Winter weddings can be some of the most beautiful. They also give you the perfect excuse to get away from the chilly cold winds and find a tropical escape somewhere a little, or a lot, sunnier!

So how do you prepare for your ultimate tropical honeymoon?

I for one have certainly over packed on too many occasions! It has taken some serious traveling blunders but I now have the definitive guide on how to pack light for a beach holiday and still be effortlessly stylish for every occasion  – whether it’s a long walk along the beach or a casual lunch at a cafe.


1. ‘Tapestry of Time’ kaftan from Camilla

2. By Terry Sheer Rouge ‘Dragon Pink’ lipstick from Mecca Cosmetica

3. ‘Anais’ floral mesh swimwear from Zimmerman

4. Sensi Studio Panama hat from Net- A – Porter

5. Jimmy Choo ‘Dory’ metallic leather sandals from Net – A- Porter

6. Woodhaven sunglasses from Kaviar Gauche & Brendel


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Ms Chinoiserie Says: Don’t leave home without the chic sunglasses and swimwear – a perfect essentials packing list!