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What to Pack for an Instagram Envy Vacation


What to Pack for an Instagram Envy Vacation

Summer season is upon us, and that means two things: a bikini body and a flawless Instagram feed. Sound familiar? If you want to take your page to the next level then you deserve to know how to properly pack for your beach getaway and trust me, your followers will know how to show some respect.

All instant everything!

If you are a selfie freak, then your phone camera is never enough. A Polaroid camera is a fun, retro gadget which prints the pictures straight from the camera. These are huge among young generations and you simply can’t imagine your vacay without one. So, be ready to brag about your new polas from the most enviable destinations and share like never before.

Round beach towels

If you like to tan in style, then getting one of those roundies is obligatory. Why be a beach commoner when you can be beach royalty? Square towels are so last year and too regular to be posted on Instagram. These stylish towels are becoming more popular than ever and you can find them in any size or pattern you like. Sounds great, doesn’t it? Check out these $8 pineapple ones here!

90’s rule

Skinny frames are back! Octagonal, circular and cat eye are a big street style trend and the hottest discovery so far. These are maybe hard to pull off, but thanks to Kendall Jenner, the Hadid sisters and Elsa Hosk, nothing is impossible. We can totally wear these types of sunnies even though they might not flatter everyone’s face shape, but who cares anyway? These babes set the trends, we embrace them. Simple as that. We must mention ladies Birkenstock sandals as well, which made a huge comeback this year. The ‘uglies’ of the nineties became popular when young Kate Moss wore them for a photoshoot, and now it seems they are more wanted than ever. Besides being super comfy, you can always wear them with a cute floral dress or ripped denim shorts, and there goes your perfect beach selfie.

Nail polish, hello!

Easy to fit into any pouch, nail polishes are an inevitable part of your vacation essentials. If you are perfectly sun-kissed, opt for white or soft beige and voila!


These might not be your best choice when going to the toilet, but owning a few of them is a must. Choose a floral print for the daytime and a plunging V-neck for a date night. For the complete look put on some strappy wedges or heels and add golden accessories, since these scream summer more than anything.

photo by Jennifer Oetting Photography

Floaties are always in

Name me one girl who doesn’t find floaties super cute, I’ll wait. Fun pool floats have been hitting the market for so long and guess what? They aren’t leaving anytime soon. From the well-known pink flamingo to the sprinkled donut, girls are simply obsessing over them. What’s more, there are also inflatable drink holders which let your drink float right next to you in the pool. Both useful and cute – a match made in heaven.

straw hat

Trending straw hats

Is there a better way to express your mood than having it embroidered on a straw hat? I don’t think so. Apart from being too chic to handle, these beach accessories are all over the place. Bella Hadid recently wore an oversized one and all we can say is, bravo! Plus, they are one of this season’s most Instagrammable assets and fashion bloggers are going mad over them.

Cover-up kimono and Sarong skirts

This trendy beachwear is perfect for plenty of poolside margaritas and long, romantic strolls on the beach. The sheer kimonos and sarong maxi skirts are to die for and bring out the sexiness in every woman.  The “golden hour” hashtag is patiently waiting, so strike a pose and take some bomb pics!

Tote bag

These bags are budget-friendly and take very little space in your suitcase. If you find them ‘too much’ and irrelevant for the beach, think twice. Keep in mind it’s for Instagram purposes only. You can always buy one, or you can borrow it from your grandma, because she surely still has one of those. Add an orange or two just in case you get hungry, but don’t eat it before you take a perfect snap, it would be a major crime.

After you have mastered these steps, you better start tilting your head and work those angles because your insta is going to get lit this summer.


What to Pack for an Instagram Envy Vacation