If you're just not the type to even remotely enjoy layering, planning outfits for a trip abroad may sound sort of like a chore. We totally get you—our tropics don't exactly leave room for a lot of experimentation!
To fish you out of the struggle, here are 10 chic, easier-than-you-think travel style pegs for your perusal. Cooler climes? No biggie.
Linda Tol's look is, in all honesty, foolproof. Do sleek head-to-toe black in updated fabrics (like plush corduroy!), then top off with a cherry-red beret. Tres bien.
Ever considered belting your sweater then tossing it over a favorite summer dress? Irene Kim makes the case for inventive transitional dressing.
Simple and structural, Yoyo Cao teaches you that sometimes, less really is more. Just make sure you go for pieces that are all individually interesting in their own right!
So easy, so great! Cop Aimee Song's trick: Instead of an overcoat, throw on a floor-sweeping velvet duster to level up a jeans-and-tee combo.
If it's warm enough to wear shorts out, mimic Rila Fukushima and team your pair with an interesting, oversized turtleneck knit and black leather boots. You can't go wrong.
Wanna look polished in five minutes flat? Cool it in co-ords! Giovanna Battaglia's cheerful, sunny hue of choice keeps things from getting too office-ready.
Another purveyor of fuss-free luxe, Giorgia Tordini's wine-colored velvet blazer speaks volumes when tossed over no-nonsense denims.
A statement piece a day keeps the fashion police away. There's no better time to bring out that gorgeous new purchase you've been saving in your closet! Just look at Lisa Aiken's striking striped skirt.
When all else fails, a classic checked trench coat never will. Trust Caroline Issa!
Don't be afraid to mix textures and patterns! It's the quickest way to making an otherwise simple outfit appear 10 times more interesting. Check out Soo Joo Park (then steal her bucket hat, while you're at it).