Packing for Vegas

- Fashion, Outfits, Shopping, Travel

 

As of today, I am going to say I officially suck at packing (even though I did a packing post here). I think my problem is packing for a trip for Vegas in January is different from packing for a trip in the summer. Summer dresses, swimsuits and going out clothes, simple! I know what I’m bringing to wear out, but I’m struggling with what I’ll want to wear during the day shopping, maybe a little gambling and of course, daytime drinking! Anyway, the above photo shows my carry-on essentials. My Intel tablet and magazines for entertainment, a scarf to stay warm on the flight, hand lotion and lip/cheek stain and a pair of aviators!

Airport Style Vegas

I always want to look cute, but be comfy on flights. We will also be meeting up with friends in Vegas almost immediately after checking into our hotel room, so I want to only have to add an accessory or touch up my makeup a little bit when we get there. So I decided on an outfit like this, cute booties, leggings, a long t-shirt and this cute cardigan from OASAP. I might wear my black jeans and another comfy sweater I have, but either way, I will be wearing something comfy!

Vegas Night One

My whole weekend is going to be centered around wearing gold when I go out (and during the day on Sunday when it is my golden birthday). YAY THEMES! I am such a theme-y person. So for my first night out I am going to wear a little black dress (seen here) with some new sparkly gold heels from JustFab.

Casual Daytime

I’ve had these gold wedge PUMA sneakers for a long time, but I can’t wait to bust them out on my birthday (SO COMFY). We will have a fun day exploring and then I’ll get all dressed up for my birthday that night. I’m sure I will be posting tons of Instagram photos, so no need to bore you with “the dress” twice here!

Vegas Day Touring

Monday we have another whole day and night, so I will probably wear a skirt + blouse combination for during the day (it is supposed to be 70 the whole time and to a Minnesotan this time of year, that means shorts/skirts) and a more colorful dress for night.

HOME

On the way back home, gotta be comfy AND WARM. Don’t want to think about this part yet… I’m just too excited to get there!

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37 Comments

  • Reply
    Catherine
    January 21, 2014 at 12:55 PM

    So jealous that you’re going on vacation! I want out of here!

    xx

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      Rachel
      January 21, 2014 at 1:31 PM

      I know :( It will be nice to escape Minne-snow-ta for awhile.

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    Valerie
    January 21, 2014 at 1:27 PM

    I love that you are playing on the gold theme! And definitely layers on the plane- you never know how hot or cold it can be- especially coming from the Midwest to Vegas– I had work colleagues that were there last week and said it was around 60! Have fun!!
    Valerie
    http://www.the-style-files.com

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      Rachel
      January 21, 2014 at 1:30 PM

      Thanks girl! :) And yes, I always dress in layers for planes, even in the summer I get chilly! And it is just nice to have the option to wear more or less. I can’t wait!

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    amy
    January 21, 2014 at 1:53 PM

    I have a hard time packing too. I hope you have a great time in Vegas

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      Rachel
      January 21, 2014 at 2:07 PM

      Thanks Amy, it should be fun!

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    Emily Goldsberry
    January 21, 2014 at 7:56 PM

    Cute outfits!

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    Ashley
    January 21, 2014 at 2:06 PM

    Love all the looks you’ve chosen! Gorgeous and Vegas-ready. :)

    PS- I’m a horrible packer, too!

    -Ashley
    http://lestylorouge.com

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      Rachel
      January 21, 2014 at 2:08 PM

      Thank you Ashley! I am getting ready. (Few things still in the laundry though…) If it isn’t a beach vacation it makes it so much harder to pack I think!

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    Rachel Trampel
    January 21, 2014 at 8:30 PM

    Thank you Emily!

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    Rachelle
    January 21, 2014 at 4:25 PM

    You got it all figured out please take me with you and all your looks are super cute.

    xo
    ​PinkSole​

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    Jen
    January 21, 2014 at 5:06 PM

    I love each and every look you’ve put together Rachel! Tights and a flowy cardigan is my go to flight attire. I’m a huge fan of cardigans that can double as blankets…in fact I’m wearing one today. I love to feel cozy in case it’s drafty on the flight. I’m absolutely loving that yellow skirt! Where’s it from?!

    xo jen
    Pearls & Lace

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    Holly
    January 21, 2014 at 7:34 PM

    have a safe trip!

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      Rachel
      January 22, 2014 at 8:39 AM

      Thank you Holly!

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    Anna Belle
    January 21, 2014 at 8:41 PM

    I love your travel outfits – simply, but you’ll look really chic!

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      Rachel
      January 22, 2014 at 8:39 AM

      Thanks Anna Belle! That’s what I was going for. I usually pack a bunch of accessories and don’t end up wearing them, so I just wanted to keep it simple this trip and focus on my birthday outfit 😉

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    two birds
    January 21, 2014 at 9:05 PM

    I love Vegas! So jealous of your trip. All of these outfits are so cute! I especially love the one with the gold wedge sneakers. How cute are those?!

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      Rachel
      January 22, 2014 at 8:38 AM

      Aren’t they fun?! I can’t wait to bust them out!

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    KizzyDoll
    January 22, 2014 at 5:58 AM

    These look fantastic doll, I hope you enjoy yourself x

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    Meggan & Brooke
    January 22, 2014 at 9:23 AM

    So jelly you’re going to Vegas girl! Those gold sneaks are perfect for a birthday outfit – and Vegas! xo

    http://www.somewherelately.com/

    B & M

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    Jacy
    January 22, 2014 at 11:05 AM

    Rachel, all of these ideas are SO cute! You’ve done such a great job with your outfit planning and organization. I can’t wait to see all of your pics, and I know you’re going to have such a fun birthday! Plus you’ll look super glam while celebrating :)

    ~Jacy

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    Kacie's Kloset
    January 22, 2014 at 12:46 PM

    Have fun in Vegas!

    http://kacieskloset.blogspot.com/

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    Lisa - respect the shoes
    January 22, 2014 at 8:51 PM

    I am loving your travel outfit – very cute!

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    maya
    January 22, 2014 at 10:57 PM

    i can’t even deal – you’re going to have so much fun! Can’t wait to see your picks on IG! xx

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    Rachel's Fashion Patch
    January 23, 2014 at 9:15 AM

    I am with you on the bad packing department!! These outfits are so cute though! xx

    http://www.rachelsfashionpatch.blogspot.com

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    Melissa
    January 23, 2014 at 11:55 AM

    Enjoy your vacation in Vegas! Hope you’re having lots of fun over there! 😉

    I do love all of your outfits! I think you picked out the right ones! :)

    http://www.rockinheels.com

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    Niki
    January 23, 2014 at 3:29 PM

    I am so obsessed with that travel bag, and I love the outfits you put together! Have fun!!!

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    Tracy
    January 23, 2014 at 8:02 PM

    I have never been to Vegas and have always wanted to go. Maybe within the next couple years. I love your packing inspiration.

    Tracy @ Sunny Days and Starry Nights

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    Lu
    January 24, 2014 at 10:05 AM

    All of the outfits are so stylish and beautiful. I’m sure you will look fantastic. I also dress in layers when I travel, even during the summer and always like to wear cardigans and comfortable clothes (such as leggings with tunics). I wish you a wonderful birthday and a life full of love, happiness and good health. Have an amazing trip to Vegas.

    http://thefashioness.com/

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    Amy
    January 24, 2014 at 1:53 PM

    These are such cute outfits! I am so jealous of your trip!!! I hope you have an amazing time! Can’t wait to see pictures!

    xo Amy

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    Jenny
    January 26, 2014 at 3:06 PM

    Love the outfits you put together, and the gold heels for your birthday look is absolutely stunning! Have fun in Vegas 😀

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    Tiffany
    January 27, 2014 at 1:52 PM

    Absolutely love all of these! Perfect for all the fun and possible happenings that Vegan can bring. And, that black and tan handbag…gorgeous!

    Tiffany
    http://www.StyleSidebar.com

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    Always Maylee
    January 29, 2014 at 8:33 AM

    I hope you’re having a blast in vegas!

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

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    Alissa
    January 29, 2014 at 12:38 PM

    I can’t wait to see your photos!!!!!!!

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    Emily Tozer
    February 5, 2014 at 1:39 AM

    Love this idea for planning! I'm not the best packer either :) especially love the yellow skirt and neutral ankle boots!

    http://theglamfiles.com

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    Emily
    February 4, 2014 at 7:39 PM

    Love this idea for packing, I’m not great at it either! Especially adoring that yellow skirt and neutral ankle boots :)

    http://theglamfiles.com

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