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Your Complete Family Holiday Packing List Sorted, Thanks To Marks & Spencer

M&S has stylish holiday looks for mum, dad, and kids - you're going to need a bigger suitcase. 

Packing for a family holiday is a true test of patience and organisational prowess. It’s not just your meticulously curated outfits that need to fit into the suitcase, but also the seemingly endless array of essentials for everyone else. Packing for a beach holiday involves finding space for swimwear, sun hats, and sandcastle tools, while a city retreat demands layers, sturdy shoes, and enough entertainment to keep everyone sane during rainy afternoons. Let's face it, getting everything right can feel like solving a Rubik's Cube blindfolded.

Thankfully, Marks & Spencer is here to turn this logistical nightmare into a breezy, stress-free experience. Known not only for their quality and stylish offerings but for their ability to dress men, women and kids at the same time, M&S has become the go-to brand for savvy parents looking to streamline their packing process. With everything from versatile wardrobe staples to must-have accessories, they ensure you can get everything you need in one go, sparing you the need to juggle multiple shopping trips or endure the dreaded last-minute rush.

This summer, Marks & Spencer's family holiday collection is nothing short of a lifesaver. For the kids, think adorable matching sets in cool organic cotton. For Dads, lightweight knitted tops and linen trousers offer a blend of comfort and sophistication, ensuring they look effortlessly stylish whether lounging by the pool or exploring local markets.

Don’t miss out on their wide-brimmed sun hats and chic sunglasses, perfect for keeping the whole family protected from the sun's harsh rays. And for yourself? M&S has you covered with elegant maxi dresses, breezy tailoring, and versatile swimwear that transitions seamlessly from deep end of the pool to dining al fresco with the right styling.

So, before your next family adventure, head to Marks & Spencer. Their comprehensive range of holiday essentials guarantees that your packing list is not only sorted but done in style. With M&S, the only thing left to worry about is making unforgettable memories.

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A holiday capsule wardrobe for her

M&S X SIENNA MILLER Printed Shirt

Taking inspiration from hot and dusty destinations rich in artisanal crafts and tile motifs, this pretty shirt from the Sienna Miller collab instantly transports you to a holiday mindset. Wear with the matching trousers, tuck into ecru denim or simply a pair of linen shorts - it's the perfect anytime, anywhere piece.

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M&S Women's Cotton Rich Textured Midi Knitted Dress

Elevate your warm-weather outfits with this cotton-rich knitted dress. Yes, it's summer, but this kind of fabric is surprisingly breezy and looks so chic and expensive.

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Autograph Linen Blend High Waisted Shorts

These shorts are worth every penny. Beautifully crafted from linen and expertly cut for a tailored fit, they're as suited to days exploring a new city as they are dressed up for an event with the matching waistcoat.

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M&S Women's Pure Cotton Beaded Midaxi Beach Dress

On warm days, turn to this pure cotton dress for a comfy choice whatever the occasion. It may call itself a beach dress, and its breezy silhouette is perfect for days on the sand - but swap the shoes and ramp up the accessories and this is ready for dinners, parties, and the rest.

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Textured One Shoulder Swimsuit

With a sleek, elegant one shoulder silhouette, this swimsuit is one piece you're going to want to wear in and out of the pool. Dry off and style with a midi skirt if you don't believe me - perfect for when you're limited to suitcase space.

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A holiday capsule wardrobe for him

M&S Men's Striped Open Neck Knitted Polo Shirt with Linen

It may be summer, but light knitwear should still have a place in your capsule wardrobe for cooler days and evenings. With its subtly textured knit and lively horizontal striped design, this knitted polo shirt with a touch of cool linen is perfect for warm weather days with linen trousers or shorts.

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M&S Men's Tailored Fit Linen Blend Striped Trousers

A linen suit will see you through all your summer events in style and comfort, including your holiday. M&S's pinstriped Miracle suit has an easy-to-iron linen-rich finish and crease-recovery technology, so you’ll stay looking crisp all day long – no need to worry about wrinkles. The trousers are a must purchase - looking as good dressed up with the matching blazer at dinner as they do down with a plain white tee during the day.

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Autograph Men's Easy Iron Floral Print Shirt

This floral print shirt from the Autograph collection will make a striking addition to your wardrobe. It's cut from smooth and breathable viscose fabric with a Cuban collar that adds a contemporary touch, perfect buttoned to the top for a smarter look or worn open and loose over a tee and shorts.

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Pure Linen Shirt

Eazy-breezy linen is a great alternative to cotton when the mercury starts to rise. Marks & Spencer has endless colour options, but you'll get so much wear out of the beige.

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M&S Men's Quick Dry Longer Length Swim Shorts

Wearing swimwear as shorts is the ultimate space saving hack. How to nail it so you don't look out of place? Opt for longer lengths and more tailored fits that look sharp with a shirt - or a beach ball.

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Don't forget the kids...

M&S Girls Cotton Rich Lace Trousers (6-16 Yrs)

This set! Ready for beach adventures and dinners under the stars, this lace co-ord will please kids of all ages.

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M&S Boys 2pc Pure Cotton Top & Bottom Outfit (2-8 Yrs)

Dress your little one in this pure cotton outfit for a cool, comfortable look. We dare you to match him with Dad!

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M&S Girls Pure Cotton Tie Dye Jumpsuit (6-16 Yrs)

This pure cotton jumpsuit is perfect for summer days out and about. It's designed in a roomy regular fit that needs nothing more than a pair of comfy sandals to shine

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M&S Boys Pure Cotton Top & Bottom Outfit (2-8 Yrs) 

The sun is shining and so is this crowd-pleasing set! Crafted from cotton, it'll be great at keeping him cool on blistering days.

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M&S Girls Knitted Striped Top & Bottom Outfit (2-8 Yrs)

This cotton-rich outfit is a great choice for their warm-weather wardrobe, and such as a steal for under £20. Style together or separately for even more outfit options.

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M&S Boys Pure Cotton Mini Me Printed Shirt (6-16 Yrs)

Ace Ventura, much? Add a tropical twist to their weekend wardrobe with this pure cotton shirt, with playful all-over parrot print. Part of the brand's Mini Me range, you can treat dad to the matching adult-sized version for a holiday snapshot to remember.

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