Walk with Style in the City

A guide to looking fabulous in the city. The guide explores the many options you can pack for your next weekend trip into the city. 

In every city, there are many things to do with multiple places to see. If you happen to be taking a weekend trip to the city sometime soon, there are a few essential items to pack.

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Luggage

Start with a small luggage that is easy to carry up stairs and roll around the crowded city. Favoured by frequent flyers and travel lovers is the Rimowa - a brand that marries cutting-edge technology with a sleek aesthetic. Made from either aluminium or polycarbonate with multiwheel and electroinic tag, you can be sure travelling through timezones and numerous airports will be hasslefree. 

A small cross-body bag is ideal to have in the city - it carries your important items while keeping your hands free for easy access to your passport. Regardless of the destination on your boarding pass, Alexander McQueen's medium leather satchel won't let you down. 

The shoes are the most important part when it comes to exploring a new a city, prioritise comfort that won't compromise on style. With Gucci's Bee Sneakers you will be able to walk to places with ease in a style that is versatile and stand out. 

 

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Essentials

When walking around the city, there will be of course, lots of picture taking in those instagram worthy moments that you will need a backup battery charger for your phone. Anker's portable charger offers fast charging speeds, and can recharge an iPhone 8 more than 6 times and a Samsung S9 four times. So next time you wanna capture that sunset you won't be out of charge. 

With climate change, weather can be unexpected, so make sure to pack a raincoat or a small umbrella, but also a pair of sunnies. Ideal for midday sunshine and golden hour dinners, Tom Ford's cat-eye sunglasses keep your eyes protected from the sun in a contemporary frame that is versatile yet dramatic.

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Neccessities 

If you happen to be staying at one of our partner hotels for your weekend getaway, chances are they'll have an array of luxurious products and hair appliances to use however don't leave home without the necessary items. With airport controls on liquid allowance there is no need to pack your large shampoo bottle, you can buy refillables and top up with your favourites before you travel or a lot of brands now make travelling easier with travel sized bottles.

We favour the likes of Hairstory's New Wash as your shampoo/conditioner in one. Designed to make washing easier, this gem contains no detergents or synthetic products that in effect ruin your hair that you won't even need to use conditioner. Make your morning routine easier with Hairstory and clean your shower of unused products.

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For more on what to pack for a weekend getaway, visit our Fashion page.