Post winter, our bodies crave a healthy dose of Vitamin D. Whether you have plans to escape reality on an upscale retreat or want to up your beach wear for the upcoming spring and summer months, MODA has you covered with the latest on-trend resort wear. 

Winter Sun Destinations

The best places for winter sun are Fiji, The Maldives, Bora Bora, Hawaii, Bahamas, and Barbados. Celebrities and elite vacationers are often spotted sunning, swimming, or sipping refreshing drinks on these islands wearing the hottest in resort wear. 

If you want to recreate iconic resort looks at hot winter destinations, keep reading to find staples chic enough to awestruck celeb glam squads.

A Girl in Maldes

Fierce in Fiji

Maybe you’re dodging tourists island hopping through The Yasawas or trying to snap that perfect Instagram picture at the specular forested spa, The North, mimic the glamourous scenery to feel as luxurious as the white sand beaches that wait. Be on the lookout for A-listers rocking new trends at Laucala, a celebrity frequented destination in Fiji boasting exclusive properties and private resorts that line crystal waters. 

Fiji is sexy, and what you bring along should make you feel that way. Prep for your trip and minimize outfit stress by planning a few essential stables ahead of time. A vacation like this should be all about relaxation.

The minimalist style of Mo Swimwear will have you mimicking swim suit models. The La Bomba bikini in Baia flatters all cup styles with adjustable straps and adds enough flirtiness with a cheeky swim suit bottom. Protect your eyes and minimize squinting selfies with Supernormal’s eyewear. The black frame and mirrored lenses on the rebellious style will stand out against your effortless beach style, elevating your entire look with a dash of edge. 

Fiji is no stranger to nightlife, so whether you’re planning to shoot back fruity concoctions with friends at Ice Bar or experience fine dining filled with romance at Ports O’ Call, you need the perfect going-out attire. A favorite for evening island style on MODA is Cosel’s Holiday Fun Mini. The sexy cocktail dress features a unique pattern printed on flowing chiffon. The holiday dress will be comfortable to toss on after a long day of sunning and sipping, leaving you with an effortlessly chic look.

Expect hot and humid weather in the high seventies at night to the eighties during the day. January is the wet season. You may encounter brief tropical storms.

Sunset in Maldives

Mod in The Maldives

The Maldives are known for their brilliant natural environment, including turquoise waters filled with colorful sea life, white-sand beaches, and pure air. The natural elements often entice active tourists to engage in water sports in the Indian Ocean, like swimming, fishing, water-skiing, snorkeling, and scuba diving. No matter your athletic expertise, the nation of islands is sure to have someone walk you through the basics, but it is vital to bring attire that will allow you to exercise all the fun activities The Maldives offers. 

Be fashionably prepared for whatever fun or relaxing activities may be available to you. Don’t risk losing a bikini piece while water-skiing with ScubaCaribe and look extra glamorous while prepared in a swim body suit. 

Protect your skin from the intense rays with a hat or visor. MM Couture offers a variety of chic headwear that makes sun protection elegant and trendy. 

Stretch out your sore muscles from all the water activities by venturing to a soothing yoga retreat in Maalhos. The Maldives offer an array of spiritual retreats to cleanse your body and find your inner zen. Capture an inspiring snapshot and reward your aching muscles with Vanilla Shanti’s Eco-Friendly Jumpsuit.

Pack your SPF because, in January, the temperature in the Maldives typically peaks in the high eighties. You can expect about nine hours of daily sunshine!

Bora Bora Island From Above

Sleek in Bora Bora

Be your best self on the little South Pacific island of Bora Bora and focus on the relaxation that awaits during your trip by having essential outfit staples on-hand. You don’t want to spend your precious time in arguably one of the most dreamy beach destinations digging through an overpacked and unprepared suitcase. To avoid this, browse through MODA’s site to arrange outfits ahead of time.

Stand out amongst the islets and turquoise lagoon with bold but straightforward looks. A perfect swimsuit will be critical for this romantic vacation. Topaz Boutique’s Kora High Waisted  Bikini is sure they look elegant on the island. The minimalist black suit adds a flair of chicness fit for the guest bungalows perched over the coast on stilts. The bottoms are thick enough to ensure they won’t slip if you take on water activities. 

If you plan to take a visit to Mt. Otemanu, a 727m dormant volcano, plan an outfit that allows you to be flexible and comfortable. Youssou Traore’s Tie Dye Kaleni crop top is breathable. You will not only look stylish in the gorgeous setting, but your heated body will thank you. 

Walking along the stunning shores or stopping into the Beach Club for a light lunch calls for a light cotton cover-up. All-Around has you covered with 100% cotton dresses, tunics, and kaftans suitable for the perfect tropical attire. A plus is that all the airy garments by All-Around come with an eco-leather pouch bag and belt. Easily carry along your SPF and sunnies by slipping them into the dainty matching pouch. 

The temperature in Bora Bora during January can be expected to be in the high seventies. During the January wet season, the inviting temperate waters will be favorable to beat the humidity.

Party at the Beach in Hawaii

Hot in Hawaii

Say Aloha to the sexiest version of yourself this holiday season while you vacay in the US’s most tropical destination and only island state. Hawaii will be full of adventure, activities, and tan lines. Whether you plan to sun in Hanauma Bay, mingling with other tourists, or secluding to Lanikai Beach, come prepared to dress for all the fun that awaits. 

Be sure to bring along bright-colored swim suit tops to match the tropical Botanics. Austere’s Clare Bikini in Folk Print is the perfect option to match Hawaii’s infamous fruity cocktails like a refreshing Mai Tai or cool Mango Martini for 21-plus guests. Don’t forget to pack a trendy hat and fashionable shades to protect against the harmful rays. Doussou Traore’s Tie Dye Indigo Kaleni Scarf is the perfect accessory to change up an outfit. 

The January temperature in Hawaii comfortably ranges from the high sixties in the evenings to the eighties during the day. It is typically 50% cloudy this time of the year. Pack a sweater for chilly nights.

Beautiful Beach

Best Dressed in the Bahamas and Breathtaking in Barbados

Take on the Caribbean islands with tropical chicness during the holiday season. The islands are known for their beach activities, relaxing spas, and entertaining nightlife. Be sure to bring an array of swimsuits, sandals, and cover ups for the day. But take on the night with something that will cause guests to take a second look. The natural elements and scenery in the Caribbean are unmatched.

Dress in tune with the beauty of the ecosystem in the Bahamas and Barbados. The Caribbean is the perfect setting for an airy ensemble like Delayne Dixon’s Blush Ostrich Dress. The rosy hue and bright colors match the botanic gardens of Bathsheba and will pop against your inevitable bronze glow. Be prepared to snorkel and gaze at the beautiful marine life in Holetown. 

Don’t forget your juicy beach wear. Sholaya’s Mermaid Two Piece will look dazzling in the crystal seas. Gufo Wear’s hand-painted and pleated skirt can be ordered in any combination of colors. The design is sure to flow through the wind, making it a perfect packing staple for the Caribbean. 

The Caribbean’s coolest month of the year is January. However, tourists can still expect nine hours of sunshine and temperatures in the eighties with high seventies for the water temperature. 

Men’s Beach Wear

MODA also has the hottest beach trends for men hitting winter sun destinations. Panareha sells eye-catching men’s beach wear. The Navagio Rpet Beach Shorts are sourced from plastic water bottles, making them eco-friendly and stylish!

Beat the heat in a sophisticated linen button-down and top off your look with a lightweight hat.

Find a Place in the Winter Sun with Moda!

MODA is here to help you address all your fashion needs. Packing should be fun and inspired by the gorgeous destinations you chose.

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