How to Pack for a Summer Weekend Getaway


If you’re a gal who simply can’t wait for summer, swimming and enjoying the sun all day long, and sipping her favorite cocktails by the pool – welcome to the club! Summer is almost around the corner, so we believe that your summer weekend getaway is already planned to the tiniest detail. If that’s true, be sure to stay with us and keep on reading because we have a few useful tips on how to properly pack for your weekend getaway. Just check them out and get ready for it like a true pro!

Find a set of bags that can fit all your necessities

When it comes to weekend getaways, the first and one of the most important things is picking a quality bag that’s big enough to fit all your necessities. Having in mind that you’ll need clothes and other essentials just for an upcoming couple of days, you definitely shouldn’t go overboard with the size of your bag as carrying too much unnecessary stuff is what you should avoid. So, we highly recommend weekender bags, which are quite sturdy yet really stylish at the same time. These come in a variety of different styles, from trendy duffels to mini-suitcases, so be sure to check them out before you hit the road. Besides the weekender, you should also have a purse or a tote and a cosmetic bag, which will be more than fine for your trip. 

Pack the ultimate basics first…

You can never make a mistake with basics like black and white T-shirts, a perfect pair of Mavi high waisted jeans, a figure-flattering pencil skirt, a simple yet effective button-down, and a well-tailored blazer for chilly summer nights. Even though each of these pieces seems too plain and ordinary, the fact is that, when paired together, they make a fabulous combo that will never go out of style. Apart from a pair of jeans, which is a go-to piece when it comes to short summer trips, you should also bring a pair of cute denim shorts – a true wardrobe staple when it comes to hot summer days. And make sure not to forget your favorite swimsuit either!

… And then go for statement pieces that complement them

However, if you still want to stand out from the crowd and add a pop of color into your everyday combos, you should bring a couple of fabulous statement pieces that will upgrade your casual outfits and help you get noticed. Speaking of the summer color palette, you surely won’t go wrong with bright shades like burnt orange, fiery yellow, turquoise blue, emerald green, deep red, and hot pink. These are a major hit in the fashion industry these days, so don’t be afraid to experiment and get a pair of trendy flats like espadrilles, pointed flats, or the infamous loafer slides in any of these colors and you’ll instantly upgrade your outfit. Apart from these, you should also bring a pair of the ultra-modern long tassel earrings, which are taking over the fashion industry nowadays. These will take your combo to a whole new level within seconds, so don’t skip them at any cost.

Comfortable footwear is an absolute must

Speaking of footwear, you should definitely put your comfort first and pick a pair that perfectly fits your feet, without pinching them and causing agonizing blisters. This is exactly why you should always bring a pair of comfortable sneakers, especially if you plan to spend a lot of time sightseeing on foot. Of course, this doesn’t mean that such sneakers can’t be trendy as well – there are a lot of brands like New Balance or Adidas which have super trendy sneakers that are extremely comfy, too, so give them a try and you won’t regret it. Besides these, make sure to pack a pair of the above-mentioned stylish flats, as well as your fave slides (yes, furry ones are a bit quirky, but they have become a huge hit for a good reason!) and you’re good to go! 

As you can see, packing for an upcoming summer getaway can be a really easy task and you can master it in four simple steps. So, be sure to follow our guidelines and stick to our fashion tips, and you won’t make a mistake. Just pack your favorite combos you know will work and you’re ready to hit the road!