As travel restrictions lessen and more people in the U.S are vaccinated, it seems like everyone and their mother on vacation right now. Each time I open up the app, my feed is flooded with idyllic shots of people living their best summer vacation lives from the nightlife of Miami to the beaches of Mexico. More than ever people are hitting more local locations vs. across the world, but aren't letting that stop them from showing off their excellent vacation wardrobes.
As I said, I've been seeing dozens of summer vacation outfits all over the 'gram, so I'm sharing my favorites among them here. These are, in my mind, the defining fashion-girl looks of the summer, so you can expect to see a selection of the biggest trends in the below roundup. Think matching bikini sets, crochet everything, tied details, and more have made it into the suitcases of your favorite fashion girls and these 18 are proof.
Whether you're here to see what to pack for your next trip or simply want to fill up on some excellent summer-style inspiration, you've come to the right place. Ahead, see the prettiest vacation outfits of the year and shop key pieces from each.
Sometimes you need to keep it simple with one standout piece, like this dreamy see-through number. It makes packing much more easier.
Realisation The Amber ($250)
Strap details are everywhere, and all you really need to pair them with is a cute handbag and statement shoes.
Who What Wear Emily Slide Sandal ($99)
ASOS Satin Bias Slip Midi Skirt in Black ($32)
Christopher Esber Wrapped Tie Skirt ($414)
If you like to keep it more casual on vacation, throw a light cardigan over a bikini top and jeans.
Ciao Lucia Varese Cardigan Acqua Space Dye ($380)
Levi's Ribcage Straight Ankle Jeans ($108)
Indah Midori Underwire Top ($97)
Packing neutral pieces makes it easy for quick outfit styling when you're on the go.
Merit Baseball Hat ($0)
The Merit Baseball Cap comes free with all purchases over $50 on MeritBeauty.com while supplies last.
Theory Fringe Hem Pant ($295)
There's something that just feels so summery about an airy maxi skirt. Pair with a colorful top and you've got a breezy but fire look.
Lisa Says Gah Lana Short Sleeve Top ($99)
Paloma Wool Grissom Sunglasses ($237)
Staud Sea Skirt ($225)
For me, I like when vacation outfits are easy to style. Printed jeans keep the look elevated but all you need to do is pair with minimal accessories and a basic top.
Reformation Sonora High Rise Straight Jeans ($178)
By Far Baby Cush Black Flat Grain Leather ($485)
Midi skirts have always been around, but ever since Jacquemus released its version on the spring 2021 runways, the style has completely blown up. Pair with a second-skin top and sandals for the ultimate summer vibe.
Sourceunknown Second-Skin Checker Top ($48)
Zara Fitted Midi Skirt ($46)
We clearly can't get enough of crochet around here, and for valid reasons. Pair a crochet vest or cardigan over a top or a swimsuit.
Staud Soft Moon Bag ($198)
Urban Outfitters Cora Crochet Button-Front Vest ($64)
You can't go wrong with a floral midi dress—it's something that'll be in style every summer.
Reformation Matin Dress ($248)
My favorite vacation combo is tying a blouse over a dress—it's the only kind of layering I'll accept in the summertime.
Zara Printed Blouse With Toiletry Bag ($30)
Staud Tommy Bag ($250)
If you're heading to an island or somewhere with a beach, you need to have a variety of swimsuits on deck.
Inamorata Santa Fe ($160)
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