Whether its a distant getaway or luxurious staycation you’re yearning for – we’ve got you covered. Explore our list of wanderlust-inspired ensembles, complete with an array of recommendations for resort-ready looks. From skin-baring crochet to mesmerizing mesh, or even relaxed fits to flaunt in, read on for a selection of all you need to lounge poolside.
On the site for Spanish fashion label Gimaguas, there’s a collection aptly titled Vacation Essentials — where you’ll find gems like patterned disco trousers, voluminous tiered smocks and the versatile knitted Mariona top – that can be worn as a blouse or scarf. Pair any of these pieces with the label’s sporty bikinis for endless mix and match possibilities.
Natalia Fedner crafts luxurious chainmaille pieces that have been styled on the likes of Doja Cat, Flo Milli, and Alicia Keys (among many others). There’s something simultaneously relaxed and glamorous about Fedner’s knitted metal designs — making the garments transitional and ready for any occasion.
Barcelona-based label Paloma Wool has maintained a steady fanbase and rank amongst fashion’s It-Girls, due to an undeniable colorful charm. The brand specializes in “the act of getting dressed,” applying a refined artistic sensibility, to styling and making it cool to throw on every pattern at once. Check out the various recommendations provided on Instagram of how to tie their Mitch bikini top, which features a neon 90s tattoo motif.
This slow fashion label is based in Greece and sources all elements of their garments locally. Conceptually, Make Room emphasizes the enchanting feeling of being that woman who lights up any room. From psychedelic swirl patterned dresses to flirty miniskirts, all of the currently available silhouettes are easy, breezy, and evoke a statement on their own.
You’ve probably stumbled upon the Indonesian label Isa Boulder and its delicate knitted intimatewear, wondering when would be the right time to indulge. Well, the time is now! Boulder’s open knit bras, flared pants, and ruched satin swimsuits are just a few superb options from SS21 currently available on their shop. The tantalizing, sustainable pieces are sure to provide an enduring sex appeal.
The sophisticated webbing and mesh details of Diotima’s Summer 2021 collection instantly bring beach waves and adventurous sunsets to mind. According to a recent New York Times profile, the brand’s designer Rachel Scott was equally inspired by masterful crafting techniques and dancehall music upon her debut. Perhaps a future excursion to Jamaica is in order? If only to strut in one of Diotima’s sleek cut-out frocks.
All of Ayisha Emahn’s resortwear offerings were sold out at time of publication — which speaks to their overall mass appeal. We’ll be keeping an eye on the New York designer’s Instagram just in case there’s a restock of swanky halter tops and sarong skirts anytime soon. *fingers crossed*
Simply put, With Jéan is undeniably cool — the proof is in the Australian label’s 400,000+ followers on Instagram and their coveted flirty designs. It’s no surprise that many of their velour bikinis are currently sold out in all sizes. But don’t fret – you can still find a sweet variety of baby tees, ruched floral dresses, and halter tops that’ll light up any room you enter.
The innovative and stylish label AUNÉ has been worn by the likes of both Beyoncé and Chloe x Halle (as styled by Zerina Akers), in addition to many more stars and influencers. The Lisbon-based fashion company makes all-encompassing sets of printed mesh tops, bottoms, and gloves that are equal parts sophisticated and sexy. It’s giving summer date night vibes!
Louisa Ballou’s Sex Wax Dress has been modeled by fashion rockstars such as SZA, Omahyra Mota, and Duckie Thot — you’d instantly recognize the standout design for its signature o-rings, asymmetric construction, and magnified leaf pattern. The iconic swimsuit version has also been a hit this summer and luckily, it’s currently available at retailers like SSENSE, The Webster, and Browns. Between the mesh graphic tees, flirty miniskirts, and surfer chic button-ups, Ballou’s recent beach collections provide endless (and exciting!) pairing options for all your summertime adventures.