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How to Dress for a Beach Holiday

Author Editor - 3 minute read
Planning your holiday wardrobe is just as exciting as planning the getaway itself. As you daydream about days filled with sunshine, sandy beaches and leisurely strolls, it's essential to pack your suitcase with holiday clothes that are both comfortable and stylish - not to mention easy enough to pack in your suitcase. If you're wondering “what should I wear on holiday?” we've got you covered. From breezy beachwear to elegant evening dresses, embrace the laid-back beach vibe with these must-have essentials for your beachy getaway.

Midi dresses

Any holiday packing list isn't complete without a selection of midi dresses to style up or down. With their flowing silhouettes and lightweight fabrics, they effortlessly capture the carefree spirit of vacation freedom. From vibrant floral prints to luxe pastel hues, midi dresses offer a variety of options to suit your personal style and destination aesthetic. Whether you're sipping cocktails at a beachside bar or exploring local markets, these versatile pieces transition seamlessly from day to night. Pair them with strappy sandals and a summery bag like our Macrame Bag for an effortless daytime look, or elevate them with statement jewellery for an evening of seaside glamour.
   Floral white midi dress

Beachy cover-ups

When it comes to beach cover-ups, the options are endless. From loose-fitting summer dresses to elegant mini dresses, these versatile pieces not only provide coverage but also add a touch of sophistication to your swimwear ensemble. Choose lightweight fabrics such as cotton or linen for breathability, and go for designs that allow for easy layering and movement. Whether you're lounging by the pool or taking a leisurely stroll along the sand, beach cover-ups are the perfect way to transition from beach to bar with style. Pair them with oversized sunglasses and a floppy hat for a classic resort look that's sure to stand the test of time in the photo album.
Mini dress in abstract stripe pattern

White summer dress

For romantic evenings under the stars or sunset cocktails by the sea, nothing beats the timeless elegance of a flowy white dress. Whether you prefer intricate lace details or simple, minimalist designs, white dresses exude effortless charm and sophistication. Choose breathable fabrics like cotton or linen to stay cool in warm weather, and accessorise with delicate jewellery and strappy sandals for a look that's both refined and relaxed. Take our Cotton Sweetheart Mini Dress, from candlelit dinners to moonlit beach walks, a flowy white dress is sure to make you feel confident wherever your holiday adventures take you. The best part is, you can use your white dress all year long with the right styling.
Linen white mini dress

Trending co-ords

When it comes to holiday outfits that effortlessly blend style and comfort, you can't go wrong with a summer co-ord. Our Alissa Cotton Embroidered shirt and shorts understood the assignment, picture yourself wearing this holiday outfit along the shore with the gentle Mediterranean breeze, keeping you cool and chic under the summer sun. Pair it with your favourite sandals and a wide-brimmed hat for a laid-back yet put-together holiday outfit, while avoiding sunburn!
For those seeking a touch of coastal elegance, the Dory Birdie Linen Trousers and Top are a dream. Crafted from high-quality linen, they exude effortless sophistication, perfect for exploring seaside towns or enjoying a sunset dinner by the water. Throw on our Denver Denim Relaxed Wide Sleeve Jacket in the evening to complete the look, and you're ready to embrace the coastal charm with style. These co-ords aren't just holiday clothes; they're essential companions for your beach getaway, offering both style and practicality for your holiday wardrobe.
  White and blue shirt and shorts co-ord
As you prepare for your upcoming getaway, remember to prioritise comfort and versatility when selecting your holiday outfits. Midi dresses, beach cover-ups, and flowy white dresses are not only stylish but also practical, allowing you to effortlessly transition from day to night while embracing the relaxed vibe of your summer holiday. So, whether you're jetting off to a tropical paradise or exploring a coastal gem, be sure to pack these holiday essentials.
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