10 Fashion Must-Haves for Your Next Island Getaway

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By – Kacie Asher

Who wants a Piña Colada with a side of beach? It’s summer and that means your island vacation daydreams are becoming a reality. An island full of palm trees, coconuts, tanned skin, beach days and sunsets call for a suitcase full of fashionable favorites. You’ll want a mix of bright colors, neutral pieces and of course your favorite swimsuit. If you’re on the hunt for the perfect vacation outfits look no further. Here you can discover a suitcase wardrobe built for a beach babe.

1. Chic Swimwear

Life is too short to wear a boring swimsuit. Fan-favorites include ASOS, Everything but Water, Free People, H&M, Nordstrom and Revolve. Free People offers swimsuits in a variety of colors, textures and prints. Check out the Free People Fishnet Lace Lima One-Piece Swimsuit. Retails for $275.

2. Go-to Sun Hat

A sun hat is an essential item to protect your skin from the sun’s harmful rays. Opt for a floppy hat with enough coverage like ASOS DESIGN’S natural straw floppy hat with braid and size adjuster. Retails for $26.

3. A Dress Set

Dress sets make the perfect mix and match component of your suitcase. Choose a neutral set like Lulus’ Malta Black Off-The-Shoulder Button-Up Two-Piece Dress for endless options. Retails for $74.

4. Sundress

When shopping for a vacation dress look for something that can double as a chic cover-up. Try Lulus’ Parisian Girl Black Floral Print Ruffled Mini Dress. Retails for $56.

5. Floral Kimono

Add a delicate layer to your beach outfit with a floral kimono. Anthropologie carries colorful kimonos like the Frances Floral Cocoon Kimono Retails for $98.

6. Comfortable Bottoms

When packing bottoms choose options ranging in color. Tobi has a great selection of denim, floral and neutral colored bottoms. Denim skirts like Tobi’s Mistyglen High Rise Patchwork Light Wash Mini Skirt are making a come-back. Retails for $78.

7. Versatile Purse

A purse that can go anywhere and everywhere is ideal when taking an island vacation. Enjoy shoreline soirees and pool parties with Lulus’ Summer Bash Ivory Crochet Tote. Retails for $47.

8. Sunglasses

Hair up, sunnies on! Sunglasses are an essential staple in any beach bag. Shop Sunglass Hut for glasses that compliment your face shape.

9. Neutral Cute Flats

Choose neutral sandals that can pair with all your outfits. Lulus’ Santana Black Suede Slide Sandals are the perfect pair. Retails for $22.

10. Wedges

Classic wedges can complete any evening look. When shopping for wedges opt for a comfortable shoe that is neutral in color. Shop Nordstrom for Michael Kors Berkley Platform Wedge. Retails for $99.

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