If your job requires you to constantly be traveling, on short flights, for only a few days at a time, you’re likely a little bit frustrated with packing and travel clothes. Encircled was createdbecause our founder, Kristi, shared those same frustrations, and sought to make multi-wear pieces that improved the packing experience. Years later, we continue to make travel-friendly designs that are also appropriate for a variety of work related situations.
When packing for a short work trip, it can be tempting to bring more than you need, and have to check your suitcase as a result. The first step to reduce the amount of clothing that you are tempted to bring is to refine your packing process. We’ve outlined here are a couple of packing hacks that you can use to streamline your entire process, as well as a packing list, and suggested outfits from that list.
This article is based on a short 3 day, business trip that requires work attire, and evening attire. Dress requirements differ between industries and the type of business engagement you’re attending, so swap out pieces accordingly where appropriate.
Note: depending on your personal style, and dress codes, the pencil skirt or black jeans can easily be swapped for black slacks.
TIP: Mix and match your daytime/nighttime outfits if you’re interested in switching up more than just one piece of your outfit for day-to-night, or if you’re maybe seeing the same people at all occasions.
We’ve included a suggested carry on packing list, available for download HERE. The items here are broader suggestions that you can substitute in/out your favourite products. One of the biggest hang-ups for packing a carry-on is the desire to bring too much stuff. Using a list will help you be able to identify exactly what it is that you need to bring so you don’t bring too much (or, forget anything!).
Need help reducing your toiletries? Check out our blog post on carry-on toiletries here.
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