It Girl Cartagena Trip List

Welcome back fashionista! Warm long summer evenings are on the horizon! The weather is warming up and I have already started sandal shopping. I couldn’t wait another day so I booked a small getaway to Cartagena, Colombia. That’s right! I said Colombia, one of the most beautiful countries in South America. Cartagena is on Colombia’s Caribbean Coast and serves as a modern port, filled with nearby Islands reachable by boat. I’ll tell you more about my adventures in the next blog, but for now I’ll give you some tips on how to pack like an it-girl for a hot summer vacation.


Outfit Essentials

-Pack your favorite cotton tanks

-Summer light dress

-Sneakers are a must for sightseeing, which you can pair up with a cute overalls

-Crop tops- if you’ve got it flaunt it!

-The swish dress is perfect if you want to add more volume to the chest area

-Colorful maxi dress

-Summer wedges are perfect for late dinners

-Triangle bikinis are still celebrities’ favorite beach essentials and it should be yours too!

-Flip flops for the beach

-Gladiator sandals will make you feel like a true goddess

-Skinny jeans for a cool night


-Sunglasses are a must for a hot weather vacation! Bring along your favorite daytime pair and fun, inexpensive ones for the water if you want to surf or go for a swim in the sea to prevent losing your favorite pairs at the bottom of the sea.

-Don’t forget a cute cover up for the pool and beach

-Infinity light scarf in case you are wet at the beach in the afternoon and feel the breeze a bit too strong

-Complete an outfit with a cute fedora hat

-Your favorite summer handbag from Bags-A-Porter


Don’t’ Leave Home Without

-SPF sunscreen to help you stay healthy

-Organic bug spray to prevent tropical mosquito bites and rashes

-Always leave your hotel with a bottle of water to prevent dehydration

Cartagena is one of the most magical places on earth! Thanks to its tropical climate you can take part in many outdoor activities such as water sports as you enjoy the history the town has to offer. No Caribbean vacation is complete without a gorgeous travel bag that will make heads turn at home or abroad.

-My favorite travel Cartagena Summer bag is the Dolce & Gabanna handbag pink Sicily grained leather mini backpack. I am OBSESSED with this bag because I can carry all my essentials including wallet, passport and there’s even extra room for those souvenirs.

-The color is absolutely enchanting and a reflection of your favorite season SUMMER! Get my look here:

Dolce & Gabbana Handbag Pink Sicily Grained Leather Mini Backpack front










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