You can’t take it all with you. Heartbreaking, though true, this should be your mantra as you slog through back-to-campus prep. Spin the hectic packing (then unpacking, repacking, and inevitably, overpacking) occasion into gold by editing your stuff down to only the essentials.
We’ve gathered a list of greats to help streamline the process as you sit on your suitcase and ommmmm. From staples like the everyday chambray shirt and slim-fit jeans to a cool new way to rock your LBD, these pieces will earn their place in your tiny closet and promise to make repeat appearances all year long. College packing: the first of many tests you will encounter this semester. We know you'll make us proud.