Vacation_feature_large

Packing for a summer vacation? Don’t forget these 10 necessary pieces to mix and match with ease.

With these 10 pieces in your suitcase, you’ll have an outfit for sight seeing, swimming, a romantic dinner on the boardwalk, or a lazy afternoon on the beach. All that’s left is some sunscreen, sandals, and a beach towel!

The Maxi Dress

Keyhole Maxi Dress Printed Maxi

If you’re really feeling minimalist, you could practically pack a maxi dress and nothing else! The Keyhole Maxi Dress and Printed Maxi Dress multitask as beach cover ups, alluring dresses for date night, or casual day dresses. Just switch up your accessories… an embellished or gladiator sandal is pretty for evening, and flip flops and a tote bag take you to the flea market or sight seeing.

The Trendy Pant

Gaucho Pants Floral Skinny Jeans

You need one pair of pants for dressier events, casual dates, or touring cultural landmarks. Pick your silhouette: wide leg or cigarette, then mix and match with your Tank and Blouse. We like the new Gaucho Pants or the Floral Skinny Jeans.

The Blouse

Dolman Cropped Blouse

Pack one top that can be dressed up with your Trendy Pant or Mini Skirt. The Split Sleeve Dolman has some volume to pair with the Floral Skinny Jeans, and the Cropped Split Neck Blouse works with the high waisted Gaucho Pants.

The Mini Skirt

Mini Skirt

Toss the Mini Skirt over a bikini, pair it with the slouchy tee you bought as a souvenir, or tuck in your Blouse for a mimosa brunch.

The Caftan

Caftan Caftan with Tie Bands

Channel Liz Taylor as Cleopatra in the ultimate glamorous beachwear. The Maxi Caftan Dress is a simple classic. The Caftan with Tie Bands has a little more detail.

The Tank

Layered Tank Gathered Crop Top

For daytime outings, we like trendy cropped styles like the Gathered Crop Top and Layered Tank. Or, try one that can layer over your bikini like the Long Tank.

The Swimsuit

Cindy Jessica

Cover up in the Cindy, or flaunt your bod in the Jessica.

The Short Short

Pleated Shorts Rolled Up Shorts

Pick a tailored style like the Lace Shorts, Pleated Shorts, or Rolled Up Shorts if you’re staying at a nice resort. Feeling more casual? Just toss in a pair of denim cutoffs.

The Party Dress

Short Bow Dress Portrait Neck Mini Dress

What’s a vacation without a night out? Flaunt that fresh tan and pedicure with the Short Bow Dress or Portrait Neck Mini Dress.

The Wrap

Wrap Plus Size Wrap

Prepare for an unpredictable beach climate with a lightweight wrap. The Wrap Cardigan or plus size Draped Jersey Jacket fit into your bag in case that evening walk on the beach gets chilly.

Mix and match these 10 pieces for a day at the beach, dinner on the boardwalk, or a day of shopping. You’ll be ready to jetset to Ibiza, Florida, or just the nearest lake.

Happy sewing!

3 Comments

  • Missing

    May 18, 2014, 06.09 PMby catporche

    Looks like summer will be awesome!

  • Rtyrsty_large

    May 17, 2014, 01.03 AMby nadia r

    Delicious range

  • Missing

    May 16, 2014, 07.22 PMby tika1210

    Perhaps running the spell check before you submit.

    • This is a question
  1. Sign in to add a post

Departments

  • Editors' Pick
  • Fashion & Trends
  • Backstage Report
  • Web Seminars
  • DIY to Try
  • Mandie's Picks
  • Denise's Desk
  • Meg's Magazine Mash Up!
  • Featured Member
  • Competitions
  • Guest Columns
  • Comment to Win
  • Monthly Memo
  • BurdaStyle Sewing Vintage Modern
  • ARCHIVE
  • Sewing & Techniques
Burdastyle

http://burdastyle.com//blog/10-necessary-pieces-for-vacation