Get that OOO message ready — it’s vacation season. Whether you’ve been saving up your PTO for an epic sabbatical or are embarking on a few long-weekend getaways, you’ll want to dress the part. Need some packing inspiration? We put together five summer outfit ideas based on destination. Even if you’re not headed to one of these exact spots, use them to spark your next vacation outfit.
1. Grecian Getaway
Stroll the streets of Mykonos, climb around the ruins and dine al fresco in this effortless look. The warm golden tones in the strapless dress will pop against the whitewashed buildings and vibrant blue sea. Add some Grace Kelly-esque shades and a roomy market bag for your baklava stash and you have the ideal summer outfit.
lemlem Derartu Strapless Ruffle Dress ($368)
Komono Cecile Square Sunglasses ($119)
Indego Africa Tibi Bag ($225)
2. Weekend in the Hamptons
Whether you’re sipping rose at Wölffer or listening to a DJ set at The Surf Lodge, you want vacation clothes that are refined but laid back. This strappy MOON RIVER jumpsuit fits the bill. Pair it with statement earrings and a woven clutch to spare yourself an outfit change later.
MOON RIVER Spaghetti Strap Jumpsuit ($90)
Jennifer Zeuner Wes Earrings ($264)
Bembien Flora Woven Clutch ($185)
3. Cabo Cruise
You don’t need to pack much for a beach vacation. This handwoven caftan works as a cover-up between hotel and pool, doubles as a dress for hitting the town at night, and leaves plenty of room for unlimited margaritas and guac. In other words, it’s the perfect beach outfit. Upgrade your cotton tote to this one-of-a-kind straw basket and you’re set.
lemlem Eskedar Caftan ($207)
Savanna Baskets Lace Straw Basket ($60)
4. City Staycation
Comfortable and breezy is key if you’re exploring a new city or playing tourist in your own town. Worn with sneakers and a fanny pack, this classic striped jersey dress is perfect for everything from gallery-hopping in Wynwood to sightseeing in Porto. Round out your summer outfit with a pair of white sunnies.
ATM Anthony Thomas Melillo Stripe Jersey Short Sleeve Dress ($158)
ALLSAINTS Captain Leather Fanny Pack Crossbody Bag ($278)
Quay Don’t @Me ($65)
5. Night in Napa
Rolling hills, breathtaking sunsets, vineyard views…summers in Northern California are about as idyllic as it gets. Pack a preppy blue-and-white jumpsuit and square sunglasses for daytime tastings and a cropped leather jacket for cool Sonoma nights.
Rails Serena Jumpsuit ($139)
George Keburia Square Frame Acetate Sunglasses ($200)
Deadwood Cropped Biker Jacket ($370)