Pro Packing Tips For A Weekend Getaway

They say it takes 10,000 hours to become a master at something. We're not sure Cleo Davis Urman, co-founder and director of creative relations at Tinker Tailor has put that much time into sorting through clothing and suitcases. But, take our word for it: The girl knows how to look good on a plane, train, in a car, and in every situation in between takeoff at JFK and making her way home again. We've spotted Urman dressed to the nines everywhere from NYC to Paris to Iceland, so we knew she'd be our girl for expert packing tips for a long weekend right here in New York.
And, thanks to her affinity for day tripping to the Hamptons (even in the dead of winter), Cleo's thought of everything. There are the tights that will last through an urgent sprint to a meeting. There's the PJ set you'll wear all Sunday long. And, of course, there's a book to read while you're en route. Looks like we just saved you about 9,999 hours.
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"This bag makes me look and feel cool, calm, and collected, even when I am in the midst of chaos."
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"For that feeling of total indulgence, these pajamas turn any bed into a boudoir."
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"The secret to no-makeup weekends, Charlotte Tilbury's cream really is magic!"
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"These street slippers from Mary Helen Bowers keep my off-duty look en pointe!"
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"Legs to die for, thanks to these subtly sexy stockings — a little bit country and a little bit runway, rolled into one."
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"Not only are these hats the perfect finishing touch to any fall ensemble, but they can disguise that inevitable bad hair day."
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"This unique clutch attracts attention ('Is that really wood?') wherever it goes."
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"A must-read for fans of Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch, Fabritius and the Goldfinch by author Deborah Davis tells the true story of the artist Carel Fabritius and his beloved painting."

Fabritius and the Goldfinch by Deborah Davis, $2.99, available at Amazon.
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"My Hamptons off-season uniform: A chunky sweater and broken-in denim can take me from a walk on the beach to brunch at Sant Ambroeus."
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"The fit, wash, and comfort level make these jeans the cornerstone of every weekend getaway."
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"Comfortable and the epitome of easy chic, these boots were made for walking — and anything else the weekend may bring."
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"Call me crazy, but I like to carry a bit of summer with me off-season."
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"Perfect for a day spent in the pumpkin patch, this Tibi outfit is an unexpected choice for fall, which is why I love it."
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"For dinner at Tutto Il Giorno or the Topping Rose, I like to pair evening skirts, like this leather-effect, shiny, pleated skirt from Zara, with oversized sweaters and boots."
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"Only the best for this girl's favorite travel companion, my sweet puppy, Alfie."

Jennifer Brooks Travel Tote Pet Bed, $98 - $138, available at Frontgate.
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