Pack Like a Pro

By , May 30, 2012 1:20 pm

Here is a snippet of my recent blog post from my website. To read the rest, go to http://www.yourstyleworks.com/pack-like-a-pro/

Suitcase Full of Clothes“Pack Like a Pro

Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer – and summer getaways!  During the next few months, opportunities abound for short trips that can provide a welcome break from the city or just your usual routine.  So take advantage of these occasions and be prepared to ‘get out of Dodge’ at a moment’s notice.  The trick is to know what to pack and be able to do it as effortlessly as possible.

Most people straddle two sides of the fence – either they pack too little and don’t feel they have what they need, or pack enough for several days longer than they’ve stayed. The goal is that sweet spot where you have everything you need and use; and wear most everything you brought.  How does one do this?   Read on, my compadres.

Less is more.  For a three day trip, think two bottoms, three tops, and a sweater or jacket.  Add in a dress that can be dressed up (no pun intended) or down.  A maxi is a great choice.  It can easily work pool or beach side with a big hat, sunglasses, and flip flops.  Or, for drinks and dinner, you can add embellished wedges and an armful of bangles. …”

To read the rest, go to http://www.yourstyleworks.com/pack-like-a-pro/

Carol Davidson teaches SXF 810: Color for Wardrobe Planning, SXI 100: Introduction to Image Consulting, SXI 110: Image Consulting Confidential.

4 Responses to “Pack Like a Pro”

  1. Don’t forget packing your jewelry! Take care and use a special rool or travel case made to keep your jewelry safe and protected.

  2. Joe Thadani says:

    Traveling light on your vacations is the only way to go.

  3. fashion help says:

    The key is to pack the kinds of pieces that can be recycled a few times while on the trip.

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