Staycation or vacation — whatever your travel plans this summer, fashion dictates that you can always be dressed for an impromptu getaway (even if said getaway is down the M25). In fact, a crop of businesses are advocating adventurous escapism by shoes and dresses alone — no passport (or quarantine) required. Take the concept store Koibird in Marylebone. Each season it curates themed edits, taking inspiration from global travel destinations, reinventing the shop’s interior and stock to reflect that country or continent — over the past 18 months it has unpicked everything from Californian to Korean style.
Sandals, £130; lrnce.com
“There is something about summer that makes us want a new dress, bathing suit and sandals,” says Koibird’s founder, Belma Gaudio. “It’s a feeling of hope, of being