Last Minute Summer Vacation Style Ideas
by Cailyn Cox
The Geometry trend has most certainly been a head turner for the summer months first seen on the S/S’13 runways with Marc Jacobs and Moschino—it’s all about color and loud patterns with a feminine and modern twist. Geometric patterns don’t have to be trashy or look cheap because these looks can be super classy, sleek and elegant. Here are some of our favorites to add style to your last minute summer vacations:
Shoshanna Strapless Dress / Crew Clothing Lola Spot Print Dress / Ted Baker tunic dress / Chatting Over Chai Dress in Geometric / Bold Geo Print Top / FOREVER 21 Top / Topshop Geometric Tube Skirt / Tildon Easy Shorts Geometrical / Gap Banded Geometric Skirt / Gap Asymmetrical Top / Topshop Print Shift Dress / FOREVER 21 Sunglasses / Miss Selfridge Perspex Collar / MOYNA Fold Over Clutch / BANAGO Small Beach Tote
Shoshanna Reilly Strapless Print Dress
This geometric print dress is both feminine and striking. The textured print and draping combined with a sweetheart neckline and cute pockets for added functionality make this dress the most perfect addition to any summer wardrobe. If you cannot be without it, make sure you head over to Shoppop.com and get it for $158!
Ted Baker Allysia – Geometric print tunic dress
Tunic dresses are a very attractive style, this dress has cute short capped sleeves and an exposed metallic zip made from 100% silk! Ted Baker is known to have an amazing womenswear collection and this geometric print is no exception, you can get it for $99 from tedbaker-london.com
Chatting Over Chai Dress in Geometric
This A-line dress from Modcloth is a beautiful and extremely flattering style. The geometric print and soft shades of violet, coral and teal make this look a beautiful and feminine dress for the summer. Finished with a button-up back and a flattering V-neck design this dress is perfect for just chilling in the summer or you can dress it up at night!
Forever 21 Bold Geo Print Top
The SS’13 runway has seen the revival of boxy cut tops and you can get your own lightweight, woven sheer top this season for only $18 from forever21.com. The vibrant geometric print and a round neckline paired with cute cuffed short sleeves make this the perfect, exciting summer top.
Topshop Geometric Print Tube Skirt Yellow
Tube skirts are super cute for summer and there is no better color than a multi mix of yellows with an Aztec-inspired energy. The geometric prints are the perfect addition for your summer wardrobe, you can wear it down by pairing it with neutral colors or you can make a color and pattern clash if you are brave! Get it from nordstrom.com for $50.
Tildon Easy Shorts Geometrical White
You can get this look from nordstrom.com for $52. The loose fitting style of the shorts make them perfect for summer and the color makes it easy to mix and match with—dress it up or dress it down, but make sure you get it!
Gap Banded Geometric Skirt
This cute skirt has an elasticated waistband for added comfort and is a great addition for a comfortable and fun wardrobe. Get it from gap.com for only $17
Gap Asymmetrical Geometric Top
A design that is really different and cute is a single strap top. This cute top has a decorative bow and detailed symmetrical neckline made from an allover geometric print. This design is feminine and flirty, you can get it for only $20 from gap.com
Topshop Geometric Print Shift Dress
Tunic-styled dresses are great for the summer, the length and fit are figure flattering and the style is always cool. This Aztec-inspired pattern in a beautiful black and yellow blend has been finished with a shirttail hem and rolled-tab sleeves. The perfect feminine dress for all ages, get it from nordstrom.com now!
Crew Clothing Lola Spot Print Dress
Airy and light, this dress is easy to wear with a pretty print to that can take you from a day’s leisurely sightseeing to dinner on the beach. Best part of all – it’s on sale!
Accessorize your outfits with these fun geometric looks:
Forever 21 F5054 Wayfarer Style Sunglasses
Who doesn’t need sunglasses during summer? You may as well take full advantage of the colorful season and buy yourself a geometric patterned, retro inspired wayfarer style pair of sunglasses. They will provide you with 100 % UV protection and all for only $5.80 get them from forever21.com
Miss Selfridge Perspex Geometric Collar
Every outfit can be glamourized a little and this gold tone curb chain will do just that. The combination of crystal and black acrylic stones in the middle of the design make it a striking addition to any outfit. Easy to maintain, you can wipe the metal clean, you can get it from missselfridge.com for only $26.
Moyna Fold Over Geometric Clutch
This fold-over clutch from MOYNA is not only elegant but classy. Lined with satin and inner pocket for functionality this clutch is perfect for a night out. The Lustrous beads form a bold, geometric pattern making the design even more striking. You can get it from shopbop.com for $102, definitely worth the investment!
Banago Small Beach Tote Geometric Purple
Summer is all about color and the beach and this woven tote is your perfect beach partner! The fun geometric detail in the geometric purple tones will allow you to enjoy your carefree summer days, get it from nordstrom.com for $68!
For more tips, please read:
- Cute shorts for summer travel
- Stylish dress sandals for beach getaways
- Thong sandals for women
- Summer style travel fashion: aqua trend
Hope you liked these last minute summer vacation style ideas! Please share the love on facebook, twitter, and pinterest – thanks for reading
Author: Cailyn Cox is a 24 year old South African born fashion and travel enthusiast, who loves dark poetry and bright colours. Passionate about lyrics, art and design, she draws inspiration from her surroundings. She is a freelance fashion blogger at Travel Fashion Girl and brings travelers helpful travel tips as she studies in Europe.