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Bon Voyage! Packing for an Island Vacation

Updated: Jun 20, 2018

Packing Priority: Wardrobe Essentials

  • Bikini- Possibly the most important thing you can bring to an island is a good bikini!

  • One-piece Swimsuit– I love one-piece swimsuits, as they are practical for activities such as water sports, yet can be elegant and comfortable for lounging.

“Gone are the days of the unflattering one-piece- nowadays there are almost too many beautiful styles to choose from!”

  • Maxi Dresses- These are normally the first thing I pack for a summer holiday as they comfortable, suitable for both daytime and night time AND they look fantastic in photos! If you want to make a statement, go for red maxi dress to contrast the white and blue color scheme.

  • Mini Dress– In the heat of summer vacation, a mini dress is essential for keeping cool during the day! One of my go-to’s recommendations is this off-the-shoulder Chambray dress.

  • Kaftan- Great for throwing over a swimsuit when heading to the beach or the pool- I normally wear a white Kaftan so it matches with everything!

  • Romper- A romper is one of the best things you can wear if you are planning an adventurous day out or doing something like biking from site to site. I am particularly obsessed with this pretty little number.

Accessory Absolutes
  • Pair of Sunglasses– Another absolute essential. If you are in the market for a pair of shades, Nordstrom Rack offers designer sunglasses at very good prices.

  • Sun Hat- The two hats that I am infatuated with at the moment are the Spencer Boater and the Sunnydip. They are both ideal for keeping sun-smart and for getting those insta worthy shots!

  • Backpack– Perfect for carrying your stuff in for the day. My go-to backpack is this one from ethical brand Everlane- I love the simplicity of the design, and the quality of the bag is remarkable.

  • Sandals- A good pair of shoes is a necessity for long days of exploring- and since you are on an island, brown leather sandals are essential!

  • Towel- I adore turkish cotton towels– they are light to pack, super quick drying AND aesthetically pleasing… Win, win, win!

  • Floaty– Because, why wouldn’t you bring a ridiculous inflatable object to float on in the Meditteranean? #doitforthegram

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