Packing for Paris

I started packing for Paris and Stockholm today, and let me just saying that it's quite a feat. Needless to say, I want to look gorgeous and stylish in Paris, especially since the last time I was there (and only other time), I was 14 and my style sense consisted of very little style and even less sense. Example:

So, I started going through my closet and soon it became very clear that I would need to take a wear a lot of dresses. Dresses are my favorite thing to wear; they make putting together outfits while traveling easy, and they make any occasion feel special. But which dresses to wear...? I laid several out and the bed and began to think.

Perhaps one of these for a night out at a nice restaurant:

Possible outfit for the plane:

^New shoes. See them in this look.

Dresses recently back from the ironing pile:
^See folded flowers dress in this look and in this one as well.

Some of my favorite dresses that I'll probably take:
^See some of these dresses on lookbook here, here, and here.

Maybe one or two of these wild cards:
^See some of these dresses on lookbook here, here, and here.

So many shoes to choose from:

August checking out my luggage:
(Wearing a hat on the plane, means it won't get crushed in a suitcase)