Days To Remember #Mojoe: How to Build a Holiday Capsule Wardrobe
Whether it’s a bank holiday getaway, a mini break or a full fortnight all-inclusive poolside resort, each kind of holiday needs a capsule wardrobe. Here, we go through how you can create the perfect holiday capsule wardrobe for whatever your next adventure has in store for you.
Pack a button-through floaty maxi dress
A floaty maxi dress is essential for your night out to feel stylish, sleek and totally chic. Go a step further by opting for a button-through maxi dress that you can pair with a camisole and shorts, or even your swimwear! Then, you have a gorgeous kimono acting as the top layer of your ensemble before you kimo-know it.
Say yes to the tunics
Tops and tunics are a summer staple, whether you’re layering a gorgeous ensemble or throwing on a tunic after climbing from the pool. Tunics are also a great answer to a mini dress that can be dressed down with leggings and sandals or dressed up with a pair of shorts and a heel. Capsule wardrobe items are all about practicality and versatility!
Stay footloose with the right shoes
Depending on your luggage allowance, you’ll need at least two pairs of shoes. Opt for a versatile pump or pair of trainers for those long summer walks and a pair of comfy sandals. If you have the room, pack your holiday heel, such as a strappy number for those long summer nights full of antics and Sangria!
Feel free in the floaty blouse
Essential go-to shirts for a capsule wardrobe include a colour or pattern and the plain white blouse, depending on which trouser or skirt you feel like on the day. Consider your personal style when shopping around. If you prefer smart-casual, think a crisp white collared blouse. If you’re more boho, a broderie blouse or something off-the-shoulder works a treat when paired with a long floaty skirt. The options are endless!
As above, so below with holiday trousers
Consider only one pair of jeans for your holiday, as you can get a few wears out of them and they won’t be your go-to during hot, sunny afternoons. Instead, a pair of loose beach trousers are comfortable, airy and much more suited to a holiday. A pair of chic shorts or capris are an absolute essential, so you have plenty of options to team up with your tops.
Show your sass in a swishy skirt
Beachy skirts and floaty frills are all the rage, so pick an option that suits your personal style. Try a maxi skirt for you boho babes or a rara skirt if you want to feel flirty and fun. If you find yourself wanting something that blends classic and chic, opt for a skirt with an A-line or fishtail for a really dynamic look.
Dress elegant in the evening, dress fun under the sun!
Aside from a floaty evening dress, it’s advisable to pack a fun, cute dress for the daytime. A ditsy little dress is your best friend for those super-hot, sunny days when the thought of more clothes makes you sweat. Jersey dresses are fantastic for this because the fabric is stretchy, comfortable and airy. As a bonus, they're crease-resistant and pack down super small! Winner winner, chicken dinner!
The Other Essentials
Graphic tees: A lightweight, fun wardrobe staple that showcases your unique personality. What’s not to love?
Swimwear: Whether you’re a bikini babe or a one-piece wonder, choose the swimwear that you feel the most confident in. A top tip is to also pick one with removable padding for your comfort. When it gets wet, it gets cold – fast
A Summer Hat: Wide brim, cap or bucket hat, choose one to keep the sun off your head and out of your eyes.
Sunglasses: The ultimate holiday accessory! Need we say more?
A Beach Cover-Up: Protect yourself from the sun and look glam while you do! Cover-ups are lightweight and easy to pack – an absolute essential, if you ask us!
And there we have it! Your guide to creating the perfect capsule wardrobe for your holiday, with endless outfit combinations to choose from.
Make sure to check our other capsule wardrobe articles over on our Inspiration Page, and if you find the perfect Joe Browns holiday outfit, share it with us over on our Facebook and Instagram. Happy holidays!
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