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It may sound silly, but it's true: Our favorite part of going on vacation is packing our suitcases. After all, a carry-on full of bikinis, caftans, and sandals is how you know you're really going somewhere, right? But even enthusiastic planners like us need a dose of inspiration every now and then. That's why we've turned to some of the DMV's chicest, savviest bloggers for help — these ladies make an art out of looking effortlessly cool and relaxed while they're out of town. So, before you book a flight somewhere fabulous, take a peek at our jet-set primer. Then it's bon voyage!
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