Getting ready for a vacation should not be a stressful situation. But somehow, trips can turn into packing nightmares for many of us. How many clothes can you cram into a carry-on? Do you have enough options for the weather's many mood swings? Are your outfits stylish yet comfortable and easy to wear? There are a million questions to consider, but if you happen to be heading to a tropical destination anytime soon, you'd be wise to get a few pointers from Lupita Nyong'o.
The actress has been Instagramming up a storm in Bali, and the photos prove that she has chic vacation style down to a science. So what's on a perennially well-dressed Oscar winner's packing list? Judging from her Instagrams, she has a few go-tos: a breezy caftan, a printed swimsuit cover-up, a vivid yellow bikini, a straw hat, a versatile crossbody bag in a bright hue, and a floral sleeveless blouse. Keep these essentials in mind for your next vacay and you're sure to be lounging in style—Balinese backdrop not included.
Scroll down to see the most stylish Instagram snaps from Lupita Nyong'o's tropical vacation!