Peplum Top • Macy’s | T-shirt • Urban Outfitters | Blouse • Neiman Marcus
Oversized Top • Free People | Kimono Top • BCBGMAXAZRIA | Black Pullover • H&M
Turtleneck Sweater • Revolve Clothing | Cardigan • Lord & Taylor | Denim • Lucky Brand
Casual Denim • Mavi | Black Pants • RVCA | Skirt • Vince Camuto | Coat • Madewell
Wool Hat • Nordstrom | Knit Hat • SIJJL | Scarf • La Fiorentina | Watch • Michael Kors
Sunglasses • J.Crew | Winter Boots • Toms | Flats • Macy’s
Booties • Sole Society | Purse • Urban Outfitters | Clutch • Abiko
*UPDATE: Many of these items are now sold out. I have replaced the sold out links with items that are similar and within the same price range.
Prague is both the capital and largest city in the Czech Republic. It has a long history of more than 10 centuries and it is known as the historical capital of Bohemia. Bohemia was populated by mostly Germanic tribes until after the collapse of the Roman Empire in the late 5th century.
During this time the Germanic tribes moved west and the Slavic tribes settled in Central Europe. Although its official settlement date of the 8th century is based on a legend, the first masonry from under Prague castle dates from 885 so the legend may have some basis of truth.
It has a temperate climate with warm summers and cool to cold winters but the snow usually doesn’t last too long. The best time for visiting is spring especially when everything begins to bloom in May. The average high is 20-23°C in summer to 2-0°C in winter.
Prague is one of those magical Christmas destinations and always ranks on the Best Places to Visit for Christmas lists. Their Christmas markets are some of the best known in Europe and culture and traditions are in abundance at this time of year.
In the What to Pack for Prague packing light list I chose a fairly neutral base with navy being a focus. The list consists of 12 items of clothing (5 tops, 2 sweaters, one cardigan, 2 pairs of jeans, black pants, and a skirt), plus a coat, 3 pairs of footwear (flats, heeled boots, and warm boots) and accessories.
You could easily omit the skirt and just wear the black pants if you need to dress up a little, but if you have more formal events planned you may need to include much more elegant evening attire. The outfit inspirations from this list will be in the next post.
What is your favourite formal wear for travel?
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