Living / 8 June, 2023 / Christina Walter

The Holiday Shop: What Clothes To Pack The Kids

The Next Holiday Shop for kids is a great go-to for summer fashion inspo. We’ve teamed up to bring you some handy tips together with our favourite pieces from their SS23 collection.

Next Holiday Shop: what to pack

Before you start packing, plan out the outfits your kids will need for each day of the holiday. This will help you avoid overpacking and ensure they have appropriate clothing for different activities.

Check the weather

Research the weather conditions at your destination during your travel dates. This will help you pack accordingly, including items like lightweight clothes for hot weather or layering options for cooler climates.

Mix and match

Choose versatile clothing items that can be easily mixed and matched to create different outfits. This will allow you to pack fewer items while still providing enough variety for your kids to wear.

Pack essentials first

Begin by packing the essential items such as underwear, socks, and pajamas. These are the items your kids will likely need every day, so it’s best to have them sorted and ready.

Consider the activities

If they will be swimming, pack swimwear and beach towels. If they will be hiking or doing outdoor activities, pack comfortable and weather-appropriate clothing, including hats and sunscreen.

Don’t forget layers

Even in warm destinations, it’s a good idea to pack a couple of lightweight jackets or sweaters for cooler evenings or air-conditioned spaces.

Pack for accidents

Kids can be messy, so it’s wise to pack extra clothing in case of spills or accidents. Consider having a small bag with spare clothes easily accessible for quick changes.

Don’t overpack shoes

Shoes can take up a lot of space, so try to limit the number of pairs you pack. Choose versatile shoes that can be worn with multiple outfits and consider packing one pair for different purposes, such as sandals for both casual and dressier occasions.

Roll or use packing cubes

Rolling clothes or using packing cubes can help maximize space and keep things organized. It also makes it easier to find specific items without unpacking the entire suitcase.

Check baggage allowances

If you’re flying, check the baggage allowances for your airline to ensure you’re within the weight and size limits. It’s also a good idea to weigh your luggage before heading to the airport to avoid any surprises or extra fees.

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