Fashion, Travel

What I Packed for a Week in Portugal

This post is 2 months late but since I did some of my best packing to date for our weeklong trip to Portugal, I figured better late than never. I spent about an hour throwing my favorite basics into a suitcase and we were off.

My outfits were simpler than ever–I wore the same thing a few times but when you only pack classic pieces, it just works. All black, white, and grey–shocker–so everything worked together for the most-part, and was perfect for mixing and matching. Keep in mind we traveled in March so temps were a bit chillier. If we left now I’d throw some shorts and dresses into the mix, but it my list would look a lot like this one.

Equipment

White Button Down

Classic and timeless–great for day or night. PS this is the greatest silk top I've ever owned.
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Cuyana

Nice top

Dress this silk tee up or down for day or night
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Rag & Bone

Open Back Sweater

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Anine Bing

Camisole

A camisole for layering
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J. Crew

Striped Top

A turtleneck, tee, or tank. Just bring something with stripes.
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J. Crew

White Top

I'd pack one nicer white tee and casual one, too
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IRO

Black Jacket

A black jacket–leather, blazer, or a nicer bomber that'll take you from day to night.
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Club Monaco

Trench

Always bring something to keep you warm in case temps drop a little bit. Lightweight and easy to travel with.
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AG Jeans

Distressed Skinny Jeans

My favorite (and most comfortable) distressed jeans.
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Frame

Skinny Jeans

They're stretchy but don't get too stretchy after wearing them a few times
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Frame

Black Skinny Jeans

A 3rd pair of jeans to mix things up (and because I was so nervous I'd spill something on another pair and not have any pants).
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White & Warren

Cashmere Travel Scarf

The perfect oversized blanket scarf
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Cuyana

Crossbody Bag

I brought this bag but would recommend a crossbody that zips when you're in crowded areas.
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Adidas

Stan Smith

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Matt Bernson

Serra Slides

I walked all over both cities in these and my feet didn't hurt at all. They're so comfortable!
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M. Gemi

Mules

A good pair of mules that are comfortable enough to walk around in but nice enough to wear to dinner
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