3 Day Weekend In North Carolina (Feat. Wedding Attire)

I’m off to a wedding! Hallelujah for a 3 day weekend with the fam bam.

This weekend I will be heading off to North Carolina to celebrate a family wedding. There will be good food and bad dance moves and I can’t wait! Because it’s a short trip, I limited my packing to only the essentials. Below you’ll find minimal skincare, apparel and footwear.

Beauty Products

Hair Wave Spray: Ouai //  Death Valley Dry Shampoo: R+Co

Skin Sublime Bronze Self-Tanning Towelettes: L’Oreal // High Shine Liquid Lipstick: Mally Beauty Green Screen SPF 30: Farmacy Beauty (Read the review here!)

Fragrance Nirvana White: Elizabeth and James

When it comes to beauty products, keep it simple. Go with natural makeup and skincare products and don’t overdo it in the perfume department! The wedding will be outdoors so I plan to use flexible hair products and some SPF!



Weekender – Forever 21 // Find similar here and here.

Shoes Dolce Vita (DV) Bailey Slide Sandals via Target. Find similar here and here.

Things like shoes, hats and jewelry can take up a lot of prime space in your weekender. Choose 1-2 of each item and stick with the staples.

The wedding will take place on grass, so I’m opting for nice sandals. They can be paired with my dress and still look great with a more casual look. I’m also bring minimal gold jewelry that will work with any look I might want to try. Other than that, I’ll only need tennis shoes and under garments and I’m good to go for the entire weekend.



Tie Shoulder Tank – A New Day via Target

Dress: Velvet Shift Dress Target // find similar here

Keep it simple and elegant. I am bringing two floral dresses with me on the trip. You never know when you need a backup or when the weather might have other plans for your look. I also have three sisters who might want to borrow one of the dresses I’m not using. I realize most of you don’t travel with someone your same size and style, so plan accordingly!


Well there you have it! A super simple and effortless list to packing for a 3 day weekend!

P.S. There are always things that I throw in my bag at the last minute. Don’t be surprised if this post gets edited from time to time!


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