Fashion Essentials When Travelling

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Whether you are preparing for a summer trip to Europe or a tropical island, packing for a vacation can seem quite daunting. Having come back from my honeymoon only a week ago, I believe every day leading up to your vacation should bring excitement, not stress. So, I have done the logistics for you. Here are some great pieces to take away with you that will keep you on trend and packing light.

Lightweight Clothing

Opt for lightweight materials, flowy dresses and jumpsuits. Account for heat and humidity when packing and pack a few conservative pieces for fine dining at night.


Comfortable Shoes

You should pack a few pairs of sandals, haviana thongs for the pool/beach and some dress shoes for dinner (preferably a nice wedge). If you’re a fitness fanatic and like to work out on your holidays (go you!) then pack your sneakers as well.

Source: Wittner

Source: Wittner


Multiple Bikinis

Swimwear doesn’t take up much room in your suitcase so pack a few coloured pieces to mix it up a bit. Be careful when buying cheap swimwear as the dyes tend to run and they lose their shape quite quickly. These babies haven’t hit the stores yet!



Keep it simple and to a minimum while on holidays. Here are a few nice pieces to team up with your outfit while out for dinner or lounging around the pool.

Source: Shopbop

Source: Shopbop


Source: Sunglass Hut

Source: Sunglass Hut


My tip: Make a list. I have one that I always take out before I start to pack. It makes packing so much easier and ensures that in all my excitement,  I don’t forget a thing!


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Olivia loves everything fashion. She is all over upcoming trends and a whiz at where to find them. When she isn’t following fashion, she loves to exercise, eat out and catch up with friends. For styling advice or styling enquiries follow Olivia on Instagram @liv_maccora