Spring 2019 collections inspire the perfect holiday wardrobe. Photos / supplied.

What To Wear For Your Next Tropical Holiday

Escaping to warmer climes? Dress accordingly with a wardrobe that evokes the sunshine and style of your final destination


California’s eternally cool vibe will never die. Peace-out in pieces inspired by its surf, skate and street culture.

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1. Chloe spring 2019. 2. Holiday The Label T-shirt $75. 3. Kowtow jeans $269. 4. Gucci bandeau scarf $240. 5. Double Rainbouu shirt $207. 6.  I Love Ugly sunglasses $205. 7. Vans sneakers, $110, from Platypus Shoes.

Sashay into South America with an artful approach in swishy print skirts and oversized market bags.

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1. Stella Jean spring 2019. 2. Penny & Fogi earrings, $33, from Iko Iko3. Jaggat  mules, $195, from Good As Gold. 4. Moochi skirt $330. 5. Isabel Marant top, $589, from Workshop. 6. Rag & Bone hat, $349, from Superette. 7.  Briarwood basket bag, $129, from Smith & Caughey’s. 


Look like a local as you traipse around on a summer escapade across the European continent, from villa to art gallery and beyond.

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1. No.21 spring 2019. 2. Weekend by Max Mara dress, $1139, from Smith & Caughey’s. 3. Witchery scarf $604. Toteme scarf, $499, from Fabric.5. Alexa Chung sunglasses, $179, from Sunglass Hut. 6. Dries Van Noten sandals, $755, from Scotties. 7. Rebecca Minkoff belt bag, $390, from Scarpa.


Whether Vomo Island or Honolulu, the flora and fauna of the South Pacific offers plenty of inspiration when it comes to holiday dressing.

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1. Michael Kors spring 2019. 2. Lonely swimsuit $299. 3. Rodebjer dress, $1050, from Muse Boutique. 4. Veja sneakers, $219, from Playpark by Karen Walker. 5. Isaac & Lulu scarf $49. 6.  Prada tote $2200.


If you’re ready for the easy lull of reggae and the taste of fresh coconut juice, consider lightweight linens in block brights that enhance a sunny disposition.

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1. Prabal Gurung spring 2019. 2. Sills shirt $239. 3. Tie-dye scarf, $40, from Trade Aid. 4. Ruby trousers $229. 5. Hills Hat and Havana recycled coffee hat, $75, from Hattitude.6. Dodo Jewellery silver bracelet, $180, from Orsini Jewellers.7. Le Specs sunglasses $59.8. Nelson Made linen slides, $200, from Well Made Clothes.

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