While most of the fun lies in planning your last summer holiday weekend — and finding great Labor Day flight deals to help get you there — packing probably falls low on your list of getaway excitement. We've taken the work out of filling your suitcase to perfection (and even which suitcase to buy!) with these 10 must-haves that will elevate your mini vacation.
Complete with a built-in charger, laundry bag, 360-degree rotating wheels, and a TSA-approved lock.
$345, The Carry-On In Clay, Away
The quickest way to dress up a jumpsuit, or even silk pajama set for dinner or a night out.
$490, Waterfall Tassel Silk Earrings, Oscar De La Renta
A comfortable sundress that works for day or night is a must wherever you're headed.
$250, Striped Maxi Dress, Diane von Furstenberg
Whether you stay in an Airbnb or a luxe hotel, your weekend getaway can smell just like home with a travel candle. This one is inspired by summertime rooftop parties, with notes of gin fizz, orange blossom, and bergamot.
$14, Rooftop, Saturday Travel Candle, Catbird
Take up minimal space while still fitting all of your must-have products with this stylish little cosmetic bag.
$48, St. Tropez Double-Zip Travel Case, Kooba
Whatever your hair type, this Morning After Kit has you covered all weekend long, with everything from rose hair and body oil to dry shampoo foam.
$22, Morning After Kit, OUAI
One of the few weekend accessories you actually need.
$625, Round Summer Sunglasses In Gold, Chanel
For long train rides, beach lounging, and low-key evenings cozied up with friends and family.
$15, "How To Be A Person In The World" by Heather Havrilesky
Whether you plan on spending the weekend at a boardwalk or a BBQ, these flat espadrilles are the versatile footwear your soles need.
$175, Glyn Espadrille, Chloé
For that big weekend hike or much-needed hangover hydration.
$30, Water Bottle, Soma