Going 2 Chicago, What 2 Wear?????

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Registered: 08-01-2004
Going 2 Chicago, What 2 Wear?????
Tue, 07-19-2005 - 1:21am
Hey girls can you help me: I'm going to Chicago for the weekend, I leave on Thursday ( I have to be at the airport at 4am) and come home Sunday night. I'm not quite sure what I want to pack. Does any one have any good ideas? I might go to a couple of jazz clubs in the evening and I want a look sophisticated. DISH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
iVillage Member
Registered: 07-20-2005
Wed, 07-20-2005 - 5:16pm
I live in Chicago and let me tell you, it's HOT here. This weekend is supposed to be in the upper nineties. It's also always very humid here. My advice is to pack some light skirts and simple tops (tanks, t-shirts.) Bring a light sweater or shrug for chilly air-conditioning (restaurants and stores are very cool especially when you step in from the heat outside.) We're pretty casual here, but put-together casual, not messy. A cute sun dress or skirt outfit will work almost anywhere day or night (maybe make the accessories a little bolder at night.) Hope this helps and have a great time on your trip!
iVillage Member
Registered: 08-01-2004
Wed, 07-20-2005 - 10:19pm
Thank you for letting me know. Her in Oklahoma its going to almost 100!!!! I know what to pack because I haven't packed yet & my plane leaves at 6am!!! On Monday or Tuesday I'll let every one know how my trip went & thanks for letting me know what the weather I like. I was hoping it would be cooler than here. But then again what am I thinking, its SUMMER for crying out loud!!!!!!!!!
iVillage Member
Registered: 08-02-2005
Tue, 08-02-2005 - 5:52pm
Well i am no good at packing.lol I always overpack...I think its better to do so, better safe than sorry,right? You know how we girls do! Definately take some dresses for ur party times and they take up less space. Of course a good pair of black shoes. Just some suggestions. Good luck and have a good trip!
iVillage Member
Registered: 04-05-2005
Tue, 08-02-2005 - 6:20pm
Ok. Let me see if I can help you as I travel quit a bit, and I try to not to over pack.
First, you should decide on about 3 basic colors. (I also have black as my main color, then I usually go with say, a beige or red, and of course always white.)
I travel in black matte jersey slacks. Very confortable and do not wrinkle.
Since its summer, pack a pair of white slacks for evening. I never leave home with my wrinkle resistance clothing.
Just stick with basics. You don't want to care unnecessary luggage.Don't forget to pack
a pair of shorts, walking shoes, and one pair for evening, etc.
I was just in Chicago not long ago. Be prepared to some hot weather! Hat, suncreen, etc.
Have fun!!!!