A Place in the Sun

Photos by Chad Chisholm, Custom Creations

Things are warming up—not outside necessarily, but in the valise. Between the lightweight fabrics, vivid patterns and ready-for-any-outfit sunglasses in this year’s resort wear collections, packing conditions are downright balmy.

Resort wear evening

Halston Heritage women’s Keyhole jumpsuit, $189; Kurt Geiger London Kensington multicolor shoulder bag, $265; and PRADA quarter-strap platform sandal, $690, all at Nordstrom, Park Meadows, 303.799.3400, and Cherry Creek Shopping Center, 720.746.2424

Resort wear women's beach

Alice + Olivia women’s Maura handkerchief skirt, $485; Quay Australia Run Around cat-eye sunglasses, $55; and Nordstrom Joni raffia tote, $79, all at Nordstrom; Bleu Rod Beattie Twist and Shout one-piece swimsuit, $119, at Dillard’s, Park Meadows, 303.790.0100; André Assous Nadenka slide sandals, $110, at Tommy Bahama, Park Meadows, 720.889.6400

Resort wear men's evening look

Perry Ellis men’s linen suit jacket, $175, and Polo Ralph Lauren Hibiscus Floral polo shirt, $98.50, both at Dillard’s; AG Everett slim, straight jeans, $178, and GREATS Royale knit sneaker, $119, both at Nordstrom

Resort wear men's beach look

Crocheted raffia hat, $89.50; Baja Tiki Bar men’s board shorts, $89.50; and Cove Park sunglasses by Maui Jim, $399.99, all at Tommy Bahama; Goodlife scallop crewneck T-shirt, $60, at Nordstrom; Born Weiser leather slides, $89.99, at Dillard’s