All about the mix: NYFW packing tips

Tuesday, March 5, 2013
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LOVERS + FRIENDS excusez-moi sequin jacket | KENZO eiffel tower tee (sold out - similar) | KIMBERLY TAYLOR pleated leather skirt (similar) | ALEXANDER WANG natasha wedges (similar) | PRADA baroque sunglasses | 3.1 PHILIP LIM colorblocked pashli satchel | DKNY black tights | RINGS ECLECTIC cocktail ring

This outfit, that I wore to the Jack Roger's Blogger Social, is one of my favorite looks from my week in New York. When I was packing I tried to stick to pieces that were versatile and could easily be swapped in and out. For instance, the leather skirt from this look also worked with my Markus Lupfer sweater that I wore on the first day of IFBCON. I also paired the same sweater with the above sequin jacket for the Monique Lhuillier show and a Glamour Cats Event. I was especially glad that I had packed an array of versatile pieces when my trip was unexpectedly extended by Nemo. I was lucky to be able to produce several more new outfits without having to go shopping.

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*photography by Catherine Rhodes


  1. YOu look fabulous Ashley ! Love the packing tips as well , great post !

    XX Luba

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  2. love the sequined jacket! xo

  3. You look beautiful,I love it! xx A.

  4. Adorable, loving that skirt!! xox

  5. I love that sweater! And I totally agree–I'm learning (I suck at packing) that packing for trips is all about pieces you can get a lot of mileage out of!

    The Glossy Life

  6. Yes - this NYC trip made me realize I've got to step up my packing game!! Pieces that you can rotate in and out are a MUST. LOVE that leather skirt!

  7. That jacket is my favorite - I've thought about ordering it so many times but didn't end up pulling the trigger! Love this look for nyfw!

  8. A kenzo tee with a sequin jacket??? This just made my day!!!
    Brooke @ what2wear

  9. Fabulous look! Sounds like you're an expert packer, too! ;)


  10. This look is too cute! Love love love that sequin jacket! Definitely need to think more about versatility when I pack! I just tend to try to take everything! lol


  11. Your Kenzo tee is such a fun pop of green with the darker jacket and skirt!

  12. LOVE this outfit!! So cute... the sequin jacket is ridic and definitely so versatile.

  13. Absolutely in love with this stunning outfit. Love everything on it specially the sequin jacket. You look so beautiful.
    xo, Petra

  14. I love that jacket and green top. You are so cute and so is your blog!

    xo Ashley

  15. You look so beautiful. Everything you are wearing is just perfect. That sequin jacket is stunning.

    Tracy @ Sunny Days and Starry Nights

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