Accessorizing away from home calls for fun pieces that wont break the bank if theyre lost, misplaced or replaced with a new souvenir. Bonus for non-metallic pieces: no interference through airport security.
Necklace: $55 with earrings (not shown), Stanley Eisenman Fine Shoes. Perforated tank: Twenty, $78. Neiman Marcus. Cotton tank: Michael Stars, $48. A. Hooper & Co. Zipper-accented pants: Rag & Bone/Jean, $264. Neiman Marcus.
Ready for Adventure
Layering can be the key to climate control if youre out and about from dawn till dusk. Doubling up is also a good strategy for in-transit dressing, especially with heavier pieces that take up a lot of space in a suitcase.
Long-sleeved linen shirt: Frank & Eileen, $198. Lane-Knight. Embellished sweat shirt: $78. J. Crew. Swiss-dot shorts: $65. J. Crew. Hoop earrings: Natasha, $28. Dillards. Leather sandals: K. Jacques St. Tropez, $255. You Are Here.
Pattern of Activity
Cotton shorts: Flying Tomato, $38. Apricot Lane. Sleeveless top: Greylin, $90. Maven. Earrings: Natasha, $24. Dillards. Snakeskin cuff: Staci, $124. Maven. Beaded leather bangle: $218. A. Hooper & Co. Shoes: Fly London, $185. Stanley Eisenman Fine Shoes.
Zest and Relaxation
Dressing for comfort doesnt mean looking like a gym rat thanks to sassy, colorful tees and elastic-waist styles elevated by premium fabrics and fashion-forward detailing.
T-shirt: Patterson J. Kincaid, $88. A. Hooper & Co. French terrycloth sweat pants: LNA, $152. You Are Here. Cotton sweater: $59.50. Banana Republic. Earrings: Natasha, $24. Dillards. Sport watch: Adidas, $95. www.watchstation.com.
There to Wear
Jersey fabrics like J.McLaughlins signature wrinkle-resistant Catalina Cloth are ready to wear straight out of the suitcase.
Dress: $192. J.McLaughlin. Earrings: $12. Apricot Lane. Pearl-accented wrist ties: Jennifer Lyon, $198 each (three shown). Lane-Knight. Leather backpack: Rebecca Minkoff, $295. Neiman Marcus.
Leave the clunky running shoes at home and opt instead for colorful, ultra-lightweight sneakers that add attitude without compromising comfort. Trend-watchers know stylish kicks are OK with skirts and dresses, too.
Neoprene athletic shoes: BZees, $69. www.naturalizer.com. Cotton tank: Michael Stars, $48. A. Hooper & Co. Perforated leather vest: Townsen, $245. A. Hooper & Co. Cotton skirt: Lemlem, $168. You Are Here. Sport watch: Michele, $445. www.michele.com. Gold wire earrings: Amanda Sterett, $135. A. Hooper & Co. Denim backpack: Marc by Marc Jacobs, $195. Neiman Marcus Fort Worth.
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