The holiday travel season is just on the horizon, and while many are gearing up to hit the slopes, there are those who are more inclined to tropical pursuits. Sure, naysayers will argue that such destinations are hardly festive, but when it’s 80 degrees and clear skies, it certainly throws a warm glow on holiday cheer.
With that in mind, Vogue.com Associate Market Editor Anny Choi has assembled a whole suitcase-load of looks fit for the most stylish of winter escapes. The basic warm-weather wardrobe essentials should be at the top of your list—and, naturally, a transformative new swimsuit will be the foundation of your off-duty uniform. Layer on a breezy cover-up, a go-everywhere sandal, a sturdy straw tote or two, and, as they say, just add water.
See 15 of the very best beach vacation looks under the sun in the slideshow above.