I’m getting better all the time at packing… Better, but still far from a master. But when I get it right… It feels amazing. Organized, streamlined, #girlwhohashershittogether!

So when I heard my friend Morgan talk about the way she packs the other day, I couldn’t help but gasp. She only ever travels with a carry on!!! 

The dream, for a person like me who lives on a 5th floor walk up, and has a hard time traveling with less than two huge suitcases, a carry on and a giant tote.

Let’s see how she does it…


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travel-light
Try to avoid checking a bag – get creative with your carry on!

twice-as-nice
Every item you pack should have multiple uses or looks, or don’t bring it.

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loved-and-worn
Most importantly, only pack things you actually do wear – and know will work.

keep-it-simple
Neutral colors help with the versatility factor; color and print works best in accessories.

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hand-wash
My advice: pack things that don’t need to be washed, or can easily be rinsed in a hotel sink.

versatility-always
Pack versatile pieces, which you can seamlessly mix with new purchases ;)

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light-on-liquid
Fill little travel bottles with your own beauty products, a little touch of home!

minimal-makeup
Try for less with the makeup, it all adds up – I really only pack mascara when I travel.

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capture-it
You don’t need to pack a camera anymore, just use your phone for photos.

pro-tip
Bring compression leggings! Great for the plane, or for working out.

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Fragrance, Coqui Coqui Tabac; Sunglasses, Céline; Wallet, Céline; Weekender bag, Army store; Stripe sweater, Chloé; Compression leggings, Under Armor; Hoodie, Nike; Sneakers, Nike; Heels, Saint Laurent; Loafers, Saint Laurent; Black jeans, J Brand; Blue vintage jeans, Levi’s; Black trousers, Stella McCartney; Leather jacket, Schott; White tee, James Perse; Vintage wrap skirt; Jil Sander; Red sweater, The Row; Coat, Margiela; Mascara, Dior; Face cream, Radice; Tablet, Kindle; Tokyo tee, vintage.