High summer holiday season is fast approaching, and if you're heading off to sunnier climates and want to get your affairs in order when it comes to packing those fashion essentials, look no further.

Packing for going away really is some kind of an art form and getting it right is never easy. My personal down fall is taking too much; I think I only actually ever wear 30% of everything I take, without fail. So if you want to lighten up your load this summer (please note I will be taking my own advice on this), it's worth checking out some of the capsule holiday collections below for some handy advice. They're full of super versatile items that you can style up and mix and match with each other to create a variety of different looks on your get away.

We've collected together some pieces from our favourite retailers to cater for any budget, so if you want to splash out, check out our Net-a-Porter selections, or if you want to save the pennies, see our favourite picks from Mango, who also happen to have an amazing sale on at the moment.

Happy shopping!

On a budget?

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[left] Dress £39.99, Handbag £29.99, Sunglasses £13.99, Necklace £9.99, Belt £19.99, Shoes £39.99. [right] T-shirt £11.99, Shorts £14.99, Bag £9.99, Dress £24.99, Shoes £19.99.

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[left to right] Blouse £19.99, Jeans £34.99, Belt £15.99, Sunglasses £19.99, Shirt £24.99, Top £14.99, Shorts £8.99, Belt £22.99, Jeans £34.99, Belt £19.99, Necklace £9.99, Footwear £34.99, Dress £24.99, Scarf £6.99, Bag £26.99.

Splashing out?

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SPLENDID Vintage shorts £95, ISHARYA hoop earrings £305, BABAJAAN embellished swimsuit £245, RAG & BONE floral-print skirt £200, Missoni Beach Towel, ASHLEY PITTMAN necklace £515, GIUSEPPE ZANOTTI sandals £495, PALOMA BARCELÓ flat sandals £95, ASSOULINE In The Spirit Of St Barth's book £30, SANDRO Epicure printed blouse £210, JETS BY JESSIKA ALLEN Plantation bikini £71 , AURÉLIE BIDERMANN turquoise earrings £570, DVF Niabi crepe maxi dress £455, AURÉLIE BIDERMANN necklace £660, LINDA FARROW LUXE sunglasses £303, EUGENIA KIM straw fedora £220.