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Find the best staycation outfits for any weather

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Summer vacations this year are a bit different for most of us. Coronavirus disrupted travel plans and we’re staying in the city. Luckily, there’s plenty to do, and we’re sure our selection of staycation outfits will inspire you. Find here the best vacation looks to stroll in the city or go for long walks in the park, along the river or by some beautiful lake.

And since the climate has been anything but predictable this summer, we hand-picked multi-purpose outfits that will allow you to enjoy your vacations in the city, no matter what the weather is.

From swimsuits and bikinis to windbreakers and kagoules, your staycation outfits must be practical but stylish. And you mustn’t forget to complete your outfits with super comfortable and on-trend Teva or Jelly sandals to enjoy the vacations in the city fully.

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Pretty in Pink

Pink is one of the colours we’ve been wearing this spring/summer. One of the reasons we love staycation outfits in pink for summer is because this hue looks fantastic on sun-kissed skin. You can read here what’s the meaning of this colour.

Pink garments for summer staycation outfits.
Moschino colour-block windbreakerTibi Bermuda shortsOnia striped swimsuitViktor & Rolf Jelly sandalsMiu Miu sunglasses.

Like in the Pampas

This poncho-like raincoat will make you feel like you are in the Argentinian Pampas!

Leopard bikini, denim shorts, Teva sandals and raincoat for the best all-weather vacation looks.
Melissa Odabash bikini top and briefsPenfield Wynne PonchoStella McCartney denim shortsBirkenstock sandalsSpektre sunglasses.

Staycation outfits with flowers

We made sure your staycation outfits look great whether at the beach in South America or in town. The orchids on this elegant bikini, for example, take you straight to a tropical paradise.

One of the best vacation looks: an elegant orchid bikini and floral dress to enjoy summer in the city.
Tory Burch dressGiorgio Armani sunglassesAgua Bendita bikini top and briefsAnd Other Stories clutchMelissa sandals.

Best vacation looks come in primary colours

Primary colours rhyme with summer vacation looks. And because the bright hues are joyful and fun; they’re perfect for your staycation outfits.

Poncho-like raincoat, top, shorts,slide sandals and sunglasses in bright colours for joyful staycation outfits.
Acne Studios raincoatCult Gaia shortsGanni topAcne Studios sunglassesValentino slides.

Staycation outfits in animal prints

The shimmering jacket adds a touch of glamour to the leopard biker shorts. By the way, you can wear this jacket and leggings not only with your best vacation looks but also to go to the office, adding a beige blazer.

The best vacation looks include shimmering jacket, leopard leggings, bucket hat and trekking sandals.
Kenzo jacketMelissa Odabash bandeau topGanni biker shortsAnd Other Stories bucket hatDKNY sandals.

Rainbow outfits

We love the positiveness and cheerfulness of the rainbow colours, so among the staycation outfits, we picked beautiful garments to wear come rain or shine. And if you are wondering which jewellery to pair with the vacation looks, check Alina Abegg’s Sugar High collection.

Garments in the colours of the rainbow for cheerful staycation outfits.
Zadig & Voltaire sweatshirtRay-Ban sunglassesRoxanne Assoulin braceletsÊtre Cécile dressArizona Love sandals.
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Miu Miu Fall 2020 takes us to a glamorous bygone era

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Miuccia Prada takes us to Hollywood’s Golden Era with Miu Miu Fall 2020 collection. Prada’s younger line was presented in an atmosphere of a chic movie premiere. The models walked on an Art-Deco carpet looking like sophisticated Hollywood divas of a bygone era in this glamorous fall runway show. 

Glamorous yet easy-to-wear

The star of Euphoria, 16-year-old Storm Reid opened the show in a long crushed satin dress with a tweed coat, the first of of many glamorous fall looks. By the way, crushed satin fits perfectly our Zeitgeist and the post-pandemic trend of easy-to-wear clothes that need no ironing.

Statement hair pin and crushed satin gown for a glamorous fall 2020 collection.

Pixie Geldolf, Kaia Gerber, and the sisters Bella and Gigi Hadid walked down the runway in luxurious fall looks. They were joined by the British singer Rita Ora. The gorgeous model Adut Akech also walked for Miu Miu Fall 2020 show during Paris Fashion Week.

Old Hollywood divas

Exuding Old Hollywood star power, models donned looks that included bejewelled sheer mesh bodysuits and skirts, and military coats embellished with glittering crystals.

Beside glitter and glam, we also saw elegant sartorial numbers. Tartan and leopard prints came in chic skirt suits and coats. The fall looks cinched in at the waist with leather belts had a typical ’40s silhouette. Adut Akech and Bella Hadid also had thick belts marking their waists in knitted playsuits with nautical inspiration.

Fluffy red coat, tartan skirt and ankle boots in Miu Miu Fall 2020 campaign.

Wavy hairdos, big flower pins and dramatic cat-eye makeup added glam to this glamorous fall collection that made us look forward to partying again in fall 2020!

Partying like it’s 1990

The late ’80s and ’90s were also present at Miu Miu Fall 2020. For instance, the sheer dress that ended in a taffeta balloon skirt worn by Iris, the daughter of Jude Law. Additionally, Pixie Geldorf’s taffeta dress, which presented puffy sleeves and balloon skirt with a wide red waistband, looked like something her mother, Paula Yates, could have worn to a fun party in the early ’90s.

Prada balanced Miu Miu Fall 2020 collection combining sheer fabrics, chunky knitwear and fluffy coats for a glamorous fall. The Italian fashion designer’s choice of colours for her fall looks contrasted black with primary hues such as red, yellow and military green.

Sheer top embellished with crystals and knitwear with nautical inspiration for Miu Miu Fall 2020.

The campaign

Miu Miu F/W 2020 beautiful campaign was shot by several photographers. Each one created images on the theme proximity, so precious in these times of social distancing. The photographers shot subjects with whom they have an intimate relationship wearing beautiful fall looks. For example, the boyfriend of Kate Moss, Nikolai von Bismarck, photographed her daughter Lila Moss at home.

Other photographers include Steve Mackey, Liz Collins, Douglas Irvine and Amber Pinkerton. Bella Hadid was one of the models donning luxurious fall looks for the campaign.

Have a look at the highlights of Miu Miu Fall 2020 collection.

Photos courtesy of Miu Miu

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6 style tips for a summer like no other

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We indeed couldn’t have predicted a summer like this year’s, with social distancing and many of us still working from home because of coronavirus. With our new lifestyle, also came some changes in the way we dress that are actually quite positive. Having these changes in mind, here are six summer outfit ideas and style tips for a season like no other before.

Wrinkles are beautiful

The stylish Lucy Chadwick during NYFW in a wrinkled shirt.

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If there is something I’ve learned during the lockdown, it is that life is too short for ironing. And I’m not the only one feeling this way. So one of the most important style tips for summer is that you can wear a fashion that is practical. In other words, clothes that are easy to wear, either because they don’t crease or because they look fab when wrinkled. Issey Miyake’s line Pleats Please is an excellent example of creased clothes that look absolutely beautiful. Jason Wu S/S 2020 collection and the high street giant Zara have plenty of wrinkled summer outfit ideas that allow you to look stylish without having all the hassle of ironing. Do as Lucy Chadwick and pair your creased shirt with a pleated skirt for an effortless look.

Venturing out in your pyjamas

Vintage queen, Pernille Rosenkilde

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This season, you won’t need to leave your pyjamas at home. You can take your comfortable pyjamas out to lunch with your friends and even to the office. But one of the important style tips for summer is: make sure you’re wearing glamorous pyjama-sets like the Danish influencer Pernille Rosenkilde. And don’t forget to add some lux with a designer bag so that nobody thinks you’re going to bed.

Ugly sandals

Chanel sandals are the favourite on Instagram

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From Teva to Birkenstock and Dr Matens Fisherman Sandal, the chunky ugly sandals have come out the pandemic like the heroes of summer footwear. Not to mention all the luxury fashion houses that presented their version of utilitarian sandals. Among them are The Row, Prada, Rick Owens, and Valentino. These hiking sandals are super comfortable walking shoes hence ideal for those avoiding public transport. Additionally, they will transition smoothly to fall when paired with socks. No matter if you choose the traditional models or the ones with chunky tractor-like soles. The Birkenstock-style footwear is the new go-to sandals of Heidi Klum and Paris Jackson.

Fancy top – comfy bottom

Jogging pants can look sophisticated with the right styling.

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During these long months working from home, we’ve gotten used to dressing up from the waist up for Zoom meetings. But we wear comfortable pants and flat shoes that nobody sees while we sit in front of our screens. Going back to the office doesn’t necessarily mean you have to put your comfy pants back in the wardrobe. Here are some handy style tips for summer 2020. Just add a statement bag and a blazer or pair your comfortable trousers with stylish shoes and bold jewellery to elevate your outfit, and you’re ready to hit the streets in comfort and style.

Easy style tips for summer to sparkle on screen

Bold chain necklaces for an elevated on-screen look.

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Another styling trick we’ve gotten used to lately is to get ready for video calls with sparkling accessories. You’ll look more dress-up on screen, even when still in our sweatpants! This year’s jewellery trend of chunky chain necklaces and oversized hoops turned out to be very handy indeed. Bold jewels are a must this summer, especially when wearing masks that cover half our faces.

Almost-monochromatic summer outfit ideas 

The French it-girl Leia Sfez in a chic white and ivory look.

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Forget Ebony and Ivory this season. Instead, pair white and ivory in almost-monochromatic looks. Choose from your wardrobe any white t-shirt or shirt. Simply add ivory skirt or trousers and a statement bag like the always chic French it-girl, Leia Sfez. The cream and white combination is fresh and more contemporary than the all-white summer look. We spotted this colour duo at AWAKE Mode, and Rejina Pyo S/S2020 runway shows for example. Additionally, we keep seeing on Instagram stylish women like Alexa Chung and Pernille Teisbaek embracing the almost-monochromatic summer style.

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