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17 July 2018

The Suitcase Shortlist: Holiday Shoes, Bags & Accessories

Holidays can come in all shapes and sizes, from romantic city breaks to beachside escapes, and each individual trip needs accessories as unique as it is. When space is at a premium, packing light is an essential skill so let this guide help you decide what should make your suitcase shortlist, from crossbody bags to wedges we've got packing down to a fine art.

  1. Ideal for: Airport Style

    Whether starting your journey at a train station or checking in at the airport, comfort is a must. Long haul or short, look to a slip-on moccasin like Petra. This unstructured style is crafted from the softest grey nappa leather and features an intrecciato woven upper. The slip-on silhouette will help you glide through security with ease and remains smart enough for an upgrade. We love to wear ours with cropped jeans and a navy blazer.

    PETRA Woven Driver

    The bag to match: the Rebecca tote

    Match your moccasins with a capacious carry-all tote like Rebecca. This sizable leather tote comes complete with an internal zippable pouchette, ideal for keeping passports and documents safe. Roomy enough for a laptop or the latest paperback blockbuster, this bag will store enough essentials for even the longest flight.

    REBECCA Large Leather Tote

  2. Ideal for: Seaside Style

    For sun-drenched beach holidays, choose our sunshine yellow sandal Bleeker. This flat sandal is luxuriously crafted from a combination of textured leather and suede. The slider design is perfect for slipping on and off as you head from sun lounger to beach bar. Partner yours with neutral tones and gold jewellery.

    BLEEKER Three Strap Slide

    The Bag to match: the Clara mini tote

    Match your sunshine sandals with an equally vibrant bag, meet our mini tote Clara. This vivid style has been crafted from bright yellow perforated leather and features an internal pouch to keep your valuables safe. An additional shoulder strap gives this bag added versatility when carrying towels and pool floats.

    CLARA MINI Mini Tote Bag

  3. Ideal for: City Style

    Summer is a great time to visit a romantic city. To meander around cobbled streets and visit marbled piazzas a comfortable shoe is a must. The gladiator-inspired Coin It flat sandal will keep you looking and feeling cool, and the sprinkling of studs ensures this style is dressy enough to go from a gallery opening to dinner.

    COIN IT Raw Edge Stud Sandal

    The bag to match: the Pinnixbody crossbody bag

    Long strolls around a city requires hands to be kept free, ready for hand holding or ice cream eating. Pack a crossbody bag like the glamorous Pinnixbody, essentials for this type of trip. The bag is crafted from luxurious quilted nude nappa leather, neutral enough to match your entire suitcase. A grab handle ensures this style can be carried in the hand or can be worn across the body. Our Pinnixbody style has a perfectly placed pocket on the front to keep your phone readily accessible for your next Instagram post.

    PINNIXBODY Quilted Crossbody Bag

  4. Ideal for: After Dark Style

    If a big part of your holiday is dressing up after dark, you will need a warm-weather appropriate shoe for the occasion. Look to our lightweight Pukka-Up wedge sandal. The shimmering glitter fabric can paradoxically be worn as a neutral and will match everything in your suitcase. This vertiginous wedge will dress up any outfit, we love to wear ours teamed with a pair of tailored shorts and a sun-downer.

    PUKKA UP Glitter Wedge

    The bag to match: the Penny crossbody bag

    Matching your handbag to your shoes is an easy way to create a polished finish to eveningwear. Partner your glittering wedges with a versatile style like our Penny. This crossbody bag is crafted from glittering fabric that shines both gold and silver. It can be worn as a clutch or can be used as a crossbody bag with the jewellery-inspired chain strap. Delicate in design, this bag will look en-point with wedges or courts alike.

    PENNY Crossbody Bag

  5. Ideal for: Festival Style

    If for you, the answer to a fun-filled holiday is a bustling music festival, either home or abroad, you will need to invest in chic yet functional styles. For dancing and walking between stages at a festival, comfort is paramount, we recommend a sneaker like our Bow Wow. This low-top design is crafted from the softest white nappa leather and has been embellished with a sparkling bejewelled bow trim. We love to continue the sparkle by wearing heaps of body glitter and face jewels.

    BOW WOW Jewel Bow Sneaker

    The bag to match: The Bow Wow crossbody bag

    When dancing and partying, a big bag can become cumbersome, the answer is a crossbody back like the matching Bow Wow. This luxurious style has the same bow trim and is capacious enough for all festival essentials, think phone, card and the all-important hand-sanitizer. As well as glitter-galore we love to complete our festival attire with a pair of denim shorts and plenty of fringing.

    BOW WOW Jewel Trim Crossbody Bag

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