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Summer Holiday Style Guide

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Customer Happiness Team

September 29, 2016

The best part of a summer holiday – apart from lazy cocktails by the pool and endless hours spent lounging in the sun! – is the fashion that comes with it! Summer is all about floaty, fun and flirty outfits that you can just slip on and slip off, wear over bathing suits and glam up with strappy sandals and statement earrings to transition into the evening. Dresses, skirts and playsuits all make the cut. The hardest part is deciding which ones you are going to pack for that long awaited vacay! We have brainstormed our top 5 summer holiday outfits which are a must-have for any vacation destination. Ready, set, pack your bags!

5 Must Have Summer Holiday Outfits

1. Kaftans

Camilla - Bosphorous Sheer Overlay Dress - Front - Prints
Camilla - Roar of the Wild Sheer Overlay Dress - Front - Prints
Camilla - Tides of Aurora Kaftan - Front

Camilla is the designer for summer vacations! Bold and whimsical prints, soft floaty fabrics and glamorous detail makes these designs perfect for summer. Kaftans are a fantastic item to include in your summer holiday luggage. They can be worn over a bikini or bathing suit or on their own, and they provide breezy comfort and endless style. Glam up with strappy sandals or knee high gladiator sandals for a sexy look for cocktail hour or dinner with an ocean view.

2. Playsuits

Camilla - Colour Weaving Playsuit - Front - Prints
Camilla - Roar of the Court Playsuit - Front - Prints
Camilla - Constantinople Halter Neck Layered Playsuit - Front

Playsuits are our favourite summer outfit. A cross between a dress and shorts, these fun outfits are comfy and stylish and can be worn for any summer occasion. Keep it casual with sandals or dress up in heels and metallic accessories for a polished look. For tips on how to wear a playsuit, read our Blog post How to Style Playsuits in Spring. Playsuits with vibrant prints and patterns and cool ocean blue or tropical colours are a great pick for a summer holiday.

3. Daytime Dresses

The Jetset Diaries - Labyrinth Paisley Maxi Dress - Side
Zimmermann - Master Flute Floral Dress - Front
Self Portrait - Lace Trimmed Peplum Dress - Front

Dresses are a great summer holiday go-to outfit. Waking up on that first day of vacation, you are only itching to get dressed and head out ASAP to soak up the holiday vibe! A dress is perfect to just slip on and instantly look feminine and fresh. For daytime dressing, opt for casual designs in street chic patterns and colours. You want a dress that is comfy and easy to walk around in, so look for styles that offer some freedom to move. Style with sandals or your thongs, pull your hair up into a messy bun, throw on a pair of stylish sunglasses and you are looking summer holiday chic & ready!

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4. Night time dresses

Fame & Partners - Joys Azalea Floral Dress - Front
Talulah - The Lottie Floral Midi Dress - Front
Elle Zeitoune - Sheraton Navy - Front

Whether it’s cocktail hour, you’re hitting the local hotspot or simply enjoying the nightlife in your summer holiday destination, a sexy summer dress is a must-have. Perfect for those more formal or dressy occasions, slipping into something a little bit more sassy adds instant appeal but still within the confines of summer dressing. For a hot summer night, opt for a two piece dress and style with metallic strappy heels or nude pumps and gold accessories.


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