Monday, July 20, 2015

My Un-Fancy Project or How I packed for New York ♥ Mon projet Un-Fancy ou comment j'ai fait ma valise pour New York

Nécessité fait loi. 
C'est ce principe, presque exotique au vu de l'exubérance de ma garde robe, dont je me suis inspirée afin de boucler ma valise. 
Comme vous avez pu le constater, sur Instagram notamment, je me trouve actuellement à New York, et, préparer, vestimentairement parlant, un séjour de 45 jours demandait un minimum de réflexion au préalable. C'est ainsi que, un peu à la manière de la blogueuse un-Fancy, j'ai dû me résoudre à faire un choix rigoureux afin de n'emporter qu'un minimum de vêtements et d'aboutir ainsi à une sorte de garde robe capsule. 
La démarche minimaliste est très éloignée de ma personnalité et de mes envies en terme de mode mais elle a le mérite de faire réfléchir...
Voici donc, illustré en images, le contenu de ma valise:
  • deux vestes, dont un kimono;
  • un pull;
  • un t-shirt rayé;
  • six robes;
  • une dizaine de débardeurs , dont trois clairs, un rayé, deux gris taupés et quatre noirs;
  • trois jupes, deux midi et une minijupe en jean;
  • un jean slim;
  • quatre shorts, deux en jean, un imprimé et un modèle à pompons noir;
  • deux paires de chaussures, mes sandales plates léopard et mes talons bordeaux.
Le dernier collage, quant à lui, montre mes acquisitions sur place, à savoir, une paire de baskets que je compte bientôt mettre à l'épreuve de la salle de sport, une paire d'espadrilles Rebecca Minkoff et un sac de la même créatrice pour laquelle j'ai régulièrement des coups de cœur...
Et vous? 
Qu'auriez-vous emporté? 
Comment vous-y prenez-vous pour préparer votre valise?
Je vous souhaite un excellent début de semaine!

Necessity makes the rules.

It's this almost exotic principle - given my exuberant wardrobe - that inspired me when packing.
As you may know if you follow me on Instagram, I'm currently in New York, and preparing my clothes for a 45 day stay required some beforehand thinking.
So, quite like the blogger behind Un-Fancy, I had to make the right choices and only bring the minimum amount of clothes like for a sort of capsule wardrobe.
This less is more approach couldn't be further removed from my personality and my fashion cravings but at least it gave me pause for thought...
Here are the pictures of what I brought with me:
  • two jackets, including a kimono;
  • a sweatshirt;
  • a striped tee;
  • six dresses;
  • ten tank tops - three light, one striped, two taupe grey and four black ones;
  • three skirts, - two midi and a miniskirt;
  • a pair of skinny jeans;
  • four shorts - two denim, one printed and my tasseled black ones
  • two pairs of shoes - my leo flats and burgundy heeled booties. 
In the last collage, you can see what I've bought here, namely a pair of sneakers that I plan to hit a local gym with very soon, a pair of Rebecca Minkoff espadrilles and a bag by the same designer whom I happen to have crushes for on a regular basis...
What about you?
What would you bring with you?
How do you pack your suitcase?
I wish you an excellent start of the week!


  1. Uuu love the whole post!! Great :*
    New post! What's your fashion capital ?

  2. Oh, wow! I never bring so many clothes. Always bring something comfortable to walk around, something to go out and something to have fresh to go back home!

  3. Hi Beautiful, great packing, but If I was you i would take anything going to NYC, and the go crazy in the stores!!! ahaha so many great things. Have a lovely week dear.
    Glamoury Armory Blog

  4. ohmigosh! i hope you have an awesome time here in NYC!

    Jessica |

  5. I can get really indecisive when it comes to packing, I always want to pack everything! Lol
    You've got really stylish clothes! Have a great time in New York! :D


  6. Ottimo guardaroba newyorkese, hai scelto capi di tendenza, pratici e perfetti per le vacanze. Bravissima, io mi sarei portata dietro di tutto e non avrei mai ottenuto uno stile così impeccabile. Prenderò esempio da te. Grazie di averlo condiviso! :*

  7. I'm not good at packing a suitcase for travel I always take some much clothes!!!
    great post dear!!

  8. Dear Jeanne, I have to admit I'm very bad in packing suitcases :) I always take much too much stuff with me! But what you packed makes very much sense to me!
    xx from Bavaria/Germany, Rena

  9. I adore those shoes!!
    Un abbraccio
    Eva e Valentina the anarCHIC

  10. Sometimes I'm organized when it comes to packaging, but sometimes when I don't have time, I just put in random things I like...but it is much better to think about what we need and try to pack clothes that can be worn in more than one way.

  11. These shoes♥ What if we follow each other? Let me know, sweetie!

    Simona |


  12. ottima selezione di capi per new york!

  13. I can only imagine how hard this is! The last time I had to pack like that I felt stripped from my personality lol. Hopefully you get to buy some garments! Enjoy NY!


  14. Beautiful photos and I love love love your style of writing! Keep it up!

    Shoe Wishlist

  15. I'm no good when it comes to packing, I pack too many items, and almost always forget things home
    you did a great job, my dear, check out nothing is missing
    enjoy your staying in NYC



  16. Excellent packing! You still have an amazing amount of looks, love the new bag!


  17. Nice selection to bring on your trip! :)


  18. Great packing! I wouldn't know what I would bring with me, that's too much pressure!! lol.


  19. Cool , fun post... like that bag :)

  20. Great post Jeanne, those shoes are so cool! Love it! X Minale

  21. Have a safe trip.
    All the stuff are perfect for travel :)

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  22. cute post idea - love seeing sneaks into people's little habits :)

  23. Ottima selezione! Brava! Baci Elisabetta

  24. Ottima selezione! Brava! Baci Elisabetta

  25. im a mess in packing so i cant give your any advice héhéh but it looks good.
    Cool post :-)

    I Have a brand new post online : Welcome To My Cloakroom
    Greets Jon

  26. Such a lovely post - very cute and I love the way you've shown how you've packed! :)

    Layla xx

  27. Have a safe trip
    All the stuff are perfect for travel!

  28. Packing can be stressful but also fun :) Great packing list, for a limited suitcases it's necessary to be economical yet classy :) xx Maja

  29. Wow, nice;) Great blog:)

  30. 45 days in NY seems so exciting! I love the things you packed. Have a nice trip! :)

    Have a nice day! :)


  31. Wow, I can't help but looking at your closet it's so clean and colour coordinated mine's is so messy HAHA, thanks for sharing I am obsessed with your blog. Do you want to support each other's blog by following each other?:) Please let me know if you do so I can follow you right back x


  32. Che bell'abbinamento di colori, Jeanne!
    Non vedo l'ora di leggere i tuoi post da New York :)))


  33. love your wardrobe <3

  34. Good for you for finding a way to cut down on what you are bringing. Packing can be really stressful but it looks like you got some great outfits!


  35. Have a safe trip

    New post : ) 2

  36. Amazing post dear!

  37. Great post and great packing :-) wish you a wonderful week <3

    kiss Martina

  38. you pack really well
    Love your backpack its beautiful

  39. Hope you're having a great time! x

  40. Have a great time in NY, it gets super hot and humid there so wear breathable things.

    ~ xo Sheree
    IG: @poshclassymom

  41. I can see a lot of stripes in your collection :) Nice!
    Have a great time there.

  42. Great post, thanks for sharing!

    Sarah x

  43. This looks like a very chic NY wardrobe :) I bet you're having an amazing time over there, looking forward to reading about it

    Rachel xx

  44. great post darling, hope you're having a lovely time in NY :D

  45. Wow, N.Y.C.? Che meraviglia!!!!
    Divertiti cara, non vedo l'ora di leggere tutti i tuoi post dalla Grande Mela!!!!
    xo Paola
    My Facebook

  46. Quante belle cose!!!!!
    Stupenda la bag!!!!!! Buon viaggio!!!!

  47. lovely post dear.

  48. Great packing and I hope that you have an amazing time Jeanne, I always take too many pairs of shoes!!
    Have a lovely day :)
    Rosanna x
    Rose’s Rooftop

  49. Such a cute post - can't wait to see more pictures from New York! :)

    Layla xx

  50. Perso, j'aime voyager léger et emmener le minimum... mais j'avoue que je ne suis jamais partie aussi longtemps ;) Ta valise m'a l'air très bien "réfléchie". Moi je capitalise vraiment sur des choses assez simples : tout doit aller avec tout et j'emmène pas mal de chaussures pour en changer au cours de la journée. Je voyage léger aussi car j'aime ramener des choses !! Alors, forcément NY !! Les baskets ont l'air très sympas (pas encore vues sur Insta, je pense). En tout cas, profite bien de ton séjour : c'est une chance de passer autant de temps là-bas !! Plein de bisous... ou plutôt : a lot of kisses !!


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