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How to Travel Comfortably in Style

Traveling: (my definition) – Going from place to place and generally being outdoors and on-foot most of the time, which calls for long days out (12 hours+) in unfamiliar settings away from home. Let’s be real: There is no other place quite like home when it comes to being comfortable. But as it happens, you cannot carry everything with you. So what exactly do you pack that’s practical, without eliminating your style? I have traveled many times, and learned from my mistakes growing up. Now as a fully-grown adult, I still make some mistakes, but I like to think that I have improved immensely, and can get from A to B without looking too crazy when miles away from home. This is my fool-proof guide to comfort in style. Appropriate Footwear But who is going to look at your feet/footwear right? Possibly no one. Possibly not many people. Possibly everyone if you choose the right footwear…or the wrong footwear. The difference being only you will feel what’s on your feet, and if it’s not right, blisters will take over …

Play: How I Use #Colour in My #Wardrobe (and some hand-picked options!)

Colour is absolutely fundamental to my fashion wardrobe, my design mentality and visual inspirations. It is the first thing I notice when I go shopping, very shortly followed by texture and feel. I always think about colour/fabric palettes, and how well one goes with the other even when unconsciously dressing oneself in the morning. My mind is able to make an instinctive decision somehow, when it comes to wear. There is always at least one pop of colour and so below are ways to incorporate different quantities of colour in as little as a lipstick or as much as a coat. Dare to try I say, you only live once. (L-R) Yellow Knit: H&M, Red Bucket Bag: TK Maxx, Long Yellow Purse: Kate Spade, Patchwork Jeans: Pull&Bear (L-R) DIOR Lip Glow in Pink, MAC Lipsticks in ‘Brave’ and ‘Patisserie’, Essie Nail Colours in ‘Ballet Slippers’, ‘Spin the Bottle’ and ‘Mint Candy Apple’ (L-R) Gray-blue Toned Stretch Skinny Jean: H&M, Gray Stretch Skinny Jean: H&M, Distressed MOM Jean: Hollister, Patchwork Jean: Pull&Bear, Black High-Waist Skinny Jean: Miss Selfridge Tip: If …