Do you remember me saying that when I packed my bag for Spain, I was VERY conscientious about how much I took? I wanted my bag as light as I could get it. I did pretty good I think at taking JUST what I needed……I thought! And then you know when you get some place and you wished you had brought this and that, and that you had thought more about what to take? It seems I do this every trip, no matter how much is in my bag. And it seems to always be sweats…….yes, something to keep me warm! But over in Spain, as I was visiting all the different sites, I wanted a maxi something! A dress or a skirt, I just wanted something feminine and girly and flowing!
I was wandering one afternoon, a couple of days in to the trip, and walking down a cute little cobblestoned street, and passed a souvenir-like shop. Right inside the door, there were these silky colorful skirts and pants. I took a look at the price, and they were only 7 euros! SOLD!! This would be my flowy and girly skirt….it’s actually not a skirt but pants. I loved wearing it around while I was there. It was comfortable and easy and cool. I always pack a black tee-shirt and so that’s what I wore with it, this one from J.Jill. These earrings were the perfect contrast with the skirt! And then my Pedro Garcia sandals I’ve had forever. Remember these ones from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale are from Garcia as well. The metallic ones are sold out, but they are available in black.
So from now on, I think I will think more about the maxis I have in my closet as a GOOD thing to pack for ANY trip!!!!
That’s why I’m terrible at packing for trips—I want everything with me! Of course, the option of just buying it there is totally my style!!
Jodie….me too!!! I didn’t feel badly about these because they were only 7euros! They were really fun to wear over there in Spain, day or night!!! XO
Those pants/skirt are a brilliant idea. It looks dressy, is comfortable, and no sticky thighs in humid weather. I think I’ll just sew a pair.
Hi Wendy! Yes you SHOULD just sew you a pair!!!! They really were so comfy and cool and girly and everything!!! I accidentally left them in Barcelona! 🙁 XO
You have such great style – love that you matched with a black t -shirt! Can’t wait to read more about your trip to Spain. I have been to Madrid, Malaga, Toledo and North ~Asturias.
Hi Miriam! Thank you for your comment! Spain was amazing! I was in Madrid and Barcelona, and both BEAUTIFUL!!! What a night life they live over there!!!!! Keep in touch! XO
Those are pants? LOVE LOVE LOVE
Definitely a great buy. Sorry to hear you left them behind. I’d wear them in a heat beat…love wide leg bottoms. Anything that makes you feel like twirling really has to be a special piece. Thanks for sharing!
I totally adore your confidence and great style. Such an important inspiration to aspire to.
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