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Leaders of the Pack
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Leaders of the Pack

Valentina and Stephanie are experts when it comes to crafting the ultimate holiday capsule wardrobe, adept at hand-picking pieces that are free-spirited, flattering and that perfectly fit with their personal style. Here they share which high-impact bikinis, beach-to-bar dresses and glamour-fulled cover-ups they’ll each be packing this summer… and how they’ll be wearing them.

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VALENTINA: ECLECTIC, UNCONVENTIONAL AND MOOD-LED

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The Amina Bikini

This bikini is made for when you’re really feeling yourself - flirty, fun & sexy. The laced edge brings something different and unexpected to swimwear; it feels like your favourite underwear being worn as outerwear. I like to style this set with an oversized white shirt to help pop both my tan and the vibrant colours in the print.

The Alanis Dress

This is one of my favourite dresses from SS21 as it’s so flattering. It can be worn dressed up or dressed down, it’s great if you want to define your waist - and you can reveal a little, or a lot, depending on your mood.

The Fiorella Dress

This dress was designed to stand out. At first glance it’s a little more covered up than anything I would normally wear but the bold and striking print makes up for it and, if you play around with the buttons, you can show as much leg and chest as you dare.

The Marlowe Jacket

A blazer is a key item that we all need in our wardrobe and the Marlowe is perfect to layer over a hot little number...or wear as the hot little number! And, because it’s neutral and transeasonal, there are so many ways you can style it. This gets packed in my suitcase all year round.

The Ebonee Swimsuit

I will live in this swimsuit all summer long, whether I’m headed to the beach or out for drinks. It’s so high impact that it’s effortless to style - you can layer on gold jewellery or wear it under a mini skirt or sarong but I love to slip it on, keep it simple and let the shape speak for itself.


STEPHANIE: BOHEMIAN, GLAM AND FUN

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The Carmelo Scarf

This is such a great piece to take everywhere - all neutral tones, it can be worn in multiple ways, whether as a head wrap or a skirt. Personally, I like to wear it as a skirt with a simple T-shirt or as a cover-up over the Rafeli Bikini.

The Rafeli Bikini

Simple and stylish, with a vintage twist - you can never go wrong with a black bikini for the beach.

Harlequin Dress in Green

I love that you can wear this unbelted as a tunic, or as a perfect stand out holiday dress with flats.

The Celine Sequin Blouse

This will be perfect paired with vintage denim and a statement bag to add a bit of sparkle to my evening.

The Allegra Dress

This is such a flattering day to night dress with its bold monochrome print - and I’m really loving Zebra at the moment, it’s both stylish and fun.

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