What To Wear And Pack For A Long Weekend Getaway (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post Canada  |  Posted: Updated: 05/17/2012 2:38 pm

This long weekend pack away the perfect cabin wardrobe.

There is a certain art to dressing for a long weekend. The optimal wardrobe is one part loungewear and two parts preparation for the weather.

Because doing the cabin/cottage thing is one of our favourite summertime activities, we've compiled our dream weekend-away wardrobe. Basics paired with prints and all-weather coats are sure to protect and prepare us for warm-weather antics.

Here's what we'll be packing to enjoy this unofficial kick-off to summer.

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  • Comfy Sweaters

    <em>Cluny Terry Sweater, $85. Available at <a href="http://aritzia.com/" target="_hplink">aritzia.com</a></em>

  • Denim Cut-Offs

    <em>Jean shorts by 7 For All Mankind, $195. Available at <a href="http://www.thebay.com/" target="_hplink">thebay.com</a></em>

  • Sunglasses

    Sunglasses with two-tone sidepieces, $25.90. Available at <a href="http://www.zara.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/home/ca/en/zara-S2012" target="_hplink">zara.com</a>

  • Loafers

    <em>Slipper loafer, $49. Available at <a href="http://www.joefresh.com/" target="_hplink">joefresh.com</a></em>

  • Hat

    <em>Mint by Goorin Straw Panama Hat, $36. Available at <a href="http://www.urbanoutfitters.com/urban/index.jsp" target="_hplink">urbanoutfitters.com</a></em>

  • Utility Jacket

    <em>Twill utility jacket, $258. Available at <a href="http://www.anthropologie.com/anthro/index.jsp" target="_hplink">anthropologie.com</a></em>

  • Running Shorts

    <em>Tropical floral print running shorts, $56. Available at <a href="http://us.topshop.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/TopCategoriesDisplay?storeId=13052&catalogId=33060" target="_hplink">topshop.com </a> </em>

  • Menswear Inspired Sweaters

    <em>Bowery grey sweater by Saturday Surf NYC, $98. Available at <a href="http://www.thebay.com/" target="_hplink">thebay.com</a></em>

  • Duffel Bag

    <em>Ravine, $64.99. Available at <a href="http://www.herschelsupply.com/" target="_hplink">herschelsupply.com</a></em>

  • Towel

    Luxe S.S. Beaver Towel, $40. Available at <a href="http://www.thebay.com/" target="_hplink">thebay.com</a>

  • Neon Shorts

    <em>Neon boyfriend roll-up shorts, $44.95. Available at <a href="http://www.gapcanada.ca/browse/home.do?ssiteID=GAP_CA" target="_hplink">gapcanada.ca</a></em>

  • Sunscreen

    <em>Ultimate Sun Protection Cream For Face SPF 55, $20. Available at <a href="http://sephora.ca/" target="_hplink">sephora.ca</a> </em>

  • Linen Pants

    <em>Provence pant, $115. Available at <a href="http://aritzia.com/" target="_hplink">aritzia.com</a></em>

  • Cashmere Tee

    <em>Charlie light cashmere tee, $169. Available at <a href="http://www.clubmonaco.ca/home/index.jsp" target="_hplink">clubmonaco.ca</a></em>

  • Portable Speaker

    <em>iSuppli-Gramo Phone Speaker, $50. Available at <a href="http://www.urbanoutfitters.com/urban/index.jsp" target="_hplink">urbanoutfitters.com</a></em>

  • Bomber Jacket

    <em>Bomber Jacket by Lacoste, $375. Available at <a href="http://www.sportinglife.ca/sportinglife/" target="_hplink">sportinglife.ca</a></em>

  • Patterned Dress

    <em>Women's Striped Tie-Front Jersey Dresses, $22.94. Available at <a href="http://oldnavy.gapcanada.ca/?" target="_hplink">oldnavy.ca</a></em>

  • Striped Tee

    <em>Zipper striped tee, $16. Available at <a href="http://www.joefresh.com/" target="_hplink">joefresh.com</a></em>

  • Blanket

    <em>Tassel blanket, $49. Available at <a href="http://www.westelm.com/" target="_hplink">westelm.com</a></em>

  • BBQ

    <em>Fyrkat Charcoal Picnic Grill by Bodum, $82. Available at <a href="http://www.chapters.indigo.ca/home/?s_campaign=goo-Corporate-E&gclid=CMGk-bLUhbACFYeo4Aod3xUFlw" target="_hplink">chapters.indigo.com</a></em>

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