Here’s a fact about New Yorkers: We rarely stay in the city on a summer weekend. It’s just too damn hot and we’re tired of waiting for the subway. Naturally, the PureWow editors have a vacation calendar with some pretty exciting destinations on the map. First up: Our fashion editor, Dena, who is heading to Mexico City for a week of exploring, eating tacos and (let’s be real) washing down said tacos with tequila. Read on for a peek into the essentials that she's cramming into a carry-on.
Here’s What a Fashion Editor Is Packing for a Trip to Mexico City
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Hemant And Nandita Long Sleeve Dress
“It feels so wrong to wear any of my go-to black pieces in such a colorful city—so this is the dress I’ll be wearing to one of Mexico City’s fancier restaurants. The addition of pom-poms and tassels makes it an even more fun statement piece that I’ll probably repurpose as a beach coverup for the rest of the summer."
Behno Ina Mini Crossbody Bag
“I love a bag that's super tiny, as I'm forced to carry only the essentials. This mini from Behno comes with a crossbody strap, making it ideal for days of exploring the local markets and then hitting a museum or two. When it comes time for dinner and drinks, I’ll just remove the strap and carry it by the top handle.”
Boyish Jeans The Kirby High Waist Frayed Ankle Straight Leg Jeans
“I'm one of those people who likes to look at least slightly pulled together at the airport, so I'm always on a mission to find polished items that secretly feel like sweatpants. These Boyish Jeans do the trick, as the wide-leg style has just the right amount of stretch to make sitting for hours bearable.”
Buy It ($148)
Oliver Thomas Kst Cosmetic Case
“This cosmetic case is roomy enough for all the full-size makeup I simply can't travel without. Plus, the water-resistant exterior and plastic-lined interior mean I don’t have to worry about unfortunate spills—and for that I’m so grateful!”
Buy It ($39)