thirty first July two thousand fourteen

Travel style tips by Chronicles of Her

So we spoke about what to wear on an island getaway here, but what if you’re not travelling to an exotic location? 

When bare skin and bikinis are a no go, I pack classic, simple pieces that I can wear over and over without anyone noticing because, well… when travelling, I’ve usually got way better things to do than deliberate over an outfit – like eating.

Travel style tips by Chronicles of Her

I’m off to London on Wednesday and summer’s in full swing there, but considering it’s winter here and I’ve been living in nothing but big coats and cosy knits, I figured I needed a few new summer staples to pack.

Travel style tips by Chronicles of Her

Cue… my new black leather backpack. I’ve been lusting over a similar one by The Row (but a girl’s gotta eat), so I was so excited to score this one for my trip! It’s the most beautiful soft leather and simple shape. These photos don’t even do it justice.

Travel style tips by Chronicles of Her

I like to pack versatile pieces when I travel, and I found heaps of amazing holiday staples on Topshop, including this boxy white shirt dress which works for day and night (+ a red lip, heels and a clutch). 

Travel style tips by Chronicles of Her

Throw a pair of black cat eye frames in the mix and you’re good to go.
What pieces from your wardrobe do you always pack in your suitcase? x

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