#SaveItForThePlaneTicket: New York
Here at Primark HQ we are in an American state of mind, not only because of our impending store opening in Boston in September, but because we’re jetting off for seven days in New York! So if you’ve also got a city break planned this summer read on……….
We all know that packing for a city break can be tricky - you need items that are going to be versatile and comfortable without cutting back on your style credentials. So we’ve broken it down into daily looks for you to take the worry out of packing. Here we aim to outline key items to suit every occasion on your city getaway with a comprehensive and well-balanced wardrobe of summer attire.
For travelling and checking in you want to keep it smart, comfortable and weather appropriate. After all just because you’re heading off for sunnier climes, doesn’t mean it’s going to be scorchio when you take off. We recommend wearing your favourite skinny jeans and flat sandals but remember to pack a scarf to act as an extra layer and keep you warm on the flight. Plus the all important hat will only get squashed in your suitcase so it is a must to travel in that little one – plus all the celebs do it too so you will be bang on trend.
Ripped jeans €17, blouse €11, sandals €15, hat €10, sunglasses €3, scarf €5, tassel bag €8
Maxi skirt €12, knitted top €12, sandals €15, hat €10, sunglasses €3
When the city heat gets a little too much, you know its time to head out to the Hamptons for a bit of beach time. Throw on your button through denim skirt, keep your top loose and flowing and wear your bikini underneath. Finish off the look with the all-important woven leather sandals, cross body bag and Wayferers, thus keeping your city chic but beach ready in minutes. Perfection!
Denim skirt €14, blouse €11, sandals €15, sunglasses €3, tassel bag €8
Denim skirt €14, blouse €11, sandals €15, sunglasses €3
When it come to eveningwear, those hot summer nights can be hard to dress for, you need to look cool without getting too hot. Whether its sunset cocktails at the Standard, or dinner in the East Village you can’t go wrong in a pair of ripped jeans, open toe sandals and a lightweight, sleeveless blouse. Keep it feminine in pastel pink or in a cool Breton stripe with matching red lippy and change up your evening bag to coordinate.
Ripped jeans €17, blouse €7, sandals €15, evening bag €8
Ripped jeans €17, blouse €10, sandals €15, hat €10, sunglasses €3
With this being a city break, you’re going to be spending a lot of your time pounding the streets whether that’s due to taking in the sights or simply shopping to your heart’s content. Either way this is definitely a day for trainers. Dress it down in some denim dungarees and a breathable t-shirt and let your accessories do the talking. Pastel plimsolls will add a bit of colour and a trilby hat will keep the sun out of your eyes as well as adding to your style credentials.
Dungarees €21, slogan T-shirt €8, hat €10, slip on trainers €7