Tid kvar —

Högsta bud —

Emma Elwin

Notes from a Swedish stylist


The art of packing

Posted in Life
by Emma Elwin on 22 September, 2015

Emma Elwin shares her tips on how to pack smart for traveling.

The following week I will be living out of my suitcase due to some work we arre having done at the apartment. I must say I prefer to travel light, I want to have as small a suitcase as possible. To make this happen I have a few tricks up my sleeve that make it easier to decide what comes and what goes.

The first thing I do is to think about what scenarios I will find myself in and what clothes will suit these occasions.

The second thing is to lay all the clothes on the bed. This way you get a good overview of what goes together, which colors that match (or mismatch, which ever way you prefer it), etc. You can easily see if you need more tops or bottoms. Also pay attention so that the shoes you bring go with all the different outfits.

I’m not a big fan of accessorizing, it’s a weakness of mine. But for traveling I find that a scarf gives an already used outfit a new life.


8 Comments

Kristanna: Your answer was just what I neddee. It's made my day!
November 26, 2016

Becky Padgett: Amazing tips! I have a tendency to throw the entirety of my wardrobe in a cabin bag 😂
October 13, 2015

Ellie: YES! Since I started packing outfits instead of random clothing items that do not match in the end, I saved a lot of time, nerves and space :)
October 13, 2015

Frieda: totally agree with this post!! :)
October 13, 2015

julia dance: Clear and helpful. I recently found myself over packing for a weekend. Note to self, coordinate more, take less. Thank you for good advice.
October 13, 2015

julia dance: Great info, clear and sensible. I recently found myself over Recently packing for a weekend. Lesson to self, coordinate more, take less.
October 13, 2015

Zane: Wire hangers ruin the clothes! Don't use them. :)
October 13, 2015

jenaly: I agree, I am the same!! www.inmydreams.ca/
September 23, 2015

Related reading

Life — 17 May, 2020

Letar du efter färg med ambitiöst miljötänk att måla om ditt hem med?

Vi har förälskat oss i svenska Färgbygge.

Life — 9 March, 2020

Emma Olbers on Sustainability In the Furniture Design Industry — Is There Any?

Giving fashion a break to investigate sustainability in the booming business of furniture design. Expert help needed.

Life — 3 February, 2020

When All You Want to Do Is Hide Under a Pihl Strehl Throw

Winter is dragging on, and all we can think of is cuddling up inside under a cozy (and mindfully made) blanket. Enter interior design brand Pihl Strehl.

Life — 9 January, 2020

A Rookie’s Guide to Plant Incenses

What are the all-natural herb and wood incenses all about? We're finding out!