France: What I Wore, What I Packed

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Bonus post! Here’s what I packed in my new suitcase for my trip to France. (The first one. For the second I might well be taking my little carry-on case, so that wouldn’t be an interesting video. It’s only large enough to hold one pair of shoes, one book and one frugal, fair-weather sort of outfit.)

I completely forgot to say about my leather jacket that I took with me (it’s this one from Whistles), which is annoying because a classic leather jacket is actually quite an integral part of my travelling wardrobe. Firstly because they go with absolutely everything (they can be chucked on with jeans and dresses and even – if you’re that brave person who likes to risk channeling the “off duty celeb” look, a look that can so easily go tragically wrong –  tracksuits) and secondly because they are virtually indestructible. They don’t crease, they’re virtually wipe-clean and you can roll them up to make a wall-pillow if you’ve managed to baggsy a window seat on the plane.

Here it is then, a “what’s in my suitcase” video with a little bit of vlog footage thrown in for good measure so that you can see what I got up to. Lily Pebbles has made an absolutely brilliant film of our trip so I’ll update this post with a link when she puts it up: for now, let’s take a look at my belongings. I left out my pants, socks and both my toiletries and makeup bags, mainly because talking through the bags would take too long and nobody needs to see my M&S black cotton full briefs. Oh, and my breast pump! I completely forgot to mention that, though maybe it’s a good thing…me sat like a cow in a milking parlour is not particularly a mental image that I want you all to have.

Photo credit: Lily Pebbles

Suitcase, Antler Juno from Amazon: http://amzn.to/1Opc6d3
Dress, Diane von Furstenberg, last year The Outnet
Striped midi-dress, Karen Millen: http://bit.ly/1UVvqFy
Trench Floret Heels, LK Bennett: http://tidd.ly/e7f95e96
Lola black dress, Whistles: http://bit.ly/1s0sHis
Stan Smiths, ASOS: http://bit.ly/1s0sTOx
Paige Maternity Jeans: Very Exclusive, last year
Whistles Comme Ci Comme Ca Tee: http://bit.ly/1UVvy7V
Sunglasses, Jimmy Choo, two years ago
Hat: Maison Michel
Wacoal Bra: http://bit.ly/1s0uPqv (I wear a size 36)
Heidi Klum “Zoe” Nursing Bra: http://tidd.ly/ec867141
M&S Nursing Bra: http://tidd.ly/81147b34
Chanel “WoC” in Lambskin

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