Packing List: Classic Black and White Swim and Resort Wear
About this look:
Resortwear staples in classic black and white will stand the test of time. Reliable, versatile pieces to turn to again and again. Travelwear that is so versatile you can wear them day and night, transform an outfit with ease and have you doing more with less.
In this look we take a classic black maxi to wear day (when knotted at the split) and night (let loose) layered with a long line Kimono if you like. 2 night time looks.
Wear the Kimono as a swimsuit coverup or sarong then as a head scarf or neck scarf to jazz up a day time look. So easy.
Keep the black and white colour palette tight for a classy look and team your resortwear with a wide brim hat, clutch and swimwear.
It's all about doing more with less. Happy summer holidays!
Buy the items in this packing list
CAPE CAPRI St Tropez Long Kimono
Feel beautiful and look the part on your next summer holiday to Europe with this stunning, classic and eternally stylish long length Kimono coverup from Cape Capri. Brisbane based, this resortwear label creates luxe for less accessories that will take your breath away.
Layer over a Swimsuit for a chic cover-up option. Then over your classic jeans and T shirt look to jazz things up for a casual lunch. At night, transform a simple dress, trousers or maxi skirt for a night out on the town. Pop it over your simple black dress for yet another look. As a scarf to keep you warm on a cooler day. Belted or free. Knotted or left alone to drape, the choices are endless. Your challenge is to choose!
- Silky soft fabric in a fabulous black and white stripe print
- 1/2 sleeve
- Hook and Eye to secure it together at front - at the bust
- About ankle length (depending on your height)
- Fine over-locked finish
- Maxi length - to 3/4 or ankle length (depending on your height)
- Many ways to wear - see image below
Size & Fit:
One size fits most - from a 10-20+; it's all in the design and drape
Fabric & Care:
- Charmeuse silk touch polyester - What is that?
- Wash on a gentle cycle in cold water with similar colours. Hand wash or using a delicate garment bag for machine washing. It is preferable to dry in the shade.
- All garments are dry cleanable ℗.
- Do not bleach.
- Do not tumble dry - they line dry in the shad very quickly any way
Hunt and Kelly Lou Lou Maxi in Black
A cool light black maxi dress for day and night. The perfect travel dress with its low maintenance care and a couple of ways to wear. It's all in the little details.
Layer under a long length kimono jacket and slap on your heels for an amped up night time look or under a denim jacket with flats for more casual affairs.
THEN tie/knot the open side split and boom! you have a knee length option for over swimwear to the beach, by the pool or out to lunch with the girls or to that family bbq.
- Full length, soft fall maxi dress
- Fine pin tucks along part of the rounded neckline for a lovely little subtle detail
- Batwing sleeves
- Side split on the right side - makes it easy to tie for a shorter length - or not; the split is modest - to about the knee
- Able to be knotted at the hemline for a shorter length
- Easy to belt and 'flounce' too for yet another look
Size & Fit:
- Semi loose, relaxed fit
- fuller about the bust and waist then gently tapers past the knee to the ankles - help to create a bit of shape and lovely drape
- OS but we think best for 12-22; it's all in the drape.
Fabric & Care:
- Soft luxe rayon jersey
- Hand wash in cool water
Capriosca Swimwear Classique Zip Front One Piece
If you want to venture out and try a different swimsuit style then this black and white cossie could be THE one. A modern twist on a classic cut, this zip front onepiece is both elegant and edgy...and thoughtful too. If you've had a mastectomy, it has pockets built in for your prostheses.
- White trim around the neckline and zip
- Pockets for post mastectomy prosthesis
- A high clip back for added comfort and security
- Moulded cups
- Mid rise leg - a flattering finish with good coverage and comfort
- Lovely soft swimsuit fabric with extra flex and maximum comfort
Size & Fit:
- Available in sizes 10-22 (unless sold out); Need a hand to find your size? Then go to the Size and Fit Tab to the right and all will be revealed.
Alta Pouch Mini Clutch
A great little clutch that will fit your phone, lippy and tissues in. A brilliant bag for in a bigger bag so you can find your essentials in a flash! Sometimes a bigger clutch is just too much. Keep it small and easy.
Detachable wrist strap so you can amp it up for night time if you like.
Makes a great gift too! In fab metallic colours why stop at one?!
- Rose Gold
- Caribou - warmer chocolate tone
- Metal - gun metal blue/grey tone
Please let us know what colour you'd like in the Comments box when you place your order. Thanks girls. Axx
Kooringal Giselle Ladies Hat in Black
Bring your beach looks and swimwear ensembles to life with this fabulous and classic black wide brim hat from Australia's Kooringal.
- Cruise perfect and great for that next resort holiday.
- 100% polyester - this hat has a great weight to it...not too light and not too heavy and easy to shape
- Textured, ribbon-like finish
- Inside, this sun hat has a drawstring so it's adjustable for a custom fit and to help keep it on in the wind
- Will take a knock or two when travelling
- AND is more sun safe than most with added 50+ UV protection in the fabric
- One Size - 57cm
- Wide Brim - about 10cm