What to Pack for Cancun

Happy Monday, friends! I’m so excited for this week because I’m one day closer to a (much needed) vacation! If you can’t tell from the title, I’ll be heading to Cancun next week, and I seriously cannot wait. It’s been quite a while since my last trip, so I’m looking forward to laying by the beach/pool, soaking in the sun and completely relaxing.

With that said, I’ve been doing a bit of vacation shopping (but reasoning that it’s all perfect for spring and summer, too) and thought I’d share some of my favorite picks for what to pack for Cancun! I was actually surprised at how affordable a lot of these pieces are. It just shows that patience pays off, because most are now on sale! As you can tell, I went with mostly neutrals for this trip, as they can be mixed and match with so many different items.

The scalloped swimsuit purchase is probably my number one favorite, as it’s an identical knockoff of the Marysia Swim one piece, which is $332. $22 sounds much better to me, don’t you agree? However, if you’re worried about quality – don’t be. The material is thick and it even comes with removable pads! I opted to take mine out, but I know some people prefer them.

I also can’t recommend these brown mules enough! I purchased them a few months ago (last seen here) and they. are. the. bomb. My friend actually came over this weekend to borrow them for an upcoming trip! I’m not exaggerating when I say they are so smooth and feel like butter. You can also wear them all day long, which makes them perfect for exploring during vacation.

My final must-have item is this denim skirt. It took me a while to get on board with this trend, but I’m so glad I did! This skirt came in the mail the other day and fits like a glove. I’m super excited to dress it up at night with heels, and dress it down during the day with sneakers. It’s so versatile, and obviously made the list of what to pack for Cancun.

Alright – that’s it for me, friends. Hoping this week is a wonderful one for you all!

P.S. – you can shop this post by clicking the images above (minus the swimsuit), or shop the widget below!

J.Crew Floppy Hat // Gold Beaded Earrings // Gold Tasseled Earrings // Denim Skirt // Scalloped Swimsuit // Kenneth Cole Mules // Black & Gold Sunglasses

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  1. Katya wrote:

    These items are exactly what you need in there. It is a complete set already. I am thrilled to see how affordable are those.

    StyleSprinter Blog by Katya Bychkova

    Posted 3.14.18 Reply
  2. Kate wrote:

    I love that swimsuit – & actually, I love all these picks, though I have a feeling they would not look nearly as chic on me as they look on my screen. Ha.

    Posted 3.11.18 Reply
    • Lauren O. wrote:

      So glad you liked them, Kate! And I thought the exact same thing, but it’s actually super flattering!!

      Posted 3.13.18 Reply
  3. Jacqueline Johnson wrote:

    Love the mules. Enjoy Cancun!

    Posted 3.9.18 Reply
    • Lauren O. wrote:

      Thanks so much, Aunt Jackie! Hope to see you soon!

      Posted 3.10.18 Reply
  4. Jessica wrote:

    The mule is so pretty dear! And oh, I bet you’d look lovely in that cute swimsuit!

    Jessica | notjessfashion.com

    Posted 3.7.18 Reply
    • Lauren O. wrote:

      Thanks so much, Jess! You’re too sweet! Those mules are seriously my favorites!

      Posted 3.8.18 Reply
  5. Maya wrote:

    The swimsuit is such a steal and love the scallop detailing! Finding a swimsuit I like is the most difficult part of vacation shopping for me.
    xo Maya

    Posted 3.5.18 Reply
    • Lauren O. wrote:

      Thanks so much, Maya! And I’m right there with ya… took me WEEKS to find just two swimsuits that I liked LOL!

      Posted 3.7.18 Reply


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