When it comes to where to go on honeymoon, taking a safari is certainly up there with trips of a lifetime, worthy of your post-wedding getaway.

Tomorrow we’re going to be sharing our eight favourite destinations for an unforgettable safari honeymoon, but first up, we thought we’d tackle the important stuff; what to wear!

And who better to guide us through how to pack for a safari honeymoon, than the most stylish lady with a suitcase we know, Bené.

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(landscape photos by Anna Nicholas via Vogue Italia | portrait photos from Mango’s summer campaign 2012)

Marriage is the ultimate life adventure. And, I can’t think of a more fitting (and thrilling!) way to start the journey than with a safari honeymoon.

Just the thought of being swept away to a faraway land and intimately exploring nature hand-in-hand with my love makes my heart skip a beat.

chic safari style

If you’re planning a safari getaway after you say, “I do,” and wondering where to begin when it comes to packing, look no further. Take a walk on the wild side with my list of chic safari essentials.

Khaki, aviators and leopard print are a must!

Packing Essentials for a Wild Safari | Bridal Musings Wedding Blog

Safari Packing Essentials: (1) Hat: J.Crew | (2) Travel reading: Love, Life, and Elephants by Dame Daphne Sheldrick via Amazon | (3) Binoculars: Nikon via Amazon | (4) Passport case: Dolce & Gabbana via Luisaviaroma | (5) Hair ties: Emi-Jay via Nordstrom | (6) Insect repellent: Burt’s Bees via Amazon | (7) Blouse: J.Crew | (8) Jacket: H&M | (9) Sunscreen: Shiseido via Net-A-Porter | (10) Lightweight scarf: Nordstrom | (11) Travel journal: Smythson via Neiman Marcus | (12) Bag: Clare V via Revolve Clothing | (13) Watch: Timex via J.Crew | (14) Sunglasses: Ray-Ban via Shopbop | (15) Camera: Canon via Amazon | (16) Flip-flop sandals: Havaianas via Shopbop | (17) Boots: Sam Edelman via 6PM | (18) Hydrating facial spray: This Works via Net-A-Porter | (19) Duffel bag: The Safari Store | (20) Lip balm: Supergoop! via Nordstrom | (21) Shorts: Madewell | (22) Water bottle: BKR via Neiman Marcus

There you have it, the ultimate safari packing list!

Just make sure to bring extra memory cards and a back-up battery for your camera. Trust me, you’re going to need them.

And if you’re ready to start packing that suitcase of yours, you can shop similar safari essentials with our lookbook below.

Lookbook – Safari Packing Essentials

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