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How to pack intelligently – for the Cosmopolitan Woman

How to pack intelligently – for the Cosmopolitan Woman

At LUC8K, we know that the Cosmopolitan woman loves to travel. Whether you are jetting off for business, pleasure, or a combination of both, you need to cart along with luggage! Packing intelligently and with some thought upfront may sound like too much hard work – but it has huge benefits when you arrive on the other side of your journey.

Style, class, and elegance can be carried in your suitcase. You don’t have to spend your holidays in crumpled-up clothing and mismatched colors. Take your #newluxury ambiance with you no matter where you are going, ensuring that you look classy, upmarket, and sophisticated.

The Cosmopolitan woman sees the world as her oyster. She embraces every opportunity she can find and explores it. Travel opens our minds, exposes us to new experiences, and makes us one with other cultures, traditions, and mindsets.

The new millennial Cosmo Girl is so into travel that she has decided to stall her professional career for a while until she has indulged her Wanderlust. And we love that – why start climbing the corporate ladder when you can climb the magnificent snowy Alps first!

Treat yourself to a luxurious handmade weekender duffel

Carrying a personalized weekender LUC8K duffel immediately sets you apart from the crowd and the ‘label manic’ fans. You are defining your own style! You create your bag in the colors of your choice. Every LUC8K bag is branded with a unique number of 4-digits chosen by you. It can be a functional number – how about a birth year? It can be mystical or a secret code – you choose.

Packing intelligently is easy if you follow a few simple rules


  • Separate what you want to take into clothing, shoes, toiletries, and techno gadgets.
  • Think about every piece of clothing and make a decision – do I need it? Go for basics like solid-colored tops, skirts, and pants that you can mix and match to create multiple outfits. Include a brightly colored Wrap Dress Fürstenberg for variety – it will be awesome for the day as is and perfect for the evening with a sensuous soft cashmere throw over your shoulders.
  • The jeans are seriously heavy and bulky. Plan to wear yours on the plane and make do with just one pair. Rather go for eco-friendly, sustainable fabrics like cotton and linen. They are comfortable, lightweight, classy, and have a feel-good vibe.
  • Shoes, shoes, shoes! We all have dozens, and they cannot all go along for the trip. When checking out the cool landmarks, pack in your Flandals or comfy sneakers for the cosmo city vibe. Take along one pair of sky-high heels for the rooftop restaurant.
  • Leave out bulky hair dryers, your luxe hotel will certainly have one in the room. The same applies to shampoos and soaps. Decant them into smaller containers or try the brands that the hotel supplies – you may be pleasantly surprised. You aren’t going into the jungle – there are shops around if you really have to get the brand you want.

Pack in layers and make your life easy


Start with bulkier items like sweaters at the bottom of your case, and lay them flat. Shoes must be in shoebags – you don’t want them loose. Put your lacy underwear into a lingerie bag and pack at the bottom where it is protected.

Then softly roll up your lighter items and place on top. Rolling prevents creases and makes the best use of space. Use smaller items like socks and accessories to fill the gaps.

Will you be sipping an exotic cocktail from an ice glass at the Xtracold Icebar Amsterdam? Don’t use valuable space in your bag. Carry your trench coat and stash it on the plane. You can always snuggle up under it, and it will be far cozier than the airplane blanket.

Off to the sun-kissed Cote d’Azur? Make sure to take along your sunscreen, a funky summer hat, and must-have shades. A skin mist will keep you looking cool and sophisticated, no matter how hot the weather gets.

Lastly – pack an empty laundry bag. Your dirty clothes go straight in and are easily kept apart from the clean ones.


Packing intelligently means being aware of your weight


When sashaying through customs, the last thing you want is to be called out about your bag being over-weight. Weigh your bag, stop packing and lock it!


Keep techno-gadgets close


A cosmopolitan woman can never be far from their mobiles, laptops, iPads, and all-important power bank. Carry all your techno gadgets in a matching custom handmade tote bag that you keep close. You can whip them out as soon as your flight touches down and find out what you have missed. Your techno gadgets are much safer in your hands than vanishing off into the dark recesses of the luggage hold.


Have all your travel docs close at hand


Traveling means documents. Passports, flight tickets, transport vouchers, itineraries, credit cards, access cards, and the rest. It would be best to have a compact and stylish purse for those docs that don’t live on your electronic media. Our handmade wallets are a perfect choice. The smart design offers an array of compartments, slots, and holders for easy organizing and access when you get to the front of the departure queue.


Why not deviate from your itinerary?


Having an itinerary is cool, but we love to discover, be different, and do the unexpected. After exploring the landmark sights of a city – get out into the surrounding region and see what you can find.

How about a dark, creepy ghost tour of Berlin? Spending time in Milan? Enjoy a scenic drive from Milan to Cinque Terre to visit the five amazing colored villages clinging perilously to the sides of the cliffs.

Fine-dine in elegant luxury at Mirazur in Menton, France. Then use your fingers and sample exotic shumai street food in Hong Kong. Add some sweetness to your adventure – learn how to hand-craft artisan chocolate in Zurich. Discover the secrets of baking the perfect macaron at Galeries Lafayette in Paris. #RealWoman is ready to take on any challenge.

Packing intelligently makes your trip stress-free, leaving you time to enjoy your vacation. You don’t struggle with clothes, cosmetics, accessories, and laundry at home – so why do it when you are away?

And, of course, no matter where you are in the world, you will be ready for any adventure with a personalized shopper bag with your LUC8K lucky number branded onto the front. Take along an empty shopper bag to be filled with the treasures you discover on your trip.

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