How I Pack When Traveling

How I Pack When Traveling | Audrey Madison Stowe a fashion and lifestyle blogger

Happy Friday! What are your plans this weekend? I’m trying another new workout tomorrow and am catching up with a couple friends tonight and tomorrow. Sunday I’ve got a brunch with a brand and then am leaving to Austin to go over florals at our venue. Lots of stuff happening haha!

Today I wanted to share how I pack when traveling! This has been my little system for a couple of years now and it works for me to make sure I have everything together and packed. One thing I want to utilize next, are packing cubes!

How I Pack When Traveling | Audrey Madison Stowe a fashion and lifestyle blogger

How I Pack When Traveling-

Start with outfits: After I get my suitcase down, I start filling it with outfits. I plan all of my outfits wherever I’m traveling to make sure I have the exact amount of clothes I need. I will fold/roll clothes as tight as I can and squeeze to one side of my suitcase. At the bottom of the suitcase, I lay down all of the shoes I’m taking. 

Packing list: I don’t really have a packing list, but I go through EVERY drawer and just make sure I take what I need. I count how many days, and then decide what bras I need, how many undies to bring, pajamas (will wear pajamas 2x before changing), lounge wear, and socks. I lay everything out on my bed and go through all of the drawers one more time to make sure I have everything I need. 

How I Pack When Traveling | Audrey Madison Stowe a fashion and lifestyle blogger

After that, I have this awesome packing cube for undergarments and I stuff bras, underwear, socks, bralettes, etc in there. It’s nice because it’s all in one little bag so I’m not digging through a giant suitcase looking for 2 socks. I put that in the suitcase and then fold up any pajamas and lounge clothes and put on top of outfits. 

Clothes are done! 

How I Pack When Traveling | Audrey Madison Stowe a fashion and lifestyle blogger
Packing Cube for bras and panties | How I Pack When Traveling | Audrey Madison Stowe a fashion and lifestyle blogger

Makeup: I adore this Amazon makeup train case. It’s awesome and holds everything I need. I also love that it has a makeup brush compartment. I go through every drawer of my makeup and mentally walk through my makeup routine, making sure I grab everything. 

Travel Makeup Case | Audrey Madison Stowe

Toiletries: Again, I go through my skincare/night routine in my head and slowly add things to my toiletry bag. This bag is awesome (and super cute!) from Hudson+Bleecker. I do one side with all skincare and the other clear side with deodorant, toothbrush, body wash, toothpaste, etc. In the middle pocket I keep Q tips, my glasses, and bobby pins. 

After I add in my toiletry bag…. I start filling in the sides with hair products (should probably get a bag for it all), accessories, hair tools, and lastly, snacks 🙂 I like to bring a few snacks on a trip so I know that I have food in case I get hangry. 

That’s it for my suitcase! I typically bring a small duffle or weekender bag as my carry-on. I fill it with one outfit (in case my suitcase gets lost), a pair of shoes, my makeup bag, and then a target bag filled with medicine (I get really nauseous and anxious traveling), saltine crackers, deodorant, and wipes to wipe down airport things haha. I stuff that in and then add in all of my electronics! I lay out all of my electronics on the ground, double checking for batteries/chargers, and then put inside my duffle. 

That’s it! I usually have all my stuff ready to go the night before I leave. I lay out my travel clothes too to make it easier. 

How I Pack When Traveling | Audrey Madison Stowe a fashion and lifestyle blogger
How I Pack When Traveling | Audrey Madison Stowe a fashion and lifestyle blogger
How I Pack When Traveling | Audrey Madison Stowe a fashion and lifestyle blogger

Thanks so much for reading y’all!! Do you have any packing tips for us!? P.S. Don’t forget to read about my NYC trip.

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