Packing can take all the excitement out of getting ready to go on holiday. Every situation and scenario runs through your head but how to ensure you are covered for even the most spontaneous outing without lugging your whole wardrobe with you. There is no doubt an art to packing and it starts with your destination and then investing in a investing in a handful of key pieces that mix and match to perfection. Effortlessness is key!
Lying by a pool not your vibe, your holidays are spent roaming and exploring.
But how to have the adventure you love and still look and feel great. The key is light layering pieces and practical accessories. A is a much more useful piece that a bikini, doubling up as a body to wear with . But make no mistake swimsuits don’t have to be boring; the cut and print of this Simply Be one makes it a stand out piece. Matching prints is a great way to give a pulled together look, so look for sets that can work separately as well as together. A swimsuit is great way to show off your curves but layer with looser pieces for an easy breezy look. A super light is a great cover up that pairs perfectly with prints and is easy to carry if you get too hot. Now to the accessories...
Comfy and practical can still be stylish. Look for roomy backpacks and simple in stylish leather or suede.
City breaks are all about soaking up culture, great food and cocktails. Packing for a holiday in a city is no doubt different from a beach break. Your look needs to be a little more polished and pulled together. The easiest way to do that: great accessories. In terms of your clothes stick to classic staples such as a great , a and a LBD or . Pieces that work with everything and anything and let your accessories do the talking.
Invest in stand out accessories with sweet details such as ribbons and embellishment. Don’t worry about heels, a statement flat or is a much chicer option that works from day to night. An amazing shoe or will elevate even the simplest of looks. This all about mixing classics with showstoppers.
Fashion has been celebrating maximalism for the past few seasons. Colour, print and an attitude of more is more. Jetting off to a beach this summer, embrace fashion’s fun side. Swimwear is without a doubt the corner stone of any beach holiday. So why not look for stand out colours and fun details. Whether you prefer a or , bright colours can be extremely flattering. Stick to a more classic shape when dealing with shocking colours but don’t be scared by embellishments such as fringing. Fun details are actually a great way of drawing attention to areas you want to show off.
Once you have got your swimwear, look for fun or bright cover ups and accessories that pack a punch. Simple, easy to throw on rather than fussy shapes work better for cover ups and are flattering on any figure. But don’t worry about keeping it tonal. You are on holiday...have some fun.
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