This is the time of year to make travel arrangements for relaxation. It can be to an island resort, beach, or cruise ship. In this segment of the week in fashion, I have included information on how to pack perfectly for your vacation without taking too much and to be able to travel light. Comfortable and fashionable all in one.
It is crucial to carry suitable clothing for your destination, to pack what you need and what is required for your trip.
To take enough clothing and accessories that can be interchangeable. The best clothing to bring for your trip is easy to fold, does not take too much room in your suitcase, is breathable, and is easy to clean and wrinkle-free if possible.
Depending on where you are going, what you have planned at your destination, and how many days you will be gone. It would be best if you opted to pack accordingly. The correct number of outfits, accessories, undergarments, shoes, and luggage is key to a successful trip. Also, it is imperative that you pack a coverup, shawl, or sweater for those cold days, at the pool, or walks on the beach at night.
The most important thing to have a successful vacation is first to make sure you know what the temperature may be at your destination. To pack light and bring only what is needed. This would include your clothing, swimwear, shoes, underwear, jewelry, beauty supplies, accessories, makeup, and toiletries.
Makeup should be light and elemental. It should match your makeup and be interchangeable. Do not overdo the makeup, especially if you will be somewhere hot and tropical. You should wear makeup that breaths and do not clog your pores. Furthermore, opt for something light like mineral-based makeup that allows your skin to breathe and come in many shades and colors. Also, it is good to have a significant bronzer that can be used to highlight your face and body.
Hair/ Hair Accessories:
You can choose from many hairstyles to wear while on vacation. If you want something that you do not have to do too much to then, a nice ponytail or braids will do. Otherwise, you can wear a sophisticated upsweep at night or wear your hair down with pins or hair combs to accentuate your do. Hairbands and scrunchies will work as well, especially when you are at the pool or lying at the beach.
Make sure not to wear any heavy perfumes, lotions, or oils. Instead, go with a light and airy scented fragrance or body oil. Another great idea is to wear a fragrant aromatic iridescent body oil that will work as a scent and highlight your skin all at the same time.
Choose interchangeable outfits that can be worn several times. Then, make sure to pack accordingly and learn how to pack your outfits together with your underwear and roll them together before packing them in your suitcase.
Choose a swimsuit per your comfort zone. Ensure it fits appropriately because you do not want to experience any surprise accidents causing embarrassment while trying to sunbathe. Try to choose a swimsuit paired with a coverup, shorts, sarong, or pants that you maybe use as part of your dining attire.
It is imperative to take a big sun hat to sit at the pool or on the beach. This is to keep the sun off you and allow you to sit and relax in comfort. A lovely straw tote to wear while sitting in the pool or on the beach can carry all of your essential items, including a change of clothing if needed—lastly, a great pair of sunglasses to keep out the glare.
A pair of stick sandals or flip-flops are always crucial. These can always be interchangeable with wearing them on the beach, site seeing or wearing while dining. A pair of low kitten comfortable heels are always good to have. This style can be paired with a lovely sundress, shorts, or palazzo pants. A couple of comfortable walking shoes that can be worn while you are out site seeing.
I have added examples below on what can be worn while on vacation to look glamorous, gorgeous, and sophisticated all at once.
Woven-strap mules are a trend pulled straight from the runway! This pair from Vince Camuto is crafted of basketweave leather and styled with an open square toe. The modern mule silhouette is set on a flared high heel. Color: Black, Off-White, Dark Brown, Light Brown, Taupe, Cobalt, Gold Metallic, and Orange. Sizes 5 – 12, $98
VChics Vacation V Neck Balloon Sleeve Maxi Dress
Cotton, Leaf Printed, Long Sleeve, V Neck, Long Sleeve, Sheath. Color: Rose Red, Sizes: S, M, L, XL, and 2XL. $49
Doing it for the glam, Halterneck style, Cut-out design, and Tieback.
Sizes 0 – 14. $45
This deep V-neck monokini is cut close on the sides but features hidden pockets with shaping cups for lift and support. The side cutouts have thin straps that stretch on both sides to the center of the low-cut ruched bottoms. Low rise styling with less than moderate coverage. Hidden pockets with shaping cups and Ties at neck. Some colors of this style are made of recycled fabric. Domestic or import of quality recycled nylon/spandex tricot. Colors: Black, Aqua, Pearl, and Red. Sizes: 2 – 12. $49
Shady Character Packable Wide Brim Hat
Stay in the shade at the beach and beyond with this super oversized straw hat featuring a large, floppy brim. Colors: Toast, Multi Brown, White, and Citron. Size: Measurements for size: Brim: 8 in. Crown: 22.5 in. $68
Slit Leg Casual Jumpsuit
Easy yet elevated. This surplice jumpsuit is cinched at the waist with an adjustable tie that feels comfortable and looks ultra-flattering. The pant legs are fully open at each side for a unique, breezy day look. Colors: Fuchsia and Navy. $44
Sizes: XS (2), S (4-6), M (8-10), L (12-14), XL (16)
Plus sizes: 1X (18-20), 2X (22-24), 3X (26-28)
Side leg slits with adjustable tie closure at ankle
Functional pockets, Surplice V-neck, Nonfunctional tie detail at waist
Fabric has stretch
Clarks Women's Low-Top Sneakers
TRIGENIC? Considered ergonomics create the perfect asymmetric fit that respects the foot's shape. Premium materials deliver unrivaled underfoot cushioning and contoured fit. Super soft, flexible uppers provide a glove-like fit, taking the natural movement to a new level. Rubber Sole, Leather, Nubuck. Colors: Light Blue, Light Pink, Light Grey, Dark Grey, White, and Black. Sizes: 3.5 – 11.5
Mer Ser Jute Tote
Who doesn't want a natural tote for that grab-and-go kind of day? We designed our jute bag with a larger, unique shape to stand out in a crowd. Trimmed out with multi-colored cotton webbed straps, you can just about pair it with anything! Amply sized to tote a large load of goodies … fill it up!
Multi-colored cotton straps
23" Wide x 28.5" Tall (including handles)
Tote: 100% Jute
Straps: 100% Cotton
Ramona LaRue by Arianne Erte Kaftan Vanilla Orchid
The Erte Kaftan is the kaftan of ‘101 options to wear’. Tie up the front for a shirt, wear over your favorite swimsuit, dress, shorts, or pants. Sizes XS/S - VV
Thigh-high slits on sides
Hand Wash or Delicate Cycle and Hang Dry
The print is an original Ramona La Rue hand-painted by the designer and transferred to fabric. As a result, every garment has Arianne's signature in the pattern.
Designed and made with love in Miami, FL USA
Becky II Sunglasses
Our Becky II is for the life of the party! Dress to impress in these oversized shades, featuring a flirty cat eye, luxe metal temples, and endless glamour. Includes travel case and cleaning cloth. Colors: Black Dark Smoke Polarized, Cream Tortoise Pink Mirror, Cafe Ole Grey, Matte Black Pink Mirror Polarized, and Leopard Tortoise Brown Gradient. $89 - $105.