In My Bag: Lily Schlosser

Staff Writer
Columbus Monthly

Columbus fashion guest blogger Lily Schlosser is the studio and fashion manager atLauryn Byrdy Photographyand blogs about style atLucky Star.

Photos (click to enlarge)byLauryn Byrdy Photography

When I started to think about my dream spring getaway, I immediately imagined a warm city that I've never visited. When traveling to any destination, I always pack items that I know will be comfortable and versatile. So, for this blog post, I wanted to show a single pair of pants from Zara worn in two different ways-a daytime look and an evening look. Easy and totally travel friendly!

For the daytime look: Comfort is key here because you'll be pounding the pavement all day exploring. I paired the pants with a denim shirt, leather flip-flops, a hat, a stack of bracelets, a tote, and I threw on my RayBan Wayfarers, which I basically never take off.

For the evening look: Just a few simple swaps make this outfit a bit more fancy. I added a silk blouse, a statement necklace, a clutch and a great pair heels. Oh, and a swipe of pink lipstick never hurt.

Packing List:

1. Silk pants

The ones I'm wearing are from Zara. I love the crazy, fun print, and they are so comfortable.

2. A denim shirt

So classic, and it can be worn in tons of different ways. You can find the one I'm wearing here.

3. A hat

An easy and cute way to keep the sun off of your face. I got the one I'm wearing on a trip to Santa Fe.

4. Leather flip flops

Comfortable without sacrificing style. Mine are from Tory Burch.

5. A tote

To schlep all those amazing things you'll find during your trip. This tote is from Madewell.

6. A stack of bracelets (above)

Can be worn together stacked or individually. From top to bottom: Jewelmint bangle (old), vintage watch, Madewell bangle (old) and leather bracelet from Rowe Boutique.

7. A silk blouse

An easy piece that dresses up any look. The one I'm wearing is from Kate Spade.

8. A pair of heels

To transition your look from day to night. I'm wearing a pair from Leal that I got on sale.

9. A bold necklace

Can be added to any outfit to make it new and interesting. This one is from Forever 21 (old).

10. A funky clutch

Don't lose this when you're out all night dancing. I got this one from Rowe Boutique.