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The Travel Edit

by Julie Chiem

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For every kind of scenic escape on your itinerary this season, reach your travel outfit goals with our easy what-to-wear guide. It’s possible to look chic and effortless, while feeling comfy and relaxed. Whether you’re touring the city streets or laying on the beach, planning a safari adventure, or boarding a cruise ship, these are the stylish pieces to bring along.



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A trip to the city involves lots of walking. You may be exploring landmarks and visiting museums, so a pair of comfy shoes will be essential. Try a dressy flat with a cold-shoulder top and ruffle skirt or a sensible heel with a floral print dress. Last but not least, finish off the look with a no-fuss hands-free crossbody bag. These key pieces are versatile for day, night, and all the stops in between.


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The hot sands and beautiful ocean backdrop call for an insta-worthy outfit. Since you’ll be spending the majority of the day in the sun, opt for a fun strapless swimsuit (to avoid visible tan-lines) then build on that with denim shorts, a ruffle top, slip-on slides, and a straw bag. Another great option? Try a romper or a tunic dress as an easy cover-up for a post-beach look. Don’t forget a statement hat and a pair of sunnies — two stylish accessories that also happen to protect you from UV rays.



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Prep for an adventure in the wildlife with practical pieces that don’t sacrifice style. Stick to neutrals and earthtone colors. We recommend a cool lightweight white dress with espadrilles or a field jacket over a tee, jeans, and sneakers. For accessories, go for a bucket bag and tortoise shell sunnies. As a bonus, these looks also work for a trip to the desert.


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The top activities on a cruise ship include lounging poolside, endless dinner options, and offshore adventures. From the swimwear options with the chicest details to a forgiving shift dress or a flattering little black number, steal the scene with our no-fail picks.