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what to pack for a holiday

What to pack for him (or if you are him!)

We know that for guys, working out what to pack for a holiday can be a painful task and ladies it’s sometimes less painful if you just do it all yourself (making sure you have enough space for that extra pair of sandals of course!)

 

So here’s a helping hand to get the guys’ side of the suitcase looking as slick and organised as the women’s while at the same time getting all the blokes looking and feeling awesome this summer.

 

 
Check list for what to pack for a holiday: 
  • T-shirts
  • Smart shirts
  • Smart Trousers
  • Blazer
  • Jeans
  • Smart shoes
  • Cas shoes
  • Belt
  • Underwear
  • PJs
  • Socks

 

 

Our top picks: 

 

 

Things you don’t think about, but that you need

  • Toiletries
  • Plane tickets
  • Driver’s license
  • Passport
  • Charger and adapter
  • Prescription medicine
  • Book/kindle
  • Surprise present for the Mrs

 

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Race Day Outfits

Race Day Outfits for 2017!

When going to the races, looking and feeling good is something that is important to all of us. With the racing season already in full flow, here are a few of our favourite race day outfits. Why not try one of them at your next day at the races?

 

Race Day Outfits for Men

 

Ascot’s finest

A matching suit is one of the most popular styles at the races. Our men’s full grey check suit is the perfect way to stand out from the crowd while at Ascot. The suit is both lightweight and stylish, meaning you can keep cool while enjoying the vibrant atmosphere. Match the suit with the Double Trouble lilac shirt to complete the look.

Charming Check Suit Blazer- £94.95
Charming Check Suit Trousers- £49.95
Charming Check Suit Waistcoat- £44.95
Lilac Double Trouble Shirt- £29.95

 

 

 

 

 

 

One for the perfectionist

If the grey suit is too out there for you, our dark blue check suit is a subtler option. The checks are only noticeable from close up, yet the splash of colour on the lining and the buttons adds a uniqueness. The purple show off shirt is the perfect addition. The dark purple of the cuffs adds a lovely contrast to both the lighter purple of the shirt and the navy of the suit. The delicate feather pin tops the suit off with the edge that removes you from the crowd.

Check Suit Blazer- £94.95
Check Suit Trousers- £49.95
Check Suit Waistcoat- £44.95
Delectible Stripe Shirt – £29.95
Feather pin- £3.95

 

 

 

Loud and proud

The bold stripes and pocket square detail of our new Dapper Blazer means it’s the perfect match for a pair of dark jeans and a white shirt. Combine this outfit with some subtle accessories, such as the Club sunglasses or stag pin, to ensure flowing compliments of your style.

Dapper Blazer- £89.95
Straight Joe Jeans- £39.95
Double Collar Shirt- £29.95
Club Sunglasses- £9.95
Stag Pin- £3.95

 

 

 

Smart Casual

Dressing to impress isn’t everyone’s cup of tea. If you’re wanting something more laid back, then this is the outfit for you. Despite having a very similar name to the above blazer, the dapper gent blazer is very different. From afar it is a simple jacket, but there is a fine detail to when close up with a contrasting collar to add something different. The plain colour is a great way to enhance the pink subtle spot shirt. Wearing the distressed leather boots with some dark jeans (see above) tops off an easy look that will fit any racing occasion.

Dapper Gent Blazer- £99.95
Subtle Spot Shirt- £32.95
Distressed Leather Boots- £59.95
Straight Joe Jeans- £39.95

  

 

 

 

 

Women’s Race Day Outfits

Summer days

This is the perfect outfit for Ladies day, with a flattering neckline and classy mid-length that will take you to any course. The vibrant floral print is perfect for a sunny day on the terraces sipping prosecco, while letting your outfit do the talking. Whether the sun is shining or not, the new 1950s sunglasses will enhance any outfit, match this dress up with the pinked rimmed version to ring out the print of the dress. Complete the retro theme with these eye catching art deco heels, making you really stand out from the crowd.

Summer Days dress- £39.95
Art Deco Occasion Shoes- £39.95
1950s sunglasses- £9.95

 

 

 

Daisy

The all new ditsy daisy jumpsuit is a great way to stay comfortable while still looking your best at the races. This classic all in one really oozes elegance. Pair with the Island Secrets necklace and bracelet to set a relaxed yet glamorous vibe which will be the envy of other racegoers. If the weather looks slightly chilly, throw on the black popcorn shrug as a great finishing touch, an essential piece in the unpredictable British weather!

Ditsy Daisy Jumpsuit- £49.95
Black Popcorn shrug- £19.95
Island Secrets Necklace- £17.95
Island Secrets Bracelet- £12.95

 

 

 

Fancy Florals

Wearing the floral culotte trousers is a sure way to turn some heads. The bold blue base colour and detailed floral design are ideal for days when a dress isn’t for you. The loose cut of the trouser and cropped length make for a summery, yet stylish look. This also means your feet must also look the part, so opt for the classy summer breeze sandals. Keep the trousers the focus of attention so pair with one of simple white camisole tops. Top the look off with our summer day’s hat.

Floral Culotte Trousers- £34.95
Versatile White Camisole- £9.95
Summer Breeze Sandals- £24.95
Summer Days hat- £14.95

 

 

 

Suit-Up

Looking for something a little different from the other race day outfits? Don’t want to wear a dress? We have just the answer! Our new boating stripe blazer makes a powerful statement. Similar to the men’s dapper blazer, the vivacious colours and stripes of the jacket will be sure to catch many eyes, while being a more suitable choice when the weather isn’t so warm. This blazer is one for a woman of class. Match with one of our great fitting pairs of white jeans and the when in Rome sandals to keep the summer vibe.

Boating Stripe Jacket- £54.95
Must Have White jeans- £29.95
When in Rome sandals- £49.95

 

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Our Valentine’s outfits

 

Some of us are married, some engaged and some very single – but we’ve all got one thing in common, we like to feel comfy, confident and completely ourselves when we’re out and about.

 

So this is what we picked out for that all important date night…

 

Queen of Offline Marketing Loz

 

Effortlessly Elegant Dress £44.95

 

 

Why I’ve just got to have it

This little number is elegant and sophisticated and teamed with that whimsical, boho edge it’s perfect for summer. You can wear it with a fedora and boots for that laid-back festival look or pair it with wedges and a brown clutch for a more dressed up feel.

 

Where I’d wear it
On a romantic holiday (if I can persuade the boyfriend to treat me!) It’s perfect for exploring little towns or villages, it’s both cool and comfy. Or for a festival, depending on how I accessorize it – there’s plenty of movement for dancing the night away together and the intricate detailing on the skirt and corset tie makes it stand out from the crowd.

 

 

 

Web Whiz Gids 

 

Charismatic Check Blazer £99.95
Show Off Shirt £29.95
Easy Day Jeans £44.95
Drivin Soth Suede Desi Boots £54.95 

 

 

Why I’ve Just got to Have it 

It’s Just the right mix between smart and casual.

 

Where I’d wear it

This will definitely do the trick for dinner and a film” (I’ll probably be forced to go see 50 Shades…)

 

 

 

Marketing Guru Tracey

 

Funky Check Jacket £64.95
Super Smart Shirt £34.95 
Crochet Flower Pin £4.95
Joe’s favourite waistcoat £44.95 
Dark Wash Skinny Jeans £44.95 
Sensational Slouch Suede boots £89.95 

 

Why I’ve just got to have it

I just love this combo!  It’s sassy, the colours are just fantastic – and it’s all so wearable and interchangeable with the rest of my wardrobe.

The jeans are super comfy, the sophisticated boots come in two parts – so you can wear them two ways (as there’s a cool detachable upper) and the jacket is just, well gorgeous!

 

Where I’d wear it

This outfit is great for all sorts of occasions. I can wear it to brighten up the day at work and then I don’t need to get changed  for a nice meal out with the hubby afterwards as it’s pretty smart.

 

 

 

Creative Genius Ben

 

 Full Throttle Leather Jacket £199
Aged To Perfection Check Shirt £34.95
Joe’s Leather Belt £27.95
Slim Joe Jeans £44.95
Easy Joe Chelsea Boots £59.95

 

 

Why I’ve just got to have it

I love the simplicity of this outfit. Check Shirt and Slim Jeans.

The check shirt is a wardrobe staple, versatile and wearable with almost any outfit. The aged look of this shirt gives it a real vintage vibe.

Whilst the Jeans have a nice slim fit, drawing attention to the shirt and shoes.

Top these off with the contrasting Chelsea boots and this amazing leather jacket and you’re ready to go.

 

Where I’d wear it

It’s basically a bullet proof outfit, casual enough for everyday but smart enough for after work drinks.

Head into the city for some late afternoon drinks, then have a nice meal by the river with the wife. Maybe even jump on the bike and head over to the coast for the day (weather permitting).

Or a relaxing walk with the dog around the park with a stop in the local pub.

 

 

 

Data Pro Rach

 

Divine Dress £49.95
When in Rome Sandals £49.95

 

 

Why I’ve got to have it

The oriental style and wrap fit looks sexy yet sophisticated, with light, soft shades to suit any skin tone. The sandals are high and chunky making a comfy to wear heel that looks great.

 

Where I’d wear it

The outfit is perfect for an evening of cocktails and dancing on a summer night with the girls or for going out to dinner on date night.

 

 

 

Web Master Ben

 

Dapper Gent Blazer £99.95
Dizzy Heights Shirt £37.95
Slim Joe Jeans £44.95 

 

 

Why I’ve just got to have it
A great smart/casual combo, comfy and stylish, perfect for a date night.

 

Where I’d wear it
Eating out at a fancy restaurant with the Mrs (It’s got to be done) or having drinks and cocktails with friends.

 

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Boxing day walk

The Best Boxing Day Walk Outfits

Boxing Day? Christmas Eve? Or maybe Christmas Day?  Does your family go for a traditional annual walk on mass over the Christmas break?

 

If so, get all the family complementing you on how gorgeous you look this year in your sexy new outfit from yours truly.

 

Which one takes your fancy…

 

Smart and Classic
Mystical Enchantment Coat £84.95 
Stand Out From The Crowd Boots £69.95

 

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Dark and Edgy
New Create Your Own Look Coat £64.95
Louise’s Favourite Boots £59.95

 

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Funky and Furry
Funky Fur Trim Floral Parker £74.95
Distressed Leather Lace Up Boots £69.95

 

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Delightful and Distinctive
Distinctive Coat £79.95
Funky Aztec Biker Boots £54.95 

 

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Mystical and Magical
Mysterious Velvet Coat £89.95
Eye Catching OverThe Knee Boots £54.95 

 

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