Key pieces for your summer holiday wardrobe

First published in Retail Therapy


:: Home grown ...
The perfect balance of elderflower and gooseberry, Noble Isle's Summer Rising range is inspired by British hedgerows, orchards and seaside holidays. With extracts of toning elderflower and antioxidant-charged gooseberry, it's ideal for thirsty skin. Summer Rising bath & shower gel, £20 (250ml), body lotion, £25 (250ml), both by Noble Isle from Liberty. For stockists, visit

:: Show off your legs...
Fake it with a good self-tanning lotion and these daisy print, flat-fronted shorts are sure to flatter your pins. Diamond by Julien Macdonald, £32, from Debenhams (in store end of July). For stockists, visit or call 08445 616161.

:: Bag a treat...
Sales-savvy shoppers who fast track to the Radley online sale can pick up travel must-haves such as this stylish tote, which is ideal for all those duty-free essentials. Kingsbourne medium tote, £44.50 (reduced from £89) from Radley. For stockists, visit SPLURGE

:: Effortlessly chic...
Whether you're sipping on a sundowner, souvenir shopping, or staycationing, this colourful maxidress will keep you cool when the temperature soars. Indu dress, £65, from Monsoon. For stockists, call 08448 110068

:: Treat your feet...
For a perfect 10, check out FitFlop's range of Fifties-styled Fleur sandals. With a super-soft toe post, shock-absorbing wedge and relief from underfoot pressure, fashionistas can negotiate pebble beaches and save their soles for some late-night fancy footwork. Fleur in pewter, £70, from FitFlop. For stockists, visit and John Lewis nationwide.

:: Holiday cover-up...
If the weather's not balmy enough for a bikini, this silk kaftan with pink ruffle detail will look equally stylish over a pair of white jeans. Seychelles kaftan, £72, from StarBlu. For stockists, visit

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