What to Pack for a Hot Weather Trip
I am currently in the process of planning out what to pack for my New Years Eve trip to Tulum, Mexico so I thought I'd take this opportunity to introduce a new series I'm working on - packing tips! Here is my tropical vacay checklist:
Tops - casual for daytime, dressier options for night
Jeans - if you're going somewhere that gets chilly at night I'd pack a pair, also good to travel in. I prefer Frame
Light jacket - I'll probably bring this one (side note: I get a MILLION compliments on that thing anytime I wear it)
Casual nightwear - again, I prefer dresses so I'll wear those to go out in at night also. Love this romper / this dress / this dress (I have it in blue!) / this (and only $23!) / this skirt is a bit heavy for the tropics but it's always a big hit
Coverups - I often use sundresses as coverups but if not I love this one on sale / this one also on sale / and if you want to get extra fancy, this embellished Parker one that's currently half off! Kimonos are also a great coverup option, like this or this
Sleepwear - love this Alo romper
Jewelry - stick to the cheap stuff :)
Clutch - I try to bring something bright & colorful when going somewhere sunny
Camera bag - Gatta is what I carry!
Sunhat - can't go wrong with this Jcrew one
Travel perfume - I love Nirvana
Makeup - keep it minimal. I'll bring Hangover primer / tinted moisturizer with SPF / BB cream / SPF powder (I carry this with me everywhere as does my mom, my grandma, my best friend & basically everyone else I know!). Also available with a slight shimmer!
Makeup remover - these wipes are great for travel
Wet brush - can't live without that thing, seriously!
Deodorant - go with waterproof
Shampoo/Conditioner - I love Moroccanoil
Dry shampoo - THE best
Vitamins + pain relievers
Other (non essential things I love & usually pack):
SD card - make sure it's class 10 so it can keep up!
Chargers - for cameras, phone, other electronics. I love my GridIt to keep it all organized
External charger - I bring a Mophie or two everywhere I go just to be safe
Waterproof phone case - I have the Lifeproof one and it's great
Universal adapter (depending on your destination)
Anything you bring with you that I missed? Let me know in the comments below.