In our suitcase: must-pack summer essentials

It’s not always easy to pack for the holidays. To get you started, here’s a selection of pieces that are just begging to go on your trip with you.

Cover photo: Pepe Lobez for AMV

A gingham outfit

Who said coordinates were reserved for the workplace? At American Vintage, the blazer and pencil skirt opt for a large candy pink gingham print. Slip them on after the beach, over a colourful swimsuit or vibrant tee.

NAROZ women’s blazer and NAROZ women’s skirt (candy vichy print).

A fun T-shirt

“Super cool kids”: here’s a T-shirt that instantly sets the tone. A summer essential, this linen and cotton tee features a colourful and simple retro design. Perfect to romp around in all day long.

BYPTOW kids’ t-shirt

A denim outfit 

Crafted in lightweight denim canvas, this jacket is ideal for any occasion, whether it’s dinner at the seaside or an afternoon hike. Pair it with shorts for an ultra-polished silhouette.

BESOBAY men’s shirt and BESOBAY men’s shorts (stone dirty colour).


Printed joggers

Say hello to the piece that will follow you all throughout your holidays. With its vintage print (which recalls Hawaiian shirts), these comfy joggers in 100% cotton scream summer.

SULLY women’s joggers (molly print).

A printed shirt

Calling all Magnum, P.I. fans: thanks to American Vintage, you can make Tom Selleck’s look your own. With its palm trees and sailboats, this shirt has a guaranteed wow effect.

BYGOO men’s shirt (Beny print).

A fleece outfit

Parents aren’t the only ones who get to wear cool clothes. Practical to pack in a suitcase (fleece doesn’t wrinkle), this shirt and jogger ensemble can be worn together or separately. Let your kids decide.

BYAMA kids’ shirt and BYAMA kids’ joggers (ecru and green stripe print).

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