5 Bank Holiday Outfits 2022 For Brunch, Drinks, BBQ & More!

Whatever plans you have for the next bank holiday weekend, make sure you’re doing it in style with our top 5 bank holiday outfits for different occasions. Whether you’ve got plans for a special lunch, brunch, drinks or a big night out, we’ve got you covered. These are our top style inspirations for enjoying the long weekend: 

Printed Midi Dress & Chelsea Boots For Brunch/Lunch

A printed midi dress is one of the most versatile wardrobe staples you can own and is perfectly suited to bank holiday occasions. You can easily dress up a midi dress for formal occasions, or keep it casual. One of our favourite ways to wear a midi dress for brunch/ lunch is to pair it with a pair of chelsea boots for a casual finish. If you’re wearing a strappy midi dress, this can look really pretty when paired with a t-shirt or long sleeve shirt worn underneath. Pairing a strappy midi dress with a top underneath is a great way to make it suitable for the transition between spring to summer. 

person wearing printed red and white dress holding Zatchels micro satchel in red

Shirt Dress & Trainers For A Bank Holiday BBQ

Fingers crossed we’ll be blessed with some good weather for the next bank holiday, giving us the perfect excuse to crack out the BBQ. Dressing for a BBQ can be hard, particularly if you can’t rely on the weather. A shirt dress is a lovely lightweight option for keeping you covered from the sun if the weather is really hot, without overheating. Shirt dresses come in all colours and patterns to suit your individual style, and when paired with a classic pair of trainers, it’s a gorgeous casual look for a day spent in the garden. A tote bag is the perfect accessory to pair with casual bank holiday outfits like this, and offers plenty of room for transporting all essential food and beverages to the party!

Colourful Co-Ord & Platform Sandals For Afternoon Drinks In The Sun

Bank holiday is all about celebrating the good times and that’s why one of our favourite bank holiday outfits is bright and bold to reflect this. A colourful co-ord paired with platform sandals is perfect for spending an afternoon catching up with loved ones. If the sun is shining you could go for a sophisticated co-ord with tailored shorts and a boxy short sleeve shirt. Alternatively, if the weather is a little chillier, you could wear a long sleeve co-ord with trousers. We love patterned co-ords such as geometric, or florals. Pairing this outfit with chunky platform sandals is the perfect fit for enjoying some afternoon beverages whilst (hopefully!) soaking up the sun.

woman wearing yellow co-ord with belt carrying Zatchels city backpack in black

Faux Leather Joggers & A Printed Tee For Date Night At Home

Whilst the bank holiday tends to get pretty busy, it’s important to have some downtime too. So, if you’re planning a quiet night in with your other half this bank holiday, there are plenty of outfit options that are comfortable whilst still making a statement. Comfort is key when it comes to planning the perfect outfit for a date night at home. That’s why one of our favourite pairings is faux leather joggers with a printed tee. The faux leather adds an edge to this look, however the jogger style makes it super comfy. Pair it with your favourite t-shirt for a relaxed yet stylish look. 

Cut-Out Dress With Platform Heels For A Big Night Out

If you’ve read our blog on the top 5 summer wardrobe essentials for 2022, you’ll have seen that cut-out dresses are making a big statement. That’s why we couldn’t discuss the best bank holiday outfits for 2022 without mentioning cut-outs. If you’re looking for a show stopping look for that big night out then you can’t go wrong with a cut-out dress and platform heels. The cut-out adds fun detailing to this outfit, whilst the platforms, which are seeing another re-emergence this year, make a bold statement. Complete the look with our Handmade Leather Luna Bag which can be carried as a clutch and is the perfect shape for complementing the retro look of the platform heels.

graphic showing Zatchels luna bag in a variety of colours

For inspiration finding the perfect handbag to match your bank holiday outfits, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the Zatchels team.