What To Wear On A Cruise

Heading on the w&h MSC cruise this November? Lucky you! From on board activities in the day, lounging by the pool with a book to dressing up for a fancy dinner, a cruise is the ultimate holiday.

But with such a packed itinerary it can be difficult to know how to wear cruise fashion. Which is where we come in…

We’ve rounded up all the essential pieces you should be packing, so you don’t have to:

A City Stop-Over


Foschini, R360
This top is both simple and luxurious, a great option for daytime dressing on your cruise.

r499-32-to-46-hmH&M, R499
You really can’t go wrong with this button down cotton skirt which sits just below the knee.


Mr Price, R169
A smart pair of sneakers is all you need to complete the ensemble. We love this rose gold metallic pair.

Vero Moda at Superbalist, R329
Protect your skin and look fabulous with a pretty sun hat.

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An Evening Out


H&M, R749
This romantic pink lace dress is a flattering fit for a dinner date on the deck

Dune London, R1 299
Block heels are ideal if you’re having dinner on deck as they will add height and glamour whilst still being comfortable.

r380-famkeFamke, R380
Finish your evening ensemble with a pair of pretty earrings!

By The Pool


Miraclesuit at Slimsuit Distributors, R3 150
A forgiving black swimsuit is essential for any holiday. We love this classic ruched version.

Vero Moda at Superbalist, R299
Throw on a sarong when you’re in need of another margarita. Try this gorgeous printed offering from White Stuff.

Relaxed Evenings


Karen Millen, R5 600
Want to amp up the glam for an evening on deck? Try this floral printed dress by Karen Millen. We love the unique pussybow and feminine print.

Aldo at Zando, R799
Finish your evening look with a clutch!

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Essential Picks


Miraclesuit at Slimsuit Distributors, R2 995
If you want to invest in a beautiful one piece look no further than this racy red beauty. You’ll no doubt be turning heads at the pool.

Zara, R219
Make sure you pack plenty of t-shirts. This one is perfect for days when you’re lounging around.

r479-zaraZara, R479
For when the weather cools off a bit it’s always handy to have a light pair of trousers. These beige slacks are perfect.

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