Best Bahamian Bets: Packing Jumbey

Tis true. Everything is better in the Bahamas because there is simply no place like it. Slow and steady, happy and casual, all is taken in stride with a grand smile and happy spirit. Bring your most colorful blues, and pack a few light and bright things to fit the mood of the islands as you gear up for a spilligate like there’s no tomorrow.

Blue water cruising gets the perfect complement from Lisa Lozano’s 2015 collection, designed with color and style in a sporty neon neoprene bikini for her. Blue for him from Vilebrequin comes with turtle patterning. Several color schemes and lengths available, these will be your most used and abused article of clothing the entire trip, looking good the whole way.

Lisa Lozano Neon Neoprene Sporty Bikini

Lisa Lozano Neon Neoprene Sporty Bikini

To keep your visual cool, Switch Vision offers a unique magnetic interchangeable frame with high quality lens sets for any conditions. Stylish and versatile, they will prove an excellent choice with the high reflectivity of water and sun on your Bahamian beat. For her, the change comes in the bling with Bien Eyewear’s interchangeable diamonds, rubies, sapphires, or gems of choice.

Casual, feminine, and carefree, a sensuous frock that dances through the day, over swimwear, or out for an excursion, this slip of a dress by Camilla has a dazzling presence perfect on your private yacht charter or around town. For him, Moschino makes more sense in the Bahamas than just about anywhere, with the fun, colorful, creative “drink Moschino” mindset.

When that glorious Bahamian sunset shines its glow on you, a striking Oscar de la Renta creation that shows off gorgeously tanned shoulders is in order. An embroidered tulle cage gown turns heads and makes headlines. Also, while it appears a packing nightmare, advisors are quick to defend that it is an easy task with a rolling technique, flouncing it a bit before wearing. For him, Tom James puts his own emphasis on style with interesting twists on the formal classic.

Tom James Tux

Tom James Tux

Just in case you do need to keep track of time while in this idyllic paradise, may as well do so with innovation and style. Partners Felix Baumgartner and Martin Frei of Urwerk have turned out another stunning timepiece in the EMC Z13-01001. The first of its kind with built-in artificial intelligence, it is also available in all black. Stunning, either way, and an instant conversation piece. Even in the Bahamas, diamonds are a girl’s best friend. From Bvlgari, the Lvcea design features a carbochon cut stone and diamond crown, diamonds circling the face, and brilliant cut diamonds strategically placed all along the bracelet.

Bvlgari Lvcea Dor Her

Bvlgari Lvcea Dor Her

Tuck everything neatly into something simply superb, like a rolling case of crocodile from Berluti Paris’s Formula 1000 line. Available in several leathers and finishes, matching satchels, totes, and briefcases make packing an extremely stylish event.

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Kathleen Turner

Writing engaging, intelligent, accurate copy for the luxury audience, KLTurner covers wine, sailing, travel, and a variety of luxury profile topics.

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