When you are preparing for a 2 weeks vacation, you have to think about all the possibilities in what is concerning what you will be wearing these days. What if it’s cold? What if it gets sunny? What if you need a dress for a dinner or something more business? And besides, you have to fit everything in a standard, airline approved carry-on. Here are some advises to help you solve this problem fast and efficient. First of all the ideal carry-on should have “crazy wheels” and tons of pockets. Be sure you check on the size and weight limitations of your airline.
Directions: Start by planning your outfits to get you through a week and plan to do the laundry mid-trip. Pack four pairs of pants: colored jeans, skinny jeans, boyfriend capris and shorts (not too short). Continue with one maxi skirt and one dress. Six tops should be enough: long sleeve, basic V-neck tee, black camp shirt, chambray button down and tank are just some options you can choose from. Three jackets: jeans, military and a rain jacket should be enough. Three pairs of shoes: flat sandals, heels and some walking shoes. Accessories: belts (not more than three), two scarves should be enough and a few cheap necklaces. Also pack some underpants, undershirts and some socks or tights.
How will you manage to put all of these into your bag? Start by folding and then rolling each piece as tight as possible. This way your clothes won’t get too many wrinkles. When done, put everything in some packing cubes you can buy from any store. Don’t forget you should be wearing on the plane and road an outfit out of those mentioned above. Make sure you fill in every void of your luggage with the belts shoes and socks. In the end, you will see you can even put some rubber boots on top of everything. For the toiletries, kindle, makeup you should also take a tote bag.
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