Summer Outfits & Packing Tips

 Whether you're heading off for a sunny beach vacation, going for a swim in the pool nearby, flying out for a relaxing escape in the mountains, or you're hitting the local favorites, here are some tips for easy outfits that you can all summer long.

Perfect for a day at the beach or pool! 
1. Panama hat: keep the sun off your face and look stylish with a cute panama hat
2. White top: white is fresh and clean for summer and perfect for a day in the sun
3. Bathing suit: an obvious necessity for a day near the water. I'm loving this paisley one!!
4.Colored denim shorts: colored jeans are in right now, and I'm loving the trend; these are so cute!
5. Sunnies: you'll definitely need these this summer; these black ones are really cute with the extra flair
6. Bracelets: add some fun and colorful bracelet to your outfit!
7. Beach tote: grab a fun patterned beach tote to carry all of your things; try a stripe, solid, or ikat print!
8. Sandals: these leather sandals are easy to slip on, really cute, and topped with a splash of color
Remember the sunscreen!!!

Just the outfit for a day of exploring and fun. Geared for a bit of a cooler climate and a relaxed atmosphere with:
1. Colored Pocketed Vest: This is such a great color for summer, and it is perfect a day of adventure
2. The striped tee: another great classic; a light and airy tee is great for comfort; the long sleeve can be substituted for a short sleeve if the weather calls for it. 
3. Skinny Jeans: make sure you pick a comfortable pair if you plan to be doing a lot of walking, sightseeing or hiking!
4. Hat: This sporty hat will shield your face from the sun and add a sporty touch to your outfit
5. Sunglasses: I love this rounded lens style; they are sporty and chic at the same time; a very transitional style
6. The backpack: a day of sightseeing calls for a backpack; this one has several pockets and lots of room. Cute and functional is the way to go!
7. Sneakers: You know what they say, "style over comfort", but with these colored ones, you can have both, plus they are a cheery addition to this fun outfit
8. Wrap Bracelet: bright and simple for and extra pop of color without being a nuisance to the busy traveler

A fresh look for the "stay-cation", trip to the market, mall, or out to eat. 
Breeze through with:
1. The Maxi Dress: cool and comfortable yet effortlessly gorgeous. Try a solid, stripe, or fun pattern like the ikat. 
2. Easy leather sandals: a summer staple, and they go with everything!
3. Statement necklace: add a pop of color and excitement to the outfit with a fun statement necklace; they make any  plain dress or top look fabulous!
4. Coral Ring: an extra touch of glamour to tie the whole outfit together
5. Tortoise shell sunnies: The wayfarer style is really versatile and cute; perfect on a bright summer day
6. Classic gold cuffs: these add extra shine and "oomph" to your outfit. The gold will bring out your sunkissed glow.
7. Brown leather satchel: A timeless classic, and totally functional bag! I love a good satchel, and this one certainly makes the cut!

Here are some other packing tips put together by some of my favorite bloggers and shops:

1. Packing tips from Wendy's Lookbook

2. The Summer Travel Style Series from Running on Happiness: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

3. The Glitter Guide's Summer Vacation Outfits

4. J Crew Summer Looks 

5. The Vault Files Airport Tips

6. Madewell's Summer Packing List


alliespence. said...

ohhh great outfits!

Unknown said...

Super cute outfits!

Maria Larsen said...

Love this! I'm heading to the beach next week, so this is perfect!

B said...

very cuuuute! i love summer style <3


xoxo, B!

Unknown said...

Loving outfit 3, statement necklaces and a maxi is my fav trend this summer! Gorgeous easy glam! Great pics x

Erin James said...

Beautiful - all of it!!

And once again, Happy Birthday sweet Candice :)

palestinevisit said...

Great collection. Awesome all of it and I love these. Thanks for sharing here.

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Julia D. said...

They're all gorgeous, but I think The Adventurer is my favourite. Though I do love that satchel...Loving the packing tips as well!

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