Glam up Your Honeymoon!

Amy Billimoria | May 7th 2016

Fashion Designer Amy Billimoria shares honeymoon style guide for you to glam up the best vacation of your life. Being on a vacation without a ‘to-do’ list can give many people anxiety in regards to what to pack and what not. So take deep breath and read on to find out what are the essentials that can help you look and feel your best whether you are beaching around, going sightseeing or simply dining out.

Beach Wear

Needless to say, carry a good swimsuit that fits you well and you are comfortable in even when you are not in the pool. Work out your bodies so you can be in good shape post-wedding and carry off the swimsuit look with panache. Also a good workout will give you enough body confidence to feel good in whatever swimwear option you pick. Also, don’t forget matching cover ups that can take you from the pool side to lazy brunches and lunches with classy ease.

A Good Pair of Denims

A good pair of jeans that fit well is an absolute must-have in your bags! It will take you from a stylish evening soiree, when paired with a formal dressy top to a comfortable fun day spent in the sun, when paired with a casual top. Remember, nothing beats a jeans and white crisp button down shirt combination when in doubt.

Maxi Dresses

A good flowing maxi dress will not just be the most comfortable item of clothing you wear when out and about, but will make you feel like a Grecian goddess. If that wasn’t enough the versatility of the garment is sure to make it to your top five must-haves. One can easily lounge all day in it or dress it up with accessories for a fun night out around town.

The Little Black Dress

No one can forget about a little black dress when it comes to listing your favourites or when it comes to packing for a successful stylish vacation. For your honeymoon, invest in a short black dress that would be perfect for those romantic fine dining nights. Throw in some sky high stilettos and your dress would transform into the perfect outfit to dance away the night in with your loved one.

In addition to these essentials, you need to think about what makes you feel your best and is suited according to the climate. If you looked at my new collection – “Sweet Summer of ’16”, there are some brilliant pieces for you to pick from or get inspired from. For instance, the white culottes paired with a cropped top that’s comfortable while keeping you on top with the style quotient. For the girly girls pick a delicate white dress with interesting details, and add a cape to update your cute dress into a chic stylish night time affair.

Lingerie

Saving the most essential for the last! A honeymoon packing tips list can’t be complete without mentioning good lingerie and nightwear. In today’s day and age, you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to picking out something from the wide array of sultry and stylish or sweet and girly lingerie. It really is a matter of personal choice so think about what makes you feel good and what your partner likes, no answer is wrong here. You could also add 'The Newly Wedded' flavour to your accessories. Think outside the box here, whether it is cute pair of sandals and/or overalls with you and your partner’s initials or ‘Just Weds’ written on it; or something that holds a special meaning to you both or a private joke – this won’t only be romantic but add the simple but nostalgic fun to dressing up when you’re with him!

Other Elements

Furthermore, carry a good pair of sunglasses for sunny days. A swipe of lip balm, some sunscreen for those who are going to be enjoying the sun and those sunglasses will keep you looking stylish and chic and no fuss, giving you more time to enjoy each other’s company. For your night out, glam it up by switching up the lip balm to bright lip colours and lots of mascara and whichever accessories make you feel the most like yourself. Personal hygiene essentials like your deodorants, perfume, dental floss et al might be boring, but are a must on your most intimate time with your beloved.

Last but not the least, most important is to feel good and be confident to have a good time. Shed your inhibitions and be confident in whatever you decide to wear. Make a lasting impression on your partner with your style and create the oomph factor for the two of you by following these simple guidelines to have a fashionable honeymoon!