Essential Gaucho Pants by SWAK Designs

If you have been following this blog for a while now, you know about one of my latest brand crush, Sealed With A Kiss (SWAK) Designs. (If you don’t then, check out the link above to see past reviews of some of their awesome, backpacker friendly, plus-size clothing!) So here I am again, with another awesome item, straight from the shelves of SWAK Designs: the Essential Gaucho Pants. READ MORE…

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Marla Tank Dress by SWAK Designs

As a backpacker, I try to remain open to as many opportunities as possible, activity-wise. And it’s not because I usually present a quite casual look that I don’t want to be ready for a special night! I often treat myself with the occasional fancy dinner/activity during my trips; often, in order to be able to do that, I need at least one appropriate outfit for the occasion! READ MORE…

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Terri Chiffon Duster by SWAK Designs

Though a duster is not a “full garment”, I still think this is the kind of item that can easily prop up an outfit and add a little touch to what would otherwise be a pretty bland outfit. Meet the Terri Chiffon Duster, in all it’s sleeveless, maxi-sized, aerial glory! READ MORE…

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Perfect Palazzo Pants by SWAK Designs

So I took my Perfect Palazzo Pants on the road… to the airport. (Trust me, I looked at all those people getting ready to fly away and I was truly jealous! I came this close to buy a ticket… after all, I already had my suitcase and a bunch of outfits with me, haha!) READ MORE…

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Emmylou Printed Tunic by SWAK Designs

… or the proof that a same item of clothing can be both feminine AND super practical to pack ! For those of you who were curious about the clothes featured in my latest look (check out It’s a Free World, Baby), here’s more info about the pink tunic… The Emmylou Printed Tunic by SWAK Designs is definitely a plus-size backpacking must-have READ MORE…

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Splash Color Matte Leggings by We Love Colors

Though it goes a bit against my backpacker “instincts” to pack very flashy things to wear, in order to be able to mix and match all (or nearly all!) my items of clothing, this one comes as a complete surprise! (I also hate to be too visible while away to avoid drawing unwanted attention.) READ MORE…

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