We had an amazing time on our SeaDream Yacht Club trip along the Costa del Sol.  This was the perfect way to see each of these destinations and experience enough that we can’t wait to go back!  I’ll be sharing all the details of the trip with you next week.  There are so many details that it’s taking me a while to write.

In the meantime, I wanted to share what I wore in Spain with you.  I shared the full packing post before we left.  You may notice there are a few things that I didn’t wear because it wasn’t quite as cool at night as I anticipated.  Otherwise, I packed perfectly!  I do like to bring one or two pieces for back ups and I’m so glad I did.

I also got a lot of questions about how large was the suitcase I took.  I always use this 26″ Hartmann 7R Spinner pictured below.  It is the same suitcase I took for 13 days in Italy.  It has a feature that almost serves as a built-in packing cube that compresses your clothing in one side. I also pack things flat and take a travel steamer.  I’ll share a post on that sometime soon.

Travel Look: Southcott Maxi Dress / Hermes Oran Sandals (similar here) / Favorite Longchamp Leather Bag available in 5 colors also seen here / Hartmann 7R Suitcase

Just like on our flight to and from Italy, I wore the Southcott maxi.  It truly feels like a nightgown which is a huge plus.  It’s my go-to pop on dress for driving morning carpool, too.

Dinner in Malaga: Misa Los Angeles Darla Dress in Provence Blue also seen here / Valentino Rockstud Espadrilles / Kayu Clutch With Mother of Pearl Clasp

This easy favorite is back in stock and also available in red. The fabric is perfect for travel as it seems to be wrinkle proof!

SeaDream Day 1 and Morning in Malaga

White Southcott V-neck Tee / Blue and White Striped Maxi Skirt c/o Front Door Fashion / Staud  Handbag /Hermes Oran Sandals (similar here)

Can you spot the fun crew of the SeaDream in the background!?!?  Loved wearing this skirt to the Picasso Museum and our first day on the yacht. It was such a conversation starter!

Dinner: Modern Tunic Dress c/o Tuckernuck / Birdcage Earrings c/o / Valentino Rockstud Espadrilles / Kayu Clutch With Mother of Pearl Clasp

This classic shift dress was perfect for our first night.  I loved this persimmon color that is exclusive to Tuckernuck and perfect for fall.  I’m wearing it again today to the Bush Museum to see the First Ladies exhibit.

SeaDream Day 2 – Puerto Banús

White Linen Tee / Khaki Shorts (old) / Staud  Handbag /Hermes Oran Sandals (similar here) / Kayu Round Straw Bag

Afternoon on the Yacht: Red Carter One shoulder Cover Up also seen here in black and here

Dinner with Captain Lund on SeaDream 1Dinner with the Captain and new friends from Canada: White Classic Veronica Beard Dress also seen here / Gold Espadrilles Sandals / Birdcage Earrings /Kayu Clutch With Mother of Pearl Clasp

This dress is like a pair of white jeans.  Perfect for any occasion and classic.  It is one of my most worn dresses.  I take in on almost every trip and am always glad I did.  I’ve had it for over three years and Veronica Beard has made it part of their collection that remains each season.  You’ll see a version of it below in stripes.

SeaDream Day 3 – Gibraltar

Teal Bell Sleeve Top / White Mother Denim / Gigi Sandals / Givenchy Horizon Nano Tote / Changed to shorts for walking in town after it warmed up

So many questions about this great top!  I love it with white and denim.  I’ll be wearing it a lot this fall and into spring!

Dinner: Embroidered White Cotton Maxi Dress also seen here / White Dreamcatcher Earrings/ Gold Espadrille Sandals /Kayu Clutch With Mother of Pearl Clasp

A reader favorite!  Under $100 and back in stock.  Really a classic as well and so much fun to wear.

SeaDream Day 4 – Motril and Granada

Touring La Alhambra Palaces: White Linen Ruffle Hem Dress /Hermes Oran Sandals (similar here) / Givenchy Crossbody / Sunglasses

This light weight dress was perfect for the heat and fun to wear.  Comes in several other colors as well.

Dinner: Vince Guaze Sweater and Blue and White Striped Maxi Skirt c/o Front Door Fashion / Favorite Black Strappy Sandals / Givenchy Horizon Nano Tote

Alicia Wood, Dallas Lifestyle Blogger, Dallas Travel Blogger, Dallas Fashion Blogger, Teatro Romano in Cartagena, Parker Remington Combo Dress, Green Ruffle Silk Dress, What to Wear on a SeaDream YachtSeaDream Day 5 – Cartagena

Forest Green Ruffle Mini DressHermes Oran Sandals (similar here) / Kayu Round Raffia Bag / Sunglasses

Afternoon on the Yacht: Cabana Life White and Navy Terry Tunic (Lost the photo! I also wore this to breakfast a lot of mornings)

Dinner: Red Floral Silk Dress also seen here / Valentino Rockstud Espadrilles / Kayu Clutch

SeaDream Day 6 – Denia

Repeated the casual look from Puerto Banus / White Linen Tee / Khaki Shorts / Hermes Oran Sandals (similar here) / Kayu Round Raffia Bag / Sunglasses

Afternoon on the Yacht: White Cabana Life Cover Up seen here and Sea Folly Bikini (Another photo snafu…sorry!)

Dinner: Marie Oliver Silk Caftan from Front Door Fashion

I felt very stylish in this silk caftan.  It will be another item I take on a lot of beach trips!

SeaDream Day 7 – Ibiza

Day exploring the town after Scott went mountain biking: White Southcott V-neck TeeHermes Oran Sandals (similar here) / Kayu Round Straw Bag

This restaurant was darling!!  You can see it on SeaDream 1 Highlights on Instagram.

Dinner: Gal Meets Glam Liza Dress /Gold Espadrilles Sandals / Birdcage Earrings /Kayu Clutch With Mother of Pearl Clasp

I loved wearing this silky print dress.  It was perfect for the breezy last night and I’ll wear it a lot this fall.

Barcelona Day 1

Blue and White Striped Veronica BeardHermes Oran Sandals (similar here) / Givenchy Horizon Tote actually worn as a crossbody like in Gibraltar

Evening: Black Swing Top and Coated Denim from Front Door Fashion / Black Givenchy Horizon Tote / Stuart Weitzman Sandals / Birdcage Earrings

Barcelona Day 2

Blue and White Misa Los Angeles Dress also seen here / Gigi Sandals / Horizon Tote

Blending in at Gaudi’s Casa Batllo.  The house was full of gorgeous blue tile!

Evening: What I was going to wear: Strapless Veronica Beard Ruffle Front Dress / Stuart Weitzman Sandals / Givenchy Horizon Tote / Birdcage Earrings (I actually wore this to a dinner last night.  Nothing like hitting the ground running, right?!?!)

What we wore instead! Ha!  Scott threw out the idea of going to the FC Barcelona game to see Lionel Messi so how could I say no!?!?  We love watching soccer even when it’s not our daughters!

Travel home: Three Dot T-shirt Dress from Font Door Fashion / Hermes Oran Sandals (similar here) / Favorite Longchamp Leather Bag

I know this was a lot of information again in one post. Next Wednesday, my Wanderlust Wednesday installment will be all about the SeaDream experience and the details of what we did in each port.  In the meantime, you can see what we have in mind for our next yacht club trip and a special offer for you!

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2020 Ski Chic Style Shop

2020 Ski Chic Style Shop

Our family took a trip to Telluride, Colorado over the holidays and had such a wonderful time! It’s those trips that our family will cherish forever. While I was there, I got a lot of questions about what I was wearing, so I thought it was time to share the 2020 Ski Chic Style Shop. With MLK Day, President’s Day, and spring break around the corner, you might be planning the perfect ski vacation. Which means you need the perfect ski outfit!

Reader Style Survey 2020

Reader Style Survey 2020

Today, I would love your input on this Reader Style Survey!  As I’ve hinted, I’m working on a big style project.  It is one that will be quite time consuming on my part but it will help you with a question I get over and over again.

Top 50 Reader Favorites for 2019

Top 50 Reader Favorites for 2019

Happy Monday! Since I’ve started rounding up the top posts in each category, I thought it would be interesting to see what the top products were from 2019. These are the items that YOU clicked on, purchased the most, and loved! It has been so fun to see what you are all most interested in! 


Discover Alicia's clean beauty favorites and skin care routines.

Best of 2019: Style, Beauty And Lifestyle

Best of 2019: Style, Beauty And Lifestyle

2019 was quite a year!  It has been so fun to look back at the most popular posts and all that happened on Alicia Wood Lifestyle and in our lives.  Today, I’m sharing the Best Blog Posts of 2019 for Style, Beauty and Lifestyle.  I’ll be sharing Home, Food/Entertaining and Travel next week.

Gift Guide: Top 50 Reader Favorite Gifts

Gift Guide: Top 50 Reader Favorite Gifts

Happy Tuesday!  I’m in full nesting mode over here getting ready for my college girl to come home on Thursday, so today is a quick pop in to share a new Gift Guide filled with the Top 50 Reader Favorite Gifts!

Best Gifts For Her + Best Beauty Gifts

Best Gifts For Her + Best Beauty Gifts

This is always my favorite gift guide to put together! It helps me come up with my own list and daydream about all the fabulous gifts. Below, you find the best gifts for her plus, the best beauty gifts!

Food & Entertaining

Here you'll find delicious recipes for just about any occasion. The perfect, most delicious recipe is just minutes away, as well as the essentials for entertaining with style and ease.

Food & Recipes

Family favorites and seasonal menus.


Tips on setting a beautiful table.


Get inspired with entertaining tips.


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Some of life's greatest treasures are memories through travel.

Have A Travel Challenge: Take a Cruise!

Have A Travel Challenge: Take a Cruise!

“Anything but a cruise!”   Maybe you feel the same way?  Believe me, I get it.  I had always said the same thing but my friend Kelly Gruber, founder of Sherry Lane Travel changed my mind and showed me how it solves a travel challenge! 

Best Of 2019: Travel

Best Of 2019: Travel

Our travel for 2019 was truly a dream come true!  Today, I’m sharing our travel from last year as a way to inspire your 2020 travel planning.

Wanderlust Wednesday: Best Gifts For The Traveler

Wanderlust Wednesday: Best Gifts For The Traveler

This is a little bit of a different Wanderlust Wednesday for you today! I’m sharing the next Gift Guide…Gifts For The Traveler! In this post, you’ll find the perfect travel gifts for yourself or someone one your list that travels for business and/or pleasure.