9 Items Essential for Packing Less
One of the tell-tale signs of an experienced traveler is a well-packed suitcase with clothes for any foreseeable occasion—a day of sightseeing; an elegant dinner; a night out dancing—that doesn’t weigh more than the traveler does. Click through to see nine pieces of clothing and accessories, carefully selected by the editors of Travel + Leisure, that can be mixed and matched to create fashion-forward outfits suitable for several situations…and guarantee a lighter suitcase.
A silk-and-spandex shift by Vince can also be worn over pants as a tunic, $495.
With suede cord and natural stones, this Club Monaco piece works long or as a choker, $89.
The cotton mariner T-shirt from A.P.C. adds a graphic touch, $80.
Take a simple outfit from day to night with this calf’s-hair Boden clutch, $98.
An all-weather twill jacket from Tory Burch does double duty as a blazer and outerwear, $395.
A pair of patent Roger Vivier flats will polish off your look—and last a lifetime, $525.
To change your look, accessorize with a Nicole Miller double-wrap leather belt, $105.
The removable shoulder strap on this roomy leather Calvin Klein tote makes it more versatile, $328.
These stretch-knit trousers from Tag+Jeans can be worn on the plane or on the town, $140.