Summer in the city bustles with heady nights and day-time adventures, so here’s what to pack for the perfect stylish balance.

European cities sizzle in the summer with the promise of foodie delights by day and cocktail- fuelled adventures by night so you’ll need a sophisticated balance of smart and casual looks. Linen is the perfect hot-weather fabric so check out the stunning neutral tone shirts and polos by The Society Shop and Hugo Boss, paired with a relaxed tailored jacket by Scotch & Soda, and contemporary sandals by Manfield. Elevate the look with Watch Station brand of minimalist gold jewellery, or dress it down with a pair of tailored shorts by Jack & Jones.

Sprinkle your city-break wardrobe with liberal amounts of sophistication and effortless day/night looks. While bold maxi dresses by Fabienne Chapot can take you from the beach to the bar, we’re loving the subtle luxury vibe right now, with understated basics like white vests and tees paired with relaxed tailoring by Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein. Round the look off with strappy sandals by Sacha and a floppy sun hat for protection from the sun (and paparazzi, of course).

There’s no better way to kindle your kids’ curiosity for the world than a city break. New tastes and experiences call for a getaway wardrobe that’s cool and comfortable so look out for statement t-shirts by NIK & NIK and Vingino, as well as the cutest beachwear by Protest. 

City breaks call for lightweight luggage to take the stress out of travelling, and so a polycarbonate spinner by Samsonite strikes the perfect balance of utility and sophistication.

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Get inspired by Perle Hagesteijn's outfit for her city trip.

Products & prices:

Dress - Essentiel Antwerp €215.00

Bag - Essentiel Antwerp €96.00
Earrings - Essentiel Antwerp €43.00
Boots - Sacha €107.09
Necklace - Sacha €10.49