What to take on holiday?

It's a good dilemma to have. You're travelling to a beach or city break and need to pack the best capsule wardrobe possible. No doubt you have a few favourites from last summer and want to add a couple of items to freshen up your look. Well, we've scoured the Spring collections on the high street for some versatile, practical and pretty pieces.

Natural Hues

Indulge in muted tones, textures, snakeskin and natural hues for this understated look.

Zara printed short jumpsuit £29.99
Zara asymmetrical long dress £25.99
Zara printed leather bucket bag £139.00
Airy Mary handcrafted wooden disc necklace £14.00
H&M leather shoulder bag £34.00
Zara flat snakeskin sandal £39.00
H&M Knee length dress £14.99

Geo Prints and Nautical References

It wouldn't be summer without a splash of nautical stipes and geo prints. Fresh and so easy to wear - small prints are every girl's friend - regardless of size.

Freya Tootsie bikini in black & white stripes. Available from Airy Mary in D to G cup sizes.
Pink upcycled beach bag £37.00. Available from Airy Mary. Also in black, orange and blue.
H&M leather sandals £29.99
Moontide Geo Dress in navy and white £65.00. Available from Airy Mary.
Nautica bikini by LITEX £29.95 for top & briefs. Available from Airy Mary in D to E cup sizes.


Turquoise is hot this spring and fortunately it's one of those rare colours which flatters most skin tones. Mix with earthy greens and textured tribal beads.

Moontide turquoise tankini top £62.00. Available from Airy Mary in E/F cup size.
Zara leather sandal with buckle £39.99.
Handcrafted necklace from Airy Mary £15.00.
Moontide turquoise bikini top £46 and sarong £32. Available from Airy Mary in E/F cup size.
Zara printed green dress with wide straps £59.99.

Botanical Prints & Aztec Patterns

Pops of colour in aztec or botanical prints are key looks this summer. If you're leg confident, inject some happiness into your wardrobe with these cute and affordable playsuits from Zara.

Tribal beach cover up tunic £29 from Airy Mary.
Zara sandal in black £29.99
Zara light green dungarees with drawstring waist £39.99
Zara printed jumpsuit £19.99