As coronavirus travel restrictions continue to ease, many of us are eager to travel overseas during the upcoming warmer months. Summer sailing season is right around the corner, so what better way to enjoy the summer breeze than to enjoy it on a cruise? BeachCandy has got you covered on how to prepare for a cruise and all the proper items to pack. We offer a great selection of cruise clothes for women that you can take from day to night, making it a breeze to pack for your cruise.
Depending on the kind of cruise you're embarking, you will have to pack accordingly. If the destination you’re headed to is warm and sunny, you will most definitely need to include swimsuits, coverups, sun protection such as sunglasses and hats, and perhaps some accessories you can wear poolside, at the beach, or to dinner. It is equally important to pack smart casual clothing for breakfasts, lunches, and excursions as much as it is important to pack more formal clothing for the dining room. One plus about cruise ships is that your transportation and accommodation are one, so you only have to unpack once.
We’ve included some items such as casual dresses, casual day outfits to wear on shore excursions, a blazer for the more formal nights, and accessory pieces that will be perfect to incorporate when you are packing. We have an excellent selection of resortwear here at BeachCandy and we’ve curated a packing list of our favorite cruise outfits that you'll surely want to consider for your trip.
What to Wear
HARUKO Short Kimono Beach Cover Up
This thigh length cover up provides comfort while still allowing your beautiful bathing suit to be shown off. It has an open tie front that can be adjusted as needed and pockets on each side, which is always a plus. Pick your favorite sandals or flip flops and accessories to pair it with and you are ready for the pool.
TIFFANY Oversized Floppy Beach Hat
The perfect accessory to protect yourself from the sun and look cute while doing it! This floppy beach hat comes in colors black and tan, making it suitable for any bathing suit pairing. Wear it by the beach or out to lunch with your favorite accessories.
AUDREY Frayed Floppy Straw Hat
Another perfect floppy hat to wear on a cruise. Its classic straw weaving and black ribbon detailing allows a good amount of sun protection and makes you look cute while doing so.
TAMARA Long Pants Romper
This romper is super stylish, comfortable, and suitable for all body types. It is synched at the high waist for added flattery. It is the perfect piece to throw on over your bathing suit or to wear out for your excursion. This romper can be dressed up or down. Pair it with our belt bag for any day excursions or dress it up with a hat and accessories for a more formal look.
COACHELLA Women’s Festival Belt Bag
Another excursion or travel must-have. This belt bag can be worn around the waist or across the chest. It has just enough room to carry all of the essentials, like your phone, cardholder, passport, and even sunscreen.
LAVENDER Tie-Dye Strapless Maxi
What easier piece of clothing to include than maxi dresses? Our Lavender Tie-Dye Strapless Maxi dress is a staple when it comes to comfort and versatility. The top half provides just enough coverage and support. It has an elastic band at the waistline to hug at the right spots, while the bottom hangs nice and flowy.
CARNAVAL Maxi Cover Up
This maxi dress is the perfect option if you want to go the sexy route. Its open, low back and strappy detailing hangs beautifully on any body and the length of the dress hits the floor perfectly. Wear this dress over your favorite BeachCandy swimsuit or pair with heels to dress it up.
SEYCHELLES Summer Blazer
This blazer is great for those more formal nights on the boat. You can throw it on over a dress or blouse and its tropical print will add a nice pop of color and instantly elevate your look. It is the perfect piece that can be dressed up or down.
BANDITA Two Piece Skirt Set
This two piece set is cute and comfortable and its neutral colors allow it to match with anything. It has an elastic band on the skirt for adjustability and it pairs especially well with our CONCHO belt for an elevated look. Wear this to the beach or brunch and look cute doing it.
GRETA Tie-Dye Two Piece Set
Two piece sets are perfect for trips as they are already a completed look. Each piece can also be worn on their own and paired with other clothing items. It's a no-brainer when it comes to thinking about outfits when packing. This tie-dye print is especially fun for those warmer vacation days and its vibrant colors are perfect for tropical waters. Did we mention how comfortable it is? You’ll never want to take it off!
BARBADOS Head Scarf
The perfect versatile accessory. It can be worn around the brim of a hat, as a bikini top, or even a crop top that can be paired with pants of any sort. Pair it with trousers and a blazer for a more dressed up, sophisticated look.
ROSÉ Fringe Earrings
These earrings are the perfect pop of color for any look. Wear them with your favorite BeachCandy swimsuit and your other beach attire or dress them up for dinner. They are a perfect summer accessory that makes a subtle statement.
MYTHOS Layered Necklace
Another statement piece made up of layers of turquoise and gold brass beads, that will elevate any look. The Mythos layered necklace is a polished statement necklace that can be worn to complete a poolside or beach look, or worn for a night out. This necklace pairs especially well with our halter top bikinis because of how well it complements the v neckline.
DEVESI Luxury Vegan Handbag
This water-resistant handbag is the perfect bag to pack all your beach essentials or to take out for dinner. Because it is clear with pops of color it is versatile with many outfits. It can be used for multiple purposes because of how spacious it is. Pair the goddess colorway with the rosé earrings to tie your whole look together.
We wish you the safest of travels wherever you go and hope you can be inspired by this list of our favorites. Remember that packing cubes are always helpful and provide a little extra space in your suitcase. Follow us on Instagram and don’t forget to tag #InMyBeachCandy to share with us your favorite moments on vacation!
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Written by Isabella Lujan.