My European Packing List

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The easiest way to plan for 10 days traveling in Europe?

Pack a tiny suitcase full of black clothes.

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BY Kate Arends - February 28, 2013

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  1. Stephanie

    February 28th, 2013 at 9:59 am

    Love this! I want to own every single piece.

  2. Nomadic D.

    February 28th, 2013 at 10:30 am

    So many drool-worthy pieces. How happy would we be if we had all this stuff in our closets? Not gonna lie, I’d need a pop of color every now and then, but a solid foundation like this would be heaven!

  3. rachael

    February 28th, 2013 at 9:29 pm

    this is actually a great idea. when i went to europe i packed way too much stuff and it was just annoying. i wish i could go back and actually “backpack”!

  4. Jessica

    February 28th, 2013 at 10:47 pm

    I love all of this. We’ll be in Denmark for 2+ weeks this summer, I plan to pack veryyyy monotone and mix+match, lol.

  5. Kate Brown

    March 1st, 2013 at 4:01 am

    Love this! This is actually how my suitcase would be packed except maybe with a little grey too. You can never go wrong with black & grey 🙂

  6. Toby

    March 4th, 2013 at 1:45 pm

    Love all of it! Just wish there were brand details so I could go shopping…

  7. link love in bullet points | 1bigbite

    March 5th, 2013 at 4:36 pm

    […] What to wear for 10 days in Europe! Very black though, but easy to combine and that’s might be the key to successfully pack a suitcase, which I can’t be further away from. […]

  8. June

    March 23rd, 2013 at 12:33 pm

    What a great idea! I’m going on a 2 week trip soon, but I think most of my items are brown. Guess I’ll go the all brown route.

  9. jjjjj

    March 24th, 2013 at 10:22 pm

    4 pairs of shoes and 3 bags? are you nuts? or have you travelled, ever?

  10. Kate

    March 25th, 2013 at 9:49 am

    oh come on now, i’m just saying i’m inspired to stick to a minimal color palette. this is not to be a packing list.

  11. Noku

    May 26th, 2013 at 3:28 pm

    I get you Kate! Good idea to stick to a colour palette – thanks for the inspiration.

  12. Ohtea

    February 1st, 2014 at 2:33 am

    Love love love! I’m going to Europe for a month and intend to pack like this, with maybe a pop of color in footwear.

  13. Erin

    December 20th, 2014 at 7:53 pm

    How smart is this! And everyone looks good in black!

  14. Susan

    July 31st, 2016 at 10:07 pm

    Hi. Just did 2 weeks in Ireland. All 4 corners of the country.
    Black and white theme. Changed out scarves and necklaces. Only black pants.
    Black boots and black walking shoes.
    Black trench coat. Worked out terrific!

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