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Top Levis at ASOS | Jeans Topshop (similar) | Trainers Vans* | Bag H&M | Watch Larsson & Jennings

What constitutes the perfect city break outfit? To be honest, I don’t actually know. But I do know what works for me. For those who were living under a rock (because I was practically shouting from the rooftops) I was in Rome last week. Early March. We weren’t sure whether we’d really thought the dates through or not when it edged closer and closer and the weather reports kept changing every day between sunshine and rain. So what is one to pack when they are heading on a city break where the weather might be inclement?

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As we were only travelling with hand luggage (aint nobody got time for paying extra for hold luggage, am I right?) we had to be super efficient with what we were going to pack. Promised with sunshine for half of the holiday and then rain and wind for the other half. Joyous. We really had to think through what we were going to take with us. So I packed, two pairs of jeans – one cropped and one full length to make sure I’d covered all angles. Ankles on show for sunshine, ankles not on show for rain. Seems a pretty reasonable betting.

The day we were promised sunshine I paired my cropped jeans with my Levis tee from ASOS (that I cannot get enough of.) I felt kinda cool for once. I think it’s the orange/red piping around the neck and sleeves that just make it ever so slightly different.

I have to say that my fave purchase of the year has to be my black “Old School” Vans back in January. I pretty much live in them and make walking long distances (19,768 steps. I shit you not) is a lot easier to do in them.

Because it was so warm, neither of us wore jackets (especially as I am prone to sweating like a pig when I’m walking all day, nice thought there, right?) But, had it been a much cooler day, I’d have worn my leather jacket that I bought from H&M in the sales this year.

So, in short, this was my perfect city break outfit. Something that was comfortable, breathable and simple.

What is your go-to city break outfit?

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19 comments so far.
  • This outfit looks great on you Bee, and what a backdrop for your outfit photos! x
    Sophie Cliff

    • Oh thank you Sophie. It was just at the bottom of the Alter of the Father’s monument!
      Bee xxx

  • Hayley Rubery

    Babes I LOVE this outfit on you and completely agree that it’s perfect for travelling. I pretty much take my vans and a good pair of jeans anywhere – you always have to be prepped for lots of walking! Glad you had the best time lady!

    Hayley xo

    • Why thank you lovey! It was so comfy. I’m turning in to a circa 2001 skater girl again, ha! It was super thank you, can’t wait to show more!
      Bee xxx

  • Amy Eade

    I looove that Levi’s tee! This is such a great casual outfit – trainers are a must on a city break I think.
    Amy xx

    • They are amazing aren’t they? As soon as I saw it, I was like I HAVE TO HAVE IT!
      Bee xxx

  • Kel

    You look so cute!

    • Aw thanks Kel! You’ll make me blush.
      Bee xxx

  • I love the look of your vintage tee! x

    • It is SO cool isn’t it? It is currently doing a cycle in the washing machine, I wear it so much!
      Bee xxx

  • I so loved Rome when we were there – naturally I didn’t dress at all appropriately, but this would have been a winner!

    The Little Things x

    • Oh my goodness, it’s amazing isn’t it? I always pack the most ridiculous things. This was my fave outfit!
      Bee xxx

  • Cuuute tee! Sam loves Vans, they always look so comfy!

    T x

    • Thank you so much Tara! Vans are so comfy.
      Bee xxx

  • Great outfit, great backdrop! I love hand luggage size packing to be honest, to PR in January I only took carry on size, but hot holidays are easier!
    Your Italy spam worked wonders on me lovely, and cemented my desires for an italian city break!! We’re heading to Bologna in May and I’ll be taking inspiration from above!
    Holly xxx ///

    • It IS so much easier! It means we don’t have to go backwards and forwards from the hotel on the last day and you can just enjoy yourself without worrying about things like that.
      Oh boy, that will be so lovely – I can’t wait to see the photos!
      Bee xxx

  • I love this outfit, Bee!

    I’ve recently just bought those Vans because I knew they were the perfect ‘comfy’ shoe for me after years of wearing another style of Vans. I can’t wait to properly break them in, then I’ll be wearing them with everything!

    I’d cry at packing hand luggage but if it’s a short trip then its completely doable, I need to test myself on this some time.

    It looks like you had the best time and definitely picked well clothing wise 🙂

    Sam xo
    Alright Sunshine | Fashion Lifestyle Travel

    • Thank you so much Sam.

      Vans really are amazing, I’ve never stopped wearing them.

      Haha, I did at first and now I’ve fallen in love with it because it’s just SO MUCH easier!

      Thank you bubs!

      Bee xxx

  • Bloomin’ perfect Mrs! Fab outfit and THE most amazing backdrop. 🙂




I'm Bee. 27 year old who is finally starting to understand herself. A Scorpio that's too nice to use that sting in her tail, regularly found searching for holidays or online shopping. Happiest when being fed, travelling & spending time with Mr C.






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