Some Summer Travel Tips + Special Bonuses….Two Awesome Elaine Turner Giveaways to Take Along

Last month I partnered with the Elaine Turner team at their boutique to participate in the launch of their “Swept Away to Seychelles” summer product line for an exclusive preview for Chic Sheet readers.  While reviewing all of the cool summertime looks, we discussed the styling of seasonal looks and packing tricks to make it all fit for our upcoming summer vacations.

I just wanted to share with you some of our discussion points…we took 10 categories most likely to join you on your vacations either to the Hill Country, or on a trek around the world.

Here are some tips to make it just a little better for you!  To make your life even simpler,  you can just CLICK the links below to purchase any of our favorite items from the comfort of your own computer….

Swimwear:


Ralph Lauren Blue Label Swimsuit, Halter Textured Bikini Top Women’s Swimsuit; Tommy Bahama Ruched Underwire One-Piece Swimsuit

Tops:

Equipment Sleeveless Pocket Blouse; Gap: Essential Rib Tank

Shorts:

Club Monaco Alaya Lace Shorts; White Cotton J.Crew Shorts

Denim Jeans:

Current/Elliott Bootcut Jeans (Also Available at Tootsies); J Brand Cropped Jeans

Dresses:


Michael Kors Printed Maxi Dress; Lauren Ralph Lauren Knit Sheath Dress

Accessories:


Gap Lightweight Shimmer-Stripe Scarf; Michael Kors Three-Link Tortoise Earrings; Kendra Scott Turquoise Bangles, Set of 5 (Also Available at Kendra Scott)

Shoes:

Melissa Flats (Also available at Melissa Pop in Uptown Park); Elaine Turner Metallic Flip-Flops

Handbags:


Elaine Turner Raffia Crossbody; Elaine Turner Python Clutch

Hats:


Jonathan Adler Floppy Straw Hat; Eric Javits Fedora

Small Sized Toiletries:


Tata Harper Deluxe Beauty Set; Fresh Skincare Travel Set

Reminders for packing:

  • #1, do not bring anything that cannot be worn with multiple items or in multiple ways
  • Try to keep within color families…helps with outfitting and lessens the number of shoes; Shoes will kill you at weigh stations
  • Wear a lot of white & let accessories give you the pop!
  • Knits are best for travel; avoid linen, gauze, cottons that wrinkle a lot unless being wrinkled is your look
  • Roll your clothes, they hang out quicker & wrinkling is less
  • Invest in light luggage like much of the aluminum bags from  Rowena; all brands are making this look now

BONUS FEATURE…ELAINE TURNER GIVEAWAY (for a lucky Chic Sheet reader)

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About Roz Pactor

I am a fashion and marketing consultant and blogger based in Houston, Texas. With more than three decades of experience in fashion retailing that has spanned Foley’s, Neiman Marcus and Bloomingdale’s NYC, I have earned a reputation for delivering expertise, energy and enthusiasm to my roster of clients. I have remained closely connected with designer women’s fashion as well as the misses, teens, men’s and children’s apparel and accessories markets from coast to coast.

3 thoughts on “Some Summer Travel Tips + Special Bonuses….Two Awesome Elaine Turner Giveaways to Take Along

    1. Carol, I carry one of two that I own……both are lightweight and large. One is fabric (nylon Prada that I’ve had for years) and the other is straw one I bought from Elaine Turner last year. I carry it on the place with all my mags and then use for pool and shopping. I have a collection of summer totes….love them and use them a lot. T.M.I……I’m sure!

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