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.

Kyoto Red Lipstick



Zanda Shorts


Stella McCartney

Morley Floral-Print Cropped Top


Mother of Pearl

Checked Halterneck Swimsuit


Dolce & Gabbana

42mm Cat Eye Sunglasses



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.

Hula Fringe Necklace



Twist-Front One-Piece Swimsuit


Karla Colletto

Goya Tiered Skirt


Isabel Marant

Camila Printed Dress


Diane von Furstenberg

Blaze Suede Sandals


Tabitha Simmons

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.

Hermosa Printed Sunglasses


Le Specs

Crystal Body Chain


Chan Luu

Xavier One Piece



Current Denim Farrah Shorts



Off Shoulder Mesh Top



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.

Lilia Cotton Shoulder Bag


Sophie Anderson

Charles Embroidered Top


Vanessa Bruno Athé

Folk-Print Silk Scarf


Dolce & Gabbana

Les Essentiels Bandeau Bikini



Santorini Sandals



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.

Le Skinny de Jeanne Distressed Jeans


Frame Denim

Led Zeppelin World Tour 1980 Raglan Tee


Urban Outfitters

Hunter Plaid Shirt



The Trix Hat


Fallen Broken Street

Suede Fringe Booties


Elyse Walker Los Angeles

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.

Sofia High Lace-Up Leather Sandals


Ancient Greek Sandals

Cape Town Bracelet Set



Boater Hat


Lola Hats

Cole Crochet-Paneled Top


Isabel Marant Etoile

Hailey Denim Shorts


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