When it comes to packing for a summer vacation, it can be easy to overpack. And if you’re like us, you’ll probably end up only wearing a fraction of it all. Our tip for a lighter suitcase? Choosing key pieces that can be mix-and-matched alongside your wardrobe basics. Here are our top 10 essentials for making vacation packing a breeze.
1. Maxi Dress: This striped maxi dress is the ultimate in summer dressing. Wear with summer slides for a day at the pool and then throw on some strappy sandals for a night out.

2. Printed Shorts: Shorts are always a must-have for summer. These printed shorts are great for a pool day, but also make a stylish look for a lunch date by the water.

3. Tassel Earrings: Give your vacation style a playful flair with these tassel earrings. You’ll want to twirl the day and night away.

4. Lace up Sandals: These fun, lace-up sandals will take you from beach to night on the town.

5. Flattering Blouse: This flattering blouse looks great with everything, from a pair of shorts to some culottes.

6. Culottes: These culottes are the perfect balance between comfy and stylish (re: the perfect pants for your airport look). Pair with a simple tank for day and then add some bold jewelry to amp it up for nighttime.

7. Jumpsuit: For those throw-on-and-go days, this tropical-printed jumpsuit will be your vacation bestie for its ease and versatility.

8. Floral Tote: A tote bag is a vacation must-have, and we’re all about the bold, floral pattern on this tote. It’s perfect to use for all of your pool essentials, but also great for a day of shopping.

9. Cat Eye Sunglasses:
Make a statement in these retro-inspired cat eye sunglasses, while keeping your eyes protected and looking chic all vacation long.

10. Woven Floppy Hat: A hat is an essential for a summer trip, especially if you will be by a pool or beach. Turn heads this summer with this woven floppy hat.
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