While England’s beaches may not be as exotic as we would wish them to be, it’s now June, turning many people’s thoughts to summer holidays. Londoners in particular look forward to escaping the grime of the city for somewhere more breezy and relaxing, whether that be Bognor Regis or a far-flung desert island so long as there’s a spot on the beach to lay down a beach towel and the sun’s shining we’re happy.If in England – Brighton is a hot spot for its pleasure pier and alternative culture and Devon and Cornwall have a multitude of hidden treasures – the key is layers.
Start with a pair of Hudson’s Kenya Rolled Cargo shorts or Hampton Cuffed shorts and build up layers with bandeau tops and kaftans. Traveling to the Med? Channel Riviera chic with wooden-soled wedges, a one-piece in a knock-out colour such turquoise or coral and add your shorts over the top. For tropical climes, all you’ll need is your bikini – but it’s advisable to take a hat and a man’s white shirt to wear when the sun’s at its hottest.