As lots of us are planning to holiday in the UK this year, we\'ve tracked down the best buys for a home-spun summer. So, whether you\'re camping, staying in a glamorous boutique hotel or simply enjoying a daytrip, we\'ve found all you need for a stylish summer break - with many items hugely discounted. Holiday wear sorted!
Summer advice and inspiration
See all of our great summer stories here - expert tips and practical guides
On those days when the temperature dips, a neat cotton blazer is the perfect cover up. If you\'ve got the legs, go for preppy the look by teaming with khaki shorts and a shirt. Who needs The Hamptons?
Textured cotton blazer £46 (was £69)
Leave room in the suitcase for a pretty top to dress up jeans for a pub lunch or dinner, in fact, wear it whenever you like - you\'re on holiday!
Daisy lace linen top £99 (was £210)
See our 15 best buys in jeans here
Easy if you\'ve packed a sassy floral frock that looks great with wellies, Birkenstocks and tennis shoes. See what we did there? We\'re giving ourselves a pat on the back!
Floral print dress £30
After the beach, throw on a cotton smock and head to the café for fish and chips. We love this beach dress from Toast - like a favourite pair of jeans, the soft indigo fabric fades with wash and wear.
St Ives smock, £52 (was £69)
Fun on the beach - see the top 50 British beach activites
It pays to be prepared and this gorgeous, shower-proof Hunter mac is an absolute steal. OK so it may be the price of an Easyjet flight to Mallorca but that\'s an unmissable £300 off!
Hunter trench coat, £195.73 (was £495)
More holiday buys - 5 great summer holiday accessories
Oh we do like to be beside the seaside, oh we do like to be beside the sea. Oh we do... find that a stripy nautical top is an easy-to-wear summer classic perfect for a stroll along the prom prom prom.
Boat neck jumper £40
Silk scarf £16
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The English Channel looks very inviting during a heatwave and no, we\'re not recommending you swim it, simply take a dip, splash around, cool off. Just make sure you do it in style in this fabulous Comme de Garcons for Speedo one-piece.
Comme de Garcons for Speedo
Unlike a trip abroad, where jeans are only worn to and from the airport, a holiday in the UK means we get to wear our favourite pair all week long. And that, we like.
Skinny jeans £110
Nudie at www.my-wardrobe.com
For more great looks in jeans, see our 15 favourite pairs here
Need help buying jeans? Read our expert style guide
So what if all the young people are wearing visors, they\'re fine for Grand Slam tennis players and golfers but we prefer to shield our eyes with a proper sun hat. And this jaunty little number from Kangol is in keeping with our nautical theme.
Sun hat £36
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Planning for the August break? See our Bank Holiday Weekend guide here
For expert advice on summer fashion and all the best buys - including top high street finds at great prices - see our Summer Fashion special here
Posted by 11320Carol Muskoron