What to pack for a weekend getaway
Longing for a weekend away? From relaxing staycations to chic city breaks, the perfect escape is waiting for you. Short-hauls call for practicality, so this bank holiday, whether you're jetting off abroad or visiting the family, don't overload, instead opt for a hardworking capsule wardrobe.Shop weekend essentials
1. A suitcase
The start of a new holiday season calls for a statement suitcase, and this one from American Tourister hits all the right notes.
American Tourister Sound Box Blue Hard 4 Wheel Cabin Case £109.00
2. Practical (but stylish) footwear
Embrace the trainer trend and make star printed styles your go-to shoes. Wear with girlfriend jeans for Saturday afternoons exploring.
Dune Edris Star Appliqué Lace Up Trainers £60.00
3. A makeup bag
Lively prints add an element of fun, whilst roomy interiors leave enough space for all your makeup essentials.
Lulu Guinness Hug Print Large Vanity Case £75.00
4. Timeless dresses
Introducing a dress that'll go the distance in our favourite print for spring. Wear elegant shirt styles with white trainers or ankle boots and a classic red lip.
Whistles Kamala Belted Spot Shirt Dress £159.00
5. A passport holder
Heading abroad? Polish the details with this Aspinal passport holder. A timeless classic and great gift to yourself.
Aspinal of London Plain Passport Cover £55.00
6. Skincare essential
Prep your skin with our Kiehls bestseller for non-stop nourishment. It'll pass the 100ml limit and can be used as a primer for a flawless base.
Kiehls Ultra Facial Cream 50ml £24.50
7. A wallet
Keep your cards close in our latest accessory. In luxury leather and a showstopping colour, here is a keepsake you'll reuse every day.
Coccinelle Metallic Soft Cardholder £40.00
8. Do-it-all trousers
The side striped trouser returns as our wardrobe staple. In a loose fit, this pair are ideal for travelling in. For dinner dates, just add courts and a leather jacket.
Biba Side Stripe Tassle Detail Trouser £69.00
9. Instant bronzer
An adorable miniature that'll give you that sun-kissed finish. Wear with a warm lip tone to take you from day-to-night.
Benefit Hoola Powder Mini £12.50