I planned to do this post to share how I pack in a carryon for a week long trip in the Winter. A friend reminded me that it might be good to do just so I don't forget anything so it is a bit of a public packing list as well. If you have been following me for a while you know I typically forget one thing when traveling from workout pants to my sleep mask, things I can't live without but completely slip my mind as I am a last minute packer.
The plan is to pack in my Raden roller bag with a foldable longchamp. I have a few gifts to bring to Paris so these will fit in my longchamp. Once the bag is emptied, I will fill it with a few things from Paris. I always stock up on skincare in Paris and I have a few Sisley and Cadalie items on my list. Most likely I will end up checking my Raden suitcase on the way home due to the liquids from the skincare. For my computer, camera and personal belongings I love my Cuyana.
I was really hoping for snow this trip, that is what prompted me to look at flights. The weather ironically will be much warmer than Chicago. I am fairly certain it will be around the same weather I had most of my April trip. This means I can give up my heavy coat and bring my Sandro coat that I love. I will pack a few scarves but I usually end up buying one as a souvenir from a little boutique or Galleries Lafayette.
Sweater Season is here and I have been living in them. At the start of the Season I felt I didn't have anything I liked but I am slowly adding to my collection including these. You all know I love my red Sézane Sweater. There is a new pink one out with my name on it that I hope to snatch up on my visit.
I pack my toiletries in my Cuyana bags which makes life so easy. I plan on restocking some of my favorite beauty products including my Sisley Mascara that I cannot live without and the eye cream. I swear by this! French Beauty products are cheaper in Paris. Sisley Paris products aren't available at a regular Pharmacie you will find them at a Department store such as Galleries Lafayette.
For the Plane
My Aunt gave me a cashmere blanket scarf that has become a staple on overseas flights. The planes can be SO cold and I don't like using the plane blankets...
I most likely won't like the plane food and there is along stretch from landing in Paris to actually getting to the apartment. Snacks are essential. Now that my Sister is a Mom she is the snack queen so she has taught me well in planning ahead.
What is your travel routine? Is there something I forgot to pack??
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