From the deep blue horizons of Naxos to the expansive San Diego beaches, now is the time to declare Out Of Office and jet-set somewhere warmer! Deciding which items make the cut for your inevitably overcrowded carry-on can be tricky. Don’t fret, VICI is here to judge which items are absolutely essential to achieve that beach to bar look!
Along with the obvious vacay essentials like your new AirPods and coconut scented SPF 30 sunscreen, you’ll want to make sure your packing list is stacked with pieces that are uber lightweight and multifaceted. Everything we chose goes straight from lounging all day on the white sand to sipping frosty Mai Tais at the all-inclusive bar. Happy Travels!
The sarong is our obvious #1 pick due to the millions of different uses. Sprawl out on it at the beach, tie it as a dress over your bikini, or fancy it up as a skirt with a silk cami and heels. If you couldn’t snag one in time, the local beach boutique is sure to have plenty. Plus, we love an “I got this in Mykonos” moment when you get a compliment on it back home. Shop Sarongs
This small but mighty in style straw sun hat wins points for its packable qualities. The neutral complexion will complete your ‘fit whether you're a basic babe or a bright floral adorner. Wear it on the plane with your crop top and linen pants to trick people into thinking you have it all together. Sweaty beach hair? Cover it up with this coastal cool accessory and hit the town. Shop Hats
Say hello to the two piece set’s older and cuter sister, the three piece set! This combo of silky, complimenting items literally has five outfits in one. Pair the shorts with a bikini, the bralette with denim cutoffs, the button up over a one piece, and SO much more. Shop Chic Matching Sets
Enjoy some major R&R in a ribbed one piece! This fitted suit will flatter all the way from Day 1 of your trip to Day 5 when you’ve indulged on one too many sugary Aperol Spritzes. Bye bye bloat! This swimsuit earns bonus points when it mimics a bodysuit paired with a satin skirt and lace up heels. Shop Swim
Feel free to bring endless pairs of flat sandals, they barely take up any precious suitcase space! These minimal beauties easily slide off the second you hit the sand. After you’ve been exposed to far too many rays, give them a little shake and slip them right back on to grab a refreshing lunch in town. Shop Sandals