‘Summer holiday’; the two words most appealing in the English dictionary. ‘Packing’; one of the worst. Since holidays and stress don’t mix, Dorothy Perkins is here to do the packing for you with our top 10 things to pack for ANY holiday this summer. Our SS16 style heroes are 10 wearable, on-trend pieces that will fast-track you into the style aisle. Scroll down and start making your packing list!
#10 – The Pinny Dress
Plain, printed or in on-trend denim, the pinny dress is a versatile wardrobe addition. Layer with a blouse for those in-between days, or wear it solo when the sun shines.
#9 – The Shirt Dress
Lazy summer days call for uncomplicated style, and what could be easier than a perfectly cut dress? Take your pick from mini or floor-sweeping maxi lengths.
#8 – The Romantic Top
Our most unashamedly feminine tops! Whether you opt for pretty frill trims or easy-to-wear prints, you’ll nail spring romance in one.
#7 – The Shoe Boot
A hybrid of your favourite ankle boot and summer sandals, the shoe-boot is this season’s best footwear investment.
#6 – The Sleeveless Jacket
Whether you choose soft tailoring or clean lines, this modern classic is the perfect layering piece to add polish to your look
#5 – The Wrap
This season’s ultimate throw-on, the wrap is your wardrobe’s new best friend. Wear with casual separates for effortless off-duty style.
#4 – The Summer Knit
An easy summer knit is perfect teamed with denim, or layered over swimwear for an upgraded, beach-ready look.
#3 – The Ankle Grazer
From chic culottes to the tailored crop, this season’s new length is all about showcasing your summer footwear.
#2 – The Off-the-shoulder Top
A bare shoulder is the subtle way to show some skin. Whatever your shape, size or style, an off-the-shoulder number earns instant style points.
#1 – The Column Skirt
Spring/summer’s sophisticated new silhouette means business when teamed with a shirt, but it’s also cool and relaxed for summer days.
Packing list complete! We’re very jealous you’re off on your holidays. You’re sure to set off in style with these in your luggage, just don’t go over your allowance! Have a fantastic time and let us know what piece you can’t travel without in the comments below.