Ep 16; Dressing up While Traveling; How to pack smart when traveling WITH style

Time Stamped Show Notes:

0:21 – Intro (Steampunk Girl by John Anealio)
Host Introduction; Gail Carriger and Piper J Drake

0:51 – Piper visited Producer Matt in Texas -> Wichita Falls

1:55 – Tips on how to pick people up from the airport like a pro

3:45 – Gail shared pasta and with an Italian family on a Swiss puddle-jumper – and she likes small planes!

5:39 – Shout-out to another frequent traveler/author ->Alex White

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9:43 – Main Topic -> Traveling (literally) WITH Style!

  • corsets
  • long, fluufy skirts
  • ***give a thought to packing while you’re buying***
  • Iron the day you land – you won’t do it the next day
  • Check suits, and satin, and related as it cuts down on creases
  • Roll your gowns; lay them at the outer portion of your clothes and they will be the least wrinkled external bit
  • Suits -> shell the shoulders and look on YouTube for tips
  • Special suitcases exist tailored for suits
  • Tips and tricks on packing business attire AND costumes for Steampunk, Dieselpunk, etc
  • Pack your corset in your carry-on!
  • Fluffy undergarments (petticoats) can be stored in space saver bags since wrinkles don’t matter that much
  • Bag your expensive clothes! Water will find its way through even the best suitcase and ruin the whole dress-up event
  • Wear your hat! Keep it safe. Unless you have a special carry-case like Dan Wells
  • Ironing Tip! -> Let the iron get hot, then iron one of your hotel towels when wet to make sure the iron is clean.
  • Inside out ironing, packing, and hanging in the closet is your friend
  • Stuff your shoes so they don’t get crushed (underwear’s good)

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25:30 – Gadgets! –>  Keeping your fanciness at its best

 Gail – Travel Steamer

Piper – Buffy Bag (a kit for repairing clothes/bouquets) & shining

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29:58 – Outro and thanks to: Producer Matt

Special thanks to Dan Sawyer of Artistic Whisper for editing this episode!

Thanks for listening; Travel smart and pack the snacks!

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