Streamline your holiday wardrobe

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  • How to decide what to take and what to leave behind…

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    How to decide what to take and what to leave behind…

    Deciding where to go on holiday, booking half-decent flights and reading endless Airbnb reviews to find the perfect spot can take up way more time than you have to spare, but streamlining your suitcase will make packing to go away as easy as one, two, three!

    Make room for denim
    Denim can be bulky but wide-leg culottes or a midi skirt are super versatile and comfy options for your holiday wardrobe and will go with pretty much everything else you pack – just remember to roll them to save on space.

    Side-button denim midi skirt, £49, Monsoon. title=Colour code
    To make your life a little easier on holiday, stick to a colour palette of no more than three shades so every thing you pack will work together. Whether you opt for SS16’s clashing vivid brights, carefree neutrals or a selection of pretty pastels, pre-dinner outfit meltdowns will be a thing of the past.

    Shirt dress, £39, Daxon.Mix and match
    When it comes to accessories opt for metallics that will go with everything. A pair of sling-back espadrille-style flats hit the spot for both style and comfort, plus they’ll work hard with both your day and evening outfits. Don’t go overboard on shoes, one pair of flats, slides for the beach, trainers for any impromptu walks and a pair of standout heels is enough. Pack them around the edges of your case and stuff with underwear to save space.

    Silver woven slip on trainer, £30, Office.
    Decide on key pieces
    Instead of loading your case with things you won’t end up wearing, any seasoned traveller knows to pack a few standout prints – that work with their colour code. Graphic stripes are always a winner and were a favourite at the Prada, Dolce & Gabanna and Jonathan Saunders SS16 shows. Decision made.

    Mono Stripe midi skirt, £24.99, New look. title=
    The new Limited Edition Fabric Care Collection from Bold & Lenor is the smartest way to ensure your holiday pieces stay looking as fresh as their scent. With bottles designed by internationally renowned fashion designer Giles Deacon, there are three fragrances to choose from: Diamond & Lotus Flower, Peony & Cherry Blossom, or Amethyst and Floral Bouquet.

    The Giles Deacon for Bold Lenor Limited Edition Collection is available nationwide.

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