I know what you’re thinking, why is Fortune blogging about tropical pieces when a polar vortex is likely heading our way? That’s exactly why! Because when the going gets cold, we go south and with that comes the necessary vacation essentials.
On my warm weather travels, I’ll pack cover-ups and swimwear from seasons past, but I always like to freshen up my vacation wardrobe with a few new pieces. I have a list of go-to brands that are essential which I’d like to share with you.
I always look to resort wear by Australian brands such as Zimmermann, Faithfull the Brand and Hunzu G. as the Aussie summer season is fast approaching and I get a jump on what’s new and exciting. Love Shack Fancy offers romantic and feminine dresses that can be worn year round as they’re lightweight and silky. The Edie and Beth maxi dresses are my favorite cover-ups that are part of this brand’s permanent collection. I highly recommend checking them out if you are headed somewhere warm.
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Eres is the mother of all swimwear brands. I wear mine on every vacation and throughout summer – beautifully made and I adore their clean silhouettes.
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A straw bag is always a part of my beach uniform. I recently snagged this small leather trimmed straw basket tote by Loewe on the Moda Operandi site. Poolside bags are always a great day go to, and for evening, I like Staud for their interesting shapes and gentle price point and Olympia Le Tan is always a fun and colorful option. Not sure how I missed this tasseled crochet straw tote by Johanna Ortiz but I think it’s insanely elegant for evening cocktails. Speaking of Ortiz, definitely worth checking out her collection year round, especially the pareos.
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For a little glow on the go, I recently got turned on to these glow drops by Dr. Barbara Sturm. I highly recommend them. Just mix a few drops with your moisturizer and voila your are lit!