All your essential quick getaway gear, from the jauntiest outfits to the most striking accessories.
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ON THE DOUBLE
Luggage space is not infinite, which is why we’re into pieces that do double duty, like this reversible coat, which can be worn in its full tartan glory or on its solidblack side.
Wool coat, cotton track pants, cotton-canvas sneakers and leather bag, from Burberry. Ermenegildo Zegna Couture cotton knit tank top, from Ermenegildo Zegna.
If you’re in the habit of stocking up on souvenirs on your travels, one way to up your carrying capacity is with expandable carriers, such as this roll-top tote.
Cotton-polyester coat, cotton tee, cotton trousers and leather bag, from Alfred Dunhill. Leather belt and suede shoes, from Salvatore Ferragamo.
Even if you’re heading to a landlocked destination for a vacation, channel that relaxed, resortcentric state of mind with Louis Vuitton’s “Aloha”emblazoned jacket.
Wool jacket, cotton shirt, cotton trousers, leather sneakers and leather bag, from Louis Vuitton. Tortoiseshell and diamante sunglasses, from Prada.
Sporty-meetsdressy styles serve as flamboyant yet functional companions when you’re out all day exploring new lands.
Polyester jacket and polyester track pants, from Dolce & Gabbana. Suede bag, from Gucci. Acetate glasses, from Tiffany & Co.
FOR ALL TERRAIN
There’s no blending in with this standout jacket, which sees a classic camouflage print refreshed with an aquatic palette and images of sea life.
Nylon jacket, cotton tee, cotton pullover (tied around waist), cotton shorts, and polyester and canvas bag, from Paul and Shark. Leather sneakers, from Dolce & Gabbana. Carrera acetate and metal sunglasses, from Jamco Optical.
More than just work gear, tailoring can also be dressed down for travel, especially when they include playful elements – here, a sleevelike scarf makes for a witty extra.
Wool coat, wool vest, cotton shirt, wool trousers, wool scarf and leather shoes, from Dior Homme. Leather and canvas bag, from Loewe.
Comic-book illustrations add an artsy touch to separates like a striped shirt and a utilitarianinspired boiler suit.
Cotton jumpsuit and cotton-poplin shirt, from Prada. Suede bag, from Tod’s. Metal sunglasses, from Gentle Monster.
Tan, cream and white make for a classic vacation palette. It’s anything but boring when coupled with unusual patterns (as seen on this top) or shapes (a large duffle bag).
Ermenegildo Zegna Couture leather top and cotton-linen track pants, from Ermenegildo Zegna. Leather and PVC bag, from Z Zegna. Metal sunglasses, from Gentle Monster.
A vacation is the best time to sport those flamboyant pieces that might seem a bit much for day-to-day life back home. Yes, think items such as these fire engine-red trousers.
Cotton jacket, silk shirt, cotton trousers, leather shoes, metal sunglasses and leather bag, from Bottega Veneta.