Posts Tagged ‘travel fashion tips’

For their September 2011 catalog, J Crew traveled to Saint Petersburg to juxtapose their luxurious cashmere and other pieces of their fall collection with the exotic elegance of the old Russian city.

{Ballerinas from The Marinsky School model the cashmere sweaters}

Interspersed between double-cloth coats and Italian suede shoes are a handful of “Travel Notes” about the various, inspirational landmarks featured in the catalog.

{Don’t forget to pack against the sun—a good pair of sunglasses and a hat with a generous brim—as well as against the cold—cozy camp socks and chic leather gloves—for your fall travels}

{Also a must: comfy, cute loafers for your sight-seeing strolls}

{And finally: a trusty yet stylish timepiece}

Check out Refinery 29‘s interview with Marissa Webb, J Crew’s VP for Women’s Design, for tips on how to get the classic, clean and natural J Crew look featuring bright skin, understated eye-makeup, and vivid lips—the ideal, travel-friendly beauty regimen.

Happy autumn travels!

[Images from the J Crew September 2011 catalog–request one here!]

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Anthropologie of course never fails to impress with their incredible and enviable shoe styles. And just as I’ve vowed not to spend another penny until all my flights for the coming year are booked and paid for, I’ve discovered this pair of particularly travel-worthy flats.

Flats are the ideal travel shoe because they combine style with walkability, they can be dressed down or up, and they comply with the dress code (no sandals or tennis shoes) for more conservative religious sites. They also take up minimal space in your suitcase.

I think I might have to make one last exception for these…

[Images from anthropologie.com.]

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