Style Translator: A Casual Cool Outfit for Traveling
Jul 23, 2015
Looking good while traveling isn’t easy. If you plan to walk, you need comfortable shoes. You need to pack well without taking up much space. And you need to choose accessories that can work with multiple outfits. But this Pinterest photo nails the perfectly casual, undeniably chic tourist look to which we aspire.
Cool Comfy Shoes. $4 flip-flops are for the pool deck and nowhere else. Birkenstocks are anything but chic. But a pair of low-profile, understated sneakers are both comfortable and stylish.
These Chuck Taylors have a slick, vintage vibe to them. I prefer a pair of easy Keds. I also like these chic New Balance sneakers with metallic accents. Either way, you can baby your feet a bit and look stylish.
Relaxed Dresses. I adore casual shift and sheath dresses. They can easily be packed in a suitcase or weekender. They’re also versatile and comfortable.
I’ve never purchased anything from the retailer that makes this striped dress, so I can’t vouch for quality, but I thought it was pretty cute. For a more traditional striped dress, this dress from Gap and this Tim Tim Stripe Dress from French Connection are good choices. Plus-size readers should try this ASOS Curve dress.
Chic Accessories. I love the way this outfit is styled. The Panama Hat is a lovely option for protecting your skin while you walk around town. For something cheaper, try this hat from American Eagle. I also like this fedora from San Diego Hat Co..
The blush crossbody bag is another great pick. It’s pale enough that it works as a neutral, but it has just enough color to give a bit of pop. This Kate Spade flap bag is a gorgeous option. For something inexpensive, Forever21 has this simple bag.