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Summer Fashion Blog

May 2021

Finally, it feels like summer is in the (Scottish) air. With talk of the holidays and staycations we’re all trying to plan, the new-season fashion trends bubbling up, and general enthusiasm for the re-opening of our world, summer style is all the @Forge retailers can talk about right now! If you’re not sure what to wear as you re-emerge into the great outdoors once the warm-ish weather hits, have a read about what’s made the cut for @josiesmithmedia from the Forge’s clothing stores this week. From traditional, classic wardrobe basics to eye-catching summer dresses, there’s something for everyone under one dry roof here in the Gallowgate. We’re enthused that the future, and fashion looks bright!


PEACOCKS @ £12.00

These chino shorts will make a smart and stylish addition to your new season wardrobe. In a versatile dark blue colour cotton fabric, a zip fly plus two side pockets and two hidden back pockets, they’re perfect for sunny weather. The best bit is they come in 6 different colours so you can invest in a few pairs! (Product code: 4701488-C07/100% Cotton/Machine Washable)

QUIZ @ £36.99

This animal print dress with a square neckline is from the Quiz Petite Collection (sizes 8-18 available). It features a puff sleeve, split front and is approx. 110cm in length. Trends come and go, but there are some that will inevitably reappear forming the cornerstones of our wardrobes. Animal print is one such ‘wildly’ favoured pattern/trend that dutifully and regularly returns. Once worn by our parents and our grandparents before them, it still feels as relevant as ever. (Product code: # 00100029749 100% Polyester and cool hand wash with mild detergent.)


Embossed leather look 3-in-1 Cross-body bag. Opt for this versatile bag which is perfect for different occasions. Included is a detachable/adjustable cross-body strap and also a chain strap. This gorgeous designer-inspired bag also has a detachable round zip coin purse, making it one of the most useful pieces you will own! Details include a zip closure on the top and an embossed, textured exterior. Gold tone metal hardware finishes the look off with a fully lined interior. Also available in black.




Kiddie Boutique by Claire is a unique and exciting kids’ fashion store offering something a little different for boys and girls from birth to 14 Years. They have a huge selection of brands available to suit every style and budget. I love the current range of Lelli Kelly’s in store and these super colourful and cute ice cream tops (they’re sugar free!)


This short sleeved, slim fitting shirt has a cool retro feel to it and matching shorts are available! It’s made from viscose fabric, and the model pictured wears a UK M and is 185.5cm/6’1” tall. (Machine wash at max 40°C gentle/Do not tumble dry/Do not dry clean/Product no: 392559)

JD SPORTS @ £25.00

Whatever the plan, keep comfy in this men’s Slice T-Shirt from The North Face. In a white colourway, this standard-fit tee is made from soft and durable cotton fabric. It features a ribbed crew neckline and short sleeves. With a small TNF logo to the chest, this T-shirt is finished with bold, oversized branding in black and yellow to the back. Machine washable. Their model is 5’11” with a 38″ chest and wears a size Medium. Product Code: 16141747/453804


This bright floral beauty has now landed and available in store @what.newyork.wears It’s perfect for brunch, dinner or cocktails with the girls. DM WNYW on their social channels to order or call them on 0141 554 7778.


Get a playful preppy look with this Stripe Pastel Shirt @ POA from Aleena’s. If #athleisure is more your vibe, opt for this Playsuit @ £34.99 & Trainers £35.99 #sportscombo Aleena’s boutique is situated in InShops here at the Forge Shopping Centre. See more online @