I typically choose to bypass form and go for function when it comes to packing my backpack for a trip. I cannot stress how much I hate to carry stuff, so when I found the infinity skirt not too long ago, I thought that this was the answer to all of my packing problems (and maybe yours, too).
The infinity skirt is a special sort of item; it can be worn as a skirt, a dress or a top… and in about 100 different ways! Sound too good to be true? It’s not, I swear, and I have the photo evidence to prove it!
Not only can this one item be worn 100 different ways, but it is super light and packs up to the size of a softball. Plus, it just looks cute, which is something I ALWAYS LACK when I travel — something that says, “Hey, I’m a female!”
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The Infinity Skirt:
This is the infinity skirt at its most basic level, but to spice it up, you can tie some layers to the side. One simple skirt can take on a number of personalities to suit your daily travel plans.
The Infinity Dress:
I was surprised to see that I can possibly use the infinity skirt as a dress, and a somewhat classy one at that. By flipping up the top later, and tying a knot, you’ve got a sophisticated dinner date dress that can be turned around for yet another look.
The Infinity Top:
I watched a video showing me all the ways I can create a top with this skirt, and there were so many that I literally couldn’t keep up. These two tops are pretty basic, yet comfortable and stylish at the same time.
My Thoughts on the Infinity Skirt:
Honestly, I’m in love with this little thing and wish I had found it sooner. I originally saw it at Paddy’s Market in Sydney last summer, but when I went back for it, I couldn’t find the stall. Luckily, there was a stall at one of the malls a few weeks ago where both my boyfriend and I were sold.
Being so small and versatile, it is the perfect addition to any female’s backpack. It can be worn to the pool, out to dinner, on a sightseeing tour and then some. Every one (from the shop I bought from) is different, meaning there are different patterns of Indian silk pieced together to produce your skirt.
The infinity skirt is also sold in a longer dress form, which is actually even more versatile. The shop I bought from is not online, but there are many versions of this product available on Amazon.
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