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Soft Scoop: 39 Summery Ways With A Pastel Hue

Ice Scream, You Scream: hot days scream for ice cream shades.

Holidays are here and it’s time to pack away our more sober and serious belongings in favour of bright and brilliant sherbet shades. Sweet and sun-kissed, we’re transported to glittering waters at the mere sight of these lollipop-hued lovelies.

By Nancy Alsop
July 2022

Taxi Brousse

Mandarin Poster, £8

Sweaty Betty

After Class Split Sweatshirt, £45

My Little Day

Pastel Cardboard Cups - Set of 8, £5

Greenable

Purple Poppies Poster - The Poster Club, From £42

Impala Skate

Pastel Rollerskates, £71.40

Rixo

Sabrina Blue, £195

Liewood

Charlot Snack Box Large, €15

Vans

Authentic Pastel Sneakers - Adult Collection - Light Blue, £33.60

Hammams

Dorset Honey, £16

Love Shack Fancy

Lessie Pastel-Stripe Knit Mini Dress, £270

Solange Azagury Partridge

Hotlips Ring in Pastel Orange, £215

Anthropologie

Retro Rectangle Sunglasses, £38

Liewood

Bay Ice Cream Toy 4 Pack, €26

David & David Studio

Pastel Staircase Framed Print, £53

Estelle Coloured Glass

Rainbow Pastel Stemless Wine Glasses Set of Six, £160

Sunny Life

Beach Cooler Box Sounds, €140

Anthropologie

Effie Table Lamp, £48

Greenable

Wooden Rainbow, £25

Marmor Papier

Pastels Swirl Marbled A5 Journal, £39.95

King and McGaw

Sunset 1972, Andy Warhol, £140

Birkenstock

Madrid Patent Sandals, £105

Sunny Life

Beach Bats, €28

Cabbages & Roses

Herman Dress In Yellow Seersucker, £365

Ghost

Loose Fit Organic Tank, £29

Graham & Green

Bella Rose Armchair, £750

Central Living

Coffee M - Mint 0.8L, £95

Toast

Garment Dyed Linen Sun Dress, £130

Bornn Enamelware

Tea Pot - Soft Pink And Chartreuse With Electric Blue Rim, €41.50

Sunny Life

Luxe Ride-On Unicorn, €60

AnyDay

John Lewis & Partners Sunset Beach Towel, £12

Roberts Radio

Roberts Revival Petite DAB/DAB+/FM Bluetooth Portable Digital Radio, £99

Smeg

KLF04 Retro Variable Temperature Kettle, £179

Toast

Emma Cotton Half Sleeve Tee, £65

SunnyLife

Badminton Set, €48

Diadora

Magic Basket Trainers, £100

Hugo

Logo-Appliqué Cotton-Twill Baseball Cap, £19

Cleonie Swim

Bathe Maillot Low-Back Swimsuit, £95

H&M

Pleated Chiffon Dress, £39.99

LVFD London

Yellow Gingham Dress, £349

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