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Love cruising? See sensational cruise wear for over 50

If you’re going on a cruise, whether it’s your first or your 21st, we feel sure you are very excited!

Cruising provides a fun and relaxing holiday that offers endless opportunities to sample new places.

A cruise also offers endless opportunities to wear gorgeous clothes – casual, sporty clothes to wear around the ship, airy dresses and separates for sightseeing, stunning swimwear and beachwear for poolside lounging and, of course, elegant dresses and outfits for sipping cocktails and dining.

So we have been hunting down Cruise Wear 2018 – fabulous and elegant cruise wear for over 50 with spring and summer cruises in mind….


When you’re thinking about the Cruise wear clothes you’ll need, you’ll discover everything in the extensive collections at Debenhams.

Find elegant dresses and evening separates for on-board cocktails and dining.  And their amazing ranges of daywear feature trousers, skirts, tops and casual dresses are all perfect for sightseeing and on-board days.

Naturally, Debenhams offers stunning swimwear in a large range of sizes, together with all the cover-ups you’ll want to pack.  Shop for footwear (for days and evenings), totes that are perfect for all your sightseeing essentials and beautiful clutch bags for stowing lippy. You’ll find all your skincare, tanning and make-up needs too!

cruise wear for over 50. cruise 2018 debenhams

cruise wear for over 50. cruise 2018 debenhams



When you need fabulous footwear for your cruise – for daytimes and evenings – the place to shop is FitFlop.

And you’ll find complete comfort too.  All FitFlop footwear uses special single- density, dual- density or triple-density construction to cushion feet and ensure unbelievable all-day (and all-night) underfoot comfort.

But the technology shouldn’t detract from the glamour.  This is, after all, the footwear brand loved by Uma Thurman.  So here are our top picks of FitFlop shoes and sandals that we think are the perfect combination of comfort and glamour for your next cruise.

cruise wear for over 50. cruise 2018 fitflop

cruise wear for over 50. cruise 2018 fitflop



Chesca Direct is a superb destination for plus size cruise wear and, indeed, all curvy holiday wear.

Offering an iconic collection of chic, plus size dresses and outfits for elegant on-board dining, as well as all the smart yet casual daywear you want for days at sea and on land, Chesca Direct is all designed to flatter the curvy woman. 

Their daywear ranges feature cool and elegant dresses as well as comfortable and on-trend casual tops, trousers and skirts.  After-six ranges offer gorgeous dresses and ensembles all perfect for your glamorous evenings at sea. 

cruise wear for over 50. cruise 2018 chesca

cruise wear for over 50. cruise 2018 chesca



Cotswold Collections offer wearable clothes, including cruise wear plus size, designed for mature women in sizes 8-24.

They believe summer is the season for colour and vibrancy.  They are certainly what we seek when it comes to finding fabulous cruise wear.

At Cotswold Collections, there are all the dresses, separates and jackets that the mature woman wants for days on board ship and days touring historic places. There are also easy-to-wear dresses in beautiful fabrics, and superb separates that are simply perfect for elegant evenings.

cruise wear for over 50. cruise 2018 cotswold collection

cruise 2018 cotswold collection cruise wear for over 50



These days you don’t have to go to Spain to find all the beautiful Spanish and international designer brands available at El Corte Ingles.

All the gorgeous fashion for days, evenings and poolside – all perfect for cruise wear – is available online at

There are so many brands, both international and Spanish – that we can’t mention them all. But for chic sightseeing outfits, elegant evening outfits and stunning swimwear and cover-ups, they offer gorgeous choices.


cruise wear for over 50

cruise wear for over 50


We hope we’ve helped you with some choices for cruise wear for over 50.  Do let us know which is your favourite!


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