Packing for travel, work and vacation
Are you an over packer? or do you habitually bring too little, and then regret not having the right things on a trip?
Weekend getaway or luxuriously long destinations, I am frequently asked how to avoid the stress of packing. Here is a process to put in place to help you get the most out of your trip:
- review your itinerary and make lists
- lay out the outfits, together w/ shoes & accessories
- plan one main color story
For example, pack a brown – tan pallet as your main neutral: brown tones for shoes, sandals, belts; then warm colors for tops: orange, yellow & any color of denim including white & khakis for bottoms. Bring along gold jewelry.
You could choose black instead; so all shoes, handbags are black or have black in them. Add silver jewelry, and cool tones for tops: blues, greens, purples….dark rinse & white jeans, for bottoms. Note that gray is a useful addition to both pallets.
Ensure that each garment can be used for at least 2 outfits, and keep prints to a minimum for ease of mixing pieces. Scarves take up little space in your suitcase and add a punch of color and pattern, so bring several.
I recommend a lingerie bag for delicates and wrapping everything in a big garment bag to protect your things as they shift around.
Check the resource of scarves available in Suze’s Style LAB shop. Be prepared, empowered and FEEL like a million bucks on your trip![shopify embed_type=”product” shop=”suzes-style-lab.myshopify.com” product_handle=”cups-n-kali-silk-scarf” show=”all”]
Ps: check out this fun VIDEO on the best way to fold t-shirts!