COVID has changed the way we travel – there’s no doubt about it. One thing that I found to be a game-changer is packing light and bringing carry-on only. I used to bring the maximum amount of suitcases allowed, but no more!!!

I’m giving you the rundown on the most valuable pieces of clothing you’ll need for your next getaway so you can save precious time and breeze right by that baggage collection carousel.

Oversized button down shirt

Oversized shirt

This versatile, oversized button-down shirt is great to wear as a swimsuit coverup or with denim shorts. This fav from Banana Republic is comfortable and perfect to shade you from the sun.

Basic Black Tank

Black wide strap tank top

Pair this wide-strapped tank with denim shorts or a skirt for a simple, but chic, look.

Classic Crocs Slides in Stucco

Slide shoe

These neutral slides are perfect for wearing on the plane or lounging by the pool.

Floral Black Kimono

Kimono cardigan

Think layers. A black floral kimono dresses up a LBD or a black tank and denim shorts. 

Denim Shorts

Denim shorts

These denim shorts are a must-pack item for your getaway. Whether you’re on resort or touring the island, you can’t go wrong with this staple.

Lululemon Everywhere Belt Bag in Warm Coral

Fanny pack

The fanny pack is back! This everywhere belt bag can be purchased in numerous colours – pick the one that expresses your personality.


Marieta Push-Up One-piece Swimsuit

Bathing suit

This Victoria’s Secret push-up bra swimsuit makes you feel like an Angel with its tummy ruching and supportive bra insert. Bonus points for the sexy leopard print!

Wedge Espadrille Sandals

Wedge sandals

For the nights out, you’ll want a wedge that goes with everything. Cue these neutral Michael Kors Espadrille sandals – put them on and you’ll have legs for days. 

Little Black Dress

Little black dress

THIS little black dress from Venus is everything. Enough said.


Beach Hat

Beach Hat

Keep your hair and head safe from harmful UV rays with this fun Sun and Sand beach hat.

Well, that’s a wrap! Share in the comments if you have any must-pack items on your list.