After missing out on travelling outside of the UK in 2020 it felt wonderful to be packing a suitcase again. Writing lists, editing lists, shopping for sun scream and head scarfs. Planning the trip and my outfits. I’m not the only one who does that right?
Although I will admit to feeling a little out of sorts with packing a case again. I wasn’t overly enthused by my summer wardrobe from previous years and was craving exploring new styles. It’s always nice to have a few new dresses. I was left wondering what to pack, getting the balance of day and night outfits as well as figuring out just how many sandals is too many.
And so, I thought I would share what I packed, loved wearing and I’ve thrown in a few photos for good measure. And don’t forget you can always check out my Insta as I shared lots of photos, outfits and places to visit there also.
What to wear in Greece
Beach cover ups – a mixture of kimonos, shirt dresses, shirts and chuck on dresses. Thin, breathable fabric. You cannot go wrong with a cover up – perfect for throwing on over a costume. They look really chic to go from beach to bar!
Accessories – this year I really enjoyed wearing a head scarf whether day or night. Perfect for taming my hair and adding a little glamour to an outfit. I also accessorised with hair clips. And of course a straw bag and hat. As well as a pair of oversized glasses.
Dresses – pack lighter, floaty fabrics if you are travelling in August. Whether they are min, midi or maxi – I would consider the weight of the fabric as the evenings are still super warm. With temperatures as high as 35 degrees in the daytime, only dropping to 26 degrees in the evening you won’t need to worry about layers.
Shorts – cotton shorts and denim shorts which are my favourite. Can you ever have enough denim shorts? They go so well with a vest/cami top as well as costumes in the day. I find maxi skirts look effortless with a backless costume. All can be layered with shirts and kimono’s when going from beach to bar, day to night.
Footwear – Greece is full of some of the world’s most majestically beautiful beaches. Many of them are rocky and others you may have to clamber down cliffs to get to. I wore my Teva walking sandals for days like these and saved my Havaianas and Birkenstocks for beaches and days out that didn’t require a supportive sandal.
And that’s my thoughts on what to wear in Greece.