Tropical vacations are wondrous for many reasons, but wearing minimal clothing is definitely at the top of the list. Reach for pieces in saturated colours, like an embroidered top and woven bag, and pair with embellished sandals, cat-eye glasses and a flirty bikini.
Zimmermann Verano Laser Ra Ra Bikini ($260)
Maliparmi Sandal ($186) in Yellow
Gypset Greek Dashiki Shirt ($250) in Blue
Urban Outfitters Spitfire Yazhoo Sunglasses ($39) in Brown
Sophie Anderson Hermana Stripe Bucket Bag ($284)
There’s the ski wear and the après-ski outfit, not to mention loads of layers you’ll have to pack to keep you warm. Keep it focused with this lightweight but incredibly warm jacket from Aether (its a cosy layer that won’t make you look chunky), and throw in a pair of Fair Isle leggings, turquoise goggles, a pom pom hat, and bright boots.
Fraueunschuh Knitted Pom-Pom Beanie ($238)
J.Crew Fair Isle Leggings ($98) in Navy Hydrangea Green
Anon Tempest Goggle ($140) in Green
Ilse Jacobsen Hornbaek Rubber Boot ($170) in Orange
For days wandering around a new city, you need comfortable footwear and a versatile coat to take you from day to night. A chic pajama top can do double duty as a blouse, and bright gloves and a camera strap will add a pop of colour to neutral separates.
Sheinside Blue Contrast Zipper Coat ($32)
Jil Sander Gloves ($115) in Red
La Canadienne Bistro Ankle Boot ($315)
SFK Deluxe Camera Strap ($94) in Yellow
Alessandra Mackenzie Blair Pajama Shirt ($340) in Sky Blue
Whether you are practicing yoga in Malibu or tracking lions in Tanzania, turn to earthy accessories like woven flats and a straw hat. An army green safari jacket can be worn by day over a white tee, or by night over an animal-print shirtdress.
Goorin Brothers Melody Floppy Hat ($54) in Natural
Raquel Allegra Basic Tee ($115)
Topshop Village Woven Ballet Pumps ($15) in Tan
Current Elliott Cotton Infantry Jacket ($370) in Army Green
A.L.C. Leopard Print Shirt Dress ($498)