Come summer, there is no greater joy than to leave behind the hot, dusty city and head out to a weekend getaway, like the Hamptons. The pristine beaches, cute towns, and buzzy beach bars are a sight for sore eyes, and are truly the perfect city break.
The only question is: what do you pack? It can be hard to mix sand and style, so we’ve come up with a few essential weekend getaway outfits you’ll love. No matter which beach you’re headed to, packing the right summer weekend outfits will take away the stress of what to wear once you get there. Here are the best summer outfit ideas to put you in the vacation mindset.
Hit the Beach in Classic Swimwear Style Essentials for Summer
You’ll of course be packing a few swimsuits as summer weekend outfits for your beach holiday, so our tip for staying stylish with your beachwear is to choose neutral toned pieces that you can mix and match with fun accessories. Hit the beach in style with a high-waisted bikini or classic swimsuit, an oversized white shirt, and a straw sun hat.
Don’t forget your SPF! There’s nothing worse for your summer style, skin, and general happiness than getting burned on the first day and having to hide inside for the rest of your trip. The Glo Skin Beauty Oil Free SPF 40+ from our Summer Box of Style moisturizes and protects without feeling sticky. Add a pop of color to any weekend getaway outfit at the beach with a vibrant towel, like the Missoni Home Rufus Terry Beach Towel – also from Box of Style.
After-Hours Summer Outfits for Women
Many summer destinations are known almost as much for their glamorous nightlife as their glorious beaches, so take advantage by packing some after hours dresses and shoes. Swap your city LBD for a LWD, like this one from Zimmermann. Prepare your footwear for the occasion: Espadrille wedges are an ideal complement to a summer weekend outfit for a nighttime event on the sand, whereas stilettos will sink instantly.
Finish the look with the Machete Kate Hoops from the Summer Box. Beautiful from day to night, the lucite earrings are the perfect piece of summer style that complement a tan perfectly.
Cheers! Perfect Summer Style for a Wine Tasting
If you’re in the Hamptons for more than a long weekend, wander over to some of the beautiful vineyards the East End has to offer. This is a perfect activity for a bachelorette party or a romantic date with that special someone.
A chic linen co-ord, like this beige top and pants is a summer outfit idea that keeps you cool and comfy as you stroll through the fields of grapes, glass of crisp bubbly in hand. A nice pair of black leather slides and the Danielle Nicole Macramé Handbag from the Summer Box of Style completes this laid-back weekend getaway outfit.
Relax in an Effortless Maxi and Minimal Makeup
Finally, a must-pack summer outfit idea is a flowy maxi. This is one of the best summer outfits for women because of its versatility, comfort, and effortlessly chic style. Throw it on whenever you are relaxing at your home away from home or running out for events. Pick one that won’t wrinkle, like this beauty from Reformation. This way, you can rewear it on your trip as a weekend getaway outfit for dinner, a beach party, or as any number of other occasions arises.
It’s your vacation weekend, so feel free to keep your makeup minimal. Even though you’re summer style doesn’t need to rely on makeup, be sure to choose products with some staying power as you’ll likely be hopping from the boat to the beach. We’d recommend a waterproof mascara and brow setter, like the Benefit Cosmetics 24-Hr Brow Setter Shaping & Setting Gel from your Summer Box of Style. Add a chic pair of oversized sunnies and you’re set for a very stylish vacay!