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 …
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!
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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