If you haven’t jetted off on your summer vacation, this blog is for you! This is the sign you were waiting for, telling you to drop what you’re doing and go on a holiday. Are you travelling with friends or your significant other? If it’s the latter, we’re here to help you plan the perfect couple’s vacation. Whether going on a beach date night or dipping your feet into the ocean as you stroll down the beach, this list of cute summer outfits for men and women is what you need for those Instagram-worthy selfies to make all your friends jealous.
It can be challenging to pick the right vacation outfits. They have to be the right blend of comfort to let you visit the many places on your list and also stylish enough to get you the picture-perfect moments that make memories.
So if you need to figure out what you and bae should wear on your beach vacay, continue reading to get all the vacation outfit inspiration you need to have the holiday of your dreams.
But, before we dive into the 5 couple beach vacation outfits you need, here are a few tips to help you pack.
Tips for packing for a vacation
- Check the weather forecast and pack accordingly.
- Aim to pack light. Don’t overdo the packing. Include items you can use in multiple ways.
- Organise your accessories based on your outfits.
- Pack a few classics that match easily with many looks, such as blue jeans or white sneakers.
- Comfortable footwear is a must when on vacation – go for slip-on shoes, flip-flops, sneakers and sandals.
- Don’t carry anything you’ve never worn. It’s safer to go with tried-tested outfits you know you will wear.
- Keep light outerwear handy just in case the mercury dips.
- Make a packing list so you don’t leave anything behind.
- Categorise your outfits – date nights, sightseeing, dinners, concerts, etc.
- Don’t forget to pack a few extra innerwear garments, including swimsuits.
Now that we’re ready to get packing, it’s time to put together the beach outfits that will make it into your suitcase.
Summer outfits for women and men
Denim all the way
It’s hard to say no to denim on vacation. You can carry a single pair and wear almost everything you’re packing; you don’t have to wash them often and can wear them for different occasions. So if there’s one casual summer outfit with jeans you can pack, this should be it!
For women, Ginger’s pink sleeveless crop top exudes summer style, especially when paired with Ginger’s high-rise flared jeans in lavender.
And for men, the comfy cotton t-shirt from Fame Forever is embellished by the vacay-appropriate typography – Sun Day – on the chest. When teamed with the white slouchy fit jeans from Forca, he will be vacation ready in no time.
There can’t be talk of beach vacation outfits without a mention of shorts. Comfortable, stylish and cool, shorts are the perfect casual look for when relaxing by the poolside or sightseeing.
Ginger’s elasticated shorts in a calming sage green hue have a summer vibe and can be paired with a tee like the blue polka-dotted t-shirt from Ginger. And if your significant other wants to twin with you, they can opt for the light blue t-shirt from Fame Forever with “Unwind” splashed across the front clubbed with Indian Terrain’s mint green shorts.
It’s hard to beat a good beach ready outfit. Whether you’re just feeling the sand between your toes, heading to a brunch with bae, for dancing the night away at a beach party, a versatile beach outfit will save the day. And as summer clothes for women go, this means a gorgeous dress and shorts for summer style for men.
The skater dress from Faballey checks all the boxes for what you’d look for in beach vacation dresses. Designed with a square neck and interesting slit details, the olive green dress is covered with tiny colourful floral motifs. Dress it up by wearing this dress with wedge heels or dress it down with sneakers or sandals.
Guys can opt for a favourite in men’s summer outfits, a tropical print shirt and shorts. Team Flying Machine’s white half-sleeved shirt is adorned with loud tropical prints, and wear it with Puma’s beige sports shorts for extra comfort and style.
Vacay Date Night
Who can resist a date night with your partner when you’re on vacation? Be it a romantic candle-lit dinner, a cup of coffee at a cosy café or watching the sunset together, be sure to pack at least one date night outfit to make your vacation all the more special.
Code’s white A-line dress is more than just regular vacation clothes for women. The Schiffli detailing, tie-up waist and V-neck make it beautiful and elegant in any setting.
Men can also try out minimalist summer vacation outfits by wearing Code’s cool white linen shirt and the light grey checked casual trousers from Jack & Jones. A pair of clean white sneakers will do the trick to complete this smart outfit.
Heading to a desi party while on holiday? Try some ethnic summer wear to fit into the crowd.
If there’s a colour that screams summer vacation clothes, it would be yellow. You can incorporate this cheerful colour into your vacation clothes for women by choosing this outfit from Indya – a sleeveless yellow top with shiny embellishments and the full-length A-line skirt colour-blocked in blue and yellow, each adorned with bold prints. Accessorise this outfit with dangling ethnic earrings, and you’ll have an ensemble that will leave everyone talking.
Men can slip into Melange by Lifestyle’s yellow kurta that works well as vacation or summer clothes. The full-sleeved regular fit kurta features a smart band collar and floral embroidery. You can opt for soft blue pyjamas or white straight pants for lowers.