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3 Travel Outfits I Love

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How do you go about packing? Some people pack clothing following a certain color scheme, while others plan out every outfit. Over time I have created my own system. I pack three types of travel outfits that I love and bring on every trip. Let me break it down for you.

1. I always pack a couple black dresses that can transition from day to night. I absolutely love a classic black dress, and I have a growing collection. Dresses take up very little space in a suitcase, and they can easily be dressed up with some jewelry.

The best thing about dresses is that they are a complete outfit, somehow I struggle when it comes to pairing shorts and shirts.

2. Jeans and literally any top. Jeans go with everything, and they can be worn again and again without looking dirty. I always pack two pairs of jeans, and then a handful of tops to go with them.

I don’t plan out my outfits, I just figure that jeans can be worn with anything. When it comes to brands, I love Old Navy jeans. Sure, I have tried more expensive brands, but I think that Old Navy look the best – and they last a long time. I have been wearing my current pairs for over a year.

I pack a variety of tops, casual tees, more formal blouses, and a blazer for layering. I try to pack items that won’t wrinkle.

3. I bring at least one athleisure outfit with me since most of my trips involve some hiking. I will bring a pair of leggings, and a tank top and long sleeve shirt. I absolutely love Flywheel’s leggings –  Flywheel is the spin studio that I go to, and somehow their leggings are the most comfortable and most flattering. If I am going to do serious hiking, I bring my Keen hiking boots, otherwise, I just stick to basic sneakers.

Plus – a waterproof jacket with lots of pockets. Rain happens and I think it is more practical to pack a rain jacket than an umbrella. Umbrellas are bulky and clumsy to use.

A rain jacket can be folded up, and it can be worn to keep me warm even when it isn’t raining.

What are your travel essentials? I would love to hear about them in the comments! And if you want to read more about packing, check out these blog posts: What to Wear on a Long Flight, How to Pack a Bag for a Day of Sightseeing, and How to Fit Everything in Your Carry-Ons.


Sunday 16th of July 2017

I'm only just getting back into dresses after falling out of love. But they are definitely a packing win, and so easy to wear.


Sunday 16th of July 2017

Such a packing win!

Cheryl Tucker

Saturday 15th of July 2017

I love the name of your blog and I love your travel outfits! Thanks for joining the Ladies Who Link Up party! Peace! Cheryl


Sunday 16th of July 2017

Thanks so much Cheryl!


Wednesday 12th of July 2017

I'm a horrible packer and your system is so helpful! I need to add a few black dresses to my closet - they are such a great basic to have for traveling!

Jill Doused In Pink


Wednesday 12th of July 2017

So happy to help! Yes, black dresses are definitely the best thing to pack!

Jenn Lake

Thursday 6th of July 2017

Love! Have a great day, lady!


Wednesday 12th of July 2017

Thanks so much!

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