With significantly lower fuel costs on the horizon, 2016 is being dubbed The Year to Travel.
There are a great many reasons to put a new stamp on your passport this year. Among them are:
- Opening your mind to new cultures
- Being exposed to new languages
- Gaining a new and unique perspective
- Boosting your knowledge and self esteem while sharpening your survival skills
If you’re already keen to taking a trip but you simply can’t decide whether to answer the call of sweeping city streets, the beckoning of eclectic ruins or the allure of Mother Nature’s stretching landscape, maybe you should let your wardrobe make your mind up instead.
Here’s a fashion based travel quiz guaranteed to help you find your place on the map!
Describe Your Ideal Closet
A) A plush velvet interior-lined space with walls highlighting an ever-changing wardrobe that showcases every style on the runway and every color of the rainbow.
B) An upscale take on Neoclassic design, containing sophisticated wardrobe picks in power colors like red, black and gray.
C) An understated masterpiece that’s casually cool — just like the clothes inside it.
D) A mirror-clad marvel adorned with all the latest designs in the darkest possible colors (think modern Gothic meets sleek sophisticate).
Do You Own A Red Pair Of Heels?
A) But of course! In fact, I own several pairs of red heels. Some are solid colored while others feature crafty designs like flowers, polka dots and the likes. On days when I’m feeling extra saucy, I don my red stilettos.
B) Absolutely. Red is the color of romance, but I prefer a classic red heel, not too high or too low, but somewhere in between.
C) Do flip flops count? If so, my answer is yes as well.
D) Heels aren’t usually my style, but a deep red hiking boot is something I would definitely wear with pride.
Choose A Hat
A) A feathered headpiece pinned to the side a lá Kate Middleton.
B) A beautiful beret rakishly tilted upon my head.
C) I’ve never been a hat girl. I’d prefer a flower crown perfectly positioned along the side of my naturally flowing locks.
D) Something furry, built for winter, possibly steampunk inspired.
Choose A Scarf To Match Your Hat
A) A scarf? Could I choose a string of pearls instead?
B) A lightweight, handcrafted scarf tied to the side and blowing in the breeze.
C) A long billowing cloth that would look just as good tied around my waist as it would draped over the nape of my neck.
D) Anything that keeps my neck warm without completely sacrificing style.
Which Season Do You Love To Shop Most For?
A) Fall — Rain boots, sweaters, long waisted coats and windbreakers. Give me a nip in the air, a storm overhead and a shimmering city street and I will present you with a picture perfect outfit every time.
B) Spring — There’s something about light linens and floral prints that brings out my romantic and most fashionable side.
C) Summer — Swaying skirts, maxi dresses, sleek sunbathing suits and sandals are my cup of tea.
D) Winter — A sturdy boot paired with high end denim and sleek metallic accessories is totally me.
Imagine Yourself As A Fictional Character Donning Your Favorite Outfit. Who Are You?
A) A fairytale princess in search of her Prince Charming.
B) A chic, streetwise damsel getting dolled up for a passionate evening on the town.
C) A nature-loving beauty swept up in a daydream.
D) A beautiful, mysterious detective uncovering clues at every turn.
You Have A Large Sum Of Shopping Money In Your Pocket. Where Do You Go First?
A) An antique store abundant with vintage goods.
B) A jewelry store chock full of everything that glistens.
C) A surf shop loaded with tropical wears.
D) A modern goth shop with unusual trinkets and oddities.
It’s Date Night. What Are You Wearing?
A) Something classy, yet unique and timeless.
B) The most recent trend you can find.
C) Something feminine but informal.
D) Whatever goes with your awesome new boots.
Pick A Wedding Dress
A) Your grandmother’s dress (upcycled, of course).
B) A mermaid dress with a heart cutout over your shoulder blades and kitten heels.
C) Long, white, flowing and adorned in flowers.
D) Something elegant with a long beautiful train.
Someone asks you for the time. Where do you look to find it?
A) My arm. While cell phones may be an adequate way to keep track of time, nothing’s classier than a vintage timepiece.
B) My cell phone which, of course, is protected by the most expensive and glamorous case I could find.
C) I’m too carefree to keep track of the time and I often don’t carry a watch or a purse.
D) My laptop, which is always safely ticked in my messenger bag.
If you chose mostly A’s, you’re…
…eclectic and classy with a passion for rain falling over city streets and a love of vintage finds and teatime. For your ideal destination, you need to head to foggy London!
If you chose mostly B’s, you’re…
…a diehard romantic with a quaint Neoclassical style. Pack your bags and head to Paris.
If you chose mostly C’s, you’re…
…a tropical beauty with a casual stress free mentality. A relaxing getaway in Maui will do you just right.
If you chose mostly D’s, you’re…
…mysterious and stormy, a fashionista with a heart for adventure. You should seriously consider backpacking through Prague. It’s off the beaten path — just the way you like it.
Now that you have your destination ready, don’t let your signature style go out the window. Here are 9 tips for traveling in style anywhere in the world!