic, goddess-like pieces every time. And that’s certainly the case with this ear cuff which features golden clusters of flowers, accented with pearl drops and a golden cascade of hand-arced chains. Simply beautiful.
Tulola Jewelry, Jl. Cendrawasih No. 2, Petitenget Kerobokan, Seminyak, p. +62 812 385 9524
So grab your garms and eye-popping accessories, Honeys, and we’ll see you at the summer parties!