What to pack for a beach vacation
Don’t match your bikini to your board in Australia; instead opt to stand out from the crowd in a pretty and sporty plaid swimsuit.
Photographed by Arthur Elgort, Vogue, November 2012
Adapt to your surroundings in steamy Brazil and wear your python-print swimsuit with platform heels and a touch of gold.
Photographed by Mario Testino, Vogue, April 2009
If you find yourself off the coast of Africa, a sophisticated take on beachwear is in order. Stick to black and white and look as timeless as ever.
Photographed by Patrick Demarchelier, Vogue, April 2013 (detail)
Let loose in Tulum and play with fun exotic prints while enjoying a tasty tropical juice by the Caribbean.
Photographed by Mario Testino, Vogue, July 2012 (detail)
You might find yourself going from the beach to the pool to cocktail hour in St. Barth’s. Be ready for a quick change with a feminine cardigan and a refined pair of flats.
Photographed by Patrick Demarchelier, Vogue, April 2008
The holiday vacation season is just on the horizon, and while tickets are booked and hotels reserved, the larger task as to what to pack remains unsolved. Those heading out on a beach trip, simply tossing in a few swimsuits and some sandals will not do. Here, we assembled five looks pegged to your destination-from the poolside-chic vibe of St. Barth's to the laid-back boho nature of Tulum.
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