(Packing for) A Weekend Getaway

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Today I’m leaving for a long weekend in Washington, DC. My bestie lives there and we are going to eat, shop and see live music. It’s always fun to pack for a weekend getaway but also a little nerve wracking because of the contributing factors. Will the weather be as forecast? Should I only carry on? Do I need clothes for rain? Will I be walking a lot? Which bag/s? I always lean toward over packing. There are inevitably several items I pack and don’t use. I’m a dress person, so I’m planning to wear pants & a blazer to travel, then bring my dresses.

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Here are a couple of packing guides that I found helpful…

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Sources: how to pack, packing light, packing checklist, how to pack 2, how to pack 3

What I Wore: Peachy Keen

what I wore: dress & belt – vintage from grey dog, heels – kelsi dagger, collar – urban outfitters, earrings – kate spade, watch & bangle – asos, necklace – vintage

Sometimes an ensemble looks best without too much extra and other times it begs for accessories. This was one of those times. I love any excuse to utilize my rose gold and am always clamoring for more. All in all, a quintessential spring look.

What I Wore: Psychedelic

what I wore: dress – cheap thrills (also seen here), heels – jessica simpson, necklace – forever21, lipstick – CoverGirl Lip Perfection in Fairytale
This is dress is one of my favorite finds. I love the silhouette, the neckline, the length and the color! I’ve also been totally into a bright pink lip lately. Spring makes me want to experiment with color. Hope you’re having a great day!

What I Wore: Spring Wedding

what I wore: dress – vintage from cheap thrills, heels – bcbg, bag – ann taylor (thrifted)

I wore this on Saturday to an evening wedding. The dress is one of my favorites that I own. It’s a great party dress that can be worn in any season. It does only good things for the figure and the gold threading actually sparkles. I hope you had a wonderful weekend!

What I Wore: Cream Puff

what I wore: dress – impressions (seen here), blazer – antonio melani, heels – kelsi dagger, earrings – vintage from grey dog, bracelet – house of harlow (similar)
This is a dress for all seasons. In August, I wore it to my post-wedding brunch. In December, I wore it with black tights. I love shape, the color and of course the bow.  Paired with a muted plaid blazer and my new favorite earrings, I thought it proved its versatility.