Top 10 Beach Essentials:
A trip to the beach is not complete without strutting it out in fashionable swimwear. Ladies are out sporting itsy-bitsy bikinis in playful prints like this reversible one from Maaji, or a classic monotone piece from Seafolly. Of course, the guys will easily get into summer mode too with their printed Knowledge Cotton swim shorts.
The sun may be a little bit intense for some, so girls should still pack something to protect them from the harmful rays while still flaunting their swimsuits. A relaxed beach kimono from Seafolly is indeed a stylish way to cover up from the sun.
Flowy dresses and Loose polos
Of course, it’s also a necessity to bring extra outfits to change into after dipping in the water. Slip on to something loose and flowy like a dainty off the shoulder dress from Echo for the women, or lightweight long-sleeve polos like these blue ones from Faconnable for the men.
Protect the face while strolling around the beach with a hat that can easily be paired any outfit with. Check out the selection of hats from Dorfman Pacific, and avoid getting that bright red nose.
Fun Accessories (earrings or Mansai bracelets)
Spice up and complement each outfit with carefully chosen accessories. Back on the radar are statement earrings from Shashi or Gas Bijoux for the gals, while minimalist accessories from Miansai are always a subtle classic for the beaus.
Choosing the right footwear can be tricky, but comfort and style are the key things to watch out for. Girls should bring something that can be easily paired with any outfit, like the Ancient Greek sandals, while Sperry offers a wide range of color combinations for the men. If they want something that’s more lightweight, a pair of flip flops from Hackett can do the trick.
Obviously sunglasses are a staple at the beach. Don’t forget to bring one that looks cool and one that can block harmful UV rays from the eyes just like a pair from Linda Farrow.
It is always important to keep hydrated while trying to achieve that perfect tan! Keep water cool 24/7 with a Swell bottle that will surely come in handy while spending time under sun.
Beach Towel and speakers
Create that perfect moment by the beach: lying around the sand on Lagu sand-proof beach towels, while enjoy relaxing summer beats on your JBL Speakers.
Beach Totes and backpacks
When preparing for a trip, don’t over-think and pack just these essentials in a large tote or easy backpack. There are different prints and colors to choose from over at Lily Pulitzer and or Doughnut.
Top 10 Travel Must-haves:
Easy Breezy Ensembles
Explore deeply into a new culture in a stylish and carefree ensemble. Make sure to choose something that allows ones to move freely in. An array of off-shoulder blouses and shift dresses from Cheap Monday, Onia and Glamorous will give the girls the versatility and flexibility they desire. And as for the guys, bright colored pique polos from Pedro Del Hierro are an easy go-to.
The ladies who love their flowy dresses can opt for the latest picks from The Cabana shop, which come in fun, flirty patterns and shades. Some destinations may call for more coverage than the usual, so slip into colorful maxi dresses from either Filippa or Trina Turk.
Cozy Jackets and Cardigans
Though summer means warm, temperature may drop from time to time. For cooler weather, it’s nice to come prepared with light jackets and cardigans. Travel like a pro, while dressed comfortably like a local. The Gents can choose to bring a lightweight navy jacket from Pedro Del Hierro, while the babes can carry a cardigan from Catwalk Junkie. If a little more layer is needed, another alternative can be a color Lily Pulitzer scarf or a neutral-colored ¾ sleeved shawl from American Vintage.
For carrying all of the essentials, a weekend bag like Hackett’s becomes an instant must-have as it comfortably fits all items. Of course, the ladies can also bring in an extra cross body bag like this one from Tali Handmade, bring and carry important things while strolling around.
Sneakers and Quirky socks
Pull together a versatile wardrobe by packing your favorite sneakers. Go with a classic all white pair from Sperry, or neutral colored ones from National Standard. Either way, they go with almost anything. If you want to play with prints a little more, pair them with quirky socks from Happy Socks.
Sandals or Loafers
One can never know what they will come across during their adventures abroad, so it’s best to pack extra footwear as an alternative. Harry’s of London Loafers are an easy match to any outfit for men, while nude colored sandals from St. Tropez are good-to-go for the women.
A pair of Linda Farrow sunglasses is a must when you are travelling. Even when the weather forecast predicts rain, one must carry a pair just in case!
Whether denim or slacks, Pants will complement an array of outfits and will ensure that one can always be dressed for the occasion, wherever in the world. It can be a light-hued colored one like this from Oleg Casinni for the men, or American Vintage jeans for the women.
Dress Shoes and Belt
Sometimes the occasion suddenly calls for a more polished and formal look. Therefore it’s safe to keep a pair of dress shoes and leather belts on standby. Domenico Tagliente sports a variety of shoes that can be worn dressed up or slightly dressed down.
Of course, survive the long-haul flights and drives with your favorite Skull Candy Earphones.