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What to Pack For a Beach Vacation

Wanderlust: 15 Pieces to Pack For Your (Real or Imagined) Beach Vacation

If you're anything like us, you're probably feeling the vacation itch — once the holidays (and award season) are over, we inevitably get a taste for travel, and right now, we're feeling some pretty strong tropical vibes. Have you ever noticed how booking a vacation — choosing a hotel, reserving flights, deciding on tourist activities — somehow becomes easier than figuring out what to pack? The key is to stick to simple yet colorful separates that can be easily mixed and matched (creating less stress for you, plus leaving more room in your suitcase for souvenirs). If you need more inspiration, just check out Doutzen Kroes in this Muse editorial — perfectly stunning while sunning in fashionable, retro-cool pieces. We've rounded up 15 pieces that are just begging to be brought on vacation, so if you're feeling wanderlusty and need some help pulling the trigger or are already booked for a dream visit of your own, just click through now to see and shop our chic, beach-ready picks.

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