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Summer Bachelorette Party Packing List

Must Haves
Planning and Budgeting
August 3, 2023

As you start to prepare to celebrate the bride-to-be’s upcoming wedding fun, one aspect that deserves special attention is proper packing. A well-thought-out packing plan ensures you will have all the essentials for the celebrations and activities that come along with a bachelorette party. From sun-soaked beach days to lively night-outs, a well-thought-out packing strategy guarantees that you're fully equipped to make the most of this memorable experience. So, let's dive into the art of packing for a summer bachelorette party!

Choosing the Right Luggage

The first step to smart packing is selecting the right luggage. Lightweight, versatile, and easily identifiable options are the key factors to consider.

Here are three fantastic luggage choices:

  1.  Carry On Garment Bag

This inexpensive garment bag is a go-to choice for travelers seeking to keep their clothes in pristine condition while on the move. This bag is versatile and spacious with a hanging clothes compartment, interior pockets, and an additional shoe bag. In our opinion, it’s a definite winner. 

  1. Beis Weekender:

Traveling for a short weekend getaway? Look no further than the Beis Weekender to simplify your packing process. This lightweight and stylish option features a built-in bottom compartment designed to keep your shoes, toiletries, and travel essentials separate – you can even stash a hair dryer in there!

  1. Away Large Flex

For longer trips or those who simply can't decide what to pack, the Away Large Flex is your perfect match. This spacious bag is ideal for those who need to pack a lot, whether it's decorations for the BATCH or extra outfits. With its generous capacity, you won't have to worry about leaving anything behind. Pack to your heart's content!

Clothing Essentials

Packing the right clothing items is essential for a summer bachelorette party with varying activities and weather conditions in mind.

Here are some versatile clothing suggestions:

  1. Sundress: If you’re heading somewhere warm or attending a summer bachelorette party a sundress is a comfortable, stylish, and versatile option. It effortlessly transitions between casual and dressy occasions.
  2. Shorts and Tank Top: Bachelorette parties often involve dressing up, but it's also essential to have comfortable and casual outfits. Shorts and a tank top are the perfect combination for such occasions, making them ideal for activities like poolside lounging or leisurely walks. 
  3. Fun Pants & Top: Take that simple top and transform it into a night look by pairing it with some fun pants. Elevate the outfit with patterned, extra baggy, bell bottoms, or flares. Whether it’s a cute top or a simple one, you’ve got yourself a fit that can go from day to night easily!
  4. Romper: Let’s talk about convenience because vacation outfits can be tricky to put together. Opt for a romper that eliminates the need to worry about matching pieces. With its fun and flirty vibe, it's perfect for everything from a casual brunch to dancing the night away. 
  5. Jumpsuit: Similar to a romper, but with legs, a jumpsuit offers another stylish and trendy choice for the party. A jumpsuit adds a touch of sophistication while staying comfortable. 

Some websites that will have the perfect assortment of BATCH clothing are: 

Swimwear and Beach Essentials

Since many summer bachelorette parties involve beachside fun, packing the right swimwear and beach essentials is crucial. 

Here are som

Two-Piece Swimsuit: When choosing a two-piece swimsuit, consider your body type for the perfect fit. Opt for styles like the AALIYAH Top and Bottoms for a flattering look or go for a top with underwire for added support during your beach adventures.

One-Piece Swimsuit: For those seeking extra coverage without compromising on style, a one-piece swimsuit is the way to go. Embrace the chicness of options like the VERA ONE PIECE in True White for an elegant beach look.

Sarongs and Cover-Ups: Enhance your beach day look with a stylish and versatile cover-up that will add a touch of flair to your look. 

  • Sarongs: A sarong is an ideal cover-up for those looking to travel light and save space in their bag. This versatile wrap-around skirt is easy to pack, and carry, and perfect for the summer weather at the beach or pool. 
  • Cover up: This classic crochet cover-up is timeless and comes at an affordable price, making it the perfect addition to your beach wardrobe. 

Sunscreen & Beach Accessories: Protecting your skin from the scorching sun is of utmost importance during your beach day. 

  • Sunglasses: Protect your eyes from the sun's glare with a chic pair of sunglasses.
  • Sun Hat: A wide-brimmed sun hat not only adds a fashionable touch but also provides extra shade and sun protection.
  • Jewelry: Packing versatile jewelry will add a personal touch to your beach day and outfits. Ensure to bring jewelry versatile for outfits and items that won’t tarnish in the water. 

When it comes to shopping for suits, cover-ups, and beach accessories, we recommend checking out PacSun and ASOS for an extensive selection of trendy and stylish options.

Footwear Options

When it comes to a summer bachelorette party, finding the perfect footwear that offers both style and comfort is essential. Shoes that not only complement your outfit but that are suitable for different activities are a must.

Here are some of our shoe recommendations for every occasion:

1. Sandals: Heading to the beach calls for a timeless classic - the sandal. These versatile shoes can be dressed up for a night out or dressed down with your swimsuit and cover-up. Comfortable and breathable, they are the ultimate go-to option for both casual and dressy beachside activities. 

2. Platform Sandals: Elevate your beach style with a platform sandal. These trendy shoes offer an elevated look without compromising on comfort. Perfect for long nights out on the town. 

3. Slides: When it's time to kick back and unwind, slides are the perfect choice. Opt for a waterproof pair that is perfect for the beach, taking a leisurely walk, or relaxing by the pool. They are easy to slip on and off, making them very convenient for beach activities and leisure. 

4. Sneakers: If your party involves exploring the local scene or engaging in adventurous activities, sneakers will be a nice addition to your packing list. Not only are they comfortable and supportive, but a stylish sneaker can also elevate your overall look for those daytime adventures. Wear them on the plane or during the car ride to save space in your luggage 

5. Wedges: Embrace both style and comfort with a wedge shoe option. Wedges  add a touch of elegance and height while providing stability, making them an ideal option for evenings filled with fun and dancing. 

Beauty and Skincare Products

With the summer sun beaming down, it's essential to prioritize both skin protection and maintaining your glamorous look during your bachelorette celebrations. Picking the right beauty and skincare products ensures you'll be ready for all the fun in the sun.

Here are some must-have items to include in your toiletries:

1. Sunscreen: High-quality sunscreens are a must to protect you against harmful UV rays. Options like Supergoop PLAY Everyday Lotion SPF 50 with Sunflower Extract or Black Girl Sunscreen to keep your skin protected while enjoying the beach, rooftop brunches, or outdoor festivities.

2. Setting Spray: To ensure your makeup stays flawless and fresh throughout the day and night, invest in a reliable setting spray like Charolette Tilbury Setting Spray or Onesize Setting Spray. Your glamorous look will stay put, no matter how much dancing and celebrating you do.

3. Tinted Moisturizer: A lightweight option that has coverage and SPF? Yes please! Look for options like Tinted Moisturizer Oil Free Natural Skin Perfector Mini SPF 20 to achieve a glowing and natural complexion perfect for a beach day, a casual morning by the pool, or sightseeing. For those night glam looks, check out The 20 Best Sweat-Proof Foundations That Hold Strong Even on the Hottest Days for foundation options that will keep your makeup staying flawless while you dance the night away worry-free.

Essential Travel Documents

As you gear up for your bachelorette adventure, don't forget to pack your essential travel documents. These crucial items ensure a smooth and stress-free journey with your besties.

Here's what to keep on your travel checklist:

1. IDs: A driver's license or any government-issued identification is a non-negotiable must-have. After all, you wouldn't want to miss out on those exciting bar celebrations without proper identification. Ensure everyone has their IDs ready to enjoy every moment of the festivities.

2. Passports: If your bachelorette party involves international travel, it's essential to ensure everyone has a valid passport. When planning your bachelorette party, double-check expiration dates to make sure they are valid throughout the trip. 

3. Travel Insurance: For added peace of mind, consider investing in travel insurance coverage. Accidents can happen, and travel insurance can offer financial protection against unexpected events, such as trip cancellations, delays, or medical emergencies. While nobody likes to think about potential mishaps, having travel insurance in place provides reassurance during your adventures.

Last But Not Least

Let’s talk about a few additional items that may be useful during a summer bachelorette party to ensure a smooth celebration. A portable charger will be a lifesaver, ensuring no one loses touch during the excitement of the night. Cameras to capture and remember all of the memories. For peace of mind, a first aid kit will come in handy for any unforeseen mishaps, and a reusable water bottle to stay hydrated while indulging in the celebrations. 

Packing the right items for your summer bachelorette party is essential to ensure a stress-free and enjoyable celebration. Start by selecting the appropriate luggage that suits your travel needs and keeps your belongings organized. Pack versatile clothing options that can be easily mixed and matched for various activities, saving space and making outfit decisions a breeze. Sun protection is vital, so be sure to prioritize packing sunscreen, hats, and other protective accessories to shield yourself from the sun's rays during your outdoor adventures. And don't forget to keep all essential documents, like IDs and passports. By following these tips, you’ll be well-prepared and organized during your summer bachelorette party. 

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