Cruise Clothing Contest: Win a $500 Gift Card from Fresh Produce

July 23, 2014 | By | 320 Comments

Fresh Produce Staple Maxi Dress
Here at Cruise Critic, we’re always looking for onboard outfits that are as cute as they are functional. Which is why we’re pleased to announce this giveaway from Fresh Produce, a U.S. company that specializes in colorful and coastal-inspired clothes for women and kids.
To win a $500 gift card to use at Fresh Produce, let us know what’s the one piece of clothing that you’d never leave home without, by telling us in the comments. We’ll draw a winner at random on August 6. Use the gift card to purchase a Staple Maxi Dress (seen above), a Paradise Tunic or the Twin Peaks Edge Dress.
(Note: The contest is only available to US residents. For more rules, click here).
Here are some of our staff’s favorite cruise clothing:
When I hear “go-to” item, I think versatility. I’m a fairly light packer, but I never leave for a cruise without my taupe wedges. They’re the most versatile shoes I have and a lifesaver in the evenings; I can pair them with almost any dress. The extra room in my suitcase is also a plus. – Gina Kramer, Associate Editor
When packing for a cruise, I have two mantras. One is to layer – plan that an outfit you wear at breakfast can go seamlessly to the beach and even to a nice restaurant in port. To be that versatile, layering a super-casual article of clothing, with one slightly more elegant piece (usually a jacket, sweater or long linen blouse) really keeps things simple. For evenings, I pack what I dub “the uniform,” which typically consists of a few pairs of black slacks and mix and match cotton sweaters. Since most ships have resort casual policies at night, this approach really works.
Beyond the mantras, there’s one also must-have: For the past 15 years now, my Fresh Produce Legacy jersey shorts always come along (I’ve got ‘em in blue, black, white, teal, and pink and as they ultimately get worn out, I pick up a new pair in St. Thomas, Ft. Lauderdale and West Palm Beach, among other spots). They’re super comfortable, reasonably respectable, and the style never, ever changes. – Carolyn Spencer Brown, Editor in Chief
Fresh Produce Twin Peaks Edge Dress
I always pack sundresses. They’re lightweight and can be rolled to fit in luggage. They’re easy to throw on over a bathing suit, and they can also be dressed up for dinner in the dining room. – Ashley Kosciolek, Copy and Ports Editor
I have two go-to wardrobe items. One is a pair of Travelsmith black pants that work well for nice dinners. Paired with a nice blouse, they look like a pair of trousers and because they are Travelsmith, they do not wrinkle. Plus, if I need to wash them, they air dry very quickly. My other go-to wardrobe item is an embroidered, fringed purple shawl, which is perfect for dressing up outfits or keeping me warm in over air-conditioned theaters. – Dori Saltzman, News Editor
With all the walking I do in port, I need shoes that are comfy enough to handle cobblestones, but can also go with a casual skirt or sundress. That’s why I stick with my Clark Privo flats. The thick sole tackles tough streets, but the mary jane style looks cute in the evening. I love these shoes so much that I own them in multiple colors, and buy replacements whenever I see them on sale. I’ve also given them to family members as bon voyage gifts for overseas honeymoon or special anniversary vacations. – Chris Gray Faust, Destinations Editor
I always bring a lightweight, white, zip-up hoodie. It goes with everything, and it works in both warm and cold climates. I’ve worn it during breezy evenings on deck in the Caribbean and as a middle layer under a heavy coat in Alaska. The pockets are the perfect size for my camera too. – Sarah Schlichter, Senior Editor, IndependentTraveler.com
An oversized navy blue cotton cardigan is always a must-pack. I wore it for the first time on a cruise where I was ill, and it became my security blanket. It’s comfortable enough to wear in almost any climate, but can double as a cover for a sundress at night. The color matches many things in my wardrobe, and the anchors on the buttons are a fitting touch. – Brittany Chrusciel, Editorial Assistant
I always pack a maxi-dress for any warm-weather destination. I love dresses like this because they’re comfortable and versatile. I recently did a Mediterranean cruise where I wore a maxi-dress for walking through Ephesus. It was hot as could be, but I paired the dress with walking shoes, a wide-brimmed hat and a good amount of sunscreen, and I was completely comfy. I didn’t worry about the dust I was kicking up, and I was able to walk up stairs and down hills with no trouble. I’ve worn that same dress to dinners; I just dress it up with a thin sweater and some jewelry. Having great, flexible fashion options makes packing easier, too. You’ve got less to pack and more room for souvenirs. – Colleen McDaniel, Managing Editor
What’s your go-to outfit? Tell us in the comments – and possibly win!

    Comments

    320 Responses to “Cruise Clothing Contest: Win a $500 Gift Card from Fresh Produce”

    1. Ralph Johnson
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 2:01 pm

      Silk underware! Easy to wash out and fast to dry plus takes up less space in the suitcase.

    2. Kevin Fries
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 2:17 pm

      Golf shorts and dri-fit polo. Perfect for a casual dinner or just hanging out on the ship. Easy to pack and never wrinkles.

    3. Brenda Gibson
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 2:22 pm

      An over-sized black sweater. Can be used as a formal night cover for the air conditioned dining room or as a light jacket with a pair of shorts and tank.

    4. Mandy
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 2:38 pm

      Sun dresses, flip flops, bikinis, and kaftans are a must for me!

    5. ken
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 3:27 pm

      My go to cruise outfit is a pair of seersucker shorts, white button down shirt, boat shoes, and a pair of great sunglasses

    6. kathryn berry
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 3:28 pm

      My khaki Scottevest with the RFID pockets. Who needs a purse??

    7. Gail Murphy
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 3:29 pm

      Cotton short sleeve tunic…can be used as a swim coverup, over capris, belted over shorts, or even a nightgown!!! I always bring a pink and lime green colored tunic which goes with white, black, navy and denim…cant lose!!!

    8. dale dewitt
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 3:30 pm

      I prefer anything that isnt dressy, i dont wear a suit at home so when on a cruise i wear shorts and a polo and avoid the main dining room on formal nights..they have the same food in the buffet :)

    9. yvonne anderson
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 3:30 pm

      Swimsuit

    10. Kimberly
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 3:30 pm

      A maxi dress with some great looking sandals and a hat and a pair of sunglasses.

    11. yvonne anderson
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 3:30 pm

      swimsuit on Dream in Oct

    12. Jane Cunningham
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 3:31 pm

      I love my Fresh Produce, sleeveless, knee length sun dresses (have 3). When packing they can be worn as a dress, as a bathing suit cover-up or even as a night gown. My other must have is a black pashmina – for those cool evenings around the ship and it goes with everything.

    13. Jeremy C
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 3:31 pm

      Tshirt, Cargo shorts and reef sandals on deck…

      tank top, swim shorts and sandals on excursions

    14. Julie
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 3:31 pm

      Always a maxi skirt, tank top, wedge heels, and some fun chunky jewelry!!!

    15. Brooke Pyne
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 3:32 pm

      Maxis! and tank tops! Maxis go with everything, perfect cover ups or dress up for dinner.

    16. Tracey H
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 3:33 pm

      My supersoft tie-dye rayon tank dress and a few pairs of flip-flops and sandals are a must!

    17. Cindy O'Neil
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 3:34 pm

      Several swimsuits and a few beach coverups are my go to cruisewear items.

    18. Debbie
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 3:35 pm

      Sun dresses. Easy to throw over a bathing suit and you can dress it up for night time.

    19. Wendy
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 3:35 pm

      My go-to outfit is an island style outfit of halter & flowing pants, affectionately dubbed “The Genie Outfit” by my family!

    20. Alicia
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 3:35 pm

      I always pack maxi dresses and dressy flip flops! They take up a small amount of space and can be dressed up or down for day or evening wear. And I always make sure I buy a new on on vacation!

    21. Laura
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 3:35 pm

      My white capris are the first thing I pack. I can dress them up with heels and a nice top or go super casual in flip flops and a tank top. They go from pool to dinner to dancing- just as long as I don’t sit on s blueberry…again! lol

    22. Carmen Miller
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 3:36 pm

      My go-to cruise essentials are Teva Sandals for walking around the ship and ports and my $10 blowout sale pashmina, great for anytime and they come in so many colors!

    23. Maryellen Siegel
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 3:37 pm

      I used to have a whole different perspective on a “go to outfit” for a cruise. I just returned from a 12 day Mediterranean cruise. My baggage never reached me until I was got to the Rome airport on my way home to NY!!! I really learned how little I needed to survive on. Although I hit a low when I realized I was about to get on a ship without any clothing except what was on my back, I dug down deep inside and looked at the situation as a new adventure. Fortunately I was wearing a Fresh Produce T-shirt dress on the plane. That dress proved to be a life saver as I wore it everywhere. Three countries and many ports of call. It was laundered by the ship every day and still looked great. So, I would have to say by Fresh Produce t-shirt dress, and underwear!!!!!, is my new “Go to outfit ” for cruising!

    24. claire lafountain
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 3:37 pm

      my favorate outfit is a cotton stretch dress that has shorts sewed in it is black and is great for formal or for just wearing around it packs small and does not wrincle

    25. Naomi E
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 3:38 pm

      For the Caribbean, a maxi dress. For Europe? Comfy walking sandals.

    26. Dave N
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 3:39 pm

      Nylon long running pants and a patriotic Tee shirt.

    27. Debbi
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 3:39 pm

      Black Columbia sundress that can be dressed up or down with jewelry or sweater.

    28. Susan
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 3:40 pm

      I love sundress. Wear it to dinner one evening with some fancy jewelry, then use it as a cover-up around the pool the next day. They pack super easy. A thin white sweater is also a must for me … keeps me warm in the air-conditioning.

    29. Patty
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 3:40 pm

      Maxi dresses and flip flops! I don’t leave home without them!

    30. Nancy V.
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 3:42 pm

      Leggings, comfy tops and a pair of TOMS!o

    31. Samira Wahid
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 3:42 pm

      My go to cruise outfit is: shorts, t-shirt, flip flops, and sunglasses

    32. Kristen
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 3:44 pm

      flip flops, board shorts, tank top, cover up.
      pretty flats for formal nights.

    33. Sherri Hallman
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 3:44 pm

      Little black dress. Never goes out of style and you can dress it up or dress it down.

    34. Pat M.
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 3:44 pm

      I have a very stylish black and fushia form fitting knit sleeveless dress that can be dressed up or down with the right accessories: flats, flip flops, heels, a cute sweater or a wrap, different jewelry.

      My friends call it my Vatican dress because the dress has been there 3 times! And the Greek Isles, Cancun, the Carribbean and just Massachusetts.

    35. Kathy Wilson
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 3:45 pm

      Always a maxi dress with several patterned tops to highlight the color – good for casual or dressy

    36. Regina Kipling
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 3:45 pm

      Navy maxi dress. Can dress it up or down for casual or dressy events!

    37. TravelXena
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 3:46 pm

      A jumper/one-piece and cardigan. Easy to wear and classy.

    38. Jamie Trammel
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 3:49 pm

      I must have my net bamboo coverup! I always get the nicest comments when I wear it and I get asked a couple of times where I got it. It’s just a cover up made of bamboo (not the ridged one)is knit like a fish net, has a V neck and one each side of the V neck are leather “strings” just for looks. It’s light brown and goes with everything!

    39. Suzanne
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 3:50 pm

      A maxi dress that can double as coverup and can be dressed up for dinner

    40. Linda Brown
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 3:50 pm

      My go to item is lightweight sundresses, T shirts and underwear are a must also!

    41. Kathleen (nana541)
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 3:51 pm

      Chico’s for day and evening! It’s great a casual for touring and classy but easy for evening! Packs really small with little wrinkles too :)

    42. Mary B
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 3:51 pm

      Black, mix and match for me. Different tops, same slacks and/or skirt. bathing suits with cover for daytime. Off ship, denim shorts and tank tops with my Merrill sandals for comfort.

    43. Lynn Chudy
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 3:51 pm

      My navy tee shirt dress. It works for casual dinners, sightseeing in port or as a beach cover up.

    44. Linda Brown
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 3:52 pm

      Sundress… T-shirts and comfortable tennis shoes are a must also. And I can’t forget underware..LOL..

    45. Liz Myszka
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 3:55 pm

      An awesome long top that can be worn as a beach cover-up (quick trip into the lunch buffet) or over leggings for a smart dinner outfit.

    46. Penny Smith
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 3:57 pm

      My favorite piece when I’m on a cruise is a light cotton jersey knit dress I can wear as swimsuit cover up or dress up for the dining room or sightseeing.

    47. Pherrise
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 4:01 pm

      My go-to is a Maxi Dress, the most colorful and tropical the better. For Sail-A-Way, touring a port of call, Dinner in the main Dining Room and everything else! I currently have over 25, eying maybe 3-5 more for my next trip! :)

    48. Nikki Dertouzos
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 4:01 pm

      Black capris. Works well say or night. Good for mix and match.

    49. Roberta Calabrese
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 4:02 pm

      A shawl I always get cold in the theatres and they can be worn with everything.

    50. Tracy Ellis
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 4:03 pm

      I always cruise with lots of linen tops and slacks that I can mix and match (and my trusty bottle of Downy Wrinkle Releaser) to tame those linen wrinkles!

    51. Kelli Bray
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 4:03 pm

      My black Capri pants are my go to item. I can dress them up or dress them down. They can work on just about any occasion.

    52. Jo Stice
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 4:05 pm

      Definitely don’t leave home without your swimsuit. Whether it’s time for the hot-tub or the sun deck, it’s a must-have item!

    53. Debbie Morrell
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 4:07 pm

      I love a deep, V Neck, black cotton dress with 3/4 length sleeves that I can dress up or down with a change of shoes and jewelry. There is a reason they call it the “little black dress”.

    54. Gail
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 4:09 pm

      My favorite go to is a lightweight denim midi skirt. It’s great for warm or cool climates. I think you always look a little more dressed up in a skirt and just throw on a T….voila!

    55. Beverly J.
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 4:12 pm

      I always pack a couple pair of Athleta skorts. They are lightweight, versatile and easy to wash and dry in the cabin. And I never leave without my favorite swimsuit and cover-up!

    56. Nancy
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 4:13 pm

      I always bring my white zip up hoodie. Matches everything. Good for rain or when the theaters are chilly.

    57. stuart orenstein
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 4:22 pm

      one suit, two dress shirts and two ties for Formal nights in the Main dining room.

    58. Debbie Holbrook
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 4:22 pm

      A long cotton dress with a scarf! I can dress up or down with shoes and wear all day and night! Less to pack! Scarf comes in handy when it’s chilly or I want to take a nap!

    59. joanne schoenfeld
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 4:24 pm

      big floppy hat for sun protection.

    60. Ric Rivera
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 4:32 pm

      Khakis and various solid polo shirts. Mix and match for space saving in luggage

    61. Jeanetta Lennie
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 4:34 pm

      A t-shirt dress! So versatile, you can dress them up and go exploring in them. Love them!

    62. Aaaa
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 4:36 pm

      A light maxi dress. Easy to pack, easy to stack, great for summer!

    63. LMV
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 4:39 pm

      Tan, drawstring linen pants. They go great with my swim suit top. They are light :)

    64. Carissa W
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 4:41 pm

      Sundresses

    65. Rose
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 4:42 pm

      White Capri’s

    66. Sheree Macy
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 4:47 pm

      My fresh produce sun dresses. Very versatile for casual or dress up with shrug and even as swimsuit coverup. Fold in half and roll and take up little room in suitcase

    67. kim
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 4:48 pm

      I always take a lightweight cardigan because the dining room and clubs can be chilly in the evenings.

    68. Leigh
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 4:48 pm

      First and foremost, a comfy pair of walking shoes that will go with everything. To go with, two good pairs of wool socks (a trick the shoe salesman gave me – one pair to wear, one to air out from the day before, regardless of the weather – they are great!). The only other thing is convertible pants. Either capris-to-shorts or pants-to-capris. That way you can warm up or cool down quickly; cover up if need-be; or be prepared for walking in rainy streets!

    69. Lesley
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 4:51 pm

      Maxi dress and neutral colored shawl.

    70. Liz Matthews
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 4:52 pm

      My favorite go to cruise wear is something comfy, versatile, and EXPANDING. I love stretchy multi way dresses that can be dressed up enough for dinner, but also casual enough to wear in port. I say expanding because we all know what happens on a cruise…our waistlines expand! Something that I look good in on day one and on day 10.

    71. margaret
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 4:52 pm

      Black maxi dress and black slacks. Can dress them up or down.

    72. Shirley
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 4:53 pm

      PFG sports wear. Great in the sun, great if it’s cool, lots of pockets, light weight for travel and looks good.

    73. Mallory
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 4:53 pm

      My favorite peach and white maxi dress (from Walmart!) with a white cardigan for when it gets chilly.

    74. Rebecca L
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 5:00 pm

      It depends on the type of cruise but onboard, I prefer to wear sundresses and flip flops.

    75. Betty Gilmore
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 5:00 pm

      I have the perfect little black dress, packs in a roll and unpacks unwrinkled. Dress up with a sparkle shawl and jewelry or keep plain with just a scarf. Goes just about anywhere.

    76. Millie
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 5:02 pm

      I always have on of those polyknit dresses for the dress up nights….it rolls into the bag & never looks wrinkled.

    77. Eileen
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 5:03 pm

      Swimsuit for day and sweater for nights

    78. Mimi Auchter
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 5:07 pm

      After 20 cruises, I have learned not to over pack and only bring two pairs of shoes (black and beige small healed sandals to go with anything – Clark’s plus one pair of flip-flops for beach/pool), several tops (5-6) to mix and match with shorts (3-4 prs.) and 3 pants and 2 capris for club casual eve. and two dressier skirts for formal evening. Two lightweight sweater coverups for chilly a/c locations and to dress up evening wear. No purse necessary, but I do pack a special tote bag for excursions/pool/beach which holds water, sunscreen and essentials. This leaves plenty of space for souvenirs and other purchases and no need to worry about being overweight on the airlines.

    79. Mary sumner
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 5:09 pm

      Black pants and black sandles/shoes from Dansco. I can walk everywhere and pair these with lots of tops/jackets/layers t suit the weather or occasion.

    80. David Engelman
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 5:12 pm

      Khaki slacks and polo shirts

    81. Vicky
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 5:17 pm

      Lots of shoes

    82. Judy Boswell
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 5:20 pm

      My favorite cruise outfit is a jacket and shell that I got from Coldwater Creek many years ago for our first cruise. It has gone on every cruise since then. I always wear it the first night for dinner. I pack it in my carry on to make sure it doesn’t arrive late. It just wouldn’t feel right to start a cruise without it. It is as lightweight as can be and it simply just doesn’t wrinkle. I could tie it in a knot and it would still look perfect. It has multiple colors in it so it is very versatile I wear the shell with a black jacket and wear the jacket with a black shell. It really cuts down on the number of outfits I have to pack. Love this outfit. Perfect for cruises. Wait, I think I hear it calling me and telling me I need to book another cruise.

    83. Natasha Newman
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 5:25 pm

      My Ralph Lauren Crest Polo Shirt goes on every cruise. I usually wear it for boarding day. Perfect with Black or white capri pants..and of course my soft bed Birkenstock sandals! I’m ready to go!

    84. Rose Marie Guidry
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 5:30 pm

      A large, over-size scarf. Tied the right way you have a jacket, three or four different styles of vest, and the usual scarf style that goes around your neck. One scarf can change the look of an outfit many times over.

    85. Carol
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 5:31 pm

      Fresh Produce!!!! I found this clothing line while on a cruise and it has since been my cruise casual outfits when boarding!!! I buy wherever I can find this brand.

    86. Heidi
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 5:36 pm

      Skorts. Dress them up, dress them down… casual, comfy, versatile.

    87. Helene Callagan
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 5:46 pm

      Sundresses that can work as coverups, casual day outfits, or be dressed up with different shoes and jewelry for a night out.

    88. Donna Cheney
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 5:57 pm

      No more heels for me at night. By the time evening comes I don’t want hose or heels. Won’t cruise without dressy black flip flops for evening wear.

    89. Martina
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 5:57 pm

      Natural capris, floral top, comfortable sandals, cute shrug, and a beach bag full of things for pool and beach

    90. Amy
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 6:04 pm

      A comfy T-shirt weight dress, like the peach one above…. swim cover-up, kicking around the ship on sea days, going ashore outfit…even use as nightgown. #2 would be my New Balance sandals…all day walking comfort.

    91. Heidi Stream
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 6:15 pm

      Beaded bathing suit cover up!

    92. Kelli Burkholder
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 6:25 pm

      My favorite maxi sundress over my bathing suit. Perfect and ready for any activity!

    93. Mary
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 6:35 pm

      My go to is skorts, half shorts, half skirt , it makes it easy to wear a skirt without worrying about a breeze showing my underwear to everyone! :)

    94. Kim Savage
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 6:38 pm

      A solid color maxi dress that I can change up with jewelry or scarf or sweater and use as several different outfits

    95. Lisa Jost
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 6:41 pm

      My number one item to pack for cruises is at least one pair of shoes by Onesole. I have more than a dozen different tops for them. Everything from beach casual to dressy enough for dinner, clog tops for colder climates and kitchy tops for holidays or special occasions. They are so much fun to wear while being comfortable at the same time. I have people ask about them on every cruise. I love them!

    96. Lori
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 6:44 pm

      I love a white tank or camisole that can be worn countless ways. I layer it under tees that are a little too low-cut, layer it under sheer evening blouses for modesty, paired with sweaters or cardigans.

    97. Susan D
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 6:52 pm

      Six years ago I purchased a Gortex waterproof jacket for our cruise to Alaska. Every year I pack it, and every year it comes in handy at least one day. This year, it poured two days straight in Germany, but don’t fret, Susan D. has her blue Gortex jacket and she is dry and smiling.

    98. Mary
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 6:57 pm

      I’ve got 3 pairs of WHBM shorts that I never go without. They’re ridiculously comfy, and gloriously high quality.

    99. Linda
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 7:02 pm

      A tshirt dress that I can dress up or down…add a belt, wear with heels or flats…

    100. Debbie
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 7:07 pm

      Anything comfortable and coastal friendly. A great swimsuit cover-up to wear over my suit on excursions, comfortable sandals and a great beach bag my husband feels comfortable carrying ;)

    101. sherri vince
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 7:09 pm

      we have tshirts that are tuxedo shirts and on the back..when you put them together says “together since” 1975.

      Hubby’s sayd together 19. mine says since 75. I have a photo but it won’t let me post it!

    102. Tracy
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 7:14 pm

      I always have my boho chic big white tiered skirt. It’s cotton, billowing, and great to cover up a bathing suit or go shopping or dining in port. One thing I’ve never done is scarves, but in the future I believe I’ll be taking along a large scarf or two. I like the look of them layered over a simple cami or tank.

    103. Lisa
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 7:16 pm

      Two must brings—a black jersey maxi dress and a tan cashmere shawl. Both get used repeatedly. The dress can be dressed up or down and the shawl works as a scarf, blanket or thrown over my shoulders for the chill of the dr or the night air.

    104. Donna
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 7:17 pm

      a light sweater for the evenings on ship,they keep the ship very cold.

    105. Jessica
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 7:19 pm

      Jersey sundresses! Versatile & comfy!

    106. Nancy Trant
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 7:22 pm

      Nice jeans – I can add a dressy top for dinner or a t-shirt at breakfast. My Teva sport sandals – I never leave on a vacation without them. They are great for walking around ports, wearing to the ship’s gym and jogging track and are non-skid.

    107. Patty
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 7:46 pm

      My jean skirt and a Travelsmith white blouse!

    108. Cathy Marshall
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 7:50 pm

      I have a mid length black skort with pockets I can dress up for formal or down with a tank or T. I bring a Columbia fleece for cool nights or inside activities. You can fit EVERYTHING (camera, money, glasses, chapstick) in interior or exterior pockets. No need to carry a purse. For footwear, a very comfy pair of Black Clark Privo Maryjanes!!!

    109. Sharon
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 7:53 pm

      I like to bring my pashmina scarves. I have several colors and you can get them on sale on ships for a very reasonable price. They make my formal dresses pop with some added color and I can wear them deckside in the evening breeze!

    110. Mary Brotman
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 7:53 pm

      The perfect pair of Black Slacks!

    111. Laura
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 7:59 pm

      I always bring a black cardigan.Sometimes the ship can be very cold in the dining room and a black cardigan will go with whatever I pack for dinner.

    112. Diane Erickson
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 8:01 pm

      I have to go with the jersey cotton short sleeve Maxi dress. Wrinkle free. Pair with jewel whey and heels for dinner or flip flops and visor for daytime.

    113. Kelli Burkholder
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 8:07 pm

      My favorite maxi sundress over my bathing suit. Perfect and ready for anything!

    114. Julie Dietrich
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 8:08 pm

      I notice a lot responses of sundresses that can be accessorized for evening wear and as a cover up. I agree. I also have a bag that doubles as a carry on, purse and beach bag. Finally I leave room to buy one new sundress/cover up from the on board shops. It doubles as a souvenir for the trip!

    115. Susan Bawden
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 8:09 pm

      T shirt dresses

    116. Trisha Beehler
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 8:25 pm

      Rash guard and a pair of shorts!!!!

    117. Margaret Hawkins
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 8:30 pm

      My go to outfit is my favorite swimsuit cover up.
      I say in it almost everyday on sea days. Long and can wear
      it to spa and everywhere else on ship.

    118. Karen
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 8:32 pm

      A pair of nice black pants. They can be dressed up or down for dinner and worn on casual nights and formal nights. Saves luggage space :)

    119. Janine
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 8:41 pm

      I always pack a lightweight, cotton blend, stretchy dress. For the past few years it has been a black, knee length loose fitting dress with cap sleeves.

      This dress has taken me from the plane, to dinners in the dining room, to shore excursions, to the beach, to work – and even to a funeral. I can belt it, add a scarf or necklace, top with a sweater or lightweight jacket, or even a Pashmina! On the coldest of days, I’ve worn this one black dress with tights, boots, and a big pullover sweater.

      If I had to pack only one piece, this would be it!

    120. Debbie Terry
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 8:45 pm

      sundresses and bathing suit cover-ups. Who needs anything more?

    121. J
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 9:02 pm

      A Maxi Dress! I can dress it up or down with great accessories and shoes.

    122. samantha
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 9:24 pm

      my gold bar sandals, nice enough for a formal night, causal enough for a beach day!
      and a simple black tank top, can dress up with a high waist skirt, or down with a bikini!

    123. DJ
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 9:34 pm

      I love to take a simple black knit dress. You can dress it with a glittery jacket for a formal night or as is for any other night.

    124. Terri
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 9:49 pm

      My sundresses and my Toms shoes. Never leave without them both

    125. Eileen
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 10:24 pm

      A cute sundress!

    126. alicia
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 10:37 pm

      A crop denim jacket. It goes with everything so if it rains, I have a jacket to cover my head. If it’s cool at night on the ship, I dress it up as an accessory.

    127. Ronda
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 11:07 pm

      Black pants/capris. Colorful tops. Scarves. Always bring a black lightweight shawl. Rolled up, it’s a pillow on the plane or blanket if needed and then a cover up in cool dining room.

    128. Patricia Langer
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 11:07 pm

      The one thing I always bring is my swimsuit. Wouldn’t want to be somewhere with nice warm water if I couldn’t enjoy it!

    129. Amy Stump
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 11:33 pm

      My long black jersey skirt. Dress it up, dress it down. Never wrinkles. Rinses out and dries overnight. And, it goes with everything!

    130. Karina F
      July 23rd, 2014 @ 11:36 pm

      Sun dresses – short ones, long ones any and all. Nothing better or easier than a cute dress.

    131. Kristi
      July 24th, 2014 @ 12:27 am

      Plaid Bermuda shorts!

    132. Kari
      July 24th, 2014 @ 12:32 am

      Dressy black scarf or wrap/cardigan, usually both. Quick way to dress something up, or stay warm on a chilly evening. Also a great way to hide any wayward spills!

    133. heather wilson
      July 24th, 2014 @ 2:14 am

      My sandles!!

    134. Brooke
      July 24th, 2014 @ 7:07 am

      Definitely some kind of shaw, cardigan, or light weight jacket. Most people assume a cruise is all warm weather sailing, but the restaurants and theaters can get quite chilly in the evening- especially if you have a slight sunburn.

    135. Shirley Kroot
      July 24th, 2014 @ 8:14 am

      Capri-length or full-length leggings. They are comfortable & wash & dry easily

    136. Jen Hines
      July 24th, 2014 @ 8:15 am

      cute swimwear with a stylish cover-up and fip flops with bling reason being: one can eat in the buffet and not offend anyone :-)

    137. Jennifer H.
      July 24th, 2014 @ 8:42 am

      I always travel with a simple black dress that can either be casual or I can dress up.

    138. Shari Palermo
      July 24th, 2014 @ 9:36 am

      Sun dresses (3) and cover ups. My nightly dinner ware. They are all made of spandex so they pack amazingly well, whether they are flat, rolled or squished. No wrinkles! I accessorize with one black and one white shrug.

    139. Sandra Cormier
      July 24th, 2014 @ 10:27 am

      The little black dress with a twist! A jersey knit with a just below the knee full skirt and a tank top fitted bodice. Dress by itself is simple and classy and can be easily dressed up with a jacket or a great sparkly top. I wear it for elegant night and casually. It rolls tinier than almost anything else and does not wrinkle.

    140. Kathleen
      July 24th, 2014 @ 11:22 am

      When I cruise I always pack my summer whites and my navy blues…and then add all my sarongs and sundresses…<3

    141. Sherrie Lynn
      July 24th, 2014 @ 11:56 am

      Bermuda length shorts in navy and white. I can wear these around the ship in the daytime with a nautical T-shirt and some colorful rope wedge shoes. Then off the ship I can wear them with great walking shoes for comfort. Also, mid length sundresses for daytime wear. And they must be 100% percent cotton for comfort and staying cool.

    142. Debbie
      July 24th, 2014 @ 12:13 pm

      Must have free flowing sundresses, my hat and sandles!

    143. Anna Wong
      July 24th, 2014 @ 12:40 pm

      I always make sure I have a few summer dresses that can be used for any occasion whether it’s relaxing on Lido deck, participating in daily ship activities, being on port or beaches, or attending nightly dinners and shows. It’s so versatile. I also make sure to include a few over-sized pashmina scarves which act great to dress up a casual dress for the night, use as a warmer during colder nights or places where there is air conditioning, etc.

    144. Gary
      July 24th, 2014 @ 1:16 pm

      swimming shorts for the pool and beaches

    145. Pat L.
      July 24th, 2014 @ 4:14 pm

      anything Chico’s & of course, Toms!

    146. kristen mcclary
      July 24th, 2014 @ 4:52 pm

      my go to outfit is my tank top and faded shorts. its super comfortable and sleek.

    147. Melissa Candek
      July 24th, 2014 @ 5:08 pm

      My pick is a colorful maxi dress! It can be dressed up with jewelry or dressed down with flip flops!

    148. Magan
      July 24th, 2014 @ 5:38 pm

      Swimsuit

    149. Dorinda
      July 24th, 2014 @ 6:02 pm

      velour hoodie

    150. Sue
      July 24th, 2014 @ 7:11 pm

      I would never cruise without black dress pants and white dress pants. Between those 2 colors, all tops mix and match. With 2 pair of dress pants, I can’t make a ton of different outfits!

    151. Sue
      July 24th, 2014 @ 7:12 pm

      I would never cruise without black dress pants and white dress pants. Between those 2 colors, all tops mix and match. With 2 pair of dress pants, I can make a ton of different outfits!

    152. Lynda White
      July 24th, 2014 @ 8:08 pm

      I pack lighter each time we cruise. I finally realized we’re never going to see these people again! Black slacks and black and white skirts and shorts with cute tops work well, and I rent a tux for formal nights for my husband. A long black skirt and two glittery tops for me and we’re gorgeous!!

    153. Scott Lara
      July 24th, 2014 @ 9:02 pm

      I like to pack nice light colored t-shirts with company logos on them, not plain white ones. Great for the gym, protecting my fair skin from the blistering UV rays of the sun and great advertisement!

    154. Kim Lebowitz
      July 24th, 2014 @ 9:05 pm

      I love my chicos travelers pants!

    155. Carol Polakowski
      July 24th, 2014 @ 9:10 pm

      I have never been on a cruise, but if i won this $500 Fresh Produce gift card and then went on a cruise, i know i would be stylish and comfy!

    156. Diane
      July 25th, 2014 @ 12:16 am

      My go to outfit is capris and sandals. Plus a light weight top, especially during summer!

    157. Marjorie T.
      July 25th, 2014 @ 6:52 am

      My short-sleeved t-shirt dress. It’s comfortable and perfect for days when I want something other than shorts.

    158. Eve K.
      July 25th, 2014 @ 8:32 am

      A cotton maxi dress to dress up or down (FP makes many great ones) because you can wear it on cooler days for strolling and shopping but can easily transform it to a diiner outfit with a light sweater or wrap, and jewelry. Also black cotton or linen capris are a must, as they can be used to dress up or down and all tops and sweaters will go with black.

    159. cherylcorwin
      July 25th, 2014 @ 2:41 pm

      My favorite outfit is black Jersey slacks, a black beaded t-shirt and a Raspberry glitter jacket. I wear a leg brace, so this hides it well and I still feel dressy. http://s809.photobucket.com/user/ccruisequeen717/media/100_9325_zps94a1242c.jpg.html?sort=6&o=12

    160. joe gersch
      July 25th, 2014 @ 6:01 pm

      i nver leave home without my belt

    161. cynthia jones
      July 25th, 2014 @ 7:30 pm

      MY go to cruise essentials is first a pair of black and white Merill sandles as the comfort of Merill is excellent and black and the white color are versitile. I also have a plastic waterproof necklace/case around my neck for money and cards. I also won’t leave home without my black slacks.

    162. Kathy Horton
      July 25th, 2014 @ 10:34 pm

      I have gotten in the habit of bringing a silky black, white or crème shrug in order to have one for each outfit! The theaters can be a little chilly for me and the shrugs are just perfect for just the right amount of warmth!!

    163. Susan Robinson
      July 26th, 2014 @ 12:38 am

      Black slacks, white sweater, black shoes, comfy colorful blouse. Can be worn anywhere!

    164. Gwenda Helgert
      July 26th, 2014 @ 12:40 am

      Shiny black yoga pants (boot cut) and capris. Very versatile. They can be dressed up with a sparely top and fancy jewelry or worn with a tank top and tropical short for shore excursions and hanging around the ship. Not exactly apparel, but I do wear sunscreen every day!

    165. Tiffani N
      July 26th, 2014 @ 2:01 pm

      On land or cruise vacations, a few lightweight maxi dresses in fun colors are a must for me! They’re paired with a pair of neutral wedges or gold thong sandals and fun accessories to mix and match depending on day or night activities.

    166. Kirsten S.
      July 26th, 2014 @ 3:32 pm

      I have found that a maxi skirt and top are a great combination that can go just about anywhere. It really was my go-to outfit on my last cruise and I wish I had brought another skirt.

    167. Barb
      July 26th, 2014 @ 4:51 pm

      black soft pants and several mix & match blouses. also comfortable shoes!

    168. Sara C.
      July 29th, 2014 @ 10:09 am

      I have an awesome Maxi Dress that looks very formal…I wear it every cruise for one of our formal nights. Paired with my silver heels from our wedding it always makes a killer formal photo!!

    169. Lorna D
      July 29th, 2014 @ 3:03 pm

      The one thing I can not do without on a cruise are my bamboo shirts. They are so comfortable and are easily washed and dried. No wrinkles when unpacked.

    170. Melissa Fayyazi
      July 31st, 2014 @ 10:06 am

      I always make sure to take a breezy maxi dress. It can be dressed up for dinner and I can wear it on deck when it is windy.

    171. Linda Mock
      July 31st, 2014 @ 11:11 am

      I bring a long black skirt and silky black pants. I dress them up with glittery tops for formal nights. I pair them with casual tops or lightweight sweaters for dinner.

    172. Pami H
      August 1st, 2014 @ 1:48 pm

      My must have is an oversize shawl which I can use to cover my shoulders or use as an cover-up at the pool. Black pants and a black skirt mixed with formal and casual tops and a nice maxi dress.

    173. Ashley
      August 1st, 2014 @ 1:54 pm

      I am a big fan of the maxi dress. I bring a nice maxi dress on every trip now, one that I can wear to the pool or wear to dinner.

    174. Debbie Terry
      August 1st, 2014 @ 3:06 pm

      The one thing is a bathing suit – but a cover up is essential…maybe on ethat can be dressed up enough to serve for dinner too.

    175. Kelle J.
      August 1st, 2014 @ 4:50 pm

      When traveling, I only wear dresses that are wrinkle-free, with fun and vibrant patterns. I love sleeve-less dresses that look great with sandals or boots, casual or dressy depending on the accessories. I look for dresses that are versatile and easy to care for.

    176. Victoria
      August 1st, 2014 @ 5:03 pm

      swimsuit with a FP cover-up

    177. Robin Gerzema
      August 1st, 2014 @ 5:03 pm

      The one thing I never cruise without is my black sundress. It can be worn as a cover up or as a casual dinner outfit depending on the weather and cruise!!!!

    178. Kate
      August 1st, 2014 @ 5:03 pm

      Light weight maxi-dresses and skirts. They are a life saver in hot ports in Europe!

    179. Karyne
      August 1st, 2014 @ 5:07 pm

      Comfortable anytime dress.

    180. Nancy Barry
      August 1st, 2014 @ 5:07 pm

      Black capri pants are always in my cruise suitcase. I can dress them down for a daytime excursion, with a sporty sun top, or dress them up with a dressy top and some jewelry for dinner at the Main Dining Room. Strappy sandals complete either outfit!

    181. Kimberly M
      August 1st, 2014 @ 5:09 pm

      Black maxi dress and sandles

    182. Deborah Sampson
      August 1st, 2014 @ 5:12 pm

      Black slacks, neutral pashmina, great walking shoes.

    183. Debbie Daniels
      August 1st, 2014 @ 5:12 pm

      Don’t have one yet – that’s why I need to win

    184. Janell Williams
      August 1st, 2014 @ 5:13 pm

      Aleays take my sundresses. Covers everythinh i need it to and they are super comfey.

    185. Renee
      August 1st, 2014 @ 5:15 pm

      Maxi dress in the Caribbean…cool but still classy!

    186. Jaimee Oliver
      August 1st, 2014 @ 5:15 pm

      My go to item is a cotton sundress. Easy to dress up or down for the situation.

    187. Shell
      August 1st, 2014 @ 5:17 pm

      Athleta Tee Dress.. goes from Cover up to formal night! Can dress it up or down, won’t wrinkle and travels awesome.

    188. Tania
      August 1st, 2014 @ 5:18 pm

      A cute sundress!

    189. Carrie
      August 1st, 2014 @ 5:19 pm

      Capris…can be very casual, but also dressed up with nice shoes and blouse

    190. Patricia D.
      August 1st, 2014 @ 5:22 pm

      Black slacks and sweater sets.

    191. Karen
      August 1st, 2014 @ 5:22 pm

      I love the Staple Maxi Dress! Easy to accessorize and wear day or night.

    192. Melissa
      August 1st, 2014 @ 5:24 pm

      My turquoise shorts…I know it sounds silly bit they go with almost all of my tank tops and swimsuits when we cruise! That’s my color ;)

    193. Joyce rondeau
      August 1st, 2014 @ 5:25 pm

      Maxi dresses and scarves. I can wear the scarves around my neck, my waist or in my hair.

    194. beth mastin
      August 1st, 2014 @ 5:26 pm

      Love your clothes. I’m an avid cruise and I take lots of knits and sun dresses.

    195. Carole Madle
      August 1st, 2014 @ 5:33 pm

      I always pack a Fresh Produce sundress in my carry-on. That way if luggage is delayed, I can use it as a dress for dinner and as a bathing suit cover-up.

    196. Cyntimental
      August 1st, 2014 @ 5:33 pm

      Love fast drying nylon shorts and soft bright colored tank tops, plus a comfy pair of Keen sandals make an easy ‘go to’ outfit for day time wear….on or off the ship. (A small leather cross body bag is very useful as well.)

    197. Sheri
      August 1st, 2014 @ 5:34 pm

      I always bring a maxi dress for every night. I can dress them up and pair with a pashmina. It will me through every night in the main dining room. Eating in the dining room is one of our greatest pleasures on the ship. Of course, I also bring one to cover my swimsuit on deck, usually with a halter top.

    198. Janice Chandler
      August 1st, 2014 @ 5:35 pm

      I always pack my turquoise Fresh Produce swimsuit cover.

    199. Linda Bryant
      August 1st, 2014 @ 5:39 pm

      Bermuda and tops for day, dresses for evenings. Always pack lightweight sweaters or wraps…..air conditioning too cold for me.

    200. Pam
      August 1st, 2014 @ 5:41 pm

      Flip flops, swim suits, sundresses, white capris, black slacks, sleeveless shirts and a smile!

    201. Tina Valentin
      August 1st, 2014 @ 5:47 pm

      Our first cruise is booked for sept 7th still unsure what to pack probably going to over pack but could use the gift card to pack correctly!!!

    202. Wyn Hyzer
      August 1st, 2014 @ 5:51 pm

      I have to have my shawl along. The cruise ship dining rooms are freezing after a day in the sun. I wrap up in one of these and and I’m good for the evening!

    203. Angela c
      August 1st, 2014 @ 5:58 pm

      Shorts and tank tops

    204. Leslie Cooper
      August 1st, 2014 @ 6:05 pm

      My go-to outfit is a sundress, hat and nice flip-flops. Comfortable, attractive and travels well!

    205. Shanti Halter
      August 1st, 2014 @ 6:12 pm

      Bright wrap. Can use for warmth, cover shoulders when necessary at churches, sarong over bathingsuit, as a skirt, or as a top…

    206. Donna Brown
      August 1st, 2014 @ 6:22 pm

      cargo shorts with lots of pockets so I don’t have to carry a purse.

    207. Holly
      August 1st, 2014 @ 6:23 pm

      Sundress and white sweater.

    208. Beth Sitnick
      August 1st, 2014 @ 6:23 pm

      The one piece of go to clothing is I nice comfortable cotton sundress. It has so many different uses! Even used as a nightshirt if needed!

    209. Donna Brown
      August 1st, 2014 @ 6:26 pm

      I bring cargo shorts with lots of pockets. That way, I don’t have to carry a purse.

    210. Patti Hayes
      August 1st, 2014 @ 6:38 pm

      Cover ups that double as dresses are a must for cruising!
      I also need tees and athletic shorts for visiting the gym and walking many laps on the ship decks.
      Fresh Produce has worked out well for me in the past. Pretty, cute and comfortable apparel!
      Oh, how nice it would be to win a whole lot Fresh Produce apparel!

    211. Debbie
      August 1st, 2014 @ 7:00 pm

      Fresh Produce + Cruise Vacation = Perfect Combination!!!

    212. Wendy Press
      August 1st, 2014 @ 7:03 pm

      I always take a lightweight jacket that matches alot and some black pants or capris to wear with many different shirts ( for those awesome pictures!)

    213. Pam Gooden
      August 1st, 2014 @ 7:04 pm

      My must have clothing item are my crocs flip flops and sandals as well as a black lightweight jacket to wear on the plane, then on those chilly nights on deck watching the stars.

    214. Lillie Warwas
      August 1st, 2014 @ 7:21 pm

      Cruising in the Caribbean is all about cool and comfortable so I wouldn’t go without a maxi dress. So many uses casual and dress up.

    215. Tami Vanderplaats
      August 1st, 2014 @ 7:46 pm

      I always bring some versatile sun dresses that can double as cover ups for the beach also. They are easy to pack and comfy.

    216. Samantha G.
      August 1st, 2014 @ 7:46 pm

      A giant oversized cotton scarf, I can use it as a wrap, cover up, accessory, and a towel in a pinch.

    217. carol abbate
      August 1st, 2014 @ 8:16 pm

      There is nothing like white outfits on a cruise – enjoy relaxing on the deck during the day – white shorts or capris – and white slacks or dress on a beautiful night.

    218. Suzanne sexton
      August 1st, 2014 @ 8:17 pm

      A nice light sweater for sure. Great for those late evening strolls on the deck.

    219. Beth Singer
      August 1st, 2014 @ 8:33 pm

      I have worn your clothes for years. I love how comfortable they are and your designs are always in style!

    220. Megan
      August 1st, 2014 @ 8:43 pm

      A large oversized scarf so it’s a blanket on the flight, a sarong at the pool and a cute accessory to drape over my shoukders on formal night with a little black dress.

    221. Trish R.
      August 1st, 2014 @ 8:47 pm

      I never travel without a pashmina shawl. Not only is it great for those cool sea breezes and overly air-conditioned rooms but it can be used as a neck scarf, head scarf, swimsuit cover up, belt, and even a make shift pillow or blanket. They come in every color of the rainbow, too and are often purchased on board at the $10 sales.

    222. Cindy Williams
      August 1st, 2014 @ 9:20 pm

      I love to bring sundresses and my sandals.

    223. Cassidy Henry
      August 1st, 2014 @ 9:24 pm

      2 items: my oversized scarf- good for classing up an outfit, keeping warm in a dress, or as a blanket on the plane.

      2: chaccos shoes- comfy for walking, easy to wear with pants or a dress!

    224. Aimee
      August 1st, 2014 @ 9:43 pm

      Layers, layers, layers! I always end up getting cold with the wind blowing on deck. A cute sundress and a sweater for when I get cold!

    225. Vicki
      August 1st, 2014 @ 10:06 pm

      Packable rain jacket for unexpected rain showers

    226. Mary Jones
      August 1st, 2014 @ 10:23 pm

      My go to outfits on a Cruises:
      White Capris
      Beige Capris
      Black Capris
      Sundresses
      Tops
      Wraps
      Bathing suits
      Comfort flat shoes

    227. LIsa G.
      August 1st, 2014 @ 10:39 pm

      Swimsuit with a coverup and a nice comfy pair of flip fops.

    228. D'Lane C
      August 1st, 2014 @ 10:50 pm

      Bathing suits and sundresses

    229. Breann Moore
      August 1st, 2014 @ 11:18 pm

      Other than flip flops of course, I would have to say dresses they are so comfortabl and can easily be dressed up or jus casual! I haven’t heard of Fresh Produce but love what I’m seeing! Hope I win. This mom of a two year old and A 7 week old needs some new clothes and would love to wear some from Fresh Produce! Thanks! And good luck to everyone!

    230. Vicki Longoria
      August 2nd, 2014 @ 12:42 am

      My white beach bleached hoodie- great as a coverup or top with capris for cruise cas!

    231. Jessica Peterson
      August 2nd, 2014 @ 1:31 am

      I always bring a few long sundresses. I fear wear it at night, then during the day and then when it is wrinkly I wear it as a coverup to the pool!

    232. Lisa Fillipone
      August 2nd, 2014 @ 1:43 am

      I always bring my black romper! Perfect for the beach, walking, meals, and nightlife. You can dress it up or down and stay comfortable while doing it!

    233. Cheryl
      August 2nd, 2014 @ 6:25 am

      My Del Sol sundresses!

    234. Dana S.
      August 2nd, 2014 @ 8:02 am

      A cardigan for chilly plane rides and dining rooms.

    235. Joanne Yannello
      August 2nd, 2014 @ 8:46 am

      White capris and a few airy shells. Dress them up, dress them casual. And, of course, my black flip flops with diamond jewels! Wear them with anything!

    236. Amy Henry
      August 2nd, 2014 @ 9:15 am

      My JJill boyfriend pants travel beautifully. I have them in four colors – white, beige, gray and navy. Comfortable and cool!
      Now I have a great turquoise Fresh Produce shirt that goes great with all of them.

    237. Tracey Penner
      August 2nd, 2014 @ 9:37 am

      I pack all my favorite Fresh Produce clothes! Sleeveless and short sleeved shirts or those beautiful days in the Caribbean, long sleeved shirts and hoodys for cooler evenings relaxing on our balcony, and fun flirty dresses for any time of day or night!

    238. Rolanda Therrell
      August 2nd, 2014 @ 9:42 am

      I love my Chicos travelers pants! Easy to wear with anything and best of all, no wrinkles!

    239. Anne Tamborino aammtt515
      August 2nd, 2014 @ 9:47 am

      My black palazzo pants. They can be dressed up or smart casual by pairing with different shoes/sandals and tops and they are so comfortable.

    240. Lisa Cain
      August 2nd, 2014 @ 10:00 am

      A couple of wraps are my “go to” ” must pack items”. One in black and one in cream or white. I, without fail, will end up using one every single day

    241. Dena
      August 2nd, 2014 @ 10:01 am

      Black shorts

    242. Mike Pan
      August 2nd, 2014 @ 10:09 am

      For me it’s bright colored button down silk shirts and a pair of shorts, mix and match I an last a whole week.

    243. Jill LaBarre
      August 2nd, 2014 @ 10:09 am

      I love to bring outfits that can “do double duty”. The colorful sundress paired with flats for a day excursion that can be dressed up with heels a cardigan and accessories at night or be a beach coverup later in the week helps to cut down on the packing. Capris with sneakers and a tee are great for exploring destinations by day. Switch out for sandals and a silky top and you have a fun outfit for dining, entertainment and dancing the night away

    244. Gail Ellerman
      August 2nd, 2014 @ 10:11 am

      Love, love, love it!!

    245. Jayne Jasinski
      August 2nd, 2014 @ 10:40 am

      Sun and Maxi Dresses, perfect for the day and night. At least two swim suits. Even on a balcony, drying can take awhile. Two light weight sweaters to handle overzealous ship air conditioning.

    246. Brandy Zmek
      August 2nd, 2014 @ 10:47 am

      I’ve become a fan of dresses in wrinkle free fabrics that can go from casual to dressy with a change of accessories.

    247. jane kresge
      August 2nd, 2014 @ 10:50 am

      A floppy hat to shield my head and face from the sun

    248. Ronda Bergman
      August 2nd, 2014 @ 11:49 am

      My flowy black cardigan great for the dining room or evenings on deck

    249. Page Nickell
      August 2nd, 2014 @ 12:05 pm

      My jeweled flip flops no matter where the ship is cruising!

    250. Heather M.
      August 2nd, 2014 @ 1:46 pm

      My comfy flip flops, capris and sunglasses.

    251. Delia Ordonez
      August 2nd, 2014 @ 2:30 pm

      Great pair of khakis and an essential tank, dress it up dress it down .

    252. CB Loftin
      August 2nd, 2014 @ 4:22 pm

      I love Fresh Produce clothes! Love Cruise Critic too!

    253. Carol Martin
      August 3rd, 2014 @ 12:35 am

      A black shawl, can be used during the day when cool and fancy enough for night also.

    254. Regina Anderson
      August 3rd, 2014 @ 2:51 am

      I always bring my open-toe crocs sandals, sunglasses, several pastel cotton polos, and cotton pants. I bring one pair of cotton shorts for the beach and one long maxi dress for an almost dressed-up dinner. I like to cruise comfortably, so I just pack the staples I know I can relax wearing.

    255. TAWANA SAXON AIKENS
      August 3rd, 2014 @ 9:37 am

      Eighty percent of my packing is dresses. Sundress for coverup that worn for the entire day to reduce top and bottom ratio.

    256. Lynn Smith-Johnson
      August 3rd, 2014 @ 10:58 am

      Light and airy pool or beach coverup….like Fresh Produce

    257. Deanna Klobnak
      August 3rd, 2014 @ 11:28 am

      I pack black and gray slacks, with multiple tops so that I only have to pack my black sequined wedged flip flops for formal and casual nights!!!

    258. Lisa Ann King
      August 3rd, 2014 @ 1:59 pm

      I always take a pareo wrap, and/or pashmina.
      Solid black pashmina can dress up any outfit in evening/change styles of necklaces to accessorize. It doubles as a cardigan for warmth. Printed pareo use as pretty long skirt with solid top, dress up with sandals, or down with flip flops, or tie into sundress in day, use as sun protection on shoulders and bathing suit cover up. Both articles don’t add weight or bulk to your luggage.

    259. LUCINDA HABEL
      August 3rd, 2014 @ 10:42 pm

      peach skin jacket, never looks wrinkled!

    260. Denise Mustico
      August 5th, 2014 @ 10:06 am

      Sundress! Takes up no room in my suitcase and can be dressed up or down making it so versatile :)

    261. Tracy Sylve
      August 5th, 2014 @ 10:07 am

      My shorts with little ship anchors on them! Gotta have my cruisin’ shorts on a cruise!

    262. Donna Brogni
      August 5th, 2014 @ 10:10 am

      Many Bathing suits and flip flops.

    263. Allyson Newman
      August 5th, 2014 @ 10:13 am

      I always take what I refer to as my “muu muu”. It is a Hawaiian-print cotton dress that can serve as a pool cover-up, a post shower cover-up, an on-the-balcony lounging outfit that is not a bathrobe, and it suitable for wearing around the ship without getting those special “really?” looks.

    264. Sam
      August 5th, 2014 @ 10:14 am

      Sunglasses, hair ties, maxi dresses, long flowy skirts, tank style tops… wish I were packing for a cruise now!

    265. Jen teats
      August 5th, 2014 @ 10:14 am

      A cover up and sweet sandals!

    266. Jan
      August 5th, 2014 @ 10:17 am

      Lots of flip-flops, bathing suits and cover-ups.

    267. Jeanne Vadasz
      August 5th, 2014 @ 10:23 am

      I always bring plenty of bathing suit cover-ups. We love to cruise the Caribbean, so we spend a lot of time at the pool or at the beach.

    268. Erin
      August 5th, 2014 @ 10:26 am

      Sundress! It can be a cover-up, daytime wear or dressed up for dinner!

    269. Rose T
      August 5th, 2014 @ 10:27 am

      White Capris

    270. Yoel Hyman
      August 5th, 2014 @ 10:29 am

      I always pack my light Old Navy jacket. It goes with everything so if I’m cold on deck, or I want to dress up a t=shirt…it always works

    271. Dianne Buehler
      August 5th, 2014 @ 10:33 am

      I take the fresh produce staple maxi dress.(I personally have the black dress). It can be dressed down with sandals and a scarf the day we board the ship and later dressed up with jewelry and heels for dinner, and add a pashima or long scarf when you need a little cover for a chill. It also is a great cover up with flip flops and a hat, for going to the pool. I have also worn a denim vest or jacket and statement necklace for a daytime look. It rolls up easy to pack and always looks great. I hand wash it and hang it to drip dry, to freshen it up. Wont cruise without it!!

    272. Sindee Wooley
      August 5th, 2014 @ 10:34 am

      I love my cute jersey dresses to dress up or down and appropriate shawl or sweater for cooler temp.

    273. Maurine
      August 5th, 2014 @ 10:36 am

      My must pack item is Sundress, they can be used as an outfit or a pool coverup. they are the must have item I never forget.

    274. Heather K-S
      August 5th, 2014 @ 10:39 am

      A Sarong, it is a beach cover up, a dress or skirt, a shawl, and a blanket or pillow as needed. They are so light weight that you can pack a few colors and on some cruises never need much else!

    275. Marian Eure
      August 5th, 2014 @ 10:57 am

      I always pack my hand knit grey shawl- dresses up
      my black pants and dressy white shirt for evening and keeps me comfortable in AC.

    276. Steve COURTEAU
      August 5th, 2014 @ 11:07 am

      My favorite deck shoes. If my feet feel comfortable I’m happy.

    277. Jennifer
      August 5th, 2014 @ 11:14 am

      My must pack for a cruise is a bathing suit and a cover-up. with a cute cover up I can go to lunch without having to change my clothes.

    278. Judy Mullen
      August 5th, 2014 @ 11:18 am

      Black slacks – can wear for formal or cruise casual dinners.

    279. cheryl smirl
      August 5th, 2014 @ 11:19 am

      i always pack a compact umbrella! i think just taking it chases away the chances of rain, but just in case, and it works great for shade too when you need a break!

    280. Sherry Wiens
      August 5th, 2014 @ 11:23 am

      I only cruise to Alaska, so I always take my hooded, waterproof rain jacket. Also, flip flops, because after a long day walking in port, I want to give my tired, swollen feet a break!

    281. Karen
      August 5th, 2014 @ 11:37 am

      I always bring flip flops. They are lightweight and convenient. Very easy to slip on and off when going in and out of the water.

    282. Cindy Scullion
      August 5th, 2014 @ 11:38 am

      I always pack my passport, dance shoes, and a jacket. I try to remember the umbrella.

    283. Andrew DeMarzio
      August 5th, 2014 @ 11:41 am

      My “can’t travel without” outfit is my Tommy Bahama Linen Beach Pants and Shirts. They’re light weight and breath very well in extreme heat and keep me protected from the sun. They’re also casual enough to wear to dinner or for evening strolls on the upper decks, keeping me warm.

    284. Peter (Rusko) Rusakovich
      August 5th, 2014 @ 11:50 am

      My Speedos are my go to cruise attire. Not only are they stylish, they are also comfortable and take little space in my luggage. They have paid for themselves in prizes for Mr. Sexy contests and cocktails purchased for me by other cruisers.

    285. debra
      August 5th, 2014 @ 11:53 am

      I always bring at least one solid pashmina wrap. It can be used as a part of a formal outfit, as cover-up on cool casual evenings, or even as a head covering when the situation calls for one.

    286. Trena
      August 5th, 2014 @ 12:06 pm

      a shall/wrap. multiple uses.

    287. Candi
      August 5th, 2014 @ 12:19 pm

      A little non-knit swimsuit coverup. The knit ones don’t dry quickly enough!

    288. Phyllis Bull
      August 5th, 2014 @ 12:29 pm

      My must-pack item is my black TravelSmith slacks. I can pair them with anything to take them from daytime casual to dressed for dinner.

    289. Linda Powers
      August 5th, 2014 @ 12:35 pm

      A light weight black sweater for dining, comfy shoes for walking.

    290. Grace
      August 5th, 2014 @ 12:57 pm

      My navy blue bathing suit cover-up. It is very pretty and can double as a casual dress.

    291. Pamela w
      August 5th, 2014 @ 1:26 pm

      Maxi sundresses

    292. Terri Francisco
      August 5th, 2014 @ 1:42 pm

      Must have on any trip, are my black “travel friendly” pants that I can dress up or down for any occasion!

    293. David Goldman
      August 5th, 2014 @ 1:52 pm

      I always pack my bright yellow pants and my ELVIS Hawaiian Shirt with the yellow guitar on the shirt… ready for some KARAOKE !!! Have you ever seen Elvis and me together? What’s that tell ya??? Oh Yeah !!!

    294. Scott Markman
      August 5th, 2014 @ 2:30 pm

      Jeans & a tshirt

    295. Tiffany
      August 5th, 2014 @ 3:08 pm

      A long white, tiered skirt. Perfect for any occasion, from the beach to dinner. Can be paired with nearly everything!

    296. Jeanne Lane
      August 5th, 2014 @ 4:21 pm

      A maxi skirt can be worn as the skirt, but also pulled up under the arms as a beach cover-up or sundress. That’s 3 uses for one item !!

    297. Paula Foltz
      August 5th, 2014 @ 5:52 pm

      My Maxine long board shorts – great coverage and double easily as walking shorts – love the pockets as well.

    298. Todd
      August 5th, 2014 @ 6:03 pm

      Aloah, or tropical shirts. They pull double duty for dress up and down.

    299. Sue Bryan
      August 5th, 2014 @ 6:27 pm

      Wide leg black wrinkle-proof dress pants. They are dressy and comfy (an unbeatable combo). I wear them each night to dinner with a different “fancy” top.

    300. Samantha Flynn
      August 5th, 2014 @ 6:37 pm

      A nice black shoulder wrap to cover my sun kissed shoulders in the cool dining room!

    301. Jean Carlisle
      August 5th, 2014 @ 7:00 pm

      I take comfortable shoes wherever I go.

    302. Margaret Johns
      August 5th, 2014 @ 8:33 pm

      Walking shoes. Low- to medium-heels are okay in the evening for dinner (I might kick them off for dancing,) but I really need to be able to move and protect my feed the rest of the time. Thank you for the giveaway!

    303. Stephanie
      August 5th, 2014 @ 9:21 pm

      My wedding dress of course!!!

    304. Shirley
      August 5th, 2014 @ 11:14 pm

      A jacket………..formal or casual depending on the occasion. I am always cold no matter where I go, so it’s a must for me.

    305. Penny
      August 6th, 2014 @ 12:23 am

      comfy shoes! You know you will be doing a lot of walking!

    306. Vicki Roberts
      August 6th, 2014 @ 12:31 am

      Never go without a few cover ups that can do double duty!

    307. Leigh
      August 6th, 2014 @ 1:31 am

      A great green wrap dress in a tee shirt fabric.
      Can dress it down for walking thu port. or add heels some a great neckless and I have a dinner dress.

    308. Janet Gavin
      August 6th, 2014 @ 6:56 am

      Black 7 way dress. Can be use nightly for dinner and you have a different look nightly!

    309. Linda
      August 6th, 2014 @ 7:19 am

      My Ralph Lauren blue perfume and capris with cashmere sweater

    310. Christina
      August 6th, 2014 @ 7:27 am

      A sweatshirt. For cold cabins and chilly nights!

    311. Donetta Cummings
      August 6th, 2014 @ 7:57 am

      Sun glasses and light weight sweater

    312. Kelly Kadin
      August 6th, 2014 @ 9:02 am

      My bathing suit

    313. Mark Grenzicki
      August 6th, 2014 @ 9:31 am

      Always–Cargo Shorts– lots, & lots of pockets–(ESP. VELCRO !!)
      For my wife – it’s cover-ups!!

    314. Page Nickell
      August 6th, 2014 @ 9:55 am

      My flip flops! I need clothes to go with them!

    315. janet l
      August 6th, 2014 @ 11:17 am

      A pretty black cocktail dress and heels for evening and a tankini and sundress for day!!

    316. Brianne
      August 6th, 2014 @ 11:20 am

      I love dresses and creating a capsule wardrobe with a few key pieces!

    317. Cynthia S.
      August 6th, 2014 @ 2:01 pm

      We always go somewhere tropical, so my number one article of clothing to bring is a swimsuit!

    318. Jim Grottkau
      August 7th, 2014 @ 1:34 pm

      We tend to go to the warmer climates when we cruise, but even when we go to Alaska, I must bring my swim suit. When I am on the ship, I am on vacation.

    319. Nisky18
      September 29th, 2014 @ 3:06 am

      I have a few must-have clothing items for cruising, including a basic short black jersey or cotton sleeveless dress and white jacket. The dress can be accessorized for day or evening wear; comfortable Teva and Bear Trap walking sandals; bright colored silk slacks with coordinating blouse, lhski shorts and a few Chico’s Travelers pieces which pack and wear beautifully.

    320. Nisky18
      September 29th, 2014 @ 3:07 am

      That shouldvread “khaki” shorts.Oops!

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