Holiday Essentials

Dress: M&S; Hat: H&M; Clean & Clear Oil Absorbing Sheets; Shoes: New Look; Cardigan: New Look; Bag: Topshop; Sunglasses: Topshop;


To those who don’t know, I’m going to Hong Kong for 10 days next month with a university friend. 10 days isn’t enough but I’ll be taking the touristy route, taking him to the famous places as well as dragging him shopping with me. Poor him. I will be visiting family as well whilst I’m out there. It’ll be like Rush Hour 2 according to him but without the action (He’s a big Rush Hour fan). Doesn’t sound as exciting does it? Call me Jackie Chan!

First of all, I must remember to pack light! I always make this mistake and purchase an obscene amount leading to a jam packed suitcase close to exploding. Luckily I haven’t been over the baggage limit as of yet. I have decided that I won’t be purchasing much as I can’t think of anything that I want or need. But will see what happens when I’m there. The image above is a part of what I’m planning to take and or make a cheeky holiday essential purchase before jetting off.

I can’t remember what the weather is like in mid April but I do remember that it will be hot and humid as I won’t be use to the climate over there with a possibility of cool days. This calls for a say hi to my relatives and ask about the weather conversation. I will have to do a what’s in my suitcase post when the panicking and packing nightmare starts. Right now, I’m planning and jotting outfits down, what and what not to take. Difficult decision.

Delicious food is waiting for me! Are you going on any holidays this year?

30 comments so far.

30 responses to “Holiday Essentials”

  1. Sarah Ivell says:

    I love those sunglasses! I don't have any for summer yet and Topshop seems to be the place to go! Great post πŸ™‚


  2. Shereeeen β™₯ says:

    That dress is gorgeous! Tbh M&S is not somewhere where I ever purchase clothing but after seeing this beaut I might have to start. I'm quite surprised actually lol πŸ™‚ X

  3. RaeAbigael says:

    loving this set you put together! πŸ™‚


  4. Erika says:

    The dress is stunning! I love the whole outfit! Have a fabulous time lovely!

  5. loulabeth β™‘ says:

    absolutely love the bag & black sandal heels! the whole outfit would look amazing (:

    L x

  6. β™₯ Natalie says:

    The dress! I'm in love with the dress <3
    I wish I could visit Hong Kong as well ^^

    gig love <3

  7. Vivian Yuen says:

    so jealous! Have fun in HK, love the shoes!

    LIVE . IN . LOVE ✞


  8. Have a lovely trip in HK babe! =) dont forget to bring water mist sprays since it can get quite hot there..

  9. Lorna mai ltd says:

    I hope you have an amazing time away. I'd love to go to Hong Kong. Absolutely love your fedora and the maxi dress.

  10. β™₯Sarahβ™₯ says:

    Love the bag!! It looks so pretty!! Have fun in Hong Kong!! =))

  11. Carly says:

    Wow, I love that dress!…Have a great time in Hong Kong!

  12. Those shades are a must – love it!

  13. Kai Grafia says:

    That dress and the hat caught my eye! Have a safe trip with your friend! gig

  14. aby β™₯ says:

    maxi dress are so in for the summer! πŸ™‚ the bag, want! πŸ™‚

    – from gig

  15. Somdatta says:

    Oh God! The only thing I can think about now is food! πŸ˜€ Please enjoy them on behalf of me too! Have a safe and lovely journey πŸ™‚

  16. Emi Doll says:

    Sweet collection :3

    ζ΅ηΎŽγ‚ˆγ‚Š β™₯


  17. Those caged sandals are too cute – That's just the kind of cute but functional heel I'll be wearing all Spring! <3 GIGLove

  18. Sana Sadiq says:

    How you put it together, I love it <3

  19. Anna Pernice says:

    I've never been to Hong Kong but i think that you'r advice are usefull
    Gig love
    Travel and Fashion Tipsο»Ώ

  20. Marxie β™” says:

    I love the maxi dress and the sunglasses! Have fun in Hongkong! πŸ™‚

  21. Caroline Paris says:

    great look and I agree with you on these essentials – love the dress πŸ™‚ – http://www.carolinefashionstyling.com/

  22. Agata Pokutycka says:

    We do not have anything planned as yet except for a week long break in Scotland

  23. Nia Everal says:

    I don't know if I'll go on holiday this year but I suggest you just bring some mix and match items. That's what works for me best. I love the selection in the pic too

  24. Cindy Tong says:

    i like that gladiator alike sandal…i have been eyeing to buy one here..but i cant find my size…sob sob

  25. Smallnhot Sarah says:

    Yeah 10 days is never enough for HK.. there is so much to shop !! πŸ˜€

    giglove, http://www.smallnhot.com

  26. Nella P says:

    Thank you for the ideas. But since spring will soon come, I prefer colorful outfits and things to use.

    GIG Love

  27. Kumiko Mae says:

    I wish to visit hongkong!too! I heard shopping and street food there is the bomb!

  28. Monica Calangian says:

    I know ten days won't be enough in a holiday vacation. I hope you enjoy though. Packing your wardrobe essentials is really necessary! GIG

  29. Lisha B. says:

    This is a great feature!
    I love those sunglasses by Topshop!

    Hugs N Kisses
    β™₯ Heart Bows Makeup β™₯

  30. Nina Gonzalez says:

    hope you have a great time on your vacation! πŸ™‚ packing light is awlays the way to go especially when trips are short! giglove

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