Packing for a Weekend in Charleston : The Ultimate Jetset Packing List


Packing for a Weekend in Charleston : The Ultimate Jetset Packing List

I’m packing for Charleston in a week and I’m so excited! Going to college in the South (at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), I’ve been to Charleston far more instances than I can count – and it continues to be one particular of my absolute preferred locations in the globe. It is also one particular of my preferred locations to pack for in the globe. I imply, how can you beat balmy Southern nights and warm coastal breezes? Charleston is in a league of its personal when it comes to style and style, and packing as a newcomer coming to Charleston (or the South) for the very first time can be intimidating! Which is why I’m right here.

Let’s break it down by a Charleston packing list, and then some outfit inspo (with purchasing hyperlinks!) to get you prepared for your trip.

What do folks put on in Charleston?

The Charleston style is conservative, feminine, and classic. But that does not imply it is not exciting at the identical time. The purchasing in Charleston is some of the very best you will find anyplace (go to Skinny Dip on King Street, grab a glass of frose upstairs and shop downstairs and thank me later) and that globe-class style is reflected on the locals. This is the town exactly where girls get prepared for two hours just before occasion considering of leaving the residence. A town of females who wouldn’t be caught DEAD with their hair not completely blown out, and who pride themselves on obtaining the very best closets in the game. Intimidated but? Do not be concerned, we’ll make positive you are dressed to impress for your weekend in Chucktown.

Packing list for a weekend in Charleston, staying three nights:

Here’s what I’m packing for Charleston for three days: 1 plane outfit, three daytime outfits, three going out/dinner outfits, 1 exercise outfit, and three pairs of footwear : sneakers, wedges, and sandals I can stroll in. I’m also packing two swimsuits, sunglasses, a sunhat, and a cute tote bag. I can match all of this effortlessly in my Away medium suitcase – which is far more compact than most but nonetheless a checked bag (since #beautyproducts)

Brunch &amp purchasing on King Street:

Privacy Please Daffodil Mini in Blue Stripe

How freaking adorable is this dress? It is a to-die-for Saturday in Charleston appear.

Bardot Babylon Dress in Ivory

Are you going to Charleston just after easter and just before Labor Day? Good. Then you can put on white in the South &#x1f609

This dress is so fantastic for Charleston – particularly if you are the bride on your bachelorette celebration asking yourself what to put on!

MAJORELLE Abigail Mini Dress in Blue PlaidNBD Paradisco Mini Dress in Cream Yellow

I appreciate this classic gingham print for Charleston.. and that belt is every thing. So flattering! and this pale yellow is so cute for Spring in Charleston, particularly if you are going to an occasion like a fraternity formal.

MAJORELLE Daniella Dress in Baby Blue

How beautiful is this infant blue dress? So southern, classic, and feminine. Enjoy it!

MAJORELLE Talan Dress in Blue PlaidTularosa Janine Dress in Blush Pink

The most adorable Charleston print and the cutest dusty rose colour! These are each fantastic for summer time in Charleston.




L*SPACE Summer Days Backpack in NaturalZognsi Round Straw Beach Bag Summer mini Vintage Handmade Crossbody Bag Circle Rattan bag Small Bohemian Shoulder bag for women (Khaki 2)

I appreciate this tiny rattan backpack or crossbody! So cute for Spring and Summer season. A Pretty Charleston style.

Dinner, drinks &amp girl’s evening out: 

Lovers + Friends Ivy Dress in Bouquet FloralSam Edelman Neesa Heel in Oatmeal Suede

Going out to dinner in Charleston and then out? This adorable dress just screams King Street to me. I appreciate it, and would pair it with a pair of nude wedges for the ultimate South Carolina appear.

Tularosa Denise Jumpsuit in Salmon8 Other Reasons Hella Hoop Earring in Gold

I’m alllll about this jumpsuit! Specifically if you are in Charleston for a bachelorette celebration and receiving all glammed up for a evening on the town.


Tularosa Huntington Dress in Mint GreenClare V. Foldover Calf Hair Clutch in Leopard

This olive green is every thing.. so cute for a evening out on the town. And you can not go incorrect with a touch of leopard in the South – this leopard clutch is to-die-for.

Privacy Please Ellen Mini Dress in Rust Dot8 Other Reasons Venice Earcuff Earring in Gold

This dress is so cute for a day-to-evening appear in Charleston! I appreciate the red polka dots! &amp I appreciate the pairing of straightforward, chic earrings like these ones.

superdown Catalina Ruffle Tube Mini Dress in Hot PinkImage result for sheila fajl brushed champagne

this dress is only $66 and tends to make for a fantastic going out in Charleston outfit! And these are The South’s preferred hoops – in college, actually Just about every single girl had them. They’re nonetheless my go-to hoops.

Amanda Uprichard Arabella Bodysuit in Pompei PinkAGOLDE Nico High Rise Slim Fit in Blurred

How beautiful is this silk bodysuit? I’m all about it with higher-waisted white jeans and wedges for a fantastic Charleston appear.

Amanda Uprichard Cal Top in BruleeVanessa Mooney The Valleta Earrings in Gold

Paired with jeans and gold hoops, I appreciate this outfit for straightforward-and-exciting meets Charleston elegance.

If I’m not checking a bag, my go-to weekender is the Lo &amp Son’s Catalina! It is the fantastic size and even has a separate bottom compartment for footwear (or dirty laundry). I appreciate it.

Shop The Catalina Deluxe

Verify out my other posts!

The Ultimate Travel Guide to Charleston, South Carolina

Restaurant Suggestions in Charleston : The very best locations to brunch &amp consume dinner in Charleston





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