How to Pack For a Long Trip: To Italy & Beyond

Beauty + Fashion

One of the daunting bits about going on a big vacation is packing for it. To be at once stylish, comfortable, and climate-appropriate while being efficient and light-weight can be quite the task.

I’d been stressed out and shopping like a madwoman to ensure I had the right pieces that coordinated with everything, and this weekend was crunch time. I made lists. I created a complex coding system to map out coordinating pieces that failed miserably. I fell asleep mid-way through SNL. And then, I made a life-changing discovery: my new favorite iPhone app, Stylebook. (I don’t know what I would do without my iPhone, and let’s be honest it is going to be interesting how I survive without full functioning capabilities for 2 weeks overseas… but that’s another post.)

Anyhoo…Stylebook. Yes. Download it. It’s a perfect tool to catalog your closet, plan outfits, make packing lists, etc. I will eventually catalog my entire closet in a fit of crazy one of these days, but for now it’s proven life-saving abilities have wrapping up my packing project in a nice little bow suitcase.

55 items. 30 looks (with even more possibilities!). 26″ roller suitcase that’s not even full. Bam!

All Pieces


Click through to see outfit combos!


Danielle Deojay of Sequins and Ponies
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