Hopefully, with a little help from our packing video, you're now a master of squeezing a week-long capsule wardrobe into your hand luggage. Although 10kg doesn’t sound like a lot, you’ll be surprised at just how much you can fit into your holdall. We’ve taken a closer look at exactly what you can pack so that you’ll breeze straight past baggage reclaim and onto the beach.
10 KILOS OF STYLE
By Sam Higgins, 18 July 2017
Packing with a limit is all about choosing each piece tactically, ensuring everything in your bag works seamlessly together. Let’s kick off with the first things you should pack – shoes. Sliders are essential for lazing around the pool but throw some fresh white Reebok Club C 85s in to keep your feet happy during cultural adventures (wear the sturdier, black adidas pair during the journey).
Mid-wash jeans and tan Carhartt chinos work perfectly for your dinner-time duds. However, before the sun sets, zebra-print cargo shorts from Huf cater for all your lower-leg tanning needs.
When it's not 'tops off' time, you’ll need a neat selection of T-shirts, too. Make sure you have an on-trend band tee in your bag, while something pink and patterned can really emphasise your glowing tan. For the evenings, up the formality slightly but keep things summery with a revere-collared shirt.
A hooded sweatshirt and bomber jacket should, weather permitting, be the only pieces of outerwear you need, leaving you with just the essentials – sunnies and underwear – left to pack. Shop the whole lot below before you jet off.