Traveling through Europe in the summer is a dream for many—sun-drenched beaches, historic cities, and vibrant culture at every turn.

But with so many destinations and diverse climates, packing for a European summer can be a bit tricky.

Fear not! We’ve got you covered with essential packing tips and stylish outfit ideas to ensure you travel in style and comfort. As packing for a European summer doesn’t have to be stressful. With a little planning and the right wardrobe, you can ensure you’re stylish and comfortable no matter where your travels take you. 

Pack light and smart 💡

European cities are known for their charming cobblestone streets and efficient public transport. This means you'll likely be doing a fair amount of walking and carrying your luggage. Here’s how to pack light:

  • Choose versatile pieces: Opt for clothing that can be mixed and matched.

  • Layering is key: Europe’s weather can be unpredictable. Pack lightweight layers like cardigans, and jackets that you can easily add or remove.

  • Limit shoes: Bring comfortable walking shoes, stylish sandals, and perhaps one pair of dressy shoes for evening outings. Aim for a maximum of three pairs.

  • Accessorise smartly: Accessories like scarves, hats, and jewellery can transform your look without taking up much space.

Below we have put together the ultimate Little Party Dress Capsule Wardrobe! Whether you are exploring Paris, having a beach day on the Amalfi Coast or a countryside adventure in Tuscany, your outfit selection is sorted.

Tops

You'll want to pack a variety of tops that are versatile, stylish, and comfortable in warm weather. We suggest 3 to 4 lightweight tops, including a mix of tops and blouses. Shop our full collection here.

Our top picks are below! 

Serena Navy Floral Top: A classic print that will take you through summer. It features a high scoop neckline, with a very loose, boxy fit in the body & short relaxed sleeves. You can wear it loose as a free flowing tee & show off the modern high-low hemline, or tuck it into high-waisted bottoms for a glam ensemble! Shop it here.

Venus Happy Sun Top: We love this adorable print, featuring cute rainbows, suns and clouds! Perfect for the European summer. It features a high scoop neckline and long relaxed sleeves with a shirred cuff. Shop it here.

Serena Rainbow Vibing Top: This gorgeous unique print was designed by artist Brook Gossen, featuring light bright colours that look perfect when paired with white or blue denim. It has a very loose, boxy fit in the body & short relaxed sleeves. Shop it here.
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Bottoms

When packing for a summer trip to Europe, you'll want to include a variety of bottoms that are both comfortable and stylish. We suggest two pairs of jeans and two pair of lightweight pants. Shop our full collection here

Our top picks are below! 

Emmy 5 Pocket Jeggings: Looking for the PERFECT wardrobe must have? Look no further! This super comfy cotton blend jegging features a high-rise, wide elastic waist, with a stretchy, skin-tight fit down your body. With pockets on the front & back, and classic denim stitch detailing! Giving you the super stretchy comfort of leggings, with the thick quality look of denim skinny jeans! Shop them here.

Zoey Navy Floral Pant: A classic print that will take you through summer, matching our Serena Navy Floral Top. These pants feature an elastic back, flat high-waistband, with a button and zip closure. The wide leg offers the ultimate comfort 😍 And of course, she has pockets! Shop them here.

Essential Black Jeggings: Well the name says it all, doesn't it? High waisted, stretchy jeggings that go with EVERYTHING 🙌🏼 Add a white tee & sneakers for a relaxed street-style, or wear a dressy blouse & pumps for girls night out! They feature a very high-rise, wide elastic waist, with a stretchy, skin-tight fit down your body. And they have REAL pockets on the front & back! Shop them here.

Dresses 

Packing a variety of dresses can ensure you have stylish and comfortable options for any occasion. We suggest three versatile dresses that can be dressed up or down. Shop our full collection here

Our top picks are below! 

Sofia Zig Zag Zebra Dress: This pretty vibrant dress is light-weight and features a loose bodice with a button up V-neckline, and long sleeves with a shirred cuff. We love the comfy drawstring waist, with a loose flowing, fully lined skirt that is ready for a twirl! And of course, finished off with hidden pockets! Shop it here.

Frankie Cowboy Like Me Dress: Giddy up! 🐎 This beautiful print dress inspired by the wild west will look gorgeous as you sip cocktails in the European Sun. It features a collared button-up shirt neckline, with short wide sleeves. It is an A-line shape, more fitted up top, then flares out into a full loose skirt with the waistline dipping at the back. And to top it all off, it has POCKETS too! Shop it here.

Marley Strawberry Patch Dress: The sweet treat your wardrobe needs...
This dress features a loose bodice, with short wide sleeves & a button up V-neckline. We love the comfy drawstring waist, with a full lined skirt, mid-calf length with side pockets creating a feminine vintage silhouette and that perfect twirly skirt! Shop it hereLittle Party Dress

Knitwear

Even during the summer, it's wise to pack some knitwear for cooler evenings or unpredictable weather in Europe. We suggest two cardigans and one jumper that are both practical and stylish. Shop the full collection here

Our top picks are below! 

Cinnamon Fawn Cardi: The shape is a relaxed fit, made in a super stretchy acrylic blend that is oh-so-warm. Featuring an open V-neckline, button-up front & medium length. It gives off a cool vintage vibe! 😎 Shop it here.

Tully Pink Crew Knit: Add this staple knit to your suitcase. This cosy knit will see you through the cooler nights, it features a slightly oversized fit, ribbed cuffs, a rounded neckline, and drop shoulders for that snuggly feel! Shop it here.

Nola Cornflower Cardi: The shape is a relaxed fit, made in a stretchy viscose blend that is soft to touch. We love the classic rib detailing at the neckline, cuffs & hem, plus the large buttons! Shop it here.

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Accessories

When traveling to Europe in the summer, the right accessories can elevate your outfits while providing practical benefits. We suggest one clutch bag, one tote bag and a towel. Shop the full collection here

Our top picks are below! 

The Turkish Towel: Constructed from gorgeous cotton, you're not going to want to leave the sand! Featuring a classic fringe hem that are hand knotted, to lay blissfully on the beach - or as a shoulder wrap for those extra sunny rays! ☀️ This gorgeous towel is super absorbent and rapid drying (between 3 to 5 minutes under the sun). Our Turkish Towels are pre-washed for a super soft feeling. Shop the collection here.

Liquorice Allsorts Tote Bag: This tasty accessory can be dressed up with heels for a night out, or paired with sunnies for a fun day in the sun ☀️ This darling raffia shoulder bag fully lined and includes an inside pocket. You’re sure to turn heads whenever you step out with this beautiful accessory👝 This bag is big enough to fit all your essentials, but still maintains a dainty silhouette. The perfect addition for any weekend wardrobe. Shop it here.

Garden Party Multy Clutch: A dainty handmade intricately decorated bag with a luxe boho feel. Designed with an all over floral appliqué outer with gold tone hardware detailing, push lock closure & chain shoulder strap. She is handmade so handle her with care. Although she is quite small & delicate, this Little Party Clutch is epitome of glamour ✨ Shop it here.


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Plus, don't forget comfortable walking shoes, stylish sandals, and one pair of dressy shoes. And of course don't forget your swimwear!

And, remember to leave a little room in your suitcase for souvenirs, and most importantly, enjoy your European adventure in style. Bon voyage! 

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