Capsule Travel Wardrobe

Capsule Travel Wardrobe: What I Wore Today, 9.14.11

Capsule Travel Wardrobe: What I Wore Today, 9.14.11

This outfit needs some accessories. And by accessories I mean Kyle MacLachlan and a dancing little person. black short sleeved t-shirt + cut-offs + black tennis shoes (Did I mention that I’m tired of wearing the same pair of shorts day after day)?

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Capsule Travel Wardrobe: What I Wore Today, 9.13.11

Capsule Travel Wardrobe: What I Wore Today, 9.13.11

My feet are still killing me today from walking all over the city in my flip flops yesterday. For an extra layer of squishy, strolling comfort, I decided to wear my “action socks” with my black flats. I’m choosing to believe that it looks like I’m wearing spats, and not sweat-wicking, anklet socks designed for […]

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Capsule Travel Wardrobe: What I Wore Today, 9.12.11

Capsule Travel Wardrobe: What I Wore Today, 9.12.11

I was unseasonably hot 96 degrees outside today in Florence, so I decided to wear my flip flops for personal sanity reasons. After today, I’ll try to wear these out as little as possible for the rest of the semester, because I became an immediate target for solicitation from everyone from beggars to aggressive travel […]

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Capsule Travel Wardrobe: What I Wore Today, 9.11.11

Capsule Travel Wardrobe: What I Wore Today, 9.11.11

If Dante Alighieri were alive today, I’m 100% sure that he would have added a 10th circle of Hell to The Divine Comedy. And that 10th circle would be the Ikea in Florence. Because today is the 10th anniversary of 9/11, I wore a plain black dress in remembrance of the victims. Black knit dress […]

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Capsule Travel Wardrobe: What I Wore Today, 9.10.11

Capsule Travel Wardrobe: What I Wore Today, 9.10.11

My new flat mate, Special Agent Jennifer, has gamely agreed to help me document my Capsule Wardrobe Challenge, so I don’t have to rely on the photographic skills of strangers on the street. It’s our first full day in Italy, so we’re waiting outside the administration office at school for our orientation tour of the […]

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Capsule Travel Wardrobe Challenge: 90 Days Abroad. One Suitcase. No Repeated Outfits

Capsule Travel Wardrobe Challenge: 90 Days Abroad. One Suitcase. No Repeated Outfits

Since everyone keeps asking me how I’m going to manage to live in Florence out of one suitcase for three months, I decided on the plane ride between Paris and Florence to do an experiment: I’m going to try to mix and match my clothes and accessories in such a way that I don’t have […]

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Travel Light (One Bag): How To Pack A Single Suitcase For A Three Month Trip

Travel Light (One Bag): How To Pack A Single Suitcase For A Three Month Trip

The single suitcase I’m using for my semester abroad is made by High Sierra and measures 16 inches wide by 23 inches tall by 13 inches deep when stuffed to capacity. In addition to my all my clothes, I also have to pack five textbooks for my classes, plus a bunch of books I want […]

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