Ever get stumped when packing for a beach vacation? I’ve been learning (slowly) about the value of packing everything so that it fits into one “color story,” making it easier to mix and match items when you’re on the go.

Here are some of the clothes and accessories I’m adoring this summer. Now pick a color story and get ready to jet set!

Surfer Girl Chic

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1. Sunnylife Fouta Towel | 2. Hayden Reis Teal Flamingo Beach Bud Bag | 3. ILY Couture When In Doubt, Vacation Tank | 4. S’well 17 oz Water Bottle in Orange | 5. Sunski Originals in Lime | 6. Topshop Towelling Runner Shorts | 7. Hayden Reis Limited Edition Ditty Tote | 8. Boohoo Bali Neon Contrast Trim Racer Front Swimsuit | 9. Roxy Truckin Trucker Hat | 10. Bumble and bumble. Surf Spray | 11. Victoria’s Secret Double-V Romper | 12. J. Crew Tretorn Tournament Net Sneakers | 13. Roxy Riviera Sandals | 14. Sunglass Case in Transparent Neon | 15. Triangl Poppy-Bubblegum Blue Bikini | 16. Sunnylife Cooler Bag | 17. Trust Fund Beauty Nail Polish in What’s a Budget 

 

Bronzed Goddess

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1. Pottery Barn Leopard Print Beach Towel | 2. Kate Spade Small Square Studs in Tortoise | 3. Topshop Bandeau Cut-Out Swimsuit | 4. S’well 17 oz Water Bottle in Copper | 5. Banana Republic Metallic Envelope Clutch | 6. Hayden Reis Metallic Ditty Tote | 7. Lilah Animal-Print Canvas And Leather Sandal | 8. Victoria’s Secret Drape Front Halter Bikini | 9. Express Patterned Straw Floppy Hat | 10. Victoria’s Secret Ruched Maxi Cover-Up | 11. Victoria’s Secret Halter Cover-Up Maxi | 12. Michael Kors Tahiti Sunglasses | 13. Kate Spade Fancy Flock Collar Necklace | 14. St. Tropez Self Tan Express Bronzing Mousse | 15. Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector in Golden Bronze Pearl | 16. Michael Kors Hanalee Chain And Leather Sandal | 17. Trust Fund Beauty Nail Polish in The Money Shot | 18. Tory Burch Mignon Snake-Print Rings Flat Sandal


Bright & Beachy

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1. Nine Space for J. Crew Beach Towel | 2. J. Crew Hibiscus Bikini | 3. Sunnylife Beach Sounds | 4. Ily Couture Pineapple Tank | 5. Hayden Reis Flamingo Ditty Tote | 6. Kate Spade Wedding Belles Passport Holder | 7. Boohoo Bahamas Contract Swimsuit | 8. Hayden Reis Pineapple Beach Bud | 9. Michael Kors Chelsea Sunglasses | 10. Kate Spade Off We Go Luggage Tag | 11. Zoya Nail Polish in JancynAli and Darcy | 12. J. Crew Woven Baseball Cap | 13. Kate Spade Any Way You Slice It Necklace | 14. Kate Spade Silicone Metro Watch | 15. Victoria’s Secret Low-Armhole Cover-Up | 16. Sophia Webster for J. Crew Nicole Block Heels | 17. Nars Lipstick in Niagara | 18. Kate Spade Iggy Sandals | 19. Tory Burch Slip-On Flat Espadrille

 

Classic Prep

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1. Kate Spade “Reserved” Beach Towel | 2. Modcloth Ambrosial Arrival Dress | 3. Kate Spade Rumsey Watch | 4. Sunnylife Beach Fan | 5. Michael Kors Holly Leather Sandal | 6. CLARE V Margot printed leather tote | 7. Anthropologie Seea Vintage Rose Long-Line Bikini | 8. Kate Spade Raelyn Sunglasses | 9. Victoria’s Secret Ruched Maxi Cover-Up | 10. Kate Spade “Ready For Departure” Passport Holder | 11. Express Color Block Fedora | 12. Stila Stay All Day Liquid Lipstick in Beso | 13. Evian Mineral Water Spray | 14. Trust Fund Beauty Nail Polish in Love my #Selfie and Pre-Nup | 15. Kate Spade Wash & Wear Bag Set | 16. Tory Burch Color Block Flat Espadrille

 

Boho-Inspired Beach Babe

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1. Anthropologie Sunsoak Beach Towel | 2. Topshop Embroidered Panel Dress | 3. Zara Raffia Wide Brim Hat | 4. SENSI STUDIO Woven Toquilla Straw Tote | 5. J. Crew Raffia Ankle-Tie Sandals | 6. Mara Hoffman Maristar Cutout Printed Swimsuit | 7. Rifle Paper Co. Travel Journal | 8. Tory Burch Stripe Elastic Espadrille | 9. Victoria’s Secret Plunge-Front Caftan | 10. bareMinerals Complexion Rescue Tinted Hydrating Gel Cream | 11. Michael Kors Janey Large Raffia Clutch | 12. Double Arrow Dainty Necklace | 13. Kate Spade Pave the Way Earrings | 14. Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector Poured in Opal | 15. Victoria’s Secret Linen Beach Pant | 16. Formula X Nail Color in Impeccable & Legendary


What’s your favorite color story? Let me know in the comments below!