5 Summer Getaway Essentials

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With the first signs of summer starting to show, we’re given a welcome reminder that we’re entering a carefree season of weekend getaways, beach vacations and exotic excursions. Whether you’re planning a trip to one of your favourite local spots or a seaside adventure on another coast, you’ll need to pack a few stylish – yet practical – essentials. To help get you started, we’ve rounded up five wardrobe must-haves perfect for relaxing and soaking up the sun.


1. Make a Splash

What better way to bask in the holiday sun than with a vibrant swimsuit that captures the energetic spirit of your surroundings? Channel your inner maximalist with a bold paisley print and an impeccable fit. A versatile two-piece design will allow you to seamlessly coordinate your look or effortlessly mix and match your most-loved tops and bottoms.

Bleu by Rod Beattie - Paisley Print Tankini
Bleu by Rod Beattie – Paisley Print Tankini Top
Melanie Lyne
Bleu by Rod Beattie – Paisley Print Bottom
Melanie Lyne

2. Take Cover

When it comes to beach and poolside style, you can’t go wrong with a simple design with clean lines and a hint of feminine detailing. A solid piece will pair flawlessly with any swimsuit and help you create a vacation-ready ensemble ideal for any warm-weather destination.

Christina - V-Neck Swimsuit Cover-Up
Christina – V-Neck Swimsuit Cover-Up

3. Hats Off On!

One of the most important accessories you can pack for a summer getaway is a breathable hat that will keep you stylishly cool, while shielding you from the sun’s harmful UV-rays. A wide-brimmed Panama hat is light and airy and will pair just as easily with your splash-worthy swimwear as it will with your sun-seeking dresses.

Panama Hat
Panama Hat

4. Shades of Summer

Whether you prefer retro-inspired frames or a new classic with a modern twist, a great pair of sunglasses will pull any outfit together. Set your eyes on a timeless design you’ll want to wear from sunrise to sunset, regardless of what you’re wearing or where you’re going.

Geometric Frame Sunglasses
Geometric Frame Sunglasses
Melanie Lyne

5. Tote-al Style

Pack lightly with a stylish tote bag that looks just as chic at the pool or beach as it does in urban settings. A roomy design that works double duty will keep everything you need within reach, whether you’re sightseeing or lounging on a sandy beach.

Perforated Tote Bag
Perforated Tote Bag

Which wardrobe must-haves will you bring on your next warm-weather getaway? Let us know in the comments section below.

Written by Sarah Sussman

Born and raised in the city of endless festivals and world-famous gastronomy, Sarah considers herself a true Montrealer. From the undeniably genius blend of squeaky cheese curds, fries and gravy to the breathtakingly beautiful European-inspired architecture, it’s easy for this city girl to find plenty to love in the place she is proud to call home. When she is not enjoying time with her family and seriously contemplating whether to order sushi or pizza while at home with her husband and kids, Sarah is likely pushing herself to the limit through intense boxing workouts and trying her very hardest not to jaywalk.

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