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7 Cheap But Expensive-Looking Vacation Outfits to Copy This Summer

7 Cheap But Expensive-Looking Vacation Outfits to Copy This Summer

When we’re on vacation, our daily outfits look a little bit different. It’s not like our style changes drastically, but we do have more fun and feel more freedom to assemble unique, off-the-wall outfits. Whether we’re taking a beach vacation or traveling to a specific locale, our out-of-office mindset is reflected in the bold colors and prints that we mix, the proportions that we play with, and the accessories that we layer. Assembling chic outfits, just like everything else while on vacation, just seems easier.

The best part is that vacation dressing can be easy on our budgets, too. We don’t have to spend thousands (not even hundreds) of dollars to dress well. In fact, some of our favorite vacation outfits are based on just a few affordable pieces. (We’re talking about pieces that are $150 or less.) Keep scrolling to see seven cheap but expensive-looking vacation outfits to … Read the rest

43 Affordable Vacation Pieces to Buy When You're Bored

43 Affordable Vacation Pieces to Buy When You're Bored

As you know, there are a lot of ways to spend your time when you’re bored. Shopping is just one of them, but it can be a valid use of free time if you find items that you need or at least know you’ll use. Another valid use of free time is vacation-planning, which is particularly timely right now. You probably have your summer travel plans set at this point (and if you don’t, there’s still time!), so now is the time to figure out your wardrobe for said trip.

The vast number of vacation-friendly pieces on the internet is overwhelming right now, to say the least, so I narrowed the offerings down to a slightly less-overwhelming 43 cool items that clock in under $100. In case you’re staying local this summer, they’re great for that too. Prepare your idle fingers to scroll through an excellent assortment of … Read the rest

I Packed a Carry-On for 2 Weeks: Here's What I Learned

I Packed a Carry-On for 2 Weeks: Here's What I Learned

Since space is limited, keep statement pieces to a maximum of three. Opt for styles you can wear multiple times and that will seamlessly work with your basics.
Don’t forget to pack at least one dressy top.
This black leather skirt works with a lot of different colored tops, making it a versatile piece.
If there’s one thing I tend to overpack, it’s shoes. But with limited space, it’s important to be realistic about your choices. Keep your shoes down to three sets: sneakers, heels, and one pair specific to your location—boots, sandals, etc.
Definitely bring along sneakers for your daytime activities.
When it came time to start packing, one trick that helped was Insta-searching the style of the city I was headed to. A little insight into how fancy (or casual) my destinations were helped me assemble my travel capsule wardrobe.
A simple striped button-down is easy to dress
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