The first outfit I put together was for sightseeing in Paris, one of my favourite cities. Having only visited Paris again in November, it's actually been years since I've been to the city when it's been summer. This is an outfit combining some of my favourite classics: a baggy breton top, high waisted shorts, a satchel (to fill with guidebooks and maps), big sunnies and red lipstick. Since this is a sightseeing outfit, I opted for sandals... after all, it's treking around the Left Bank with blisters the size of golf balls!
I've been on the hunt for a decent dungaree dress for a while now. Since the weather in the UK is decidedly temperamental, I figure one of these will be a perfect staple since it's easy to pair with a shirt. Since it's summer, I chose this sleeveless linen Uniqlo one, and paired the outfit with a pair of Superga plimsols (still on my to buy list) and a nice big Zara bag.
I don't tend to for dresses this shape usually, but the neckline of this French Connection number really caught my eye and I thought it was perfect for my cocktails outfit! Since it's quite a neutral colour, I paired it with some statement Carvela heels, a classic black clutch and my favourite Mac lipstick, Snob.
I really love all the matching two-pieces at the moment. For my Ibiza look I decided to try it out with double denim, teaming these Aztec print shorts from Jane Norman (Jane Norman!?! I was surprised too...) with this Mango crop top. Ibiza is the ultimate party holiday where it's pretty much required to stay out all night dancing, so I went for comfy wedge platforms. For the accessories I kept it simple, adding a cute hat and gold bangles.
For my final look, the Full Moon party in Thailand, I chose a pair of statement shorts and this simple black cropped top. I teamed this pretty simple outfit with some bright coral wedges and turquoise bangles that tie in with the detail on the shorts.
Since I've spent the last week packing I've only just ended up posting my entry - very close to the competition deadline!! And although it's hard putting your outfit together, it's been quite useful for me to try and minimise my packing for my own holiday. Sometimes it takes actually creating outfits by laying clothes out in real life to make you realise it's really not necessary to take 14 tops on a week long holiday. Who knew?