festival crowd
festival crowd

Dreaming of life after lockdown? Us too. After way too many months inside, we’ve created a boohoo bucket list full of the things you NEED to do as soon as things get back to normal.

From finally booking a holiday to finally seeing the girls for bottomless brunch, keep scrolling and get planning girl! You’ve got lost time to make up for.

Things to do after lockdown

1. Go get that glow up


First things first, some well needed beauty therapy… it’s what you deserve! After months of saving nail inspo on Instagram you can finally get that set you’ve been dreaming of.

Whether you’re a one shade mani kind of person, or favour a nail art design, here’s some of the top nail trends for 2021. Don’t forget to take a cute nail selfie!

Negative space

We don’t need anymore negative vibes in 2021 but we’ll make an exception for this cute nail trend.

90’s French Mani

The return of the iconic 90’s mani but with a 2021 twist. Add colourful tips to make a bold statement.

Short Tips

Struggle to grow your nails? Not to worry! Smaller, oval shaped tips are back and bigger than ever!

Doing nails from home? We got you!


2. Brunch With The Girls

This may be an obvious one, but brunch with the girls is long overdue (we’re kind of sick of Zoom now). Booking in some time with your besties is super important and one of the first things you should do after lockdown.

Struggling for outfit ideas? We’ve got you covered with all the inspiration you need! You can finally ditch the joggers and go for something slightly more dressy in one of our cute brunch looks.

Matching Suit Set & Mules

For Sunday mornings when you don’t feel like putting too much effort into your look but still want to look stylish, go for a matching suit set. Effortlessly chic!

wide leg trousers
https://www.boohoo.com/textured-wide-leg-trousers/FZZ06219.html?color=133

The Classic Jeans & A Nice Top

You can’t go wrong with this a pair of straight leg jeans. Pair with a cute, dressy top and style with a pair of low heels. The ultimate brunch look.

relaxed straight leg jeans
https://www.boohoo.com/asymmetric-relaxed-straight-leg-jeans/FZZ04502.html

Cool, Effortless And Bang On Trend Mini Dress

Give your brunch look a contemporary edge with this casual utility dress. Style with a pair of knee high boots to dress it up for an easy day-to-night look.

utility dress
https://www.boohoo.com/utility-pocket-detail-shirt-dress/FZZ08497.html

Discover the full range of brunch outfits at boohoo.


3. Go To A Festival


We know you’re all craving an insane line up and a cute boohoo festival outfit, but it looks like festival season has been pushed back to the end of this year (better to be safe than sorry!). So if anything, the wait will make it ten times better. We’ve listed a few of our fave festivals below that are still planning to go ahead this year… We hope!

Creamfields

creamfields festival
Photo credit: The Guide Liverpool

When: 26-29 August

Where: Daresbury, Cheshire

Line Up: Carl Cox, Tiesto, Bicep

Parklife

parklife festival
Photo Credit: Manchester Evening News

When: 11-12 September

Where: Heaton Park, Manchester

Line Up: Megan Thee Stallion, Disclosure, Skepta

Reading & Leeds

leeds festival
Photo credit: Ticketmaster

When: 27-29 August

Where: Reading, Leeds

Line Up: Stormzy, Post Malone, Liam Gallager

One of the lucky ones to get tickets? Shop all of our festival looks on site.


4. Book A Holiday



Had a holiday cancelled during lockdown? (Annoying, right?) Jetting off to somewhere sunny is probably what we all need right now, so, make the most of that money you’ve saved shop for some cute vacay outfits and choose a destination!

Already booked up? Here’s some day and night outfit inspo for those warmer climates…

Linen Beachwear

linen beach shorts
https://www.boohoo.com/linen-look-beach-shorts/SZZ00083.html?color=173

Choose comfort AND glam whilst you head down to the beach this summer, this linen beach co-ord is the perfect addition to any holiday wardrobe.

Pair over the top of one of our boohoo bikinis for the ultimate beach party look.

Tie Dye Mini Dress

tie dye bodycon dress
https://www.boohoo.com/tie-dye-cut-out-twist-mini-bodycon/FZZ11342.html

A mini dress is ALWAYS a good idea. With cut out details for the warmer climate and an on trend tie dye pattern, this dress is ideal for those Ibiza nights.

Pair this number with wrap up heels and a slouchy clutch for all the summer evening vibes.


5. Support Small Businesses

Visiting your fave small independent shops hasn’t been possible throughout lockdown and now it’s more important than ever to support them! So, grab a few friends and make a day out of it, you’ll be helping the economy!

If you don’t already have these small businesses on your radar then you’re missing out…

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6. Eat Out In Your Fave Restaurants

One industry that has felt the full force of lockdown is the hospitality industry. Got a fave restaurant that you’ve been missing during quarantine? Make booking a meal with the girls a priority as soon as its safe to do so.

Here’s a few of our favourite Manchester-based restaurants that we can’t wait to visit! And yes… they have the cutest Instagrammable spots.

Australasia

Australasia
Photo credit: Northern Soul

Based in the centre of Manchester this glass pyramid will steal your hearts. A haven of white washed wood and a chic beach style, Australasia’s menu is inspired by Japan with sushi and steaks.

Tattu

Tattu
Photo credit: Manchester Restaurants

Tattu is the place to visit for the most Instagrammable cocktails to impress your followers. This Asian inspired restaurant will be serving up some daring dishes to take you out of your comfort zone.

The Ivy Spinningfields

The ivy
Photo credit: Tripadvisor

An iconic restaurant with beautiful and bold interior with a rooftop bar, The Ivy is an Instagrammer’s paradise. If you’re looking for pretty food, they’ve got it. Unique cocktails? They’ve got them too!

7. Go On Your First Night Out

Since the new government road map has been released, the 21st June has held a new place in our hearts. So, whether you’re dreaming of cocktails with the girls or letting your hair down and heading out to the club, we’re here to make sure you’re looking AND feeling your best girl.

We’ve pulled together our hottest looks to help you to dress to impress on your first post-lockdown night out.

Hitting The Club

puff sleeve mini dress
https://www.boohoo.com/corset-detail-puff-sleeve-mini-dress/FZZ08629.html?color=105

The perfect occasion to bring out that LBD you’ve been saving. Let your accessories do the talking with this look. Think a pop of colour for your clutch and heels.

Cocktail Night

tie dye blazer
https://www.boohoo.com/tonal-tie-dye-blazer-/FZZ13762.html

What’s a cocktail night with the girls without a stunning suit to match? This is your chance to up the outfit game after spending months in casuals and loungewear. Pair with a nude clutch and gold accessories and you’re good to go girl.

8. Have A Day Trip

Is there really anything better than a day trip? Visiting a popular nearby seaside spot or even visiting a different city for the day has to be the best way to spend time with your besties.

From checking out new shops to eating at new restaurants, day trips are an all-round fab day out. This is definitely worth putting down on your bucket list! And yes, we definitely think you should start at Brighton Pier…

brighton pier
Photo credit: The Caterer

9. Go To A Theme Park

Oh how we’ve missed screaming at the top of our lungs on the scariest rollercoasters. Theme Parks are ALWAYS worth a visit and definitely worth one of the thrill-bursting things you need to be doing after lockdown.

So, which one are you visiting first? Alton Towers or Thorpe Park?

thorpe park
Photo credit: Derby Telegraph

10. Go To See A Musical

With some of the top shows and musicals coming to theatre’s in London as soon as May, it’s really hard not to get excited for London theatre for 2021.

Here’s our top pick of shows not to miss this year.

The Lion King

lion king musical
Photo credit: Timed Out

Disney’s award winning musical The Lion King has been stunning West End audiences for 18 years. A MUST see!

Hairspray

hairpsray
Photo credit: London Theatre Guide

You just can’t stop the beat! What an ultimate throwback classic! Hairspray is still coming to London’s West End in 2021.

Wicked

wicked musical
Photo credit: British Theatre

One of London’s most popular musicals, this is one NOT TO MISS!

There’s no denying just how excited we are to start our life after lockdown but this bucket list will be sure to keep you busying planning until it’s safe to do so. After way too many months inside, we won’t blame you if your bucket list is a few pages long!

In the mean time, if you’re looking for some beer garden outfit inspo then we’ve got you covered!

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