Finding a balance between style, comfort, and practicality is no easy feat, especially while traveling. With Lady Gaga and the late Alexander McQueen popularizing sky high platforms and avant garde styles, its easy to forget how chic simplicity can be. Travelers heading to a foreign or exotic locale should do a little homework before each visit to avoid any embarrassing wardrobe situations.
1. Don’t wear a tourist sign.
Traveling around the world is the perfect opportunity to pick up new fashion inspiration, but it is also an ideal environment to tone down your wardrobe. Loud, flashy colors can not only attract the attention of those around you, but can also make you stand out as a clear tourist in certain locations. While sunbathing in the south of France may be ideal to showcase your latest baubles, doing so through the markets in Quito is an open invitation to pickpockets. Have in mind where you are going, and try to blend in with the locals wherever possible. Wear neutral colors, save your bling for Europe, and most importantly, act relaxed! If you feel confident and comfortable, you’ll fit right in. Continue reading