Spring break is right around the corner, and many folks are gearing up for a getaway complete with golden rays, white sandy beaches, leafy palms and some much-needed relaxation. To help aid in the process of packing and planning, we’ve created a travel and wardrobe checklist for her. On this list, you’ll find our favorite in-flight items, beachy accessories and head-to-toe tropical ensembles. Here’s what we’re packing …

TRAVEL ESSENTIALS

That sweet moment of basking in the sun with a fruity cocktail in one hand and a relaxing read in the other is so close we can almost taste the salty sea and hear the waves crashing, but first we must make it through the often stressful flight. From a killer carry-on to a tech item that will stop you from scouring the airport for an outlet, these pieces make traveling a breeze so you can focus on the tropical destination ahead!

Carry-on

This lightweight, hard shell, rolling spinner carry on provides is durable and easy-to-maneuver through a busy airport. And with two seperate packing compartments, organization is a dream and you'll have easy access to any in-flight essentials. This, by CALPAK, is $135. Details here. Image: Nordstrom

This lightweight, hard-shell, rolling spinner carry-on is durable and easy to maneuver through a busy airport. With two separate packing compartments, organization is a dream, and you’ll have easy access to any in-flight essentials, too. This, by CALPAK, is $135. Details here. Image: Nordstrom

Organization

 

Ensure everything is in its place and easy to find with this 5-piece packing cube set. This set includes four water-resistant packing cubes in various sizes and one envelope pouch with a breathable mesh front that allows you to see whats inside. There are also ID labels on each bag to make organization even easier. This set, by CALPACK, is available in three patterns for $48. Details here. Image: Nordstrom

Ensure everything is in its place and easy to find with this five-piece packing cube set. The set includes four water-resistant packing cubes in various sizes and one envelope pouch with a breathable mesh front that allows you to see what’s inside. There are also ID labels on each bag to make organization even easier. This set, by CALPACK, is available in several patterns for $48. Details here. Image: Nordstrom

Passport wallet

Traveling to a different county this spring break? This stylish and affordable passport wallet is a practical way to carry your passport, some cash, an ID and a credit card. Its practical and small enough to fit in your handbag. This, by Fashionable, is $35. Details here. Image: Fashionable

Traveling to a different country this spring break? This stylish and affordable passport wallet is a practical way to carry your passport, some cash, an ID and a credit card. It’s practical and small enough to fit in your handbag. This, by ABLE, is $35. Details here. Image: ABLE

Portable charger

Stop searching the aiport for an outlet or stressing through the flight about your phone's dying battery! This portable phone charger is both adorable and useful, especially during those long beach days away from an outlet. This, at Anthropologie, is $30. Details here. Image: Anthropologie

Stop searching the airport for an outlet or stressing through the flight about your phone’s dying battery! This portable phone charger is both adorable and useful, especially during those long beach days away from an outlet. This, at Anthropologie, is $30. Details here. Image: Anthropologie

ACCESSORIES

There’s nothing worse than setting up your station in the sand only to realize you forgot some key accessories. Make sure you’re prepared for your beach days, nights out and to add those finishing touches to your spring break attire with these festive accessories, including a beach tote that you’ll want to use year-round.

Beach tote

Get beach ready with this stylish and affordable straw tote. This handmade Mediterranian-style bag is large enough for travel and sturdy enough to carry all of your essentials. This, at the SB Shop, is $40. Details here.

Get beach-ready with this stylish and affordable straw tote. This handmade Mediterranean-style bag is large enough for travel and sturdy enough to carry all of your essentials. This, at SB Shop, is $40. Details here.

Night-out bag

And for those nights out, this structured and playful satchel is ideally versatile. It is casual enough for any Springtime activity, yet polished enough to finish off even the chicest of looks. Remove the strap for a classic, yet modern clutch. This, by Fashionable, is $158. Details here. Image: Fashionable

For those nights out, this structured and playful satchel is perfectly versatile. It is casual enough for any springtime activity, yet polished enough to finish off even the chicest of looks. Remove the strap for a classic, yet modern clutch. This, by ABLE, is $158. Details here. Image: ABLE

Hat

No Spring Break checklist is complete without a hat. This timeless straw staple has a wide brim to provide ample shade and a stylish black band that gives a laid-back or dressy vibe depending on the outfit you pair it with. This, by Brixton, is $44. Details here. Image: Nordstrom

No spring break checklist is complete without a hat. This timeless straw staple has a wide brim to provide ample shade and a stylish black band that gives a laid-back or dressy vibe depending on the outfit you pair it with. This, by Brixton, is $44. Details here. Image: Nordstrom

Jewelry

Spring Break is the perfect time to bring out those colorful, bohemian pops of color. Tassels, golds and simple, yet statement beaded necklaces are at the top of our Spring trends list. These Madewell tassel earrings are $28, the Charleston Rice Bead turquoise necklace is $65 and J. Crew beaded tassel bracelet set is $22.99. Image: Madewell/J.Crew

Spring break is the perfect time to bring out those colorful bohemian pops of color. Tassels, golds and beaded statement necklaces are at the top of our spring trends list. These Madewell tassel earrings are $28, the Charleston Rice Bead turquoise necklace is $65 and J. Crew beaded tassel bracelet set is $22.50. Images: Madewell/J.Crew

Sunnies

We don't have to tell you the importance of a good pair of sunnies when spending days at the beach, but with countless options out there, it can be difficult to find the right pair. These classic aviators will never go out of style and will keep their shape through a number of uses. Plus they go well with any look. These, by Ray-Ban, are $153. Details here. Image: Nordstrom

We don’t have to tell you the importance of a good pair of sunnies when spending days at the beach, but with countless options out there, it can be difficult to find the right pair. These classic aviators will never go out of style and will keep their shape through a number of uses. Plus they go well with any look. These, by Ray-Ban, are $153. Details here. Image: Nordstrom

WARDROBE

Lastly, celebrate the sunny days ahead of you with these head-to-toe style suggestions. We’ve found the ideal beachy tops, easy-to-wear dresses, glam looks for your nights on the town, swimwear for every body type and style preference, to-die-for cover-ups, fashionable shorts, the most flattering pair of white denim, comfy heels and our favorite spring break sandal. Conquer resort style effortlessly with these items.

Breezy tops

Easy, breezy Bohemian-style tops and blouses are ideal for your Spring Break wardrobe. These options take advantage of three major Spring trends; off-the-shoulder embroidered tops, lace-up blouses in soft blue hues and tie-up short-sleeve shirts in virbant tones. The Topshop Tassell Off the Shoulder Top is $68, Anthropologie Striped Lace-Up Shirt is $148 and Lush Knot Front Shirt is $39. Image: Nordstrom/Anthropologie

Easy, breezy Bohemian-style tops and blouses are ideal for your spring break wardrobe. These options take advantage of three major spring trends: off-the-shoulder embroidered tops, lace-up blouses in soft blue hues and tie-up short-sleeve shirts in vibrant tones. The Topshop tassell off-the-shoulder top is $68, Anthropologie striped lace-up shirt is $148 and Lush knot front shirt is $39. Images: Nordstrom/Anthropologie

Easy dresses

Continuing on with this easy breezy theme, we've found two festive dresses that are unbelievably easy to style. Pair these with some tennis shoes or simple sandals for days exploring the beach town or as a stylish cover-up. The Madewell Striped Shirtdress is $98 and the Cubana Drop-Waist Dress at Anthropologie is $298. Image: Madewell/Anthropologie

Continuing on with this easy, breezy theme, we’ve found two festive dresses that are unbelievably easy to style. Pair these with some tennis shoes or simple sandals for days exploring the beach town or as a stylish cover-up. The Madewell striped shirtdress is $98 and the Cubana drop-waist dress at Anthropologie is $298. Images: Madewell/Anthropologie

Night out

One of the best Springtime activities is stepping out on the town with the hubby, your girls or the entire family. These fun and festive chic styles are fantastic for nights spent sipping cocktails and celebrating in warm weather. The Bisop + Young Wide Leg Jumpsuit is $110 and Topshop Tie Front Minidress is $80. Image: Nordstrom

One of the best springtime activities is stepping out on the town with the hubby, your girls or the entire family. These fun and festive styles are fantastically chic for nights spent sipping cocktails and celebrating in warm weather. The Bishop + Young wide-leg jumpsuit is $110 and Topshop tie-front minidress is $80. Images: Nordstrom

Swimwear

The most stressful item to pack for a beach vacation has to be the swimsuit. So, we searched swimwear trends to find a style that works for every body type. This Spring, we'll be seeing tons of black and white options as well as vibrant pops of color. For style, one-piece suits and high waisted bikinis are carrying over from last year's trends while stripes and flattering tankinis are making a comeback. This Tommy Bahama Tankini is $104, the Miraclesuit Illusionist One-Piece is $166, the Twist Front Bandeau One-Piece is $109, Lover High Waist Bikini is $120 and the J.Crew Tie Front Striped Bikini top is $58 and the bottom is $46. Image: Nordstrom

The most stressful item to pack for a beach vacation has to be the swimsuit. So, we searched swimwear trends to find a style that works for every body type. This spring, we’ll be seeing tons of black and white options as well as vibrant pops of color. For style, one-piece suits and high-waisted bikinis are carrying over from last year’s trends, while stripes and flattering tankinis are making a comeback. This Tommy Bahama tankini top is $104, the Miraclesuit Illusionist one-piece is $166, the Twist Front Bandeau one-piece is $109, Lover high-waist bikini is $120 and the J.Crew tie-front striped bikini top is $58 and bottom is $46. Images: Nordstrom

Cover-ups

Stay comfortable and stylish while exploring the beachtown or relaxing under the sun with these cover-ups. The Paisley Caftan is $240, the Tommy Bahama Beach Pants are $68 and this Turkish T Tie-Dye Kimono is $90. Image: Nordstrom

Stay comfortable and stylish while exploring the beach-side town or relaxing under the sun with these cover-ups. The Paisley caftan is $240, the Tommy Bahama beach pants are $68 and this Turkish T tie-dye kimono is $90. Images: Nordstrom

White denim

A quality pair of white denim is a must in your Spring Break suitcase. This pair not only nods to the high-waisted trend that doesn't seem to be leaving anytime soon, they're also ultra-flattering for every body type and will give any top that beachy chic look. These, by Levis, are $98. Image: Anthropologie

A quality pair of white denim pants is a must in your spring break suitcase. This pair not only nods to the high-waisted trend that doesn’t seem to be leaving anytime soon, but they’re also ultra-flattering for every body type and will give any top that beachy-chic look. These, by Levi’s, are $98. Details here. Image: Anthropologie

Shorts

Similiar to swimwear, it can be frustrating to find the right pair of warm weather shorts that are versatile, flattering and don't show too much skin. Here are the solutions. These Red Tassel-Trimmed shorts from Anthropologie are $50, the Light Wash Denim shorts are $215, the Beachy Linen shorts are $58 and the Mid-Rise White Denim shorts are $68. Image: Nordstrom/Anthropologie

Similar to swimwear, it can be frustrating to find the right pair of warm-weather shorts that are versatile, flattering and don’t show too much skin. Here are the solutions. These red tassel-trimmed shorts from Anthropologie are $50, the light-wash denim shorts are $215, the beachy linen shorts are $58 and the mid-rise white denim shorts are $68. Images: Nordstrom/Anthropologie

Sandals

On the hunt for the perfect spring break and summertime sandal? This Tory Burch option is on-trend, high-quality, versatile and timeless. Find the pair in six different shades for $138. Image: Nordstrom

On the hunt for the perfect spring break and summertime sandal? This Tory Burch option is on-trend, high-quality, versatile and timeless. Find a pair in six different shades for $138. Details here. Image: Nordstrom

Comfy heels

Lastly, dress up those looks and add some festive fun to your Spring Break attire with these colorful and comfortable heels. The Fashionable Block heels are $128, the Anthropologie Pom Pom heels are $148 and the Fashionable Wrap heels are $128. Image: Fashionable/Anthropologie

Lastly, dress up those looks and add some festive fun to your spring break attire with these colorful and comfortable heels. The ABLE block heels are $128, the Anthropologie pom pom heels are $128 and the ABLE wrap heels are $128. Image: ABLE/Anthropologie

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