As you read this, I am probably flying over the Atlantic Ocean, en route to my long-awaited summer vacation — technically, my honeymoon. My husband and I packed up for a two-week adventure through Italy and Istanbul, with travel on planes, trains, automobiles and boats lined up over the course of our trip. Because shlepping tons of luggage doesn't really fit in with the romantic, spontaneous vibes I've imagined for our holiday, I only packed lightweight, easy-to-wear pieces that don't require many elements to complete a pretty outfit.
This playsuit from Zimmermann was designed with exotic vacations like these in mind. The mixed floral fabric with embroidered inserts gives its otherwise simple shape plenty of personality, and depending on our destination for the day — whether it's a beach club on the coast or a shopping trip through the Grand Bazaar — I can dress it up or down. The back is completely open, which will not only keep me cool while I'm touring ruins in the sweltering heat, it'll also help me come back to New York with a bit of a suntan. (Don't worry, I packed three bottles of sunscreen.)
I should have lots to report upon my return, but if you're so inclined, please do follow my travels on Instagram — where you will likely catch me wearing this romper at least once.
Anais floral playsuit, $420, available at Zimmermann.
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