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Summer pick-me-ups for office slaves


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The British heatwave is (shockingly) still in full force, Love Island has us on the edge of our seats every night at 9pm, and the World Cup has certainly kept things interesting...  

Life couldn’t get any better, right? For those of us stuck in the office from 9-5, wrong.

Although I can’t promise that these will in any way make up for the hours of sun (and tanning) you’re missing, sometimes a summer pick-me-up can go a long way.

Thumbs Up Smartphone Selfie Ring Light - £9.99 @ ASOS

Good lighting for a selfie is one of life’s great pleasures, and with this nifty ring light, the perfect lighting can be taken everywhere with you.  Who cares if your Instagram feed is full of beach pics and tan lines when you have the ultimate selfie to upload?

No.279 Yellow - £3.90 £1.00 @ Kiko Milano

tile bowlJust a little something to keep you smiling whilst you type.

This sunny yellow shade is super-summery and is sure to brighten up even the dullest of admin duties. And now that it's reduced to only £1.00, you won't even have to wait until payday!

Dice Yoga - £12.99 @ ASOS

dice yogaGuaranteed to put a smile on your face!

Dice yoga… judging by the name, it’s already got to be loads of fun. Create your own workout and even get some pals involved, free fitness and fun in the process. What better way to keep your core engaged and that summer body on-point?

Wicked Unlined Plunge Bra - £34.31 @ Victoria's Secret

I mean, it's all about what's underneath, right? And Victoria's Secret's new collection certianly doesn't dissapoint.

If there's one sure-fire way to get yourself feeling good in the mornings, it's being able to slip into a matching set of effortlessly sexy underwear. Tell me I'm wrong?! 

Mocktails Pina Colada Scented Candle - £2.99 @ Card Factory

mocktail candle

Cause if you can’t yet get drinking the cocktails, you might as well be smelling them!

And at under £3, this cheap and cheerful little candle is the perfect pre-payday pick-me-up to create the illusion of being in the Bahamas.

Printed Tote Bag - £29.99 £22.99 @ Zara

Because carry all that paperwork really should have to feel like chore. 

This large tote bag is deep enough to store all your day-to-day office supplies, while tying in those timeless summer shades of ocean blue and sunny yellow. This is a bag you'll come back to year-after-year. 

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck - £11.99 @ Amazon

orange bookI can vouch for the fact this book is a winner.  

Motivational words of wisdom in the form of cursing is always that bit more relatable, and with straight talking advice that is genuinely relatable, it’s so worth the read.

Too Glam Slogan Mug - £8 @ Paperchase

too glam

Cause we all need a little motivation with our morning coffees to power us up for the day.

Pineapple Compact Tangle - £13.50 @ Topshop

tangle teezer

Bringing summer vibes to your handbag 24/7!

Ultra funky and sweet, yet so practical (who doesn’t love a tangle teezer?!), this will have you feeling effortlessly summery.

Charlotte Tilbury Hot Lips List - £24.00 @ Feel Unique

With this vibrant red-orange shade, you won't be able to stop yourself smiling! 

Keep the office feeling bright all summer long, while earning some serious style point. A little on the pricy side maybe - but hey, you've earned a treat, right? Not to mention, this will go great with your new yellow nails!

Sass & Belle Vintage Map Big Adventure Money Box - £12.00 @ ASOS

money bankWe all need a little reminder now and again of what the grind is all for - while we’re grafting away, sometimes unhappily, it’s something future us will thank us for!

And, hello, when it’s this cute, a map money box is always a welcome accessory.

All prices correct at the type of publishing.

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