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10 Things You Should Bring on an Island Getaway

7 Aug

I am taking a hiatus from RGRS for 2 weeks to enjoy the rest of the summer! With that, I am leaving you with 10 things you should bring on a tropical vacation:

This Norma Kamali Swimsuit

This Normal Kamali swimsuit. Yes, it's $350 dollars but channeling the great Marilyn Monroe is priceless. Plunge Swimsuit, $350, Net-a-Porter

Yes, it’s $350 dollars but channeling the great Marilyn Monroe is priceless. Norma Kamali Plunge Swimsuit, $350, Net-a-Porter

Exotic Tanning Oil

Definitely still use sunscreen in warm climates but having a bottle of a tannning enhancer will upgrade you to jet-setter status. Sugar Baby Island Glow, $25, Onlinepharmacynz.com

Definitely still use sunscreen in warm climates but having a bottle of a tanning enhancer will upgrade you to jet-setter status. Sugar Baby Island Glow, $25, Onlinepharmacynz.com

Flat Sandals

A flat sandal or two will take you right through your trip. San Edelman "Gigi" Sandal, $44, Nordstrom.com

A flat sandal or two will take you right through your trip…… San Edelman “Gigi” Sandal, $44, Nordstrom.com

Sexy Evening Sandals

While these will take you through the nights. Phoebe Highlighter Lizard Heel, $138, Aliceandolivia.com

……while these will take you through the nights. Phoebe Highlighter Lizard Heel, $138, Aliceandolivia.com

Glam Waterproof Mascara

Make everyone believe you were born a beach goddess. BADgal Waterproof Mascara, $19, Benefitcosmetics.com

Make everyone believe you were born a beach goddess. BADgal Waterproof Mascara, $19, Benefitcosmetics.com

A Drop-Dead Gorgeous Maxi

A stunning maxi that you will warrant riding a horse on the beach. Shipwrecked Strapless Maxi Dress, $52, Threadsence.com

A stunning maxi that you will warrant riding a horse on the beach. Shipwrecked Strapless Maxi Dress, $52, Threadsence.com

Glamour Girl Shorts

These will definitely separate you from the touristy khaki crowd. Glammed Up Metallic Shorts, $20, Forever 21

These will definitely separate you from the touristy khaki crowd. Glammed Up Metallic Shorts, $20, Forever 21

Piles of Magazines For the Flight

It might seem odd but reading about amazing fall clothing on the way to the beach is quite comforting. Lucky Magazine, $3.99, the airport or train station

It might seem odd but reading about amazing fall clothing on the way to the beach is quite comforting. Lucky Magazine, $3.99, the airport or train station

A Fun Beach Tote

Leave the clunky bags at home. All you will need is a simple tote like this one. I'm Really a Mermaid Tote Bag, $15, Wildfoxcouture.com

Leave the clunky bags at home. All you will need is a simple tote like this one. I’m Really a Mermaid Tote Bag, $15, Wildfoxcouture.com

An Iphone to Use as Your Camera

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Preferably in this gorgeous case. Island Girl Iphone 5 Case, $43, Zazzle.com

The Ultimate Valley Girl Soundtrack

18 May

If you’re going to L.A. (or just wishing that you were), here are my top picks to put on your Ipod. You can thank me later!

1) Jukebox (Don’t Put Another Dime) : The Flirts

Wear With A 50’s Dress with an 80’s Print

A Healthy Serving of Possibilities Dress, $150, Modcloth

A Healthy Serving of Possibilities Dress, $150, Modcloth

2) We Got The Beat : Go Go’s

Wear It With Your Hair in a Ponytail!

Shiny Hair Elastics, $2.80, Forever21

Shiny Hair Elastics, $2.80, Forever21

3) I Love L.A. : Randy Newman

Wear it With a Sweater That Proclaims Your Love:

I Scream L.A. Sweater, $138, Wildfox Couture

I Scream L.A. Sweater, $138, Wildfox Couture

4) I Get Around : The Beach Boys

Wear it with a Bikini of course! Bonus points for the Polka Dots:

Stella Underwire Two-Piece, $69.50, Billabong

Stella Underwire Two-Piece, $69.50, Billabong

5) California Dreamin’ : The Mamas & The Papas

Wear it with a Luxe Hippie Maxi Dress:

Alice + Olivia Silk Chiffon Maxi Dress, $600, Net-a-Porter

Alice + Olivia Silk Chiffon Maxi Dress, $600, Net-a-Porter

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