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Stylish Buys For A Successful Staycation

Holidays at home can be just as much fun as an exotic vacation. Plus they’re budget-friendly. Our top tips: plan ahead and treat yourself and your family to a few of our best buys… enjoy.
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Rib Waist Camo Shorts, £7, asda.com

Camo shorts are great for disguising mud and grass stains – perfect for playing in the garden.
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Scallop Frill Tee, £14, topshop.com

The scallop edges give this simple tee a cute twist. Wear with pretty printed shorts and classic leather sandals for a pretty, whimsical, boho look.
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Pink Floral Shorts, £19.20, elfielondon.com

Elfie London is one of our favourite British children’s brands. Each piece is charming and unique. The linen shorts are a warm-weather essential for chic little ladies.
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Blue Converse, £30, schuh.co.uk

Kids love Converse. And look instantly cool in them. These have an elasticated tongue so need to do up the laces – fuss-free footwear.
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Sizzlin’ Cool Ocean 2 Ring Pool, £17.99, toysrus.co.uk

Every staycation needs a paddling pool for hot summer days. Add a few inflatable toys too.
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My First Scooter, £19.99, tesco.com

Perfect for toddlers the Ozbozz My First Scooter helps develop coordination and balance skills. It folds down for easy storage too.
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Juju Project Jelly Sandals, £17.99, surfdome.com

Jelly sandals are a big trend for mums and kids alike this summer. We love this cute ‘strawberry sundae’ style from Juju at Surfdome.
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Coral Shorts, £12, clothingattesco.com

Bright printed sports luxe geo prints shorts are ideal for lounging around the house in. Wear with a simple grey tee or sweatshirt and flip-flops for off-duty perfection.
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Teepee Play Tent, £15, johnlewis.com

Encourage children to use their imagination and create adventures at home. This teepee play tent is easy to assemble and provides hours of fun.
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Nautical Baby Swing, £56.90, notonthehighstreet.com

We love this beautiful baby swing, a great addition to any garden it relaxes baby and you. The safety belt and the band between the legs make it super secure. You just need a tree to fix it to…
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Black Bandeau Jumpsuit, £14.50, newlook.com

Jersey bandeau jumpsuits are so comfortable for lounging around the house in, look great with metallic sandals and a statement necklace when you need to make an effort and prevent annoying tan lines!
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Havaianas Flip Flop, £15.99, office.co.uk

Havaianas are the summer version of a cosy slipper. But you can wear them outside too. Whoop. The classic styles are the best.
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Yellow Girls Dress, £9.50, vertbaudet.co.uk

For one step dressing an easy breezy summer dress is the answer for little girls. And mums too. Vertbaudet’s butterfly print one looks pricey but it’s under a tenner!
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Baby Yellow Cardi, £42, ilovegorgeous.co.uk

Keep a cardigan to hand for baby, this sunshine yellow soft cotton one will go over everything. And it’s the colour of the season… for stylish tots.
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Jungle Activity Cube, £42, blossommotherandchild.com

It can be a struggle to keep little ones entertained (trust us, we know). A play cube provides hours of fun and encourages developmental skills.
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ELC Pirate Crew Outfit, £12, mothercare.com

Fact. Fancy dress is fun. And when you’re at home for a whole day there’s no reason not to let your little one walk around as a pirate. Or a fairy. Or as Batman.
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Multi-colour Bunting, £7, alexandalexa.com

Throw a garden party and give it a colourful edge with bright bunting. Great for decorating a nursery or kids room afterwards too.
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Pink Stripe Ruffle Leggings, £8, riverisland.com

River Island Mini’s cool little leggings make casual dressing cute with an adorable bum ruffle detail. Available from age 0-3 years.
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Etoile Isabel Marant, £110, net-a-porter.com

And because you saved so much on a holiday there’s no reason not to treat yourself to a little something new season… Étoile Isabel Marant's cotton striped shirt is a preppy, easy-to-wear must-have.□
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Fisherman Hats, £9, next.co.uk

It’s important to keep kids protected from the sun whether they’re on a beach, in the garden or playing in the park.
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