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Introducing Take Me To The Island | Nova Lana Love

With summer just around the corner our thoughts have already turned to blazing-hot beaches abroad and hazy, lazy holidays in the sun. So to get us in the mood we’re calling upon some of our fave fashion babes to share their vacay tips, tricks and River Island picks, in our summer series ‘Take me to the Island’ – see what we did there?!

First up is the gorrrrgeous Farina of Nova Lana Love who’s just returned from a dreamily idyllic trip to the Maldives – and we’re next-level jealous, obvi! We caught up with Farina below…

1. What's your travel essential? 

Lots of Sunglasses, headphones, a wide range of bikinis and good sun care products

2. How would you describe your holiday style? 
Boho chic as always ;)

3. What beauty product do you swear by on holiday? 
Lancaster sun care and Babor Glow Booster for an after-sun treatment

4. Beachy waves or tousled top knot? 

Mostly beach waves

5. Bikini or One-Piece? 

6. Sandals or Sliders? 

7. Sightseeing or Sunbathing? 


8. Tell us about your most memorable moment of the Maldives? 
The moment I first saw the unbelievable clear water and gorgeous coral – and the memorable sunsets of course! 
9. Give us food envy! What's the best thing you've had this holiday? 
Fresh seafood and lots of exotic fruits

10. How do you take your style from beach to bar? 

A colourful babydoll dress, some statement tassel earrings and a splash of lip gloss 
11. Who do you follow for holiday style inspiration? 
12. Best book recommendation? 
Breakfast at Tiffany’s by Truman Capote

13.  Whats on your holiday playlist?

Lana del Rey - Love
Trey Songz - Trey day 
Sumera - Animal
Beyoncé - Upgrade You 
Travis Scott - Goosebumps 


Are you off on the holiday of a lifetime decked out in River Island? Don’t forget to share your outfit pics with the hashtag #ImWearingRI for a chance to win a £100 voucher.