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30/05/2013 at 13:10
I'm not looking to buy any new clothes (no money!), but I need inspiration for what to take. It's so hard to plan for the weather. it could be monsoon like today or hot and sunny like 2 weeks ago.
We are self catering in Isle of Wight for 7 days, going last week in June.
30/05/2013 at 14:28
We went IOW back in April for 4 days. I travelled in leggings, black long sleeve top, chunky cardi and converse. Then packed 2 x jeans, 2 x vest tops, 2 x short sleeve tee, 2 x long sleeve tee, 2 x dressier tee. I took wedges but ended u[p wearing converse all the time. I also took my black leather biker jacket and my big parka coat too just in case.
30/05/2013 at 14:34
You should be able to get an idea what the weather is going to be like before you go but take provisions for different weather just in case.
30/05/2013 at 14:43
What have yougot planned for whilst over there? I can recommend a few places to eat.
30/05/2013 at 16:21
I think I will have a practice laying out stuff to see what goes with what.
any recommendations for days out and meals etc. would be appreciated. thanks
30/05/2013 at 16:37
The White Mouse Inn at Chale is gorgeous. Lovely food, great views, play area, large garden, cosy fires.
Bugle Inn, Brading - soft play inside for kids, nice roast / carvery, good all round menu
30/05/2013 at 17:46
We went to IOW last year. It was one of the rare warm weeks in August. I checked just before we went what the weather was supposed to be like. I took stuff for the beach, shorts, t shirts, jeans a couple of skirts, a couple of cardies, raincoats. It rained one day but was mostly warm. Its hard packing for British holidays as the weather is so variable.
30/05/2013 at 17:50
Garlic Farm is lovely. We went to Carisbrooke Castle and Osborne House and The Needles Old Battery which was more interesting than it might sound. A couple of days on the beach. We didn't get round half the island theres loads to see.
30/05/2013 at 20:10
Jeans with a vest top works with sandles/wedges if nice, or add a cardgian or jumper for the cooler weather. Converse too.
Cagoule is a must!
Leggings. shorts/maxi dress if needed.
30/05/2013 at 20:34
layers, skinny jeans and some nice tops and flipflops or tshirts and hoodies and converse!
30/05/2013 at 22:29
I go for layers in the UK. For example I can wear leggings and a skirt, vest top, thin cardi and chunky cardi/jacket. Then if it gets warm I can get rid of the leggings and the jacket/chunky cardi. I tend to wear sandles or flip flops no matter how cold it is unless it is raining when I end up in trainers.
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