Winter has gone weary in the minds of some eager travelers, who are ready for destination warm with opportunities to shed winter fashions in favor of sporty togs and snazzy resort wear. Others, who embrace the season’s snow show, are pointing their skis and snowboards due north and west for more elevated endeavors.
No matter the itinerary, organization is a must-have travel companion. Currently, two of the oft spoken words in travel packing are “travel cubes.” While one can procure them just about anywhere, including from most discount retailers, not all are created equal.
For cube sets and individual packing bags, Julia Moss Designs offers lovely collections that make organizing easier and prettier. With black and white as their color story, these sporty-chic travel accessories wink with a Chanel vibe. Bon voyage!
Packing is as easy as un, deux, trois. Order the packing cube set in classic black or sporty gingham. Made from 100 percent linen, the cubes come in small, medium and large. $55/set
My Vanity Case includes an off-white bow and a handle on the lid for an easy grab-and-go. $45
Avoid a bad hair day on vacation, thanks to the Hair Stuff Case with a heat-resistant lining. $39
Save getting wet for the pool or an après-ski hot tub with the Wet Stuff bag, featuring a waterproof interior lining. $42
My Lotions & Potions Case, which comes lined with a waterproof striped fabric, will keep mixes and quick fixes in place. $39
Don’t forget to use the Jewelry Case Trifold, which can be rolled up or unfolded, for your favorite accessory pieces. $39
The darling Beauty Box with an off-white bow is an ideal size for those little extras that you just can’t leave at home. $39
My Make-up Case is ideally suited to travel from your suitcase to a carry-on to a handbag. $31
Small whatnots need a spot, too. Try the small letter bags with initials printed on the front. $14
Private Stuff is ideal for keeping track of, well, private stuff! $23
TIP: Julia Moss Designs offers a simplified equation for organizing travel outfits: one cube = one outfit. Pack one outfit and coordinating accessories for each day of your trip in one cube.
Wish List: For those in the market for a shoulder bag for day, evening or come what may during their travels, the Julia Moss Designs’ Vintage Vault carries this Chanel quilted lambskin medium Leo Bag. The classic bag features a pewter chain link shoulder strap threaded with leather and a Mademoiselle turn lock in the form of a lion with the ubiquitous Chanel CC. $2,500
Julia Moss Designs
647 Lake St. E., Wayzata 612.444.8682