We are so ready for Memorial Day Weekend to soak up the sun during the 3-day vacay! Packing for a mini getaway into a carry-on can be stressful, especially if you’re used to packing up your entire wardrobe. We’ve put together a list of necessities that you’ll need for a no – stress kick off summer weekend with your friends, love or family.
For a Weekend Away With the Girls:
Swim Suit – Bring a swimsuit that can double as a bra under a sexy tee or tank. The Reef Island Mist Bralette not only looks lovely in the water, but the edgy cage detail looks great under a loose fitting tee paired with denim shorts for a casual yet chic daytime outfit you can wear to lunch with the girls.
Cover up – For a weekend away with your girlfriends, pack a cover up that is both stylish and simple enough to be paired with anything. This Juicy Couture Sun Kissed Crocheted Tunic features beautifully intricate crochet detailing that drapes the body and looks great over your suit.
Swim Suit to Work Out –If you’re morning workout routine doesn’t stop while you’re on vacation, the Oakley Sport Mesh Racerback High Neck Bra should definitely be packed in your carry on! The sporty chic suit is made with recycled polyamide fabric which provides UV protection and is sunscreen and oil resistant, perfect for a trip to the gym or run on the beach. Best of all, it’s stylish enough to lounge in by the pool with the girls after your workout.
For a Family Affair:
For a family weekend getaway, modest swimwear, multipurpose cover-ups, swimsuit that can double as workout wear should be on your packing checklist.
Swim Suit – This textured tankini is perfect for a flattering, modest fit. The Nautica Point of Sail Halter Tankini features a Racerback design with keyhole cut out detail. Whether you’re out on the lake or at the family pool party, this tankini will keep you supported with removable soft cups and a pull on style.
Cover up –Packing light is always recommended, but not always easy. Keep your suitcase light with multi-purpose cover-ups. The Splendid Hamptons Terry Hooded Tunic’s soft terry cloth fabric can also work as a cover up, robe and a towel, as it absorbs excess water from your swimsuit it after a dip in the pool.
Swim Suit to Work Out – From swimming to hiking, the Next Find Your Chi Tankini with Sports Bra is the perfect suit for hanging out with the family. The supportive sports bra has adjustable straps and soft cups and also includes a removable tankini top. The NextFlex fabric provides UPF 50 protection, wicks away moisture, and is quick-dry for the woman on-the-go.
For A Romantic Getaway:
For a romantic weekend getaway, must – haves include sexy swimwear, multipurpose cover-ups, swimsuit that doubles as workout wear.
Swim Suit– Soak up the sunshine in the silhouette of the summer. The Reef Bali Breeze One Piece combines trendiness with versatility – wear it in the waves or pair it with a pair of high - waist shorts or long skirt for a chic outfit for a romantic outing.
Cover Up– The Athena Cabana Multi Dress offers serveral looks in one with a flattering mid – length cut and wrap details. You can wear it strapless, change it up for a cross-over neckline look, adjust the wraps for a one shoulder look, or wear it as a skirt. The best part is that you can use it as coverup after a swim, dress lunch with strappy sandals and style up with a necklace and heels for a romantic dinner with your love. This LBD is a must pack, we recommend rolling this dress to keep wrinkles to a minimum.
Swim Suit to Work Out– Let your sporty side show with the Oakley Sun Blocked Crossback Sport Bra and Core Solids Shirr Bottom Brief. Whether you’re lounging on the beach or running on the beach, this athletic swimsuit keeps you supported and features recycled polyamide fabric that is soft, lightweight, breathable and moisture-wicking, with the added bonus of resistance to chlorine, sunscreens and oils. Pair the Crossback Sport Bra with a boyshort to wear on a hike, jog or treadmill at the hotel.
No matter where you are going multi use accessories are key to keeping your bag light.
These on trend Havaianas You Metallic Sandals are neutral enough to be paired with just about anything and the metallic strap gives an added touch of detail.
Take a break from make up this weekend and don’t forget to pack COOLA Face Spf 20 Rose Essence Tint Moisturizer. Spend as much time as you want under the sun with this lightly tinted sunsreen moisturizer full of skin-friendly ingredients. Not only does it reduce redness and irritation, this hypoallergenic and water-resistant sunscreen is also paraben free, ultra-sheer, and packed with anti-oxidants and other indgredients to promote elasticity, calm skin, and defend against aging.
The perfect travel sun hat or floppy beach hat! The TLC & You Cream/Taupe Striped Packable Sunhat is easy to throw in your weekened suitcase and shields your face from the sun’s rays whether you’re at a beach escape or backyard barbeque. The neurtal hues let you pair it with just about any outfit over the weekend.
A golden glow in a bottle! Keep your Memorial Day Weekend tan into next weekend with Maui Babe Browning Lotion. Ultra-moisturizing and water-resistant, this skin-loving product will definitely be among your favorites for the beach and pool season.
The less time you’ll spend packing the more time you’ll have to enjoy conversation, barbeques and soaking up the sun. Packing lightweight, versitile pieces that can be mixed and matched will keep your carry-on light and you looking your best. Whether you’re taking off to the beach for the weekend or soaking up the sun at a backyard soiree, multi-use pieces will have you ready for the perfect Memorial Day weekend!