Claremont Quarter stylist Clare Ryan has taken the hassle out of packing your suitcase and put together an essential SS20 holiday wardrobe list.
Broome’s iconic Cable Beach is the ultimate spot to relax. This season is all about the classic one piece swimsuit in prints such as leopard or elegant black. Team your swimwear with an effortlessly chic sarong that will seamlessly take you from the beach to the resort.
Now’s also the time to elevate your summer accessories. The woven bag dominates this season in natural tones and texture – perfect for a day at the beach. Sunglasses are a holiday staple and this season embraces the classic cat-eye style in any colour but black; porcelain, blush and light tortoise shell are the go-to style for 2020.
- Zimmermann Amelie U-Wire 1PC, $295
- Scanlan Theodore St Large Trapeze Bag, $650
- Camilla Short Tassel Sarong Tales of Talita, $169
- Bailey Nelson Evie Sunglasses, $145
When holidaying, linen is a must. It’s classic and keeps you nice and cool in the heat. Be it white, beige or pastel colours, this trend is dominant for men and women this season. Ladies can team a crisp white shirt with a sarong, or a feminine linen dress with frills for sunset drinks at Broome’s Sunset Bar & Grill – the ‘go to’ spot for prime sunset viewing. A comfortable linen shirt is a must for men and 2020 see lots of colour, as well as classic white linen styles. Embrace cuts that are loose fitting, so you have lots of room to relax, enjoy some cocktails and stay fresh.
- Seed Linen Flutter Sleeve Dress, $129.95
- Zimmermann Pleated Lace Picnic Midi $595
- M.J Bale Bradfield Linen Shirt, $139.95 (MEN)
It’s time to embrace colour! Spring/summer is all about vibrant block colours with yellow, pink and green leading the way. Poolside dining or relaxing never looked so effortlessly glamorous with ruffled skirts, soft flowing fabrics and loose silhouettes that go from poolside brunch to poolside cocktails. Elasticated waists and flattering dresses are not only comfortable but give you the freedom to move. For men, you can’t go past a printed shirt and the Hawaiian shirt is back this season in nautical shades of navy and white. Team with board shorts or relaxed chinos for a sophisticated poolside style.
- Country Road Symmetric Tank, $59.95
- Country Road Fashion Ruffle Skirt, $159
- Gazman Linen Blend Palm Print Shirt, $99.95 (MEN)
Whether you’re dining at Cable Beach Club’s Sunset Bar & Grill, Cichetti Club or Kichi Kichi, embrace holiday style with neutral tones and showing a little skin. High waisted shorts in cotton or linen go with everything, be it an off the shoulder top, embroidered blouse or voluminous statement top. Co-ord sets are also back this season with wide leg pants perfect for holiday dining, with the option of teaming them with a crop top or linen shirt. Leave your high heels at home and pack new season flat sandals in natural shades of tan, cream, white or caramel.