Holiday inspiration…

Our latest campaign launched this week and was set in the tropical paradise of Bali, our fresh Spring/Summer collection pops with the cool ocean shimmering in the background, the warm sun shinning and the soft sand between our toes.

If you too are looking for a getaway, this blog will inspire you to consider the fabulous Bali as your destination and what Summer picks from Millers you should take with you.

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When heading to the beach in Bali you need to know where you are going – we had a guide and got the chance to discover some of the island’s lesser-known coastal gems.

Our top 3 to see are:
Padangbai, East Bali – this location comprises a small collection of hidden beaches that are great for day trippers, as well as diving and snorkelling.

Suluban Beach Uluwatu – Suluban Beach is one of Bali’s most unique, concealed by natural limestone formations and accessed via steps and log ramps through narrow gaps in the rock.

Karma Beach Ungasan, South Bali – Formerly known as Nammos Beach after the beach club at Karma Kandara, this private beach is accessed by a funicular ride down a sheer cliff where a stretch of clean white sand and blue sea awaits.

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When heading to the beach you want to be cool and comfortable so we have picked a floaty, feminine dress as our beach must have!

Our split front layered dress is a flattering design, featuring a sheer floral print over layer,creating a soft floaty feel. A versatile style, for beach time team with sandals for a fresh summer day look, or glam it up with a pair of heels and gorgeous accessories to create the ultimate party frock.

SHOP >> Dress

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Bali’s highlands and coasts are home to many ancient temples. Several of them have become the island’s most iconic landmarks, featuring magnificent centuries-old architecture and set against the exotic backdrops.

Our top 3 to see are:
Tanah Lot Tabanan, West Bali – Tanah Lot is perhaps the most frequently featured temple on Bali’s postcards due to its unique offshore setting and sunset backdrops. The temple is located on the coast of Beraban village in the Tabanan regency, featuring an ancient Hindu shrine perched on top of an outcrop amidst constantly crashing waves.

Uluwatu Temple Uluwatu, Jimbaran – Uluwatu is one among Bali’s picture postcard temples. The temple is also known among surfers as an exotic surf spot. Located on a southwest cliff top approximately 70 metres above the crashing waves, Pura Luhur Uluwatu, as it is referred to by locals, shares the splendid sunset backdrops of Tanah Lot, but at a higher altitude, providing broader ocean and horizon views.

Goa Gajah Ubud, Central Bali – Even though its name translates into ‘Elephant Cave’, you won’t find any pachyderms here. Goa Gajah is an archaeological complex with historical significance, great for a brief stopover on tours to the Ubud region. It was initially built as a site for meditation, dating back to the 11th century.

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When visiting any temples it is recommended you cover yourself appropriately – covering keens and shoulders. Why not try this look.

Look elegant and chic with our white floral pleat top, featuring a fold over bandage look along with an all over floral print, this top is perfect for any occasion. We have paired it with some stylish white jeans the must have denim this Spring/Summer.

SHOP >> Top, jeans

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If you’re looking to stay somewhere to stay we have picked you out two options – one to splurge and one to save.

Splurge: If you are looking for something extra special whether it is for a anniversary or birthday we would recommended the Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay. Secluded on the coast at the country’s southern tip, this resort offers a retreat on a sweeping ocean bay. An expansive and elegant private Balinese villa awaits you – with separate sleeping, bathing and living pavilions and ocean views from your plunge pool. An Indonesian spa. Dramatic hilltop and oceanside dining. All immersed in the mystique of this spiritual land.

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The rich culture of Bali permeates every aspect of daily life, architecture and art. From local visits to tours directly from your doorstep, explore the mystery and magic of beautiful Bali with our range of tours, experiences and shows.

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With a private beach just for guests it’s safe and convenient for the whole family. If you are feeling a little adventurous they even have a surfing expert on hand ‘Tropicsurf’. From the smallest beginner waves to the fearsome power of Outside Uluwatu, Bali offers an incredible selection of breaks, including some of the world’s very best. Many are seasonal, tidal or tricky to find, and often very busy…With good guiding, however, it’s possible to cut through the confusion – and crowds – and discover some great local opportunities, including some excellent waves within very close reach of the Resort. Which is exactly where Tropicsurf comes in.

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So if you like what you see and you want to splurge pick the Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay. To find out more click here.

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Save: If you are looking for a fabulous getaway with guaranteed sunshine and want to stay some where just as fabulous but without breaking the bank then we recommend Ramada Encore Bali in Seminyak.
Located just a 7-minute drive from the famed Ku De Ta Restaurant and Beach Club and Petitenget Beach, Ramada Encore Bali Seminyak offers modern and chic accommodation with an outdoor swimming pool, an on-site spa and wellness centre, and free WiFi access throughout the entire property.

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It takes a 5-minute drive from the property to Raya Seminyak Road where it is lined with great restaurants and boutiques, and just a 10-minute drive to Double Six Beach. They have an on-site Saraswati Restaurant which serves hearty international dishes. Plus they have a kid’s club, an on-site fitness centre and a bar so there is always something to do.

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The rooms are all air-conditioned and each one is fitted with a flat-screen satellite TV, seating area, minibar and personal safe. Plus each room has an en suite bathroom.

So if you like what you see and you want to save pick the Ramada Encore Bali in Seminyak. To find out more click here.

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Finally our top must have dress for a hot getaway is this gorgeous dress. It has a flattering sleeveless design and features in an impressive floral print on a layer of lace overlay.  Pair it with a stylish wedge and fun accessories.

SHOP >> Dress

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To find out more about our Bali campaign photo shoot – check out the behind the scenes blog here.

Laura – Seeing Me Project Editor