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Packing a Carry-On

The Martha Stewart Show, February 2010

As a frequent traveler, Martha has learned to pack and unpack her belongings with ease. Follow these basic tips to avoid packing problems:

  • Wrap clothing in acid-free tissue paper for protection.
  • Save shoe bags and repurpose them for packing shoes; fit them around the perimeter of your luggage.
  • Tie a distinguishing ribbon to the outside of your bag so you are sure to spot it easily, anywhere.
  • Include work or leisure reading for entertainment -- Martha uses an Amazon Kindle -- and an easy-to-access light layer such as a pashmina in case you get cold.

Comments (9)

  • JLONeil 3 Apr, 2010

    Martha's hand-held carry-on looked fantastic. I loved the way when unzipped it fully opened so you can easily access and retrieve things. Does anyone know who makes it?

  • evg23 17 Mar, 2010

    What size Ziplock did Marth use? It doesn't look like a gallon size. My grocery store didn't carry anything larger.

  • waddlesam 25 Feb, 2010

    THANK YOU SOOOO MUCH ----- WHOO HOOO

  • waddlesam 25 Feb, 2010

    THANK YOU SOOOO MUCH ----- WHOO HOOO

  • winnie528 25 Feb, 2010

    Looks like the wheeled 29" packing case and the stowaway duffle from T. Anthony.

  • Shereess 23 Feb, 2010

    I would also like to know brand of the luggage and where to purchase.
    Thx

  • Shereess 23 Feb, 2010

    I would also like to know brand of the luggage and where to purchase.
    Thx

  • waddlesam 23 Feb, 2010

    I asked the same question! I neeed to know. Lanvin?

  • 818design 21 Feb, 2010

    who makes the carry on that martha is packing? must have!