For many people, going on a cruise is the vacation of a lifetime and because of all the anticipation it can be hard to know what appropriate attire for a cruise is. If this is your first cruise experience, let us help outline a great packing list that will get you through days by the pool, excursions in-land and of course elegant meals in the dining room. Take a look at our suggestions below and check your closet!
First and foremost is the maxi dress. This is by far the first and most important item you should be packing. A maxi dress is the epitome of fashion dresses today and casual wear combined. You can wear this dress around the pool, with flip flops for in-land day trips and yes to the dining hall at night. The only thing necessary to dress up this already ravishing dress is the right accessories. Add a sparkling necklace and over-sized earrings and you have an evening full of glamour ahead of you.
Next, depending on where your cruise is headed you will need a fabulous bathing suit to sport by the pool. No matter what your body type or preferred style in the past, you may want to consider the four-way stretch suit. If you have no curves this type of bathing suit will create them for you through the specifically placed cut-outs. On the other hand, if you do have curves than you will look stunning in this style of bathing suit. An always great alternative to this style of bathing suit is the halter bikini. This is a timeless swimwear classic that suits any body type and comes in a number of different colors.
A great cover-up is another must have on your list. There are so many great cover-ups on the market today the choices are literally endless. You have the option to use your maxi dress as a cover-up but your other choices include:
- Terry clothed rompers and smock dresses are the next most popular choice
- V-neck, low cut tunics with or without a tie
- Terry cloth hoodie with v-neck
- Halter dresses
- Strapless sun dresses
This is just a short list of the different cover-ups available to you.
Lastly, don’t forget a small, yet great selection of tank tops and halter tops. These have been the staples in women’s fashion trends for years and sometimes the classics are a perfect choice. They can be covered up with a cardigan on chilly nights at sea and worn perfectly with shorts or skirts during the day.
Packing for a cruise, no matter how long you are going for, can be easy if you know what to pack and how to wear it properly throughout your trip. Women’s casual clothing is back in style and what this means for your next vacation is style and comfortable combined into one great style. Easy to pack and even easier to wear!