From Issue Two of the Gear Patrol Magazine. Subscribe today for 15% off the GP Store.

Daydreams of palm trees and crystalline waters draw millions of travelers to the tropics every year. When packing for your own trip, consider light, loose-fitting layers, and be sure to keep your fabrics natural — synthetics trap perspiration, which can irritate the skin. As for floral-themed patterns? Forget ’em. Here’s what you need to stay distinct among the crowds.

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Leather Bridle Duffle Travel Bag by Lotuff $1,730

For the Beach

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Cigar Case by Il Bussetto ~$75
Riviera Polo by Sunspel $125
Bulldog Swim Shorts by Orlebar Brown $240
The Natural Hat by Stetson x Buck Mason $250
Arthur Sun by Moscot $280
Fransiscan Sandal by KikaNY $375
Ahoi Atlantik by Nomos Glashütte $4,060

For the Town

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Braided Strip Belt by Tory Leather Learn More
Ipanema Tan Shoe by Hudson $165
Indigo Shashiko Shirt by Corridor $195
BR 126 Heritage by Bell & Ross $4,600
Gio Sand Pant by Unis $198
The Panama Cloth Field Jacket by Best Made Co. $298

The Accessories

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Toothpaste by Couto $9
Tortoise Toothbrush by Swissco $11 for 3-Pack
Natural Lip Balm SPF 15 by Acca Kappa $12
A 20T Comb by Kent $9
Sage & Zinc Facial Hydrating Cream SPF 15 by Aesop $40
Limes Eau De Toilette by Floris ~$108
Barber No. 287 Chestnut Leather Dopp Kit by Ghurka $395
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