Dreaming of Marrakech

Gianvito Rossi strappy sandals

W’s fashion market and accessories director is off to Morocco before the Paris Fall 2014 shows begin. Here’s what she’s packing.


Never leave home without a pair of white jeans—they are perfect for any destination, including Paris and Marrakech.

Mother The Socialite, Mirror, Mirror jeans, $196,


The weather should be warm enough for sitting by the pool. This cover up is modest and provides sun protection.

COVER perfect swim t, $124,


This bag would be great for visiting the souks in Marrakech—and stocking up on plenty of goods. Marc Jacobs Embroidered “Surfer Bag” plum with antique gold, $3495, available for purchase at Marc Jacobs boutiques.


Paired with white jeans, this printed top is a definite travel staple.

Etoile Isabel Marant Bela Intarsia Cotton Blend Top, $315,


The Moroccan sun is strong, so I plan to protect my eyes with chic shades.

Thierry Lasry Fingery sunglasses, $485,


Scarves always come in handy; wear one on the plane, and carry it with you for quick cover in more conservative destinations.

Athena Procopiou-Talitha’s Morocco scarf, $475, at or in-store at Liberty of London.


Just in case I have a night out, these heels are perfectly appropriate for Paris.

Gianvito Rossi strappy sandals, $920, available at Coltorti Miami.


I’m a big fan of Lisa Marie’s line of swimwear and caftans; this color-blocked poncho is at the top of my list.

Lisa Marie Fernandez poncho, $295, at


Tory Burch always creates beautiful pieces inspired by her own travels; this necklace is a great example.

Tory Burch necklace, $595,


A classic straw hat is essential for sunny destinations.

Sensi Studio-Toquilla Straw Panama hat, $120,