What should I wear on summer vacation? Whether you are going to a tropical beach or staying home for a staycation, it is always important to make sure your outfit meets the moment as well as fits into your personal style. We sat down with Taelor’s stylist Alena Le Blanc, who has years’ of experience as a personal stylist and a fashion designer, to go over some tips to help you elevate your vacation wear and make you look picture perfect.
Incorporate New Prints
Going on vacation is the perfect time to play around with fun and colorful prints. Pair a printed, colorful button-up short sleeve shirt with khakis or a pair of chinos to complete the outfit and make you look put together. If you're not comfortable with loud and colorful prints, find a print in the colors you do feel good in that match your personal preference. Adding a print is a good way to take a small step out of your everyday wardrobe and try something new. You can add white sneakers for a casual look, or sandals if you are relaxing in the sun.
How do I look good when traveling? Try Out a Monochromatic Look to Impress for Vacation Photos
Another way to up your style game is to play with different shades of the same color. Monochromatic dressing always looks good for photos and going out and will make you look put together when you capture all those great vacation moments. This approach to choosing items for an outfit makes it less stressful, too. You do not have to think about what goes well together, but you can assume that if it fits in the same color family then it's a match. For example, if you are new to this, try pairing navy pants with a lighter or brighter blue shirt.
Some go-to vacation looks Alena recommends include:
- Wearing shorts with a short sleeve henley shirt, which will add a bit of polish to a basic outfit duo.
- Wear a short sleeve chambray top with a light colored bottom, like cream-colored shorts. This color combo is classic, but always feels fresh.
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When should you start packing clothes for a vacation? To be able to try out more variety in your vacation looks without committing to buying clothes, you can rent your clothes instead of buying them.
Next time you go on vacation, consider renting your clothes from Taelor to get more options of what to wear. By renting clothes instead of buying them, you can experiment with colors and prints, and you can easily send the items back. Additionally, coming back from vacation, it’s always a pain to do all the laundry, but with Taelor, you can just send back your items by dropping your dirty clothes in the prepaid envelope at the hotel’s front desk. It saves you money and the stress of cleaning.
Make traveling a breeze and try out Taelor today. Start your free trial at https://taelor.style/products/pilot and use coupon code TAELORBLOG to rent 4 shirts for free.