Traveling has its wardrobe challenges whether you drive, fly or cruise. I over packed for this trip to Palm Springs and yet never seem to have what I want to wear! I packed several scarves which help stretch outfits, but this is only week one, and I imagine I’ll be pretty tired of my clothes by the end of week four.
I’m happy to wear my outfits the same way if I’ve found a formula I like. But if I do that too often… let’s just agree, no one likes a boring style blogger! I have my work cut out for me this month.
Yesterday we toured the Annenberg Estate and Gardens in Rancho Mirage. The gardens were a beautiful combination of wide green spaces and symmetrical rows of cactus, succulents, and desert plantings.
The dress code ranged from exercise leggings and a sweatshirt with sneakers to a casual dress, flats, and sweater. My outfit fell in the middle.
Because it was a walking tour, I needed to be sure my feet would be comfortable but didn’t want to wear sneakers. Luckily I had a pair that’s just as comfy but slightly dressier.
These Eileen shoes are virtually flat with a thick rubber sole for cushioning. I chose long jeans, soft blouse, big hat and my every present tote.
My jeans are a straight legged high rise, so bulkier than usual. I needed to slim down my shirt to improve the proportion so rolled the sleeves and initially tied the shirt front at my waist. That quickly got annoying, so I bit the bullet and tucked my shirt in.
I might have worn a belt if I’d thought to pack one.
SHOP THE LOOK
I accessorized with two bracelets and my mother’s earrings. What you don’t see is the camera was hanging around my neck, which is why I didn’t wear a necklace.
After the tour we relaxed on the patio with a cup of tea.
What do you wear for sightseeing while on a casual holiday?
Do you wear sneakers to go sightseeing?
Thank you to Chico’s for collaborating on this post. They supplied the shirt and jeans, all opinions are my own.
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