Tuesday, I packed my bags and headed back to Texas to meet with a brand. After my under-packing fiasco for the convention in Dallas, I’ve made up for it this time and
definitely likely over-packed. The biggest difference is the inclusion of more black in my suitcase.
I travel using carry on luggage only, which limits the size and number of garments I can bring. That means items need to multitask and there’s no color that does it as effortlessly as black.
I like to travel wearing comfy flats that allow for the inevitable feet swelling I always get on flights. I change into something dressier when we land if the swelling is minimal. If not, these suede flats look presentable and aren’t a sneaker.
Accessories are the great game changer for an outfit based on a column of color in classic shapes. I brought some favorite French Kande pieces, a silk scarf, a straw evening clutch, a crossbody bag for day and a waist pack for the travel day.
I also tossed a cashmere wrap into my bag because you never know if the plane will be frigid or stifling and I’d rather be prepared than gamble they have a cardboard-like blanket I can borrow.
Of course, no travel is without incident and you need to roll with punches. The lady next to me had the largest carry on I’d ever seen which had zippers sticking out everywhere. Luckily, I had an extra pair of fishnets in my bag so could switch them out.
Do you pack black items to stretch your travel wardrobe?
Thanks for reading and have a great day!