packing

Your Last-Minute Being-Around-Kids Preparation Checklist

I’m gonna tell you some cute stories about my nephews! I got to Texas yesterday morning to visit my family for Christmas. I’ve got three nephews who are better than…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 24, 2014 - 1:00 pm

17 Things You Might Forget To Pack For College

So you’ve bought the sheets, the desk lamp, the shoe racks, the posters that will fall off after two months, the hangers, the towels, the laptop and the notebooks. You…

Alyson Penn | August 5, 2013 - 1:00 pm

How To Beat Airline Baggage Weight Limits: Wear Your Luggage!

As a chronic over-packer, there have definitely been a few times I’ve had to waddle through airport security wearing six layers of clothing that wouldn’t fit in my suitcase. Now…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | November 8, 2012 - 9:20 am

5 Things To Do When You Move

For the past two weeks, I’ve been running around like a chicken with its head cut off trying to prepare for the biggest change in my young adult life. I…

College Candy | August 6, 2012 - 4:10 pm

What Are Your Best Packing Tips And Secrets?

So I’m heading to London today for the Olympics! But before I head out, I have to do one thing — pack. And I’m terrible at it. My general packing…

Julie Gerstein | August 2, 2012 - 2:20 pm

Watch Tavi Pack For Fashion Week

It’s not easy being a 15-year-old wunderkind. Aside from the basic responsibilities of going to high school, blogger Tavi Gevinson also runs her own magazine — Rookie Mag — and…

Julie Gerstein | February 10, 2012 - 9:40 am

How Not To Pack For A Trip

Last week I went down to San Diego for a few days. In theory, it should have been a very simple trip to pack for: throw a couple pairs of…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | June 29, 2011 - 12:00 pm

The Reversible Jean Makes Its Debut

Finally, the conundrum of how to pack light has been answered. European denim line Salsa Fits My Life has designed The Two, a reversible jean with light and dark washes.

Annika Harris | November 11, 2010 - 3:40 pm

Packing Suddenly Looks Fun

If that’s not the best-looking pile of soon-to-be-packed clothes ever, we don’t know what is. Jane Aldridge sure knows how to pack for a trip. [Sea of Shoes] …

Lily Q | May 1, 2010 - 7:00 pm

Random Uses For Shower Caps

Travel much? HotelChatter wants to give you some suggestions on how to recycle or get the best use out of hotel shower caps. Some of these suggestions are actually pretty…

Leonora Epstein | April 16, 2010 - 4:20 pm

6 Ways To Maximize Your Suitcase Space

I’ve just zipped a carry-on-sized suitcase that holds all the contents necessary for me to look presentable (maybe even good!) for nine days. Bow to me, gods of efficient packing,…

Lily Q | March 13, 2010 - 2:00 pm

Make Moving Easier With Pre-Labeled Packing Tape

Moving is a big ole pain in the behind, so we’ll take anything that makes the process even a tiny bit more manageable. That’s why we’ll be picking up some…

Catherine Strawn | February 26, 2010 - 7:15 pm

How To Pack: Tried And True Tricks To Make It Easier

There was a time in my life when I was traveling so much it seemed I couldn’t unpack my bags before I had to stuff them all over again. Needless…

Erin Flaherty | November 10, 2009 - 4:20 pm

How To Pack For A Weekend Away: 10 Tips

Labor Day weekend is a week away and friends are already stressing over what to pack. Which is silly. Packing for a long weekend should be easy as hell and…

Lily Q | August 28, 2009 - 3:19 pm

Free Sephora Samples + Beauty Packing Tips

Who doesn’t love a freebie? Until tomorrow (hurry up!), you can pick five free samples with your Sephora order. Even better, the selection is travel-friendly and includes tiny packages of…

Leonora Epstein | August 3, 2009 - 8:10 pm