Up the style stakes and pack yourself a fabulous evening wardrobe, inspired by the latest resort collections from top designers.
1. Hawaiian prints and florals
2011 has seen even more interest in the resort collections than previous years. Big trends for this season include hawaiian prints and colourful florals. Stella McCartney’s feminine dresses and skirts with moonlit waves and palm prints are a guaranteed sell-out.
They’re easy to pack, and easy to wear. Hunt down Roberto Cavalli’s silk dresses, or try Temperley London’s crepe kaftans and Chloe’s gorgeous embellished jersey dresses.
Huge this season – dresses, blouses, skirts, wide-legged trousers – you name it, you’ll find it in lace in the shops right now.
4. Fringed and long earrings
Perfect accessorising – think long feathers and beaded earrings.
The clutch is the number one style to have right now. Not so good for the beach but perfect in the evening when you don’t more than a room key and a lipstick to pop into it.
Check out the Vacation Boutique on Net-a-porter for style tips and beautiful clothes.