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Lazy Girl’s Guide To Packing For Vacation

Up until my mid-20s, I used to hate traveling for vacation. It was just an absolute headache and that was back when I didn’t have to be responsible for any of the financing. However, I eventually learned to not only like traveling, but love it. I was able to do this my simplifying as many elements of traveling as possible, starting with creating a guide to packing for vacation.

Lazy Girl's Guide To Packing for Vacation | STAINED COUTURE

When I pack for vacation, I start by being realistic of what I’m going to need. I loathe over-packing. Not only are your carrying around waste, but depending on if you’re flying, it can cost you a lot of money. So, I’ve become very conscious of what I really need to bring when on vacation. Not to mention, bringing too many options will leave room for you to overthink. Who wants to overthink anything on vacation, let alone which color shorts to wear? Not me. Minus the basic denim shorts and basic tees, here’s what I include in my guide to packing for vacation.

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Retail Therapy Is Still Effective

This is a very impromptu post, because my morning started off on a bad note. First of all, I woke up in a sweat, because it was super humid in my bedroom. Next, I recently took in my neighbors puppy to find him a new home, which has been adjustment. However, he’s leaving today. Finally, my BF was in ugly mood that I felt he was trying to push over to me. So, I had to push it back, because I can’t deal with that. After grabbing a large cup of iced coffee with 2 shots of espresso on the way to work, I started to feel a little better. However, my mood became a bucket of sunshine when I saw that Shopbop was having a 3 day sale on sale items. Let the retail therapy commence!

STAINED COUTURE | Retail Therapy Day

I picked up a couple of item, which were mainly shoes. My summer shoe game has been mostly flip flops and that needed to change. However, while digging around, I saw some things that I feel like you needed to know about. The sale is 25% off sale items, which means most of this stuff will be gone in a flash. Keep reading to see some of my favorite items from the sale and what items I bought during retail therapy. Warning, some of these items might sell out before you know it. So, hop in them fast, sis!

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Planning My Summer Wardrobe

This past weekend, I came to the realization that Memphis isn’t getting a Spring this year. Having to deal with 90+ degrees weather in the middle of May is ridiculous. So, to help soothe this depressing understand, I decide to start planning my summer wardrobe.

Prepping Summer Wardrobe 2018 | STAINED COUTURE

Keep reading to see what three items are I’m wanting to add to my summer wardrobe this year.

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Affordable Vintage Tees from Urban Outfitters

One of my favorite things in life is a well-worn, soft vintage tee. I like to think of myself as a comfy tee connoisseur, because I know the feel of a tee that will age nicely. Unfortunately, it can take a long time to wear out a tee from crisp and constructed to soft and worn. Thankfully, we don’t have to wait it out, because there are plenty of affordable vintage tees. Not only are there options, but affordable options.

Affordable Vintage Tees / STAINED COUTURE

I shared some vintage rock tees a couple of years ago, but I found some newer and worthy options to share. Keep reading to see what I spotted when I should’ve been working and checking emails.

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Handbags for Spring 2018

Spring is here and all I’ve been wanting to do is add spring-worthy pieces to my closet. In my opinion, the best way to transition your wardrobe from season to the next is with accessories. So, that’s why I’m starting with adding handbags for spring to my life.

Hnadbags for Spring 2018 / STAINED COUTURE

To see what bags I’m leaning into this season, keep reading.

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