It’s travel season, but your days of overpacking are OVER. Yes, Ladies, OVER! I am going to let you in on the secret to creating 30 stylish looks from 9 pieces of clothing. (And only two accessories.) All of which you can easily fit into one carry-on bag.
Here are the lucky nine garments that get to travel with you! (Oh, and 2 necklaces.)
Begin with two MATCHING SUITS.
A suit being pants and a jacket (or layering piece like a cardigan, vest, or pashmina) of the same color,
Shown here: IVORY JACKET/PANTS and DENIM JACKET/JEANS.
STEP 2. Choose 5 tops that will complement the pants/jackets.
Diane chose a gingham, a leopard print, a pink sweater, a floral silk charmeuse, and a casual cotton. (All very different, but all will coordinate with navy or ivory.)
STEP 3. Choose 2 Necklaces; each matching the color of your pants.
Ivory Pearl necklace.
Navy (denim) beaded necklace.
Matching necklace to pants will visually PULL our outfits together using a concept called:
That’s it. That’s all you have to pack to create 30 outfits:
REMEMBER: Wear the pants (BOTTOMS) that are the same color as your necklace (UP),
I don’t have room to post ALL the photos. But trust me, if you mix these garments up, you will get 30 different looks.
CAPSULE WARDROBE packing list:
- Ivory jacket and pants 2*
- Denim jacket and jeans 2*
- Blouses 5
- Necklaces 2
- TOTAL 11 ( creates 30 outfits)
*Jacket/pants sets can be black, blue, khaki, white, navy, ivory, or any other color.
A huge thank you to our model, beautiful Diane Jordan. And to Janna Beatty for sharing her secret to stylish packing made simple.