One of the banes of travel for me has traditionally been the garment bag, which has been a royal pain in the butt. It’s large and unwieldy, it fits poorly in overhead compartments, and it gets jostled and crushed so much in the travel process that the garments inside don’t arrive any less wrinkled. I figured there had to be another way to get your clothing from point A to point B without arriving looking like a refugee from Wrinklestan, and I found one after asking YouTube from the folks at PackingLight.com. Check out this method! I managed to get 4 days of business clothes (including 2 suits and 3 dress shirts) to San Francisco and needed almost no straightening or ironing when I arrived.
How to pack a bag with a lot of clothing:
How to add a suit on top and make it arrive in decent condition:
Give it a try – I did and I’m sold on the method now.
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