TRAVEL STYLE - 3 Key Items for 3 Fashion-Forward Cities

TRAVEL STYLE - 3 Key Items for 3 Fashion-Forward Cities

February 2nd, 2020

Travel style isn’t always one-size-fits-all, but if you pack smart, you can simplify your packing regimen while still looking like you belong in your city of choice. Before jetsetting to any of these style-conscious hot spots, make sure you’ve got these three key items in your carry-on.  

What to wear in New York City

The fashion-forward, casual streets of New York call for quality denim, lightweight layers, and hype-worthy sneakers. New Balance is THE sneaker of the season, which is convenient because they’re also one of the most comfortable sneakers on the market. The ENCAP midsole in their 990v5 sneakers provides support, comfort, and durability to stand up to the harsh concrete streets of New York. 

Dig into the denim-on-denim look for the city that never sleeps, making sure to mix up the wash on the top and bottom. 

What to pack:

What to wear in Toronto

Toronto travel style - pleated trousers, burgundy tee, white sneaker

In Toronto, business often mixes with pleasure, so versatility is key. A knit t-shirt looks sharp on its own, or it can be layered under a sport jacket when you step into the boardroom.

Our top choice for knit tees is Sea Island cotton. It's considered the best cotton out there, and it is also incredibly rare, accounting for just .0004% of all the cotton in the world. Breathable, hypoallergenic, and a whole new level of soft.  

Cotton trousers with a single pleat let people know you know current style, and a classic white sneaker transitions from meetings to dinners.

What to pack:

  • Burgundy John Smedley Sea Island Cotton T-Shirt
  • Magnanni White Sneakers
  • Single Pleat Cotton Trousers

What to wear in Milan

The last place you want to be caught looking like a tourist is Milan. Look the part by donning high-end, Italian-made pieces as you stroll Via Montenapoleone or take in the sights at Duomo di Milano. A lightweight sport jacket in a summer hue can be worn day or night, and a lux cotton polo in a light cream hue will keep you looking and feeling fresh. 

When choosing a sport jacket for warm-weather travel, fabric choice is key. Linen blended with cashmere is lightweight and breathable for the Italian heat, and it’s more wrinkle-resistant than pure linen. 

What to pack:

  • Ermenegildo Zegna Sport Jacket
  • Brunello Cucinelli Short Sleeve Polo 
  • Brunello Cucinelli Sneakers


Headed somewhere and not sure what to pack? Send us a note and we can help you plan your looks!  

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