Bali Guide: What to Wear


My guide to what to wear in Bali…

gunmetal-slip-dress-mesh-tee-layers-dues-baliBlue-ripped-denim-mini-skirt-off-the-shoulder-ruffle-bodysuit-potato-head black-floral-playsuitWhite-shirt-black-slip-dressamore-sorvete-bikii-black-denim-shortscriss-cross-back-details-playsuitmink-pink-polkadot-dress-converse-sneakerspink-bombe-jacket-white-sneakers
polka-dot-minkpink-mini-dressdeus-ex-machina-bali-gunmetal-grey-slip-dress brixton-hat-bali-styleall-black-look sea-circus-bali-floral-halter-neck-playsuitcut-out-playsuit-asha-transit-clothingoff-the-shoulder-ruffle-bodysuit-denim-skirt-potato-headsea-circus-bali-fashion-blog-playsuit TRANSIT-CLOTHING-BALI-BLOGGER-TRIP-WHAT-TO-WEARTRANSIT-CLOTHING-BALI-BLOGGER-TRIP-WHAT-TO-WEAR

Wearing all clothing by Transit Clothing, Bikini by Amore + Sorvete.


If you follow me on Instagram, you would have seen that I travelled to Bali late last year with Transit Clothing. Myself and three other Perth bloggers, Eden, Mon and Kim, along with a couple of the Transit girls, headed off on a four day fun-filled girls trip to shoot some new season looks. I have been a long time fan of Transit’s super cool styles, so naturally I jumped at the chance to be apart of it all!

We spent our time there visiting the coolest cafes and spots, eating (SO MUCH) food* and of course changing our outfits around 1000 times (actually not an exaggeration!). We stayed in Seminyak, but did a fair bit of travelling too, heading down south to Uluwatu and up north to Canggu, both places I had never visited before and both were incredible (add them to your must visit destinations in Bali.. trust me!)

Today I wanted to share with you some of the looks we shot, and also some of my tips on what to wear while travelling in Bali. I know how overwhelming packing for a holiday can be so hopefully my guide can help you out when preparing for your next tropical island holiday!


The temperature in Bali is always HOT and humid, so the one thing I wore the most of was definitely dresses and playsuits. They are just so easy to wear, versatile and comfortable. They don’t take up too much room in the suitcase either, which is a must! I found that my slip dresses could be layered with a tee for daytime or worn with a few simple accessories and some dressy sandals for a night time look, the same applies for playsuits.. cute and casual for the day but easily dressed up for evening wear too!

I would also advise packing some (or lots, if you are like me!) denim. Denim is great as it doesn’t dirty easily (meaning multiple wears in between washes) and is super comfy too. I always take a few pairs of denim shorts and at least one denim skirt when travelling.

Lastly I pack a bunch of t-shirts in neutral colours, generally one white, one black and one striped, plus a black and white singlet too. Keeping the colours simple means they are easier to mix and match which is essential when trying to live out of a suitcase!


I may be a slight over packer when it comes to shoes but if I had to narrow it down, I would take one pair of everyday slides or thongs to wear by the pool and at the beach etc. One fancy pair of sandals, like my lace up gladiators above, for dinner or heading out in the evening and one pair of sneakers for exploring!


Accessories are an important part of any outfit, even when travelling! I always pack a hat.. and not just for the chic vibe it gives off! The sun is brutal in Bali so I tend to wear a hat wherever I go! Quick tip: To pack a hat into your luggage, stuff the crown with a sturdy article of clothing (or pack it full of your underwear!) then lie it flat  in your suitcase and surround it with other items of clothing, being careful not to put anything on top of it. My other essential accessories include a crossbody bag, and I like to throw in a belt too. As for sunnies, I tend to pack about two or three pairs, which may be excessive but hey, they are only small right?!


What are some of your tropical holiday travel essentials?


*My Bali food guide is coming soon!


Photos by Little k Photography and Eden.




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  1. ilijacfashion January 13, 2017

    Fantastic post, I like it 🙂

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  2. MIRJAM January 13, 2017

    Love every single look you’re wearing! Seems like you’ve packed your suitcase absolutely perfect!
    xx Mirjam |

  3. Anya Dryagina January 13, 2017

    Wow! Cool outfits! Such a stylish!

  4. Naznin January 14, 2017

    I love what all of you are wearing! Such amazing outfits! I hope you had a good time!

  5. yuka January 14, 2017

    so many cute vacation looks! and your girlfriends are just as stylish as you!

  6. Dora Toubanaki January 14, 2017

    Wishing I could wear these in our cold weather!! Love the looks!
    loula rig

  7. Sharon Wu January 14, 2017

    Loving all these looks babe! Makes me want to be in Bali right now! xo, sharon

  8. gail January 14, 2017

    I have always wanted to go to Bali Emily! I would prolly bring all the tank top and shorts as I assume the weather should be hot? Love your outfits too!

  9. Benita James January 15, 2017

    You all look stunning.

    Bernie, xx
    The Style Fanatic

  10. Melanie January 15, 2017

    Love the cross back! x

  11. Merel January 15, 2017

    Great looks babe! I’m in Bali ATM and if fully understand your way of dressing! So hot in here!

    X Merel

  12. Jenelle January 16, 2017

    Okay I love the denims and sneakers and that spotty dress! Liking your tropical style, it is very you! I will get to Bali one day!! Looking forward to the food guide as well.
    xx Jenelle

  13. Melis January 16, 2017

    amazing looks and looks like an amazing experience! would love to visit Bali one day! great post dear

    xx Melis

  14. Publicist in Pearls January 16, 2017

    Sounds like such a fun time and I love all the outfits!
    xo, Jennifer

  15. Rachel January 16, 2017

    Beautiful photos! Love all the looks!

  16. Sarah-Allegra January 16, 2017

    Ohhh, I love that post! All your outfits are gorgeous and I just think they really fit the Balinese weather! I hope you had a very fine stay! Bali must be so beautiful!

    xx Sarah-Allegra

  17. jasna January 16, 2017

    You look great babe,love every single look! 🙂

  18. The Fashion Folks January 16, 2017

    Love this style guide! So many great outfits and perfect inspiration for summer fashion. Love your gladiator sandals, so stylish! Xx

  19. Vanessa January 17, 2017

    Loving all of these looks! Have so much fun in Bali!
    xoxo, Vanessa

  20. Amy Arnold January 17, 2017

    Oh my gosh, this post is amazing! So many great outfits and such great inspiration. Loving the photos too. Bali looks incredible.

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

  21. Cielo January 17, 2017

    So stylish in Bali! I love your outfits! =)

    – Cielo
    Mermaid in Heels

  22. Rina January 17, 2017

    Totally obsessing with your Bali style! I love that you’ve kept your personal flare with all your vacation wear! I never think to style sneakers in warmer weather but I’m loving how you wore yours with all your outfits! Hope you’re having a great start to your week babe!

    xoxo Rina Samantha

  23. Kelsie Galis January 18, 2017

    Oh my goodness I LOVE all of these outfits!! So perfect for warm weather! I’m going to Florida in a few months and I’m thinking I need most of these outfits for my trip!! I absolutely love love love the flower one that crosses in the back. It looks like you had a great time too! Bali is on my travel list for sure!


  24. Izabela January 18, 2017

    I love all your looks.

  25. Amy January 18, 2017

    I wish I was going to Bali so I could steal all of your looks!! Although they might work where I am once it warms up a little more as well ; ) love your vacation style babe!

    xx, Amy

  26. Dominique January 18, 2017

    So many beautiful looks, I dream of going to Bali! xx

  27. Isabel Robertson January 18, 2017

    Stunning photos!! I love all of these looks!

    Bella x

  28. Jessi Malay January 18, 2017

    So jealous you got to travel to Bali babe!! I’m hoping to take a trip out there in 2017! Thanks for sharing your packing guide here, I’ll definitely make sure to refer to this when going!! <3

    XO, Jessi

  29. Tina January 18, 2017

    I’m definitely loving all the light and airy fabrics! Bali sounds amazing!


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