A 10 day vacation means getting creative with your wardrobe! I chose neutral staples so I could easily swap and mix and match, creating countless outfits with only a few key pieces. I was sure to pack white, black, olive, and dark denim, as well as multiple pairs of denim cutoffs. My tops included everything from lightweight sweaters, to basic tees, button down shirts, tanks and body suits. I added these neutral espadrilles to my suitcase right before I left and I’m so glad I did, they are not only extremely comfy, but they match absolutely everything! Neutral sandals and belts were also great additions to accommodate our itinerary. A large tote and small handbag were just enough for any occasion!
A black bodysuit makes a chic pairing with cutoff shorts, a black belt and sandals for day, then swapped for black denim and heels or espadrilles for night! Neutral pairings give you so many possibilities!
Follow along for multiple ways I paired each look!
I love to accumulate “easy-chic” dresses, that exude comfort, and don’t require many accessories. They serve as a major go-to when sunny weather hits–if you’re in a hurry, it can easily be thrown on without much thinking required. Basic hues and styles are essential, but bold color and texture make a great hybrid–going from beach to brunch. Being on the shorter side, this tank dress makes a great pool/beach coverup, pairing well with any hue.
J.Crew is the one store where I highly anticipate diving into their style guide each month. The mix of classic essentials and bright punchy hues leaves me with an ongoing mental wish list. The brand portrays classic basics with a trendy infusion (usually through accessories) perfectly, and it fits my style dead on. I mean have you seen that statement necklace? Talk about a gasp-worthy statement piece! They never fail to impress, which these favorite pieces make fab staples to get you through the entire SS seasons.
I’m all about the full blown metallics for Spring. It makes a great statement piece, to make any ensemble shine. Gold and bronze metallics make chic beach accessories, and silver is such a chic pairing with black & white or a pop of neon.
If you’re craving a pair of the season’s bedazzled sandals, you can choose this bejeweled pair from Steve Madden… or you could show off your pedicure in this almost identical pair from Charlotte Russe! But the savings don’t stop there! The pair automatically become $12.50, when you purchase an additional pair (like these fabulous loafers!)