Breezy beach wear for a tropical holiday

Dec 16, 2011 at 8:00 a.m. ET

If you're traveling somewhere tropical for the holidays, make sure you do it in style! Skip the winter weather in style with these sultry beach wear picks perfect for warm weather.

Michelle Jonas Travelwear

Michelle Jonas resortwear

For the ultimate chic resortwear look, Michelle Jonas has perfected the creation of looking stunning on the beach. Celebrity fans include Jennifer Lopez, Kristin Cavallari, Jessica Simpson, Camille Grammer and Brandi Glanville.

For a boho-chic look, her tie-dye halter key-hole dress is stylish and comfortable. If you're going somewhere breezy and tropical like Cancun or the Bahamas, then this Diana white gauze dress will keep you looking breezy and chic. To keep up on the trends, this chiffon Chelsea maxi dress in midnight blue is elegant with a beachy touch.

Trina Turk Turks & Caicos Collection

Trina Turk Turks & Caicos Collection

Southern California-based clothing designer Trina Turk and Turks and Caicos Grace Bay Club Resort have come together to form a resortwear collaboration. The collaboration encompasses Trina Turk's beachy style and captures the essence of the beach lifestyle in Turks and Caicos. You can nab this luxury beach wear at the boutique at The Grace Club, Trina Turk boutiques and Trina Turk online.

Her resortwear includes swimsuits and beach cover-ups with playful, beach designs guaranteed to bring the Turks and Caicos ambience straight to your own personal getaway.

Molly Brown's swimwear

Molly Brown's swimwear

This high-end swimwear and apparel line is a favorite among many globally. The sexy and sultry style of this collection will make you the hottest babe on the beach. Choose from stylish tunics to unique swimwear.

If you're lounging on the soft sands of the Hawaiian Islands, then this Paradise Plunge Tunic will keep you covered up just enough. If your beach coma lasts until the evening, you can even wear this tunic to dinner. Flying south to the sunny beaches of Florida? This Lauren Long Sundress has a flowing pattern of zig zags and an elegant feel. To complete any of these looks, throw on a big floppy hat like this Rebel Hat to shade and protect your face from the sun.

Beach Bunny swimwear

Beach Bunny swimwear

This luxury swimwear line has a playful California vibe with a glamour girl side. It's sexy, fun and perfect for those summer pool parties or tropical getaways.

Sparkle more than the crystal clear water in this Everything That Glitters bikini from the Rock The Casbah collection. You can also channel your inner flower child with this Dreamin' Of You bikini that is feminine and playful making it perfect for the West Coast sands. For a tropical American holiday getaway, show your support by donning this festive American Girl bikini.

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