You don’t always have to leave the country to go on holiday. Sometimes, it’s just about taking time out and seeing what’s on your doorstep, rediscovering the place you live in and relaxing. But packing for a staycation can be a challenge, so Elaine Ramanauskas puts together her staycation fashion must-haves.

Holidaying at home means we may enjoy some days of sunny, warm Med-style weather, but chances are the sunny days will be interspersed with chilly and wet weather. So, we need clothes that allow us to look stylish and on-trend but protect us from whatever the British climate throws at us. Let’s start with a weatherproof coat. Top of the list are coats from Protected Species; not only are they stylish but they’re waterproof, windproof and completely breathable. They are perfect with trousers for day and look fabulous over a floaty dress on a chilly evening. Another must-have for the British staycation is a gorgeous printed tunic – wear on its own or over jeans or trousers, should the weather be less than kind. A long-sleeved shirt is ideal as it not only protects you from the sun but can add warmth on cooler days too. Add a cross-body bag and you’re good to go. 


1. Protected Species Waterproof City Walker in Night Sky | 2. Joules Lucie Print Shirt | 3. B Young Florence Tunic | 4. Red Cuckoo Bag in Pale Pink | 5. Protected Species Waterproof City Walker in Atmosphere White | 6. Protected Species Waterproof Parka in Sandstone Fawn


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