The 13 Biggest Packing Mistakes, According to Frequent Flyers

With holiday travel season comes the inevitable task of packing everything you need for a number of days in a tiny suitcase and hoping you didn't forget anything. We've all found ourselves in those dreaded situations in which we arrive at our destination and realize we packed too much, too little, forgot essential items, or simply brought the wrong wardrobe for the climate or activities that we're faced with. 

To ensure that packing doesn't put a damper on "the most wonderful time of the year," we reached out to four stylish frequent flyers, including our co-founder and CEO, a style blogger, a model and winemaker, and a celebrity stylist. If anyone knows what to do and not to do when packing, it's these women.

Instead of facing frequent trips with dread, they see packing as a routine part of life and have learned from their past travel blunders. As such, we asked these experts to divulge the packing mistakes they'd never make, and their answers are sure to stick with you the next time you're faced with an empty suitcase. 

Keep scrolling to read their advice and shop some of our favorite travel essentials while you're at it!