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The best holiday essentials to pack this summer

Our favourite key staples.

By Sacha Dance

Words: Sacha Dance

We are so thrilled that we can travel again with a sense of ease. To that end, we’re making your pre-holiday packing even easier by helping you pick exactly what to pack. With holiday essentials from Primark, Nike, Crocs and more.

Keep your skin safe – £61

This hypoallergenic CBD sensitivity SPF 35 cream is the perfect travel product to keep your skin protected whilst moisturised.

Classic essentials – £6

This simple tee is a great staple for your summer wardrobe and at the bargain price of £6 you can have one in every colour.

City break – £15

It’s not all about the poolside holidays this year, for some exploring a new city is idyllic. For the smart evening looks be sure to pack a pair of Burlington’s classic socks.

Travel bag – £65

The Kånken Sling is an absolute steal if you love to travel. It’s a bag that you can use while catching a flight or exploring out on an excursion. It’s the perfect size to fit those important possessions whilst travelling, and is practical enough to wear day to day.

Statement sunnies – £209

A pair of sunglasses are always a great investment this time of year. These Palm Angels ones give a little edge to a classic mens shade, while being very versatile.

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Comfort shoes – £44.99

Crocs have made a comeback and we are here for it! Their range of summery colours make them the perfect comfort shoe to pair with a holiday fit.

Printed swim

Nike swim have an amazing range of swim shorts this season and we are loving this animal print pair.

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Good to go – £299

If you are in need of some new luggage this year Selfridges have a wide variety of products from affordable must haves to sought after high end investments. This Samsonite 81cm case has that expensive look at a more afforable price.

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Fresh fragrance – £56 (50ml)

This masaculine vibrant scent from Issey Miyake is the perfect fragrance to pack in your hand luggage to keep you smelling fresh on those long journeys. Top notes of cardamom, accompanied by heart notes of cedarwood, with vetiver and patchouli keeping the fragrance light and fresh.

Smart and sleek – £175

When on holiday keeping your valuables safe at all times is a must. This Cambridge Satchel Co. ‘Binocular Bag’ is super practical but also makes the perfect accessory to add to those smart evening looks.

Keep your hair in check – £37.68

Kérastase have a range of haircare products which are suitable for all hair types, giving the specefic treatments needed for each one. Their Nutritive Bain Satin range is perfect for dry hair so the perfect holiday essential.

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Hats on – £100

The finishing touch to that summer outfit is a staple bucket hat. This one from Nobis is perfect to keep you shaded whilst spending time in the sun.

Ready to go – £150 

An absolute essential for holidays is a clothing steamer. It’s always a worry packing and creasing your clothes but with this Cirrus No.3 iron steamer you are good to go.