Packing for Palm Springs

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My birthday was this past Friday and Brian surprised me with a trip to Palm Springs! I could not be happier; I really needed a vacation and a chance to relax from this busy life in Los Angeles. Some people dread packing, however I actually enjoy it. Maybe because I plan my outfits way in advance and pack days before in case any last-minute interferences come up, such as a party…who knows?!  For being a fashionista, I am a very light packer (I once traveled to Norway for a week with just a carry on!) So I thought I would share some of my packing tips and essentials with all of you…


First, be sure to include the essentials: make-up, sunscreen, detangler for your hair, sunglasses, and chargers for any electronics.

Packing for Palm Springs,what to pack for palm springs, what to pack for a resort vacation, rancho mirage, packing tips, laura lily,

Second, I figure out the number of days I will need outfits for, the events I maybe going to (in this case laying by the pool and dinner.) Then I lay out all my outfit possibilities with accessories and shoes included.

Packing for Palm Springs,what to pack for palm springs, what to pack for a resort vacation, rancho mirage, packing tips, laura lily,

This is my pool outfit I should also pack my favorite magazine to read and of course sunscreen! I may have gone overboard on the swimsuits. I can eliminate a few saving space in my luggage for souvenirs!

Packing for Palm Springs,what to pack for palm springs, what to pack for a resort vacation, rancho mirage, packing tips, laura lily,

Last, but not least, I make sure everything fits in my bags and I can carry them without a problem. Hats can be difficult because they need to retain their shape, so I will wear one on the drive there and back and set the others on top of our luggage to keep from getting squished.

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Looking forward to showing you all the outfits I picked out for the trip! Follow me on Instagram  @Laura__Lily to see the highlights from my trip!

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