Summer is a time for soaking in the sun and hanging out with friends. It’s also a time for backyard barbecues, pool parties and vacation getaways. We’re all for the chance to escape and unwind, but whether we’re going to an exotic locale or the local shore, it’s always tough figuring out what to pack. To get a little inspiration this season, we asked a few of our stylish friends to share some of the must-pack items on their list.
Joane Amay was born in New York City but raised in New Jersey and considers herself a Jersey girl through and through. She is currently the contributing beauty editor at Uptown magazine but has worked as an editor at Lucky, Harper's Bazaar and Marie Claire. A lover of shoes and bags, she owns way too many and plans on adding more to her considerable collection.