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Top 10 items to pack for your vacation

17 July 2019

by Isabelle Ohnemus

Top 10 items to pack for your vacation

Our 10-piece edit is proven to stop you dreading vacation packing!

1. Dress

Floral Dress: MANGO

Throw in a floral dress (or three) as 90s fashion remains in the spotlight. Simply throw over a bikini and champion SS19’s City to Shore trend. The polka dot dress should also be on your packing list, with lace sleeves presenting a romantic take on the classic.

Polka Dot Dress: ASOS

2. Skirt

Your tanned pins will thank you for packing a wraparound skirt. Vintage-looking crochet nails beach-to-bar dressing.

‘Frou Frou’ wrap skirt: JOHANNA ORTIZ

3. Top

Photo: WSJ Magazine, Cult Gaia (tumblr)

You’re not vacation ready without a summer blouse on your radar. Volume sleeves are a new season hit with ruching details at the shoulders or waist. Show off sun-kissed skin in cropped styles.

4. Trousers

High waisted bow tie culottes: P.A.R.O.S.H.

High waisted trousers are back. They not only look sleek but keep you cool in the sunshine too. Pleated panels add drama to your holiday wardrobe, while striped print is a nautical favorite.

5. Shorts

Bike Shorts: Boohoo

Bike shorts – are here to stay forever! Pair them with baggy sweatshirts, hoodies, blazers or a bra top, and add black leather mules or casual runners. It’s time to rock the cycling shorts as our moms did!

6. Sandals

Photo: ATP Atelier, LOQ

Book that pedi and pack those summer sandals. From prim bows to crystal embellishment, the look is feminine no matter if you choose comfy flats or leg-lengthening woven wedges.

Erica Sandals: ALDO

7. Sneakers

Inspired by archival sneakers from the decade, Adidas Originals’ ‘Falcon’ style is made from a combination of mesh, leather and suede – for your unique style and comfort. The SS19 hot pick is boldly colored with an elevated vibe.

Shop On EyeFitU: Falcon Sneakers: ADIDAS ORIGINALS

8. Sunglasses

Photo: Staud, Prabal Gurung, Krewe

The finishing touch to any holiday look is, of course, statement sunglasses! Colored or mirrored lenses add summer fun with contrast frames creating drama. Go for a fashion-forward narrow oval pair or geometric shapes.

Summer Sunglasses: Anthropologie

9. Bag

Photo: @emmgurr; Fashion Streets (WGSN)  

The possibilities are endless when it comes this season’s summer bag trends. For party vacations, festivals and city breaks, consider the belt bag. Choose a pop of color or urbanite studs and carry only the essentials. For beach getaways, look to a carry-all in colored crochet, geometric weaves, or pastel basket material.

10. Swimwear

Shop on EyeFitU: Summer Swimwear

A simple swimsuit with a confident deep plunge neckline comes in rainbow colors. Playful graphic prints offer youthful appeal; classic block colors transcend seasons. For something with a twist, opt for a wrap bikini. The criss-cross ties are form-flattering and pool-party ready.

Summer Swimwear: Boohoo