I don't know about you, but with travelling so much, I've become something of a demon packer.
I still strive towards the goal of 'travelling light'. It's a goal I'm not sure I'll ever achieve. Even when I set off 'light' I inevitably return 'heavy' having indulged my love of retail therapy. My interim goal is to squeeze every last cubic centimetre of space out of my luggage. I can honestly say that by the time I close that zip, the only thing more densely packed than my suitcase is a black hole!
I'm always watching videos about packing hacks, folding tips and the like and giving them a try. My latest find is this great little video from Emily Brooker . In it she shows a great trick for folding a hoodie to take up minimal space in your suitcase or drawer.
I love the neat little package that the hoodie ends up being. So easy to store in a drawer or pack easily in a suitcase or holdall bag. I might just have to order some ...
Many people may think of the Hoodie as a fairly modern piece of clothing, dating back perhaps only a few decades at most. However, as Paola Antonelli explains, its origins can be found as far back as ancient Greece.
Garments with a hood - which we can retrospectively define as hoodies - have been around almost since clothing became a thing in itself.
A hood attached to a cloak or robe is a practical solution to that problem of what to do with a hat when you don't want to wear it. With a hoodie, the hood is instantly accessible when needed, but neatly out of the way when not.
A hood offers the wearer protection from the elements, privacy and anonymity and a special comfort from feeling swaddled and nestled in your own shell.
Practical, comfortable, easy to care for, a cotton jersey hoodie is a perfect garment to include in your nomadic wardrobe. It bridges the gap between summer and winter when it may still be to...