This summer I had the experience of a lifetime at summer study abroad in Italy. Coming from a small town in North Carolina, the fashion was a culture shock. The American style of sweats and T-shirts most college students are used to was not an option. The main location that my study abroad group stayed in was a small village with an abundant of elder locals. T-shirts and Nike shorts were seen as inappropriate and underdressed. I’m going to further address three staple fashion pieces to pack when traveling abroad to add to your outfit to embrace the Italian lifestyle.
A staple fashion piece you can dress up or down that I found myself living in was my jean jacket. You’ll also see a lot of native young adults wear oversize jean jackets. Another extra accessory that you can use to dress up any outfit is a simple small scarf that can also double as a headband.
Another key fashion piece you should have when traveling around Europe is a hat! A great hat can transform an outfit and add personality. Hats also great for you’re skin and hair which is a bonus. I bought the hat in my picture in a small market in Italy. This hat is simple, so it can go with many different styles of clothes. This gives you an extra reason to wear it more often.
The last item that I would recommend bringing is eye-catching earrings. Pom-poms are in this year. I’ve noticed them trending on different shoes, bags, and necklaces so why not earrings? I purchased my earrings on the Amalfi Coast. If you were traveling abroad, what are the must have fashion items you’d bring on your trip?
If you were traveling abroad, what are the must have fashion items you’d bring on your trip? Let us know in the comments below!