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I always get that itch mid-January to get out of dodge and find a warm, sunny beach! I’ve found a lot of great pieces while shopping for our upcoming family trip (stay tuned on Snapchat @hellofashblog and Instagram @hellofashionblog to see where we end up!) and wanted to share some of my finds and must-haves with you guys! Below are 5 things to pack for every beach vacation.

1. ! I’ve talked a lot about my new book for the new year and I’ve gotten so many questions so I wanted to share! It’s called . There’s nothing better than having a good read while you are lounging at the beach – this has been such a good one so far! I definitely recommend it.

2. : No matter how many swimsuits you might own, nothing puts a beach vacation over the top like a new swimsuit. There’s nothing better than feeling confident at the beach, and you can’t help but feel confident in a great swimsuit. I’m obsessed with and . I also just ordered a couple new ones that I’m so excited to share over the next week!

3. : A good bag for the beach isn’t just a plus, it’s a must. There are so many beach necessities for a day on the sand that you can’t go without a bag and bringing your leather or suede bags it just asking for heartbreak haha. I love and !

4. A good : Ok you guys I have been crushing on for yeaaaars! They are so stunning and 100% Instagram-worthy. Also love under $50.

5. : If there were ever a time for a fresh mani/pedi, it’s right before a trip to the beach. I’ve been obsessed with nude nail polishes recently – they are so sophisticated and match with everything so you don’t have to worry about your nails clashing with everything you packed. has so many perfect nude tones!

Below are a few more great beach pieces I’m obsessed with!


Also congrats to Hannah Shanae on winning the Louboutins giveaway! Send me an email so we can get you your prize! And thanks so much to everyone who entered!

XX, Christine

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  1. The Girl From Connecticut

    Love those sunnies!

  2. La Bijoux Bella | by mia

    Oh how cute! The pink ruffle bikini is sooo cute! It’s gonna be a fabulous Summer just wearing this! 🙂
    Great selection!

  3. sasa

    Love the blue tassel top:P

  4. Shloka

    Two, Three and Eleven are my favourite picks! I love that swimsuit so much! You are so right – a good read is always necessary!


  5. Benedetta

    Great selection perfect for beach!!!!

  6. Lu S

    love the pieces and your must haves!

    lu |

  7. Rach

    This post is so perfect because I am looking for inspiration for my upcoming trip!

  8. Kristy

    I agree! A girl can never have too many swimsuits.

    xx – Kristy

  9. Caitiln

    Love this!! That pink and red swimsuit is so cool! 🙂

  10. Caitiln

    How cool. I love the pink and red asymmetrical swimsuit. 🙂

  11. beth

    Yes, I also have the itch for warmth. Ready for a beach in that blush bikini today. Now onto planning where to go…


  12. Ewa Macherowska

    Great selection 😉

  13. marie from heartfelt hunt

    these pieces are super cute – this dress though (14) is just amazing!!! <3 <3 <3


  14. SincerelyMissJ

    I love that stars sweater with those tights!
    And a smile is the most beautiful thing anyone could wear!!
    Truly enjoyed this post through and through!

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