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How to pack for a sunny weekend getaway

Here is the perfect vacation bag for a warm clime.

By the editors of MSN Living Jan 31, 2013 10:33PM

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Clothes for a warm climate // Photo: courtesy of Details1. Nothing conveys classic warm-weather elegance like a comfortable band-collar shirt. Shirt ($590) by Gucci.

2. A striped tee is ideal for sunny day jaunts. Shirt ($76) by Won Hundred.

3. Tortoiseshell frames always look good on the beach. Sunglasses ($485) by Mark McNairy & Garrett Leight.

4. Sun-kissed, buttersoft jeans are a must for casual oceanfront dining. Jeans ($198) by True Religion.

5. These cotton tees pack up small and stay fresh until you're ready to wear them. T-shirt ($28) by Bread & Boxers.

6. Get a Dopp kit with a rubberized, waterproof bottom. Dopp kit ($165) by Jack Spade.

7. Too much sun wreaks havoc on your skin and leads to premature aging. Relieve tired eyes and prevent wrinkles with a high-performing, UV-blocking facial moisturizer. Facial Fuel UV Guard SPF 50+ ($36) by Kiehls.

8. Ward off mosquitoes with an herbal bug spray that won't make you smell like a chemical bath. Bug spray ($20) by Malin + Goetz.

9. For an even tan, you need a lightweight sunscreen that's easy to blend. Sunscreen Cream High Protection SPF 30 ($32) by Clarins.

10. Swim trunks with a microfloral print will set you apart from the pack. Swimsuit ($195) by Onia.

11. An oversize canvas tote makes for the perfect beach carryall. Bag ($1,150) by Bottega Veneta.

12. Get your espadrilles in a material that's comfortable but luxe, like these perforated suede beauties. Shoes ($560) by Louis Vuitton.

13. When venturing beyond the beach, opt for shorts cut just above the knee. Shorts ($360) by Prada.

14. A durable, lightweight nylon suit won't wrinkle when you pack it, and the jacket (top right) and pants are easy to wear as separates. Suit ($895 for jacket, $375 for pants) by Orlebar Brown and Thom Sweeney.

15. For chilly, moonlit evenings, pack a nautical sweater with a color-block pattern. Sweater ($420) by Dries Van Noten.

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