3 Items a Celebrity Stylist Would Remove From Your Suitcase

When she’s not working with big names like Lupita Nyong’o, Jennifer Hudson, and Hilary Swank, celebrity stylist Micaela Erlanger also divulges her fashion expertise in our Ask a Stylist column. Erlanger is also the official ARMI Captain at the luxury rental and styling platform Armarium. From the best places to source vintage to the secret to finding your most flattering jeans, come back each week for a professional’s perspective.

With the holiday season quickly approaching, you’re bound to have some sort of travel in your plans. Today I’m sharing a couple packing tips to help ensure you’re not overpacking; instead, you’ll be heading to your destination with all the essentials. I start my packing process by planning out my outfits, and I do this for a couple reasons… First, so I know what I’m wearing while I’m on holiday and not wasting time figuring out what to wear. Secondly, so I’m not packing unnecessary items and accessories that’ll potentially weigh down my bag for no reason. To do this, I follow a three-step checklist for items to possibly remove. Keep reading to find out my helpful packing tips.