How A Fashion Girl Packs For A Getaway

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Planning a weekend jaunt to warmer climes? Us too, but what to pack? We tapped It girl Cynthia Mittweg to share her weekend vacation essentials to help streamline the process. Here are her tips for looking effortlessly chic on your next trip.

Cynthia Mittweg on the beach. See her beauty essentials here.

"When I am packing, I make sure to have a dress for every possible occasion. I love a feminine option with a floral print and a casual, one-shoulder number."

Floral Dress

$880

MSGM

One Shoulder Dress

$595

Tanya Taylor

"Having easy and somewhat neutral shoes is a must. A slip-on or comfortable flat works best for a range of outfits and activities."

Leather and Wood Platform Clogs

$695

Rosetta Getty

Indigo Sandal

$285

Brother Vellies

"An easy way to look polished with post-beach or pool hair is to pull it into a sleek bun and allow a bold earring to take center stage."

Feather Earrings

$225

ETRO

Barcelona Gold-Plated Earrings

$725

Paula Mendoza

"Prints, ruffles, and bright colors keep things playful in the sun. The bolder the better on the bikini front!"

Leopard Print Bandeau Bikini

$325

Matthew Williamson

Queen Bikini

$210

Isolda

"Any basket woven raffia bag is a great carryall for the beach but a style like this with leather fringe can easily translate into a day bag if you go sightseeing. For evening try a colorful geometric bag—this version also transforms into a clutch in case you need a more formal option."

Shoulder Bag

$1,885

M2Malletier

Fringed Raffia and Leather Tote

$270

Finds

"Fragrant body oils are easy to pack, great for hydrating your skin and evoke the island spirit."

Tiki Tahiti Oil

$11

Monoi Tiare

Body Oil

$50

Warm

"Unruly hair can ruin a look (see: bold earrings), so if your hair is misbehaving a turban or headband is another great way to tame your locks and add a dash of whimsical charm to your ensemble."

Pink Headband

$65

Federica Moretti

Orchid Headband

$280

Piers Atkinson