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City Break Style

20 September 2017

We all know how difficult it can be picking the perfect outfits for a getaway; with minimum luggage allowance, terrible packing skills and an overload of liquids to cram into a tiny clear bag, we all know the feeling of the inevitable a pre-flight meltdown.

The key to mastering it is to invest in stylish pieces that you can mix and match into a wearable (but compact) wardrobe. We might not be able to help you with that liquid bag, but here are our top fashion tips to keep your trip stress-free. And if you don’t have a city break planned, we’re giving you and two friends the chance to win a trip to New York City, and we’ll even kit out your wardrobe for the occasion. Find out more about winning the trip of a lifetime here!


Barcelona? Paris? Rome? The weather might already be turning grey here, but these beautiful destinations are sure to deliver brighter days! Opt for light layers in the form of a sophisticated PU Jacket; the boxy cut of this fabulous fling on is perfect for creating a balanced upper body, its proportions work brilliantly on women of all shapes and sizes. To get the maximum fashion impact from this jacket, team with a popping orange roll neck jumper. The vibrant shade combined with the navy hue made these two a match made in wardrobe-heaven!

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When packing for an autumn getaway, it’s important to take items that are not only practical to explore in, but also trendy and fashionable too. This city chic outfit packs both comfort and style due to the lightweight loose fitting material. Perfect for throwing on day or night, a lightweight blazer is an autumn must-have.


Not all city breaks require jetting off on a plane! There are so many beautiful cities in UK worth making a visit to… London? Bristol? Leeds? Manchester? To name just a few on our must-visit list! If the weather might be a little cooler where you’re heading, a cosy cover up is essential! Make sure you’re warm enough to walk around and explore with this pretty poncho; easily thrown on over any basic tee and jeans – this poncho instantly elevates and brings your autumn look to life.

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If a poncho is too wintery for you at the minute, then ease into autumn by opting for something you can easily take on and off depending on the temperature. Throw-on-and-go is the nature of this checked wrap, and you’ll soon discover you love its versatility. Lightweight enough to pop in your handbag, and warm enough to protect you from the harsh winds, what’s not to love about this easy-to-wear cover up!?