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What to Pack for Your Holiday

For those of you lucky enough to have a winter getaway - Genny Iannucci (clothing from Spanner, shoes from Town Shoes) was here to show us what to pack for a one-week holiday down south!

By having a packing plan and bringing the right items, you'll be ensuring that you have an amazing vacation!

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Build your wardrobe from the bottom up. Choose a total of 4 bottoms in solid neutral colours so they can be mixed and matched with everything you pack! Cotton-spandex blends travel really well for both comfort and stretch. These great shorts do double duty as they can be worn casually when rolled up with a cotton t-shirt, or rolled down with a beautiful blouse for a dressier look.  

For a short trip, limit yourself to two handbags - one smaller crossbody bag is great for daytrips or an evening out. Wedges are a great alternative to a more traditional heel because they offer a more solid footing, but still allow you a dressy option for your holiday.

Since you're limiting what you pack be sure to bring pieces that you love and find comfortable.

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Where to get it: Left to Right
Shorts from Spanner
T-shirt from Joe Fresh
Belt from Winners
Bag from Nine West

Blouse from Tahari at The Bay
Shorts from Spanner
Bracelet from The Bay
Wedges from Town Shoes

The tunic blouse is another great item for traveling! Have a little fun with colour and pattern, since you went solid on the bottom. For a week, 6 tops are great - three for day, and three that can transition from day to evening. Both the tunic and denim skirt are great double duty items - the tunic can be worn casually with the skirt for a day of sightseeing or on the beach as a great little coverup!

A pair of linen trousers is a great way to dress up the tunic for a dinner alfresco! For shoes - think of what you'll be doing on your vacation and pack accordingly. Keep your shoe wardrobe to two pairs - a comfy pair for day and a dressier pair of the evening. If you'll be very active on your vacation you may need to pack flip flops, hiking shoes, etc. for specific activities.

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Where to get it:
Left to Right
Tunic from H&M
Bikini is Stylist's own
Skirt from Old Navy

Tunic from H&M
Pants from Laura at Dixie Mall
Sandals from Old Navy

Dresses are such an easy item to take on a holiday - one item and you're done! They are also extremely versatile transitioning effortlessly from day to evening, simply by changing the accessories. A maxi dress is so effortless, but still exotic. You can change the spirit of the dress based on the accessory and shoe choice - go with a pair of flats for day or a higher heel and more dramatic jewellery for an evening look.

A printed jersey dress is a great second day-to-night dress option. Select wrinkle resistant fabrics that can be spot cleaned or easily handwashed for easy care while traveling.

Finally, a roomy tote in a neutral colour is perfect to stash all your essentials for a day out and about!
 
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Where to get it: Left to Right
Maxi Dress from Anthropologie
Necklace Stylist's own

Jersey Dress from Rachel Roy at The Bay
Necklace, bag, and sandals all from Town Shoes

Always take a lightweight jacket - even on vacation, evenings can get breezy. Go with something that is a little less formal - a cargo or boyfriend style would be great!
Vacation accessories are crucial to flesh out the must-have items in your luggage - sunglasses, a hat, and scarves are a must to protect against any unforeseeable elements.

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Where to get it:Left to Right
Denim jacket from Tommy Hilfiger
Woven hat from Laura at Dixie Mall
Scarf from Winners
Necklace from The Bay
Flip Flops from Old Navy
Gold Sandals from Winners
Sunglasses from Winners

 

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