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WIWT - Day 1 & We're Off!!

Morning ladies so the day has finally arrived & we're off bright & early on our holidays back to Majorca to our favourite resort & hotel for hopefully a huge dose of sunshine, relaxation & special memories.  Plus this year it will be even more special as not only are we due to meet up with friends who also visit at the same time of year, we're also flying out with my Mum & partner who are visiting the island for our first week & although not staying in the same resort we're planning on spending several evenings together.  Plus we've even got friends from our village out there too so a few meet ups with everybody are definitely on the cards :-)

Each year I try & create a capsule wardrobe to take away to make the pain of packing & unpacking easy as well as of course to allow plenty of room in the suitcases for a spot of shopping ;-)

As well as trying to take neutral pieces that can be intermixed & changed by statement accessories I also try & stick to my rule of taking mainly one pieces as it makes things so much simpler.  All you need to do is decide how many dresses you need to take & then pick which ones.  You can see my previous holiday wardrobes herehere & here.

This year we're away for 2 weeks so here's a list of what I'm taking.

5 dresses - see hereheresimilar heresimilar here & similar here
1 top - similar here
1 pair of shorts - similar here

Pool Wear
5 bikinis - see hereherehereherehereherehereherehere & here
5 kaftans - see hereheresimilar heresimilar here & similar here
2 pairs of flip flops - see here & here
1 sun hat - similar here
1 pool bag - see here 
Sunglasses - similar here

Evening Wear
7 dresses - see heresimilar heresimilar heresimilar heresimilar heresimilar here & similar here

4 sandals - similar heresimilar heresimilar here & similar here
2 belts - similar here & similar here
4 clutches - similar heresimilar heresimilar here & similar here
1 pendant necklace - similar here
A selection of multi coloured bracelets including this one

As in previous years I've scheduled posts for each day showing you what I plan on wearing & where you can 'shop my style' & then I will upload photographs of my actual outfits on Instagram here & also on my Facebook page here & Pinterest here.

So for travelling here's what I'm planning on wearing.  Something quite different for me in terms of pattern (other than leopard print) & bright colours but I just couldn't resist this new Zara jacket - a great statement number for when the occasion calls for it & with floral prints set to be huge next season I thought it worth embracing.

My Midlife Fashion, Zara floral jacket, H&M ruffle blouse, distressed cigarette length jeans, marks and spencer suede block heel insolia sandals

Jacket - Zara
Blouse - H&M
Jeans - Zara
Sandals - Marks & Spencer

Floral & Ruffles,Floral Fashion, My Midlife Fashion, Shop My Style, Jigsaw portobello turned up jeans, jaeger essential jersey camisole top, zara floral print jacket, L K Bennett thea detail bow pumps, topshop poplin ruffle shirt

Jacket - Zara £49.99
Blouse - Topshop £34
Jeans - Jigsaw £89
Sandals - L K Bennett £135

Then when we arrive in hopefully sunny Majorca it will be quickly followed by my first poolside look.

Poolside 1, My Midlife fashion, cocobay seafolly bikini, havaiana flip flops, j crew panama hat, celine new audrey sunglasses, john lewis talaia tropical kaftan

Panama - J Crew £58
Flip Flops - Office £22
Sunglasses - Celine £192.95
Kaftan - John Lewis £45

And then for this evening I'll be wearing this.

Summer Nights 3, My Midlife Fashion, Shop My Style, John Lewis Collection weekend beaded stripe clutch, marks and spencer cross over wedge heeled sandals, abercrombie ruffle sleeve midi dress

Clutch - John Lewis £35

Have a wonderful day & I'll see you in the morning.  Don't forget I'll be uploading photos of our holidays herehere & here.

See you in the morning.

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