I am on vacation next week and this is a great news! I am going to London UK with my Mom for this vacation - and this is even a better news.
The bad news is that I am completely stumped by the packing this time.
The weather is going to be much milder than here is Canada - for now they show the range from 6 to 19C and mostly sunny. I am still gearing up for the rain - it is London after all.
I am taking my trusty purple London Fog trench with the removable lining; it is it its 5th year and still going strong - pic 1.
This is my footwear: black UGG Chelsea booties, SE python Petties and JCrew cream oxfords. They are my most comfortable flat or low heel shoes I can walk hours in. UGGs are also waterproof which is a big bonus. I hope the booties won't be too hot for 18C in London...
This part was easy - now to the hard part.
1. Bottoms.
I decided do not take any skirts or dresses this time as with these particular shoes I like pants and jeans better. I have 9 days - 2 days of travel and 7 days of sightseeing so I decided on 4 pairs of bottoms:
1.1 Choice between black cigarette pants (pic 2) and straight leg trousers in shadow plaid in dark navy / red (pic 3)
1.2 Choice between my old micro houndtooth slouchy trousers (pic 4) and BR track pants in navy (pic 5). Navy track pants are more lightweight so may be better for warmer weather but may be too thin for 6C?
1.3 I want to take 2 pairs of jeans and these are 4 contenders: grey straight leg Gap (pic 6), light blue straight leg Gap (pic 7), dark wash skinnies from Madewell (pic 8) and cream BR relaxed skinnies or slim boyfriend (pic 9).
2. Toppers
I also want to take 2 toppers which can be worn on their own if it is warm and under the trench if it is chilly. I also have 4 contenders:
- cream leather moto (pic 9);
- mixed media black long blazer (pic 7);
- navy blazer from Banana Republic (pic 10);
- navy moto from Gap (pic 8)
I have easier time with tops. I am taking 1 cashmere sweater in case it can be cold, 1 thin merino t-neck, several shirts, a couple of long sleeve tees, a lace shell to layer over shirts...still do not have the final list but I am getting there.
If you can chime in with your opinion on which bottoms and toppers to include into my travel capsule it would be great!
Thank you for your help - I am going back to the pile of clothes on my bed!:-)

ETA: I spent some time playing with ensemble feature (it is so useful - thanks Greg!) and created ensembles for every day. Visuals really help to make a decision. I used similar items for some of my old things (leather jackets, navy/white cat shirt) as mine are no longer available. I have included both shirts and knitwear option for each ensemble to account for possible weather fluctuations. If interested here is the ensemble page.

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