Top to toe beauty for summer season


What an incredible summer we've been having. The weather has been gorgeous – and so have the latest fashions. We're loving this season's cool stripes, pretty florals and floaty off-the-shoulder dresses.

If you're planning a holiday abroad, or a staycation closer to home, you might be on the look-out for new clothes and beachwear, and perhaps a little pampering too? Here at County Square, we have everything you could possibly need to help your summer holidays sizzle!

We've chosen a few of our top to toe wardrobe essentials for summer 2018 . . .

  1. Trilby sun hat. OK, so a hat might play havoc with your carefully-coiffed hair, but in high summer it will keep you cool and reduce the risk of heat-stroke. This year, trilby-style straw hats are proving popular, and you'll find plenty to choose from at County Square. Many of our retailers, including H&M and Next, have a great selection right now.
  2. One-piece swimsuit. That's right – the one-piece swimming costume is back in fashion this year, described by Vogue magazine as the 'hot swimwear trend.' If, like many of us, you'd rather wear a one-piece than a skimpy bikini, this is news worth celebrating. There are some beautiful swimwear lines in-store this season: we love M&S's on-trend palm-print range.
  3. Playsuit. No, not something you'll find in the baby and toddler department, but an all-in-one shorts and top combo that has had a major moment this year. Jumpsuits are also a contemporary look, and they're incredibly comfortable to wear. Dorothy Perkins is just one of our retailers that has a great selection this summer.
  4. Checked prints. Gingham has made a comeback, and various retailers including Debenhams have all kinds of pretty gingham dresses and tops in stock. New Look even has a gingham-lined anorak – perfect for those sudden summer showers.
  5. Wedge sandals. These shoes combine comfort and glamour and they're all the rage right now. Here at County Square our brand new footwear retailer Deichmann stocks wedge sandals in an array of stylish designs. This store offers great value too – don't forget to stop by on your next visit!

Pampering products

If your tan is in need of a top-up or you'd like to splash out on new make-up and beauty products, Superdrug is the place to go. Fake tan, travel-sized toiletries, sun cream and after-sun lotions – everything you need to look good right through to autumn.

Fancy a last-minute getaway?

Booking a holiday online is all very well, but nothing beats a trip to the travel agent to chat about holidays face-to-face. Tui and Thomas Cook both have branches at County Square, and they're staffed with travel experts who can offer all kinds of tips and advice. And once you've booked your break, you could even call straight into No.1 Currency for competitive travel money rates with no minimum spend.

Summer bargains

You'll find everything you need at County Square to get your holidays off to a fantastic start. Even better, lots of our retailers are running summer promotions this month, with some fantastic discounts to enjoy. Don't miss out – hurry down today!

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