30 November 2014

Packing for Amsterdam | Lifestyle

Last week, I got a text from my friend asking me whether I wanted to go to Amsterdam with her this week. I literally haven't been out of the country this year at all, I've been so engrossed in work this year has flown by and I haven't really had any time off. So of course, I said "Hell yes!!"

In fact as you are reading this now, I'm currently in Amsterdam so expect pictures when I get home. 

I've never been before and we're literally just going for 2 nights/3 days but I thought I would share with you what clothes I will be taking with me. 

Now I know what you're thinking, there is no colour in my picture but to be honest, we're heading into winter and I love wearing my black clothes. I'm not too sure what the weather is going to be like but you can't go wrong with chunky jumpers, skinny trousers/leggings and chunky boots. It's casual, cosy but you can also dress it up a little. 

The two jumpers are recent buys from H&M, I literally think that H&M has the best range of AW clothes, they just always have it right. With my jumpers I always get them in the bigger size because I just like that over-sized look. Don't get me wrong, yes it can make you look a little bigger but if you get it right it looks really nice. Boots are from Primark, which I just love!

I will also be taking my brand new faux fur poncho with me that I bought from Accessorize. I really love this new addition, it's surprisingly cosy and literally goes with everything. 

Don't get me wrong, I can't wear it in the rain because I will get soaked through but it's great for when I quickly want to pop up the town and run a few errands. It's perfect for those days where it's bright and sunny but bitterly cold. I'll wear my coat out there and pack this just incase. 

I also thought I would share with you the bag I take literally every time I go on holiday regardless of where I am, this bag has been to Barcelona, Marrakesh, Madrid etc and now it's going to Amsterdam.

Isn't it just so perfect for little trips? 

I love the colour, I love all the little pockets. It has a large zip pocket and then another pocket behind it without a zip but you can just carry so much stuff in it and not have to worry about losing anything. 

I love the colour, it's a deep redish brown so it goes with everything, I can wear it with black clothes because of it's redish tones. I don't have anything else by Nica and I can't even remember how much it cost but it's such good quality it still looks new. I love all the detailing on the outsize of the bag and the gorgeous purple material on the inside. 

I didn't want to show you all the boring bits like toothbrush and pyjamas so I will leave this post here. 

Do you have any accessories that you always have to take away with you, like my Nica bag?


  1. I love your cream H & M jumper it looks so cosy. Hope you had a lovely trip to Amsterdam


    1. Thank you, it was so lovely and really cold, so lucky I did pack all of my jumpers!xx