The holidays are fast approaching and whether you’re relaxing at home, planning some day trips or taking a break away, you’ll want to make sure your outfit is going to keep you looking stylish and feeling cool. To give you some ideas, we’ve picked some of 2016’s best summer fashions for the whole family.

For Him

Summer wouldn’t be summer without a pair of wonderfully wacky shorts. They may not be subtle, but paired with a simple white T-shirt, flip flops or cool kicks, they can form the perfect outfit for a day out and about with the family when it’s hot.

Funky Buddha Chino Shorts, £12.99 from TKMaxx


For Her

No beach trip would be complete without some arm candy to store all the essentials. From sun cream and snacks to your favourite read, a great handbag is a must-have. This fashionable laser cut out shopper bag is perfect for carrying not only your own, but the whole family’s bits and pieces. Why not look fabulous whilst being prepared for anything?

Stone Laser Cut Out Shopper Bag, was £19.99, now £9.00 from New Look


For Girls

Does your little lady love floaty fashion? Then this dress could be perfect - its light material, delicate lace detail and bright colour makes for a perfect summer staple. Pair with white sandals and a summer hat to finish off the look.

Girls Coral Lace Midi Dress, £16.00 from River Island


For Boys

If your little man wants to look super cool this summer, then this trilby is bound to ensure he’s rockin’. He won’t protest against protecting his head from the sun’s rays with this smart hat. Team it with some shades to ensure he’s fully prepared for a play day in the sun. Baker Boys Navy Diamond Trilby Hat, £12.00 from Debenhams


For Mums-to-be

Keeping cool is important for everyone over the summer months. Yet if you’re expecting a new arrival then feeling at ease is even more essential. Functional and fashionable, this gorgeous maxi dress is a summer staple you’re bound to love and go back to again and again.

Blue Printed Maxi Dress, £32.00 from Mothercare  


Let us know your favourite summer family fashion staples, or share a picture of your family style with us on Facebook and Twitter using the hashtag #FamilyFashion