More than 37 million Americans will be traveling for Memorial Day weekend.
And while we’re all ready for some post-pandemic fun in the sun, having not used our passports for over a year, we may not be on the go.
Not sure what to pack? Hear from supermodels and social media stars like Sara Sampaio, Shanina Shaik and Jasmine Tookes, who nailed the ‘hot girl’ summer aesthetic on a recent trip to Turks and Caicos Islands with REVOLVE.
Cut It Out: With barely any makeup and her hair pulled back into a ponytail, Shanina Shaik headed to the island in NBD’s Denisse Mini Dress
Remember when the diaphragm was the flesh to flash?
This summer there is not one exciting area, there are many!
Influencers in Turks and Caicos have proven that the new erogenous zones of fashion are now the shoulder, hip, sides of the waist and everything in between – the skin is in it!
With barely any makeup and her hair pulled back in a ponytail, Shanina Shaik headed to the island in NBD’s Denisse Mini Dress ($ 178).
The little black number had a side cutout, silver bezel hardware, and draped fabric overlay.
It was business up front and a party in the back for Sara Sampaio highlighting her tiny back in the Joanna Midi dress from Lovers + Friends.
A swipe of red lipstick and a few baubles is all it takes for the Portuguese model and actress to look beach chic.
Josephine Skriver took the pool trend in Lovewave’s Lotta One Piece with a cut-out belly.
Party in the back: Sara Sampaio emphasized her tiny back in the Joanna Midi dress from Lovers + Friends
Bath Beauty: Josephine Skriver took the pool trend in Lovewave’s Lotta One Piece with a cut-out belly detail
Flawless: Shanina perfected vacay vibes looking au naturale on the beach with her hair in loose waves and her makeup soft and subtle
When it comes to vacation, beauty is … less is more. Be a mermaid and only pack the products that highlight your favorite traits.
Shanina perfected vacay vibes with her au naturale on the beach hair styled in loose waves and her make-up soft and subtle.
She brought out her pretty green eyes with soft brown eyeshadow and a nude lip color defined her pout.
Beach babe: The 30-year-old wore Lovers + Friends’ Tara Tank ($ 58) and Superdown’s Rita Ribbed Bikini Bottom ($ 36) topped with a leopard sarong
NEAUTRAL COLOR PALETTE
While the revival of bright and cheerful neon colors is still underway, take full advantage of your seasonal sun-kissed skin in brown tones while on vacation.
From swimsuits to footwear, the shade – often associated with accessibility, authenticity, warmth and safety – is popular in all fashion categories and very versatile.
Filipino-American model Kelsey Merritt enjoyed the ocean view in Song of Style’s Fifi Mini Dress ($ 198), while social media star Rocky Barnes sat nicely in the Steph Mini Dress from Lovers + Friends.
Viewed: Filipino-American model Kelsey Merritt enjoyed the ocean views in Song of Style’s Fifi Mini Dress
So chic: Rocky Barnes looked beautiful in the Steph Mini Dress from Lovers + Friends
Vintage designer Sami Miro glowed in one of her own designs for REVOLVE. For a day on the sand, the young star wore the Open Seam String Bikini Top and Open Seam String Bikini Bottom in beige
Coordination: Model Mariama Diallo looked sexy and stylish on the water in a pink LPA wrap bikini styled with a zebra print shirt in the same color
Luxurious: She chose a Tell Your Friends long sleeve shirt with a chain link print to pair over her white one-piece swimsuit
One of the biggest trends of the season, both on land and at sea, is coordinated sets. They look luxurious and take the hassle out of finding and matching single items.
Model Mariama Diallo looked sexy and stylish on the water in a pink LPA wrap bikini, styled with a zebra print shirt in the same color.
She chose a long sleeve shirt from Tell Your Friends ($ 260) with a link chain print to pair over her white one-piece swimsuit.
A black sheer NBD coverup and matching sarong, was the only social media influencer Amelie Zilber needed to elevate her black L * space bikini.
As she hugged her curves, her knit coordinates could easily move from the couch to the club.
Effortless: A black sheer NBD cover-up and matching sarong, was the only social media influencer Amelie Zilber needed to elevate her black L * space bikini
Picture perfect: Jasmine Tookes looked effortless in a pink knit top and bottom from Song of Style
Accessorize: In a Lovers + Friends summer dress, social media star Amelie Zilber looked like a sea goddess in pearl earrings with a pearl and gold chain
Minimize the amount of clothing you bring with you by packing the right accessories, like social media star Amelie Zilber.
On vacation, we tend to embrace natural elements in our everyday fashion choices and nothing screams beach chic like shells and pearls.
Leave the good stuff at home and pack costumes that can transform any outfit.
In a Lovers + Friends summer dress, Amelie looked like a sea goddess wearing pearl earrings and a pearl and gold choker necklace.