You’ve had multiple dress fittings and spent hours planning the big day itself, but with the endless to-do lists, it’s all too easy to just throw a motley collection of t-shirts and shorts into your suitcase. Make sure you have your holiday essentials covered with London stylist, Claire Lopez’s honeymoon check-list below, guaranteed to set you off on a stylish start to married life.
Jet Setting | Travelling long haul means comfort needs to be top of the list. But this doesn’t have to be at the expense of style. For the perfect airplane attire, Hush’s Jumpsuit £75 is just the ticket. And much more than a one trick pony, this will work perfectly for the evening dressed up with heels, sandals or espadrilles.
Beach to Bar | If you’re spending most of your days in a tropical paradise you want to look the part and, a lightweight, chiffon kaftan you can just throw on over your bikini is the answer. From long lunches to sundowners, bring some glamour to your sunbed with Aspiga’s Tara Chiffon Maxi Kaftan £75 which comes in several different colour options.
The Do-it-all Dress | If effortless is what you’re aiming for then you need a dress that hits the right note for the evening and something that is versatile enough to wear with flat sandals or heels alike depending on the vibe. This Satin Frill Sleeve Tea Dress £69 from Warehouse is a show-stopping colour (even better with a tan) and a super style. Another gorgeous bright is this Twist Knot Midi Dress £59 from &Other Stories. For a print try their Floral Printed Dress £79 . Or if it is super nonchalant that you are going for, then this Jamie T Shirt Dress £59 from Hush is for you.
Stylish Sandals | Nothing says holidays like an espadrille and Castaner is your go-to brand. Their classic Carina style £80-£100 comes in black, navy, white, yellow and metallic and will work perfectly with shorts, kaftans, sundresses and smarter evening-wear alike. But for lazy days you want to be able to feel the sand between your toes, so a pair of slip-on sandals is an absolute essential. You want to go for something that is versatile and will work with everything you’ve packed so a metallic is always a good bet. Accessorize has lots of options to choose from including its Athens Embellished Sandals £35. Or for something you can just slide your feet into then go for the Boston £35
Finishing Touches | The natural, handcrafted look is still big so make sure you’ve got yourself a straw bag to finish off your honeymoon outfits. Betsy & Floss have the classic round Palermo Basket Bag £55. Or for something large enough to fit in all your beach/poolside paraphernalia, go for their Large Ischia Basket £65.
For daily fashion tips & inspiration, follow Claire on Instagram @stylebyclairelopez, and if you feel you would like more specific help with your honeymoon packing, or for any other wardrobe needs, contact Claire on firstname.lastname@example.org.