Here’s Exactly What I Pack in My Carry-On {with Tons of Room to Spare!}

Posted On Tuesday, January 31st, 2017
Filed Under: shopping, Style Guide, Travel on a Dime

I’m sure you’re probably tired of me saying I’m the queen of the carry-on. Well, I am. I’ve shared a few tips on how to pack a carry-on like a pro but I realized I’ve never shown you the exact items that are in my bag when I travel.
Well, here it goes. If you’re still struggling with paring down your fashion choices when traveling, here’s exactly how to do it.

Traveling with Natural Hair – The Only Products You Need for Your Carry On

Posted On Tuesday, October 18th, 2016
Filed Under: Travel on a Dime

Traveling with Natural Hair - Must Haves for Your Carry On Bag
Traveling with natural hair can feel like a burden, especially if you love to pack light but are used to a ton of products. You want to keep your mane in tact but don’t want to bring the creams, leave-ins, oil, edge control and other items with you. So what’s a girl to do?
You really only need a few items to keep your natural hair looking great throughout your vacation in any climate.

Travel Hack: How Unpacking for One Trip Helps You Pack Better for Your Next Vacation

Posted On Thursday, September 1st, 2016
Filed Under: Travel on a Dime

Travel Hack: How Unpacking for One Trip Helps You Pack Better for Your Next Vacation

It’s been a great week here at Looking Fly on a Dime. On Monday, the crop top I styled for BuzzFeed was posted. And today, I’m sharing a few travel hacks I provided to oprah.com!!

You guys know I’m the carry-on queen {see how I fit 7 outfits, 3 pairs of shoes and accessories in my travel packing hack video} so oprah.com asked me to share additional hacks I live by and there’s one in particular I wanted to elaborate on. I’ve started doing this nifty trick over the past few months and it’s saved me tons of time and space in my carry-on bag! I’m sure it will help you as well, especially if you overpack.

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How to Pack A Carry-On Like a Pro {7 Looks, 3 Pairs of Shoes & More!}

Posted On Monday, July 25th, 2016
Filed Under: Travel on a Dime

How to Pack A Carry-On Like a Pro {7 Looks, 3 Pairs of Shoes & More!}
Packing a carry-on bag is a skill. Seriously, it’s a major skill to pack several outfits for several occasions in a single bag that can fit in the overhead compartment on a plane.

Though I consider myself the queen of carry-on, I know others who look at packing as a major challenge. And that’s why I teamed up with ESSENCE Live {Essence magazine’s weekly online show} to demonstrate exactly how to master the carry-on life.

What Not to Pack in Your Carry-On {5 Unnecessary Items that Take Up Space}

Posted On Tuesday, June 21st, 2016
Filed Under: Travel on a Dime

What Not to Pack in Your Carry-On {5 Unnecessary Items that Take Up Space}

Yesterday was the official start of summer so travel season is in full swing. And I’m definitely in travel mode, as I’m trying to plan a birthday trip next month. Even though I haven’t booked anything yet, I’m already thinking about what to pack. Yeah, I’m that person! And I do this because it saves a ton of time and even money {I don’t believe in checking bags}.

But, I’ve noticed most people pack unnecessary items that just take up space and weigh their bag down. So here’s what not to pack for your next vacation.