Pro packers know versatility is the name of the game. If you’re going to pack an item, it has to mix and match while meeting lots of different needs. That’s all fine and dandy when you’re packing jeans and sweaters, but what about holiday party outfits? Is it really possible to get lots of wear out of special occasion dresses?
Choosing a Versatile Party Dress
My answer is yes! With the right item. A few years ago, I spotted an amazing velvet polka-dot wrap dress when shopping in Lisbon. My travel mates didn’t really understand why I loved this
The Fancy Party
Wear this dress with a pair of heels and a classic red lip for an easy party look. Surprisingly, velvet packs pretty well. It doesn’t really show wrinkles if you protect it from indentations caused by sharp objects.
The Cozy Dinner
Having dinner with the family but
The Artsy Event
Open up this dress and you have a cardigan. It’s a very long cardigan, mind you, and reminds me a bit of a wizard robe, but paired with some laid-back jeans and cool accessories, and you’ve got a stand-out outfit that can turn heads.
There are lots of examples of wrap dresses worn as cardigans, for
Inspired yet? Go give it a try! Find items in your closet that can be worn in multiple ways and discover all the outfit options that can extend your travel capsules.
2 Replies to “Packing Light: 1 Dress, 3 Outfits”
I love all three of these looks (but with chilly days, I’m particularly inspired by #2 with the cozy sweater!). Merry Christmas, Andrea!
Andrea[ Post Author ]
Thanks Krystal! Indeed, all I want to wear is cozy sweaters. Merry Christmas 🎄