Upgrade Your Summer Getaway With These Luxury Designer Fashion And Travel Tips From ShopRDR.com

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From gadgets to sunglasses, luxury fashion seller Rodeo Drive Resale shares a few essential travel tips and must-have accessories that are sure to add some sizzle to any summer getaway.

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I always travel with three pairs of shoes: Casual flats, wedges and a pair of high heels.

Summer has arrived: The temperature is up, shorts are shorter -- and for millions of Americans eagerly awaiting their next big vacation -- travel plans are set. Whether an expert vacationer or more of the last minute packer variety, there are hundreds of tricks that can make even the most worrisome traveler’s getaway a fun, fashionable and relatively stress-free experience. Today, Rodeo Drive Resale (shopRDR.com) offers a few quick tips for increasing enjoyment while traveling.

1)    Layover, Shmayover: Paying to use Wi-Fi on an airplane or terminal is never fun. Fortunately, Pocket, a nifty little app by Shower Idea, is the perfect travel companion for travelers that enjoy a bit of reading while flying the friendly skies. Available on Apple, Android, Kindle Fire, Firefox, and Chrome, Pocket lets users save content (including Web pages, articles, and videos) onto their phone, tablet or e-reader. Saved content can then be opened at a later time, with absolutely no internet connection needed.

2)    Pool resources: One of the benefits of traveling with family or friends is the ability to share items, such as portable electronics, sweaters and grooming products. Pooling resources is a great way to lighten luggage, which may not only turn a check-in bag into a carry on, but saves a small fortune in extra baggage fees.

3)    Eyewear: Women’s style expert and shopRDR.com co-founder Raya Jaffer advises those planning to spend several daytime hours in the bright summer sun to invest in a reliable pair of shades, which should feel as good as they look. “Before you commit to buying a new pair of sunglasses, be sure that you wear them for at least five to ten minutes,” she says, warning that wearing the wrong sunglasses can actually result in physical pain. “Heavier styles or simply the angle of the sunglasses can cause headaches and migraines in some people. What a way to ruin a trip!”

4)    Color Merge: The adage “pack half of what you think you’ll need” can be a tough rule for many fashion conscience travelers to follow, but for those taking a short trip, sticking to a single color scheme is a great way to avoid becoming an “over packer.” A single color scheme makes jeans, footwear and accessories easily interchangeable, and space that would have gone to those extra pair of shoes can be used to pack a few new items purchased during the vacation.

5)    Select The Best Shoe Lineup: According to Raya, an ideal shoe lineup is one that covers, provides comfort, support and of course, a bit of style: “For traveling, stick with flats and something with a more rugged or even rubber sole to keep your feet feeling great. If you don’t plan on doing a ton of walking but will be outdoors, you may want to consider wedge heels as they look great but will also give you height while being easy to walk in. After all, no girl wants to deal with heels that get stuck in the grass with every step. I always travel with three pairs of shoes: Casual flats, wedges and a pair of high heels.”

By following these simple tips, summer travelers preparing for an upcoming getaway are sure to make a slew of fun and fashionable memories this vacation and beyond.

ABOUT RODEO DRIVE RESALE
With over a decade of experience, Rodeo Drive Resale specializes in buying, selling, and consignment of authentic couture fashions. Buy & sell your favorite luxury designers such as Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Prada, Gucci, St. John Knits, David Yurman, Christian Louboutin, Tiffany & Co. and more. All items are Guaranteed 100% authentic. Visit RDR online at http://www.shoprdr.com or call us toll free at (888)697-3725.

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