Summer is officially here! School’s nearly out and exotic climes are beckoning. Hallelujah.
July is the month to start pinning our hopes on big time fun in the sun, so get your passports at the ready and pop to the Clarendon Oxford to get your suitcase style looking hot-to-trot.
Swimwear has to be the ultimate summer statement but it can be scary baring all for the first time in months, so having a swim suit that you love will help your confidence to shine through. One of the signature looks for summer 2019 is checks and frills, which the one-shoulder swimsuit from H&M showcases to the max with elegant, continental style.
H&M – One Shoulder Swimsuit – £12.99
Nothing shouts “I’m on holiday” like an over-sized summer hat! We love the playfulness of the embroidered straw number When Life Gives You Lemons from H&M. Team it with some conspicuously glam sunglasses and be sure to make some sweet lemonade.
H&M – When Life Gives You lemons Hat – £12.99
Now you can even take your ice-cool lemonade into the pool with you thanks to this pineapple drinks float from Claire’s. When inflated it can fit most standard-sized drinks cups so you can soak up the rays on a laid-back lilo whilst your drink floats alongside you.
Claire’s – Pineapple Drinks Holder – £4.50
Having an outfit that can take you from poolside to party is a holiday wardrobe must. Easy to slip on over your cosi, this V-neck short playsuit in warm-ochre yellow with delicate floral detail will instantly transform your look from beach babe to sunset sultress.
H&M – V Neck yellow playsuit – £19.99
Guys, for chilled beach vibes head to GAP Outlet for a pair of their 5” solid swim trunks. Coming in a range of bold colours and prints, your swim shorts have never been so stylish! Even better, they’re super comfy too. Once you’ve finished showing off your surfing skills, step out of the water and slip on some rubber Slide Sandals ready for a stroll along the beach with the boys or bae.
GAP Outllet – Solid Swim Trunks – £29.95
Gap Outlet – Slide Sandals – £16.95
Music makes a poolside party; think Wham and Club Tropicana style. So shake up some Piña Coladas and load up your top tunes to play out through the Ion Plunge Bluetooth Stereo Boombox from Robert Dyas. Not only does it boast an impressive sound quality, it’s waterproof, rugged, rubber design makes it perfect for outdoor listening.
Robert Dyas Ion Plunge Waterproof Stereo Boombox – £69.99
If you’re holidaying at home this summer then why not turn your garden into a magical, mythical waterpark?! Standing at a majestic 6 feet tall, the inflatable Unicorn Water Sprinkler from MenKind is the perfect way for kids and grown-ups alike to cool off in the hot summer sun. Simply plug in your garden hose for a fairy-tale fountain of fun.
MenKind – Giant Unicorn Sprinkler – £49.99
If that’s not enough holiday excitement for you, don’t forget that the brand new TK Maxx Store has now opened at the Clarendon Centre — offering big labels and designer gems at up to 60% less than the RRP!