Your summer staycation wardrobe: what to wear for a holiday on home turf 

Mhairi Mann

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6 July 2021

Navigate the notoriously tricky British summer weather with a set of staycation looks that will help you stay chic, come rain or shine

6 July 2021 | Mhairi Mann | If you purchase something via our website, we may earn an affiliate commission.

You might not make it abroad this summer, but you can still look the part on a UK staycation. Whether heading to the Cotswolds or the British coast, refresh your wardrobe with laidback linen, ruffled blouses, distressed denim and haute sandals. 

From left: Polo Ralph Lauren Patchwork Jacket, £349.00, ralphlauren.co.uk; GRLFRND Eva frayed denim mini skirt, £75, net-a-porter.com; Minka 18ct Yellow Gold, Blue Topaz & Diamond Ring, £1750, minkajewels.com; Russell & Bromley block heel Chelsea boot, £285, russellandbromley.com; Mulberry x Alexa Chung Big Guy blue tumbled patent leather bag, £1095, mulberry.com

From left: Prudence tie-dyed cotton blouse by Ulla Johnson, net-a-porter.com; side-slit silk skirt by 12 Storeez, £125, farfetch.com; yellow gold Panthère de Cartier bracelet, £6,550, harrods.com; small raffia and leather basket bag by Loewe, £450, matchesfashion.com; Oran sandal by Hermès, £510, hermes.com

From left: Garrison crochet-trimmed broderie anglaise midi dress, £401.35, net-a-porter.com; GG Flora coated-canvas and leather suitcase by Gucci, £2,200, matchesfashion.com; Mirabelle 110 caramel suede wedges with a crystal buckle by Jimmy Choo, £575, jimmychoo.com; Joie-Éclat perfume by Valeur Absolue, £100 for 100ml, valeurabsolue.co.uk

From left: Layla linen shirt by Whistles, £89, whistles.com; Le Original high-rise straight-leg jeans by FRAME, £255, net-a-porter.com; Soleil Brûlant Eau de Parfum by Tom Ford, £228 for 50ml, harrods.com; Ribbon Beachclub 20 embellished suede espadrille sandals by Gianvito Rossi, £585, net-a-porter.com; Grand Tour canvas holdall by Paravel, £420, matchesfashion.com

From left: Sparrow cropped ruffled checked ramie blouse by DÔEN, £165, net-a-porter.com; Open Sky by Byredo, £178, harrods.com; Tomcat distressed straight jeans by Mother, £339, harrods.com; zipped weekender by Mulberry, £995, mulberry.com

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