Holiday season is upon us and many of us are flying away to our desired destinations for a few weeks of cocktails on the beach, lounging around the pool side and soaking up the glorious sunshine. However before we get to our summer paradise the dreaded job of packing will be in the back of our minds. What do you take? How much should you take? How much can you take? Never the fear here’s our top picks of Holiday Essentials which will but your mind at ease with the stress of packing.
To start off our list is the ever famous Bikini, Tankini and swimsuit of our choice which are perfect for your holiday to look fabulous and sexy around the pool side and beach. These are perfect for sunbathing, boat trips and even wandering around site seeing.
Depending whether you fancy showing a little more skin, a bikini is a must have for a completed holiday. One of our favourite choices for the summer season is the Huit Tropic Jungle Bandeau Bikini Top and Low Waist Bikini brief, with its vibrant combination of Purple, Yellow and Pink. The Bandeau Bikini top offers great support with underwiring, a sweetheart neckline for an enhanced cleavage look, detachable straps so can we worn as a strapless bikini top, matching bikini brief with a full rear coverage and low-waisted offer a flattering fit that minimises tan lines. This is perfect for soaking up the sun while looking high in fashion and making heads turn.
For a more covered up look is the Tankini, again perfect to lounge around the poolside, going on boat trips and chilling on the beach. Our choice of top Tankini’s is the Elomi Aura Gathered Tankini and Elomi Isis Swim Brief. The Aura Gathered Tankini offers light weight material in a statement making two block colours of Black and Fuchsia, sculpted with a ruching effect to highlight and compliment your figure. This tankini is perfect for matching with an oversized sun hat, sunglasses and simple sandals.
An all in one Swimsuit is a stylish standout giving you extra coverage for more covered up activities and offers a glamorous twist being paired with a Pareo, sun hat and oversized beach bag. Our pick for the perfect Swimsuit is the Cleo by Panache Dolly, the utterly glamorous feminine look. This swimsuit is underwired for extra support and uplift and is decorated with a fold down neckline and shape boosting support hugging your curves which makes it a great pick from Panache Swimwear.
For a more covered up look at the poolside, wondering around the local village or for when the day get cooler turning into the night, there are a number of beach cover up, maxi dresses and kaftans to choose from Bras&Honey.
The Kaftan is an elegant, flowing garment made of luscious printed fabric that instantly transforms your holiday look to a high class fashion trend. Kaftans’ are perfect for a beach cover-up or for warm nights. The Fantasie Ecuador Kaftan from Fantasie Swimwear is our top pick for its glamour and vibrancy in a vivid blossom of exotic floral, infused in an eloquent photo print, light weight material and the drawstring feature that lies under the bust, allows you to easily adjust the shape and silhouette of the kaftan for a flattering cover-up. Perfect for wearing over a Swimsuit such as the matching Fantasie Ecuador Scoop Neck Suit and accessorising with geometric metal bangles and toe-post flip flops.
Taking lingerie on holiday can be a confusion of which type of lingerie you should take without getting unwanted tan lines. The Wonderbra Ultimate Plunge Bra is a perfect choice because of its adjustable, detachable straps, a hand shape in the cup to lift the cleavage and give a plunge effect and soft microfiber material. This bra is perfect to wear with Bandeau top, a low centre front dress or top and strapless dresses.
When the day ends and your ready to go to bed, the weather can go two ways; nice cool nights freeze or a humid dry heat. As the temperature rises than usual you don’t want to be mangled in a full length nightdress or PJ’s our pick is the DKNY After Sunset, Lemon Dot PJ Set. An adorable combination of light weight, soft jersey designed with scattered pretty white polka dots and central front bows. A perfect choice for after Sunset lounging and sleeping comfortably.
To tie all of the holiday essentials together are simple flip flops. With a number of different flip flop designs such as strap sandals, gladiator sandals, wedged sandals and toe-post sandals, you’ll never be stuck finding holiday sandals. Inspired by the current summer shoe trend our pick are the Summer Bow Toe-post Sandals, with a classic jelly design with an oversized bow and adornment with a polished central trim detail these are perfect to match all Swimwear.