Your Ultimate Style Guide: Summer Vacation Edition

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Summer is here and that means well-deserved vacays are on the horizon. You’ve booked your flights, made your dinner reservations, and picked your hotel. All that is left to do is pack!

Whether you’re the type that relaxes on a beach or you enjoy more of an adventure filled vacation, you need to know the key looks to pack for each.

There’s nothing wrong with having options, but everything about summer should be easy breezy.  It’s Alyssa here and I’ve rounded up the most stylish and suitable looks for every type of vacation. Skip the outfit planning and pack these staple items for you vacay. Keep scrolling because wherever you’re headed, you are sure to find these guides helpful!

Beach or Cruise

Who else is daydreaming about a tropical vacation??  Keep your swim attire simple and grab a great maxi that can help you transition from beach to dinner. Your items should be multifunctional. Sunscreen is mandatory!

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1. Rag and Bone Panama Straw Hat // 2. Quay Australia Aviator Sunglasses // 3. Savile V-Neck One-Piece Swimsuit // 4. Cult Gaia Straw Bag // 5. Elan V-back Maxi Dress // 6. Lancome Sunscreen  // 7. Steve Madden Greece Sandals

City or Urban

City vacations call for zero fuss style! A tailored dress, versatile pair of jeans and a layer for when its cool indoors is all you need. (And cute accessories of course!)

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1. Prada Round Mirrored Sunglasses // 2. Levi Satin Bomber Jacket // 3.Ruffle-Tiered Striped Shirtdress // 4. kate spade  initial pendant necklace // 5. Frye Ivy Sneaker
// 6. Scandi Vegan Leather Crossbody Bag // 7. Madewell High Waist Ankle Jeans

Mountains or Adventure

Know your destination and prepare for the weather! Bring layers, durable shoes, and a functional backpack to hold all your necessities during long days away from your hotel.


1. Tumi Voyageur Halle Leather Backpack // 2. New Balance Sport Running Shoe //
3. Anthony Thomas Melillo French Terry Joggers // 4. Moncler Aviator Sunglasses // 5. Kate Spade eyelet anorak jacket // 6. BKR® Glass Water Bottle 

Spa or Wellness

A good book to read while relaxing is key! Between the spa treatments and hot tub sessions, you’ll want easy pieces to slip on like slide sandals and linen pants.

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1.  Gentle Souls Leather Slides // 2. J.Crew One Piece Swimsuit  //  3. Eileen Fisher Ankle Pants // 4. Fly Girls book // 5. Yuni Portable Workout Essentials // 6. Stell McCartney Nylon Duffle  

Where are you headed this summer? Tell us in the comments!

About Alyssa Evans

Alyssa Evans interned with the My Red Glasses team for three semesters and spent five years working in fashion retail through college. In December of 2015, she graduated from the Retail and Consumer Science program at the University of Houston. Upon graduation, Alyssa began working in PR and Marketing at two boutique firms in Houston. Alyssa has a love for New York and hopes to move there in the near future, and pursue a career in Fashion PR and Event Management.

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