Now that summer and warmer temperature are officially amongst us, it seems as though we can’t get the summer holidays off our minds. Whether you’re planning a weekend getaway to the beach, or traveling to whiter sands half way around the world, these fashion and beauty must-haves will keep you looking your best, even if you only pack a carry-on.

 

Lisa Marie Fernandez – Yasmin bikini

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This red bikini by Lisa Marie Fernandez is perfect for making a statement no matter where you go this summer. Its classic cut is both flattering and practical, and will be as useful lounging by the pool as it will be for snorkeling in the coral reefs. If you want to pack light, there is only need for this one bikini.

 

 

St. Tropez – Gradual Tan In Shower Lotion Medium

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St. Tropez’s new in shower tanning lotion in shade medium is the product we’ve all been waiting for this summer. The product is perfect for building up a golden glow in only 3 minutes and there’s no need to wait for the product the dry, or even better, no need to worry for the product to stain our limited vacation clothing either. Paired with your favorite SPF sun care when you go out, you can get that sun-kissed look without any of the associated skin damage!

 

Gucci – Turnaround Tote

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This Gucci reversible ‘Turnaround’ tote is perfect for any holiday plans you might have this summer. One side is a dark leather (great for evening) and the other is printed with the brand’s signature monogram and floral print, which makes changing into a day bag with this summer’s hottest print all that much easier. It’s also finished with a detachable luggage tag, making it ideal for your weekend getaway – whether you’re taking a plane or a convertible.

 

 

Charlotte Tilbury – Filmstar Bronze & Glow in Light to Medium

 

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We’re all about keeping our beauty routine to a minimum this season, especially as we head to the pool or are planning for a day out on the water. Come in Charlotte Tilbury’s Filmstar Bronze & Glow which has us covered with the perfect makeup-bag essential. The bronzer can be used to contour features and mimic a sun-kissed complexion, while the highlighter will ensure that you have a luminous complexion all day long. Voilà, no need to lug around a huge makeup bad to look good this summer.

 

 

Zimmermann – Roza embroidered linen jumpsuit

 

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Zimmermann’s ‘Roza’ jumpsuit is an infinitely flattering choice, ideal for your holidays. Cut from linen, its wide-leg silhouette is balanced by a fitted bust and red roses embroidered at the cuffs. This jumpsuit can easily carry you from day to night by simply switching into a heel.

 

 Linda Farrow – Aviator Sunglasses

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These gold-tone aviator glasses by Linda Farrow are an easy way to add style to any summer outfit. They are at once both practical and statement making, with their mirrored lenses and sleek metal frames. There’s no need to worry about accessorizing when you transition from the pool to a beach-front café, these aviator glasses are chic and stylish, and have more than enough glitz to go around.

 

 

CLEAN Reserve – Blonde Rose Eau de Parfum

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The finishing touch to your easy summer vacation attire should be fresh and light-as-air as the weather gets warmer. Inspired by an escape to a rose petal infused bath, the eau de parfum Blonde Rose by CLEAN Reserve is blended with raw, sustainable ingredients which truly are subtle and fresh in nature, and perfect for summer nights.

 

 

Oribe – Matte Waves Texture Lotion

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If there’s one thing we love about getting our hair wet this summer, it’s the sultry beach waves that come with a dip in the ocean. Get salt-spray waves without the dryness thanks to Oribe’s Matte Waves texture lotion, which helps to create texture and a beachy allure even if your day was spent walking around and discovering, as opposed to being in the water.

 

 

Carrera y Carrera – Coral Ring

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The chicest way to stand out this summer is with a bold and colourful statement piece that will transition even the simplest of slip dresses into elegant evening attire – no matter where you are celebrating. Carrera y Carrera’s Coral ring in yellow and rose gold, crystal rock, garnets, blue sapphires, orange sapphires and diamonds embodies power and beauty brought directly from the ocean depths to you this summer.

 

Aquazzura – Palm Spring Espadrille Sandals

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Aquazzura’s tan suede ‘Palm Springs’ espadrille sandals can be worn day-through-night and are great for your summer getaway. Their black and gold geometric patterned wedge is bohemian in nature and their ankle ties tipped with fuzzy pompoms are playful and fun. They can easily be worn with a jumpsuit, a maxi dress or even your favorite denim shorts.

 

Eugenia Kim – Cassidy woven straw hat

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Packing for a summer holiday is incomplete without the addition of a hat. Eugenia Kim’s wide-brimmed sun hat is made from lightweight straw and decorated with blush feathers that compliment other colours beautifully. Wear yours to protect you from the sun, and to add a quirky twist to your summer dresses.

 

 

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