Summer Travel Essentials

The past few weeks have finally begun to feel like summer! The warmer temps, chirping birds, blooming flowers - it really is so beautiful to see everything come back to life after winter. 

Whether it's up to a cottage, down to the lake, across the pond, or even just around town, summer usually involves a lot more travel for me. (I can't be the only one that hibernates all winter ;) And this summer I have a bigger-than-usual trip planned, so I've been gathering all my travel bits & bobs to make sure nothing gets forgotten.

Julep Lindsay & AlainaJoe Fresh SweaterWarby Parker Tilley SunglassesLo & Sons CatalinaLovers Tempo Earrings, 'The Summer Before the War', Anastasia Eye Shadow in Smoke, Buon Fresco, & Pink ChampagneFossil Sydney ClutchRifle Paper Co NotepadChapters Indigo PenAldo Olivetta

Simple, coordinating beauty faves (I've been loving these Anastasia eyeshadows!) make getting ready a snap.A little bit of sparkle on the ears with these cluster studs from Lovers Tempo and on the feet with shimmery sandals keep things a little more fun. A good book to read & somewhere to write down to-do's or things to remember. A wallet that doubles as a clutch for all the essentials, and a big overnight bag for when you need more than just the essentials ;) A cozy sweater to throw on in those cool summer evenings, and sunglasses to keep you protected during the day. (I've really been considering getting a pair of prescription sunglasses, and these ones from Warby Parker's summer collection might just have me sold on the idea. They have eyeglasses in addition to sunglasses if you've been on the hunt for those. And both are available online for shipping to Canada & the US - it almost seems too easy ;)

I'm sure my suitcase will magically seem to shrink as I start packing it, but I'll try to stick to only the essentials ;) 

Do you have any travel plans this summer? Anywhere exciting or just something nice & relaxing?