You’ve only gone and done it – the halfway mark of 2017 is in sight and chances are you’ll feel one of two things: 1) that, to your own surprise, you’ve actually accomplished quite a lot since January; or 2) that you’ve got some serious making up to do between now and December. Whatever your current disposition, fret not, for summer’s the perfect time to give yourself a boost to get through the next 182 days. How, you ask? A holiday, naturally.
Whether you’re gearing up for a far-flung escape or a chic staycation in Blighty, we’ve got everything you need to see out the summer in style. From fashion’s new It shade that will make your tan pop to amazing accessories that spell sartorial success (p58), you need not break the bank to look positively babin’. And if you’re taking your annual break in festival form, we’ve found endless ways to make your experience more stylish, from outfit essentials to the glow-in-the dark beauty buys that will cement your status as the coolest chick at the silent disco. Plus, we’ve identified all the problems that could crop up when you’re a tent-dwelling raver, providing you with actually useful solutions to things that really matter to you. Like what to do if you lose your phone. God forbid.
And for your return home, bookmark p22, where our beauty experts have rounded up the most effective ways to harness an everlasting glow. Because everything, even your office attire, looks better when it’s paired with sun-kissed skin...
happiness is a tasselled earring and rosy cheeks, wouldn’t you agree?