Destination Style: What to Pack For Rio

Rio   The countdown is well and truly on for the biggest sporting event since London 2012. With less than a week until the games begin, all eyes are on Rio and its rich, vibrant style. Lucky enough to be heading out there? Or just wish you were? Here's our style edit for hot summer days, perfect for Copacabana beach or otherwise.   Oliver Brown jersey polo shirt   When sipping a caipirinha in the sunshine without a care in the world, the buttoned-up approach just doesn't feel right. Relax into something more comfortable, such as our supersoft jersey polo shirt, in sky blue. They're made in England from the highest quality cotton.   Love Brand & Co swimming shorts at Oliver Brown   And of course, in the city where looking good on the beach is a daily consideration, you'll need a suitably impressive pair of swimming shorts. Love Brand & Co's huge range of shorts includes this vibrant printed pair that's perfect for Rio. They feature a drawstring waistband with tusk-shape alloy ends, a velcro seal back pocket, quick dry fabric and a soft mesh lining.   Christys folding hat at Oliver Brown   A Christy's Panama hat is eternally stylish, wherever you are. There's no finer way to protect yourself from the sun and add a touch of chic to your holiday wardrobe. This hat is the perfect travel companion; it can be rolled and stored in a tube making it perfect for packing away in a suitcase.   Oliver Brown Rio belt   When dressing up in a vibrant city full of style and colour, don't forget the finishing touches. Our leather polo belts are the perfect accompaniment to a pair of lightweight chinos. They're finished with colourful embroidery, and this belt is aptly named Rio.   Discover more travel essentials with our full holiday style edit.