Traveling to New York with your family is a LOT different than traveling solo for work.
This trip… I was in FULL mommy mode!
That meant three words, FUNCTION, FUNCTION, and FUNCTION.
(And, of course, a little fashion sprinkled in.)
In the video (above), I walk you through “What I Wore” on this trip.
(Keep scrolling to see my Nordstrom Half Yearly Sale picks (below))
And, more packing tips!
How to Pack
My goal, in addition to packing functional clothes and shoes, was to pack VERY lightly.
I got everything in a carry on! And, packed both kids in ONE carry on suitcase.
Mix & Match
“I was able to pack lightly by creating a mini capsule wardrobe… where everything works seamlessly together.”
When you pack one color story, along with basics that all mix and match together… you can pack much lighter.
You also need to carefully strategize your shoe selection, picking pairs of shoes with maximum versatility.
That means bringing neutral colors like metallics, black, or nudes.
My color story for this trip was black.
I brought black basics, and added interest to my looks with accessories.
Keeping your accessories lean is also a great way to pack lighter.
I only brought a few KEY accessories.
For example, I packed these hoop earrings that go with everything… because they are BOTH gold and silver.
This black clutch worked well with ALL three of my evening outfits.
It’s super pricey, but I can tell you that I carry it ALL the time!
Here is an elegant option for less.
And, I packed this choker to dress up an otherwise basic black outfit.
I’ve done a packing video before about mixing and matching.
You can watch that here.
I also use packing cubes. Here are some large cubes.
Be sure to buy varying cube sizes or buy a set like this.
I use these resealable, air tight bags too! They are awesome!
They create an air tight effect, without the hassle of the vacuum.
Shop the Video
I found the Elizabeth Cole choker on sale here.
Also, I DID find the white faux leather jacket!! It’s on SALE for $82!
Check it out here.
I brought this Valentino clutch too. I carried it all 3 evenings out.
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