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Yep, superstar DJs have it made. They go to the best parties, hang with the coolest people, and snag free clothes, drinks, and, yeah, airline tickets — all in the name of their job.
The other side of that coin, though, is a lot of time's spent living out of suitcases. So, if you don't have your packing strategies down to a science, like JaKissa Taylor-Semple (a.k.a. DJ Kiss), you're sunk. As someone who's worked the decks for Louis Vuitton, Elle, Interview, Versace, Alexander Wang, ABC, MTV, VH1, and a slew of other clients across the planet, Taylor-Semple is the perfect example of that up-in-the-air, globe-trotting DJ. We caught up with Ms. Kiss when she was — of all places — home to help pack for her latest gig and sneak a peek inside her closet (and bags).
Click on — not only will you learn what it's like to be an on-the-go pro, but you'll probably snag a few killer packing tips, too.