What's a vacation without the proper slay, right? I'm a sucker for bomb bathing suits and luxe resort ensembles. I've always had to spend a pretty penny on swimsuits since I was younger since I'm busty, so splurging on them has now become the norm. But, I do love a cheap Fashion Nova swim here and there. Anyways, here are my looks:
This was my first day in Costa Rica! Fresh off the plane and it was raining on and off as you can see from the puddles. I wanted to wear something resort worthy, yet something that covered my legs because the rain had the mosquitos out and they love these juicy thighs.
The pants were custom made by one of my newly favorite designers Fe Noel, she has a new Resort collection that just dropped. Shop it here! The top was from Zara, here's a similar one from Pretty Little Thing. These gold pants are currently the most fun item in my closet. Prepare to see them A LOT! Fashion week, vacation, work – I don't care. I love a good wide leg pant!
The bathing suit that had you all FLOODING my DM's! First of all, isn't it bomb?! I got this cut out 2-piece from Andrea Iyamah – another amazing designer with some great pieces. It was a little pricey, but so worth it. The only thing I would say is that if you'd busty like me, purchase with caution. I had minor problems with the top, but the quality and design of the swimsuit overpowered that. I have another one of her swimsuits that I can't wait to rock in Jamaica!
Orange and melanin are a match made in heaven! OK! I love how orange looks on my skin tone, so when I found this I had to get it. ASOS has amazing swim tops for busty girls with their 'Fuller Bust' collection. The plunge top had the perfect cleavage and I still felt secure. Unfortunately, the fuller bust sizes are sold out, but you can shop the regular sizes here. The high leg tie bottoms were perfect because they covered my stomach without being extremely high waist and I loved the tie detail, if you're into mixing and matching get the bottoms here.
I threw this dress on as a cover up, but I will be wearing it as a dress in New York. It has a thigh slit and waist cutout, sexy! I love it and it was only $25 from Forever 21. It's sold out, but here's a similar style.
Cover-up, dress, shirt! This top is just about anything I want to make it. You can't see it too well here, but it's an oversized printed Zara top that screams vacay with it's patterns and fun colors. I wore it as a belted cover up in Costa Rica, and immediately wore it as a shirt with shorts when I got home. I will absolutely be wearing this top at least once a week, and nope I don't care. Snag one for only $50 at Zara!
I must admit, I am not a fan of black and white on vacation because I love wearing color and feeling like I belong on an island. But, this skirt?! I had to get it. The slip underneath the crochet is a bit short so I can't wear it anywhere else but vacation because I have way too much just in my trunk. The fringe detail at the bottom is so cute, I received so many compliments on the resort. I figured I'd let the skirt speak for itself and I just kept it simple on top with an old ASOS top from their Fuller Bust collection. Get the skirt here! Shop an even cuter top to team it with from ASOS here.
I saved my waist snatching one piece for the last day for obvious reasons aka bloating from drinking and eating for 6 days straight. It's like a LBD, but a LBS – 'Little Black Swimsuit.' It has a elastic waist band that complements my hourglass shape so I can flaunt my curves appropriately. This is also from ASOS. They have a Fuller Bust edition available which is what I'm wearing, and they have a regular-sized one. The swimsuit also comes in pink, white, and royal blue.
Which look was your favorite?! I love dressing on vacation. Now, I'm collecting my vacay looks for Jamaica!