How To Vacation Like An It Girl

With the summer season upon us, it’s time to start prepping for warm-weather adventures. Who better to inspire your packing strategy than the A-listers and It girls who practically live on planes? No matter what your destination, set yourself up for a glamorous getaway with these celebrity-inspired jet-set essentials.

The Inspiration: Taylor Swift in Hawaii

Whether hanging out with friends or lounging solo on the sand, Taylor's vacation vibe is ladylike and retro-inspired.

Photos: @taylorswift

Get Taylor's Ladylike Look

What to pack: crop top-and-short sets, retro-inspired swimwear, cat-eye sunnies and classic red lipstick.

The Inspiration: Olivia Palermo in St Barths

Notorious for her 24/7 glamorous style, Olivia takes to the beach in colorful, floaty ensembles. Think flirty, off-the-shoulder silhouettes and statement accessories.

Photos: @oliviapalermo

Get Olivia's Glam-Luxe Look

What to pack: a plunging maillot, gauzy skirt, statement necklace, off-the-shoulder dress and embellished sandals.

The Inspiration: Rihanna in Barbados

A sartorial risk-taker, Rihanna's island style consists of mesh (or sheer) separates, standout swimwear and layers upon layers of jewelry.

Photos: @badgalriri

Get Rihanna's Edgy Look

What to pack: funky sunnies, a neon one-piece, delicate body jewelry, mesh-detail tops and denim shorts.

The Inspiration: Alexa Chung in The Maldives

Alexa infuses her signature je ne sais quoi into her vacation look with simple-but-chic bikinis, off-duty head scarves and lightweight beach cover-ups.

Photos: @chungalexa

Get Alexa's Casual-Cool Look

What to pack: a crisp cover-up, silk scarf, bandeau bikini, flat sandals and crocheted shoulder bag.

The Inspiration: Kate Hudson in The English Countryside

Kate exemplifies a cozy-meets-chic aesthetic with vintage-inspired raglan tees, denim skinnies and fringe booties.

Photos: @katehudson

Get Kate's Country-Chic Look

What to pack: a cozy flannel, band tee, fringe booties, wool hat and distressed denim.

The Inspiration: Kate Bosworth in Palm Springs

The unofficial queen of the desert, Kate's laid-back style feels totally at home in Palm Springs thanks to colorful, bohemian-inspired pieces.

Photos: @katebosworth

Get Kate's Bohemian Look

What to pack: breezy tops, white cutoffs, a straw hat, colorful bracelets (for layering) and gladiator sandals.