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Keep It Flexible
Create a formula of interchangeable separates that can be easily mixed and matched, in a palette of colors that work well together. Choose neutrals first (since they're the most versatile), then throw in a hit of color.

Opt for shoes in metallic gold or silver: They're perfect for day or evening and look good with just about everything.

Adam says: To avoid overpacking, try the following guideline for a weeklong trip: five tops, four bottoms, three dresses, three pairs of shoes, two swimsuits, two handbags, one hat, one statement accessory, one pair of sunglasses.