The Model and Me: Boho Bird spring-summer 2020

The Model and Me: Boho Bird spring-summer 2020

Nikki ParkinsonFashion 4 Comments

All hail the lightweight summer maxi for helping us float through the warmer months in style. This stunning piece from the Boho Bird spring-summer 2020 collection ticks all the boxes for a timeless boho piece to last all through the season and beyond.

Boho Bird is one of Birdsnest’s own brands and one that very much appeals to your inner boho goddess. 

The model

Boho Bird Dancing with Birds dress @ Birdsnest

Boho Bird Dancing with Birds dress @ Birdsnest

and me

Boho Bird @ Birdsnest dress | FRANKiE4 Footwear NADiA wedges

Boho Bird @ Birdsnest dress (I’m in size 14, am 166cm and have a 16D bust) | FRANKiE4 Footwear NADiA wedges | Apartment 5b bangles

I can’t tell you how wonderful this shape flows and sits on the body. The empire line waist works for me, giving the illusion of a much longer waist than I have. I love that you can adjust just how tight you’d like the waist to be, just by the tightening of the drawstring. Also adjustable is the depth of the v-neck. Just open or shut as many hook and eyes as you’d like.

The fabric is a viscose that feels a bit like the “cheesecloth” fabrics of the ’70s. It’s breathable and totally perfect for a hot summer’s day. I love where the sleeve length falls to help balance out the proportions of the maxi hemline.

It says on the product listing that it’s slightly transparent but I didn’t find that with this particular colour. I’m just wearing skin-toned underwear.

I’ve dressed up this maxi with heeled wedges but it would also work with sandals or for throwing on over a swimsuit for a day at the beach. Wearing a tan belt around the empire waist would also be a styling option for those who want even more waist definition. If the weather is cool, simply add a denim jacket. 

Heads up: this style is also available in deep blue and scarlet (hello Christmas!).

The Model and Me: Boho Bird spring-summer 2020

This garment was gifted to me for editorial consideration.


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