Best August bank holiday styles

Dress to impress this August bank holiday with outfits that won't cost the earth.

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Girls at bank holiday festival

The much-anticipated three day weekend is almost upon us.

And hand-in-hand with the prospect of a bank holiday comes the dilemma of dressing for all the different scenarios you have plotted into your diary… Yep, we feel you.

Garden party, London staycation, day at the beach, dinner out… whatever your plans, it’s likely you’re in need of a dose of inspiration, which is why we’re here to lend a helping hand.

Here’s what we’ll be wearing this August bank holiday.

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Our favourite dresses

You can never have too many dresses. Right. Whether it’s a dinner with friends, a garden party or just a cute day at the races with the gals, these dresses have got you covered. Not looking for something fancy? No stress. There are plenty of day dresses too!

Brown Leopard Print Twist Front Mini Dress
Brown Leopard Print Twist Front Mini Dress

Missguided

Our favourite skirts

Need a new bank holiday outfit? Make a skirt the new fave piece in your wardrobe. From high waisted minis to pleated maxis, there’s everything you need to suit any occasion. Going out with the girls? It’s got to be a leather mini skirt. Garden party? Opt for the pleated maxi or midi with a white tee. Just scroll to shop…

 Leopard Print Midi Side Split Skirt
Leopard Print Midi Side Split Skirt

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Black Leopard Print Floaty Midi Skirt
Black Leopard Print Floaty Midi Skirt

PrettyLittleThing

Our favourite shoes

Put your best foot forward and step out in style this season with the on-trend designs to suit any occasion. Keep your feet sweet in everything from killer heels and comfy platform sandals to the classic chunky white trainer. You won’t regret it.

Orange Suedette Cross Strap Footbed Sliders
Orange Suedette Cross Strap Footbed Sliders

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Our favourite tops

Shop everything from the essentials to figure-hugging weekend-worthy tops for this bank hol. Will it be the plain white tee or a wrap top or both? Whatever you choose, be sure that you’re covered for any last-minute emergencies in the wardrobe stakes.

ASOS DESIGN Short Sleeve Crop T-shirt with Contrast Stitch in White
ASOS DESIGN Short Sleeve Crop T-shirt with Contrast Stitch in White

ASOS

Premium Soft Touch V Neck T-Shirt - White
Premium Soft Touch V Neck T-Shirt - White

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