What to Pack for the Perfect Girls’ Getaway
Road trip season is here, are you ready for it? Shop for easy-to-pack pieces at RW&CO and SAVE 15% with your CAA card.
by Mary Wimmer
With a long weekend on the horizon, road trip season has officially begun. Whether you’re headed to the cottage, the campsite or the city, a few new additions to your wardrobe can help make packing part of the fun. Before your next getaway, show your CAA Membership at any RW&CO and instantly SAVE 15% on the last ticketed price*.
What makes RW&CO the place to shop at this summer? From Canada’s fashion capital of Montreal, RW&CO’s women’s wear specialist Guillaume Duplouys says it’s all about the selection. “We carry many easy-to-pack pieces, from dresses to separates,” he says. “But what are always in style are clothes that make women feel comfortable and beautiful; classic pieces like maxi-dresses, linen tees, knitted camisoles, and the versatile LBD (little black dress).”
When it comes to getting organized for a getaway, RW&CO has stylish spring and summer pieces that make packing a breeze. “Dresses are essential for a getaway with the girls, they’re easy to pack and can be easily accessorized to dress up or down,” says Guillaume, adding that RW&CO carries styles that are lightweight and in flowing fabrics that don’t take up a lot of space in your overnight bag or luggage.
Whether your personal tastes lean toward trendy or classic, he says you should never leave home without packing a mix of both styles. “There are trendy pieces you can’t live without, think: your go-to cami, a cardigan or a scarf for cool nights,” says Guillaume. “But you can mix in trendier pieces, like a romper, nautical blazer, or a flowing pant.” And don’t forget to pack accessories, anything that “screams summer,” like a fedora hat, jewelry, a tote bag, slinky sandals, and – of course – your favourite book.
As for packing tips, Guillaume says to consider rolling all of your clothes to avoid creasing fabrics and to save space as well as time not having to iron. “Prioritize lightweight fabrics and put some time in beforehand planning your outfits for the week,” says Guillaume. “Use versatile pieces that you can re-use to maximize your outfit possibilities while saving space.”
Above all, skip out on bringing a lot of footwear. “Don’t bring too many pairs of shoes, they’re heavy and they’ll weigh your luggage down, which will weigh you down,” he says.
Before your next girls’ getaway, stop by your nearest RW&CO and simply show your CAA Membership card to SAVE 15% on the last ticketed price*. Visit the CAA Rewards Portal for more details.
*15% off the last ticketed price for all RW&CO. merchandise. Must show a valid CAA Membership card to obtain discount. Excludes "Go-To’s" items and brand name merchandise. May not be applied to the purchase of gift cards or previously purchased merchandise. This offer may not be combined with any other coupon or promotional offer. Valid until December 31, 2017. Other restrictions may apply.
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