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Hello Fellow Fodorites.
Just back from a 2 week trip in Europe:
S.E. England-Normandy-Paris France-Zurich Switzerland!
I packed in a14"x22" Samsonite rolling case carry-on.

I often read questions about what to pack: Here is my EXACT packing list!

*Airplane Outfit*
Gray Ponte Knit Stretch skinny pants
Brown Lace tanktop
Black v-neck Cashmere sweater
Brown Knee-high socks
Brown knit scarf
Brown Leather Equestrian knee-high boots (Added Dr. Scholls gel inserts $16 CVS)
3/4 Length Black Wool Coat
Silver heart earrings and necklace
Watch

*Suitcase*
(I used the "rolling" method & when dirty turned things inside out)
Black Ponte Knit Stretch Skinny pants
Navy Skinny Stretch jeans
Black Skinny Stretch jeans
Purple v-neck sweater
Black cashmere turtleneck sweater
2 black microfiber tanks (one with lace trim)
1 white tank
2 brown cap sleeved *t-shirt (*Mod Bod brand-longer length nice stretch)
2 black cap sleeved *t-shirt
1 white cap sleeved *t-shirt
1 black fitted short blazer
1 3/4 length Black cashmere sweater (lounging/or extra layer under coat)
1 pair Black Yoga pants
2 pair short black athletic socks (slippers)
6 pair knee high socks (3 black-3 brown)
3 bras
1 set of Silk long underwear (top/bottom)
1 pair black flats (Me Too brand- Nordstroms)
1 pair Navy PJs (Carole Hochman)
1 Light Blue cotton scarf (H&M)
1 Pastel multi color scarf light weight cotton (H&M)
1 Bright color silk scarf (Nordstroms)
1 pair dangly sparkly earrings
1 big fun ring :)
1 Black 3/4 length raincoat (H&M)
1 pair cashmere gloves
1 compact Quality umbrella

*Carry-on shoulder bag (Baggalini- Container Store) {*allowed as one "personal item"}
Packed Inside:
Sunglasses
Prescription glasses
ipad (with Universal charger)
iphone (with Data Roaming/texting package from AT&T)
Black Nylon Cross Body Bag (used as purse)
Passport
Drivers License/Credit Card/Debit Card
$80 US cash (Withdrew Euros at the airport ATM)
Hair brush
Round brush
Ponds Facial towelletes
Razor (disposable)
Toothbrush
Gum
Meds (prescription and otc) plastic container from Container Store

Liquids in Quart sized bag: (Container Store travel sized bottles)
3 oz. Shampoo
Conditioner
Hairspray
Body Lotion
2 oz. Facial Cleanser
Hair gel
Toothpaste
1 oz. Lip stuff (Carmex)
Eye-cream
Sunscreen
Minature version of all make-up (Nordstroms give samples of foundation etc)
Deodorant
Febreze clothing spray (I misted and hung the sweater and pants I wore before repacking)
Solid perfume stick (Amazing Grace by Philosophy)

Okay...so that is it! I washed my "delicates-tanks-socks-pjs and t-shirts on Day 8"
Perfect Packing!
C'est Voila
Tina

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