Summer vacation is all about breaking out of your routine and relieving yourself from some of the everyday pressures, so the clothes you pack should be reflective of this newfound freedom. Immerse yourself in a sensual mix of feminine elements with cuts that provide movement. This, mixed with a cheerful color palette and a refined take on the boho-chic silhouette, will have you with the perfect getaway wardrobe.
Now before you head out the door, be sure to add these 7 items to your holiday packing list!!
VACATION ESSENTIALS: A BOHO CHIC DRESS OR SEPARATES
1. ROSANTICA Bracelet 2. ETRO Beaded Maxi Dress 3. ÉTOILE ISABEL MARANT Crochet-Paneled Top 4. MADEWELL Crochet-Paneled Top 5. ISABEL MARANT Ruffled Silk-Chiffon Top 6. MARC BY MARC JACOBS Leather Sandals 7. MEL BOTERI Leather Belt Bag 8. RAG & BONE Cut-off Twill Shorts 9. K JACQUES Leather Sandals
A favorite summer trend for its naturally care-free take on style, bohemian-inspired pieces made of lightweight materials will always go the distance.
Elshane of Elshane's World proves the magic of movement and gives us a feminine spin of this laid-back look in the desert gardens of Palm Springs.
VACATION ESSENTIALS: A CUTE CAFTAN OR TUNIC COVER-UP
A fluid tunic or caftan, originally inspired by the cultures of the Far and Middle East, are once again the epitome of beach style and will easily find their place even in tiniest of luggage.
VACATION ESSENTIALS: EXOTIC FLORAL PRINTS
Floral prints will likely be here year-round, but for this summer season replace your petite prints with bolder, powerful versions as showcased here by Christina of Christina's Style during her travels in Portofino, Italy.
VACATION ESSENTIALS: WHITE IT OUT
An all-white look not only creates the sexiest contrast against bronzed skin, but also brings a sense of calm and pureness to the body and mind.
Take a cue from Fashion Container's Malena Permentier as she escapes the hectic world of Manhattan to experience the green scenery and easy-going-vibe of The Hamptons.
VACATION ESSENTIALS: THE BOYFRIEND JEAN OR SHORTS
Perfect for afternoons exploring your new locale or chilly nights, the boyfriend jean complements easy, day and after-dark dressing.
FitFabFunMom Jane wastes no time in combining two of our packing essentials - the boyfriend jean + floral prints - bringing a modern edge to her vacation look.
VACATION ESSENTIALS: FLATS + PLATS = COMFORTABLY CHIC SHOES
1. MARIA BLACK Necklace 2. HELMUT LANG Jersey T-shirt 3. SPLENDID Draped Top 4. ARME DE L'AMOUR Ring 5. GIUSEPPE ZANOTTI Leather Sneakers 6. MEL BOTERI Small Tote 7. RAG & BONE Denim Shorts 8. PALOMA BARCELO Leather Espadrille Wedge Sandals
Although you want to keep your getaway chic, there also needs to be a certain level of comfort and function to ensure every moment is enjoyable. Flats + Plats is our magic formal for versatile shoes that will take you from beachside to bar-side without a glitch.
Espadrille flats, as seen here on Seams For A Desire's Jessie Kass, have truly upped their game in recent seasons while platforms will give you an extra height of style.
VACATION ESSENTIALS: THE TOTE-ALLY PERFECT BAG
A practical, carry-all tote can come in a variety of forms depending on your personal style, and it may just prove to be your fondest companion while on holiday.
Pack a powerful punch with a solid bright worn as a go-with-anything neutral as showcased here by Sally of A Piece Of Toast Blog with her pop-of-red classic.
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Cheers to a fabulous holiday!!