Minimalist Packing List for a Las Vegas Weekend

Minimalist Packing List for a Las Vegas Weekend

When I think of Vegas, the first thing that comes to mind is definitely not my mom style.  So when I was packing for my weekend getaway, I started to feel a little like what has happened to me?  But guess what all you young, beautiful, blingy bikini wearing girls; I, the 36-year old lady wearing the straw hat by the pool?  I was once like you.  Kinda.  Except that one time we were going to a club and one of my friends said I looked like I was going to church.  But I digress.  I have reached the days where my biggest desire is, above all else, to be comfortable when I travel. And there may or may not come a time in your life where you too will just want to feel frumpy relaxed on vacay.  If so, then this list is for you!  If not?  Well… move along.

I give you a Las Vegas Packing List: Comfort Edition.

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crop top, silk tank, sleeveless chambray, shirtdress

denim shorts, dressy shorts, culottes

sandals, sneakers, platforms

faux leather weekender

bathing suitsunnies, hat, casual watch, dressy watch

NOT PICTURED, but don’t forget: underwear, pajamas, workout clothes (???), jewelry, camera, phone charger, sunscreen, and toiletries.

Most combinations of these clothes are obviously for daytime – shopping, sightseeing, and most importantly gambling.  But since the list includes sneakers, you could even go for a hike if you so choose. The black shirtdress is perfect for a pool cover-up or just pop on those comfy platforms, pile on the jewelry and a fancy watch, and you’re ready to wear it out on the town.  The dressy shorts and silk tank are good with the platforms too for dinner and/or a show. But I could also see the sleeveless chambray worn with the dressy shorts for a cute daytime look. 

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Hope this gives you some inspiration for packing light!  Viva Lost Wages…  Las Vegas.  I know.  Old joke.

  1. Why don’t I see any of these clothes in your summer capsule? Don’t get me wrong, I love these clothes. Maybe since it’s a vacation you get to buy new clothes? hehehe

    1. Haha I wish I could! I did pull a couple old items from storage for vacation, and I wanted to find current links for people who might be traveling, so it’s not an exact copy of what I took. I HAVE bought a couple new things this season, but more on that Friday! Stay tuned 🙂

  2. So cute Jaana! You have great taste. And I’m pretty sure I would have looked like I was going to church when “going out” in my 20’s too.

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