3 Things You Should Never Travel With, Period

Now that we’re officially in the holiday season, it’s only a matter of time until we all jet off to see friends and family to ring in the holidays in the best way possible. But before you start filling your bags with all of those Instagram-worthy outfits (which you know you’ll swap out for more comfortable pieces anyway), take a little time to prepare before you switch on that OOO email, and decide what you really need instead. If you aren’t entirely sure, or simply want some guidelines for what not to pack, no to worry—we’ve got you covered.

To find out the dos and don’ts of packing, we tapped Britt Theodora, a celebrity and editorial stylist who’s nailed the task like a pro (literally), for her expert advice. From knowing what you can keep at home to packing the pieces that’ll work for any occasion while you’re away, scroll down to see what she advises packing for your next vacation below.

Keep this advice on hand, and you'll make your next vacation so much less stressful.

Next up: here's how to pack when you're going home for the holidays.

This post originally appeared on our sister site Who What Wear.