While much of the country braved the polar vortex, the fashion set was one step ahead of us. Making the wise decision to escape to the tropics, stars like Candice Swanepoel and Olivia Palermo seemed to know the secret to surviving the cold. Try not to be too jealous looking at this week's best shots, and don't forget to keep up with our editors by following us at POPSUGAR Fashion on Instagram !
Things were looking up for Joan Smalls on vacation in Jamaica.
Olivia Palermo had it made in the shade.
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley swapped snow angels for sandy ones.
Poppy Delevingne took a time-out to play with her goddaughter.
There was nothing to do but dive right in for Anja Rubik.
This nautical striped number was the perfect beach bikini for Miroslava Duma.
As fresh as it gets! Petra Nemcova took a sweet sip straight from her coconut.
Reading on the beach, now that's a resolution we could keep!
Jessica Stam trekked through the jungle to find a secret swim spot.
Swimming with sea life was no big deal for Taylor Tomasi Hill while she stayed in Belize.
It definitely wasn't bikini weather on the East River this week, but when Alessandra Ambrosio and Doutzen Kroes strutted their stuff for Jimmy Fallon 's Vanity Fair cover, things were looking brighter.
Chanel  Iman's suit was too pretty for swimming but made for perfect warm-weather loungewear.
Erin Heatherton soaked up the last rays at sunset.
Giovanna Battaglia made a new friend on her vacation.
Piera Gelardi proved that one man's trash is another man's treasure!
Derek Blasberg is a man of many talents . . . paddle boarding may not be one of them.
Leigh Lezark practiced her multitasking in Mexico.
It was a pretty sweet view for Jacquelyn Jablonski in the Dominican Republic.
Looks like someone got stranded out at sea!