What Clothes to Pack When Travelling

Hey Ladies!

My holiday is almost here and I cannot wait till I get over and done with my last exam tomorrow and then I will be all about packing! Me, Marija and Martina (from pocalocca and all things fabulous respectively) have been planning this for weeks (mostly Martina) since me and the other Marija had exams to worry about too. Saying that I am excited is understating it…

Anyway, yesterday I decided it was time to start thinking about my luggage and what stuff I need to buy BEFORE actually going to London. Number 1 was an inexpensive pair of sunglasses which I ticked off my list. I will be showing you all the stuff I got, including skincare and such in a Pre-London Haul if I have time to post it before Friday. I then started placing things on my dresser, things that will go in my suitcase, whenever I choose the one I’ll be taking.

I headed to Polyvore to get inspired on how I can get the MOST use out of the LEAST amount of clothes! And this is what I came up with. I hope you like them too:

Flying out…

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My point was being comfortable in the heat in Malta before take off, but not feel chilly when I get there. So a very light coat in hand/hand luggage and a smart outfit paired with flats. I added some accessories to help the outfit look a bit more complete. Nothing too chunky like massive earrings which will be uncomfortable during the flight.

Day 1

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Using the same earrings, flats and bags, I’ll wear my new pair of leggings under a long white/cream top. A necklace of my choice to go with the outfit and again, that will be a wrap. I chose these sort of leggings since they can obviously be worn in another outfit, and they will be!

Day 2

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Same earrings. This time I alternate to a satchel bag. Jeans… Skinny jeans will also be used more than once as well as the nude comfy plimsolls (a.k.a. plimsoles). You need something comfortable to walk in, especially if the itinerary states that we have hours of shopping (We have to do what the itinerary says…) A cute polka dot top to complete the outfit.

Day 3

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Having had the leggings air for a whole day, I’ll be going back to them and the brown over-sized bag and the warm toned flats. This time a long-line black vest and some neon accessories will do the trick and another outfit is set with no major hassle or panic of “what-am-i-gonna-wear-today”.

Day 4

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Back to denim and the satchel bag and I’ll be wearing my comfy plimsolls again on my last full day to make sure I am comfy all day long. I’ll be in my London jumper since I will probably already be feeling blue about leaving so soon. Some perfume (just one) will also accompany me on my trip! I wish it was Burberry… Oh, and sunglasses! Not that we’re expecting sunny weather, but well, they never hurt.

Back to Malta 😦

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Coming back I plan to wear the same pair of trousers I went up in. Comfy plimsolls again and either the satchel bag or the over-sized one, depending on my luggage space and weight limitations. I won’t forget my watch this time to be careful not to miss my flight! I will be coming back alone, since my friends would have left already, so I HAVE to be super careful. A t-shirt I would have probably gotten when still in London, something that brings a little piece of London back home with me and help me with nostalgic symptoms. I won’t forget my purse with my passport and other documents. A denim shirt would be a perfect addition if the weather is a tad chilly. I’ll probably pull my hair up in a pony tail as it would have gotten messy by now, which is why I included the hair cuff.

That is pretty much it ladies. With just 3 pairs of bottoms, 2 pairs of shoes, 2 bags, 1 pair of earrings and a top-a-day, we had 6 different outfits and no, they do not look recycled! Since space is an issue, this was the best way to tackle it… you know, to come back with a tonne of stuff to wear in autumn 😉

I really hope you enjoyed this post and that it can be useful for you when travelling! Is there anything I’m forgetting? Please let me know if I am 😉

Love,
M.

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Clothes + Accessories + Makeup + Bags Haul

Hey Ladies!

I hope you weekend is going well!

So since I had my birthday this week, I went for some post birthday shopping yesterday! I got quite a number of things:

Makeup

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Cleansing wipes

These cost 3.90 euros for 72 pcs and I got them from Wjcon at B’Kara.

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A very pretty eyeliner! Looking forward to try it out. It cost 4.90 euros. and long-lasting from what I could see through the swatch and it is very pretty.

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Matte lipstick in #601

Seems like a lovely colour. I tried it and it is a “my lips but prettier” colour so I heart it 🙂 It cost 5.90 euros at Wjcon.

Catrice Prime and Fine Illuminating Base

Catrice Prime and Fine Illuminating Base

I got this base by Catrice for 5.60 Euros. I think I like it so far and it hasn’t broke me out yet like their actual primer from the same line. I also got nail polish remover but you have seen that one before, here.

Accessories

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Hair Cuff

I finally found a small hair cuff! Looking forward to wearing it… especially since my other one which I showed you in this haul, broke before I could even wear it outside. Got it from Shana for 2.99 euros.

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Leather – Stud Cuff Bracelet

I had seen a similar one in oxblood on Polyvore (follow me by clicking), and then I also used it in one of my sets in this post. As I said, it is similar, not identical. Got it from Shana for 4.99 euros.

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Cute ‘little’ feathery owl!

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I was so NOT into this whole owl craze… I mean, why accessorize if everyone is wearing the same necklace? But I just couldn’t resist this cutie with those big big eyes! Got it from Shana for 4.99 euros.

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I love braided belts. I Already had a brown one like this but I got it for a cheap price so it didn’t last more than 3 months. So I went out to get another one and I also picked out a green one. These were 1.95 euros each or 3 for 5 euros, so I went ahead and picked out a grey one too, though I would probably barely ever use it. Got these from Bags World in B’Kara.

Bags

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See how small I am… ?

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See how big I am now?!

I also got this shoppers/tote bag for just 1.95 euros! I think it’s a great idea to put this in your own handbag just in case you might need it! Also a very cute beach bag and there were several different colours!

Wonderful Birthday Pressie!

Wonderful Birthday Pressie!

I also got this minty cutie bag as a present 🙂 I truly love it and the pockets inside are so well thought out! 😉

Clothes

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Shana had a 70% off on several items so I picked out some basics for just 3.99 euros. I got these dip hem tops in orangey red and white. I just hope that the white one isn’t too sheer because I didn’t try it on.

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Then I got this batwing top for just 3.99 euros as well. It is like thread knit material like the other tops. I also got a dress for 3.99 euros but the photos just couldn’t come out right so I just ditched it, it’s not a spectacular dress anyway.

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Then I got this blazer from ClubSin for just 14 euros! This is how I  said I would style stripes in this How to Wear Stripes post here. And this is how I actually wore this lovely blazer in this OOTD post here.

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And I had seen this on polyvore and they notified me it was on sale… so when River Island had free shipping, I had my hands on it. It cost 13.89 euros on sale. Doesn’t look so pretty here, but it does here: polka dot bow shirt

That’s all I guess 🙂 I hope you like my recent buys! Let me know what you like best in the comment section!

Love,
M