OOTD: Floral Culottes

Black leather jacket: Zara (similar)
Multi coloured tropical culottes: New Look
Black jersey top: ASOS (similar)
Black pony haired sandals: New Look (similar)

In less than three weeks I’ll be jetting off to Barcelona for a week to bask in the sunshine, eat lots of tapas and soak up the sights. I’m a fairly casually dressed flier and I have to be comfortable. I usually wear lots of layers as I’m always a little bit cold on the aeroplane - air conditioning is not my friend! I wear the jacket I take on holiday to save room in my suitcase. Patterned culottes like these feel like I’m wearing my pyjamas so they’re great for getting cosy on a plane. They’re made from a lightweight, thin material so they won’t be too sticky on the other side as you struggle to cope with the heat. Am I the only one who loves that first feeling of the heat hitting you as soon as you step off the plane?! I like shoes that are easy to take off because I like to air my feet while I'm flying. I've worn these sandals as we land in the morning, that way I don't have to root around in my luggage for things to wear when we get to our apartment. I can head out as soon as I've dumped my luggage.

Purple Parking have a cracking table on hand luggage requirements so you don’t have any nightmares at the airport. They’re so fussy now! I usually go make up free on flights because I’m always napping on and off and plus who can be bothered to do a full face of make up when you’re so excited?! In my hand luggage I always keep my favourite lip balm, some moisturiser and some hand cream as flying can take it’s toll on my skin. It gets so dry and needs a pick me up as soon as I land. I have my camera, iPad, phone, kindle, money, travel documents and passport all tucked away safely in a side pocket for easy access. Getting stuck at customs is never fun!

What do you take in your hand luggage when you travel?

This post was written in collaboration with Purple Parking. Thanks to Sarah for snapping these pics!


  1. I really need to try a pair of culottes on. My 'Wednesday Wants' post next week is about them, and I still haven't been brave enough to try them out.

    Loving all your foodie pics recently! That Magnum ice-cream looked AMAZE xx

  2. i love culottes - they'd be perfect to travel in! I really want to go back to Barcelona this year.

  3. These culottes are amazing! I really want to visit Barcelona, I will just have to save up and book it! Looking forward to seeing you xxx

  4. Your culottes look so comfy <3

  5. I bloody love the print on these!

    Looking gorgeous, as usual!

    - Elodie x


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