Escaping for a weekend in the summer is what creates the TG in TGIF, and if we’ve learned anything from past experience, it’s how practically and precisely you pack that’s makes for a painless getaway. We’ve got a cheat sheet for the essentials to bring on a few summertime escapes—we know the possibilities for quickie trips are endless, but here are three candidates…
A Lazy Day At The Beach—Whether you’re planning to catch some rays on a towel or brave the waves, we guarantee you’ll sparkle like the sun off the water with these hot items.
A Hike Right Outside Of Town—Hiking gear doesn't have to mean ugly boots and a ratty T-shirt. Choose rugged accessories that are dope enough to wear all year round.
Above, from left: Ecote Baja Backpack, $39, available at Urban Outfitters; Ray-Ban Outdoorsman II Sunglasses, $139, available on Swell; Jonathan Adler Water Bottle, $17.95, available on Jonathan Adler; Office Kline Hiking Boot, $128, available on Fashion Bean; Enertia Trail Foods Snack This Antioxidant Mix, $1.56, available on Campsaver.
A Shopping Spree In The City—Just because you're shopping doesn't mean you're not being active. Comfortable wedges and a dress that allows movement are key—and don't forget a substantial wallet you'll be proud to pull out!
Above, from left: J.Crew Maryanne Suede Wedges, $150, available at J.Crew; Hue Pop Wallet, $98, available at Anthropologie; Rag & Bone Knit Max Dress, $195, available on La Garconne; Kiehls Since 1851 Lip Gloss in Golden Berry, $14.50, available at Bloomingdales; Prada Striped Canvas Flap Bag, $555.99, available at Saks Fifth Avenue.