If you’re a regular around these parts you would have seen me wearing a Boom Shankar piece or three.
This is a Sunshine Coast-based label that I’ve known and loved from before blogging days.
It’s a label that very much runs its own race without looking at trend forecasts and simply following the fashion crowd.
It’s a label that’s equal mix quirky, colourful, a little retro and a whole lot of fun.
It’s also a label with a big heart, with designer Dui Cameron heavily involved in a number of aid projects in India.
Many of Boom Shankars styles are so popular they’re repeated each season but in different fabrics and colour ways. Fabrics are generally either 100% cotton or a stretch cotton lycra mix like in this dress.
The first thing you’ll probably notice about the dress is that on the model it looks quite short. Way shorter than I’d wear a dress.
The model is clearly of model-like height proportions but on me – a 166cm girl – it falls beautiful to just above the knee. This is the universally most flattering dress length.
I love this brightly coloured geo print. It’s the perfect statement on its own or you can continue the colour theme and add in more pops of colour with accessories.
I love my Swedish Hasbeens for working with this cut of dress and the Zatchels satchel picks up on the blue in the dress and completes the look.
For me, this is the kind of dress I could also wear with flats for a simple, casual look. Its under-bust styling works for me – it elongates my short waist.
I’m also a big fan of the pockets. They sit beautiful but offer us somewhere to put our keys and maybe a lip gloss when we’re out and about.
Would I find Boom Shankar in your wardrobe? How did you first hear about the label?
*These items were gifted to me for editorial consideration. Full disclosure policy here.