Travelling Soon? Then You’ll Want To Read This Article For Some Tips On Travel Essentials

All the must-haves and where to buy them
By: agnes
June 8, 2022

With travel restrictions cooling off, it’s time to get back to packing for trips again. Whether your trip is domestic or international, you’ll definitely need the right bag to bring along. If you’re heading to a sunny spot, then sunglasses and swimwear are must-haves. Here are some travel essentials you’ll need before that road trip or flight!

1. Keep calm and carry on…your bag

All of your travel essentials and necessary travel documents should be kept in a tote that is easily accessible. Issey Miyake’s classic Bao Bao Cart Tote Bag not only adds a freight of cool to your vacation style, but it also offers enough of space for your carry-on requirements. The bag converts from a handbag to a shoulder bag with adjustable straps, making it an amazingly adaptable and functional purse for your vacation.

Where to buy: Bao Bao Issey Miyake, Level 3, Pavilion KL

2. Be shore to bring some slings

What better way to brighten up the season than with a stylish sling bag? Kate Spade New York’s Spring 2022 Collection, which includes vibrant crossbody slings, is one of our favourites. These bags are not only the perfect addition to your holiday attire, but they also keep your hands free for all your sun-drenched galavanting and adventures! It’s definitely one of the must-have travel essentials.

Where to buy: Kate Spade, Level 2, Pavilion KL

3. Rolling in style

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Now is the ideal moment to update your old luggage after two years of lockdowns! From cabin-approved carry-ons to bigger, family-friendly baggage, the Planet Traveller has you covered. This travel speciality store can help you locate the appropriate baggage with numerous first-to-market premium brands like Briggs & Riley, Pacsafe, and Stratic. In addition, the Pavilion KL store has Asia’s first Victorinox shop-in-shop concept, where customers can peruse the brand’s comprehensive selection of travel goods and Swiss Army Knives.

Where to buy: The Planet Traveller, Level 6, Pavilion KL  

4. The perfect summer nails

Get a mani-pedi before you leave for your trip to complete your summer style! BMIC Nail Spa Salon and Jo Nails & Spa are the best places to get your nails vacation-ready. You can get sweet pastels, bold vibrant colours, cute nail art, and something shiny! It’s one of our few travel essentials for sure!

Where to get: BMIC Nail Spa Salon, Level 7, Pavilion KL & Jo Nails and Spa, 2nd Floor, Intermark Mall

5. Walk in comfort (and style)

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Regetta Canoe, a modernised Japanese traditional footwear brand featuring sturdy, durable, and comfortable shoes that are suited for everyday wear, is the perfect way to show off your gorgeous pedicures. What more could you want for in a pair (or two) of shoes? Feather light, cushiony soft, amazing arch support, and incredibly fashionable.

Wear locally manufactured footwear from WA Store to show your support for Malaysian businesses. Check out their selection of stylish, comfy, and contemporary footwear for men and women to wear on vacation!

Where to buy: Regetta Canoe, Level 6, Pavilion KL & WA Shoe, 1st Floor, Intermark Mall

6. Shell-abrate good times and tan lines

Shell-abrate summer love with Summer By Aisha and dress up in their fashionable beach and swimwear! Add a chic straw hat to your ‘by-the-beach’ outfit for much-needed sun protection, and browse their variety of flowing dresses and swimwear, great for lounging by the pool!

Where to buy: Summer by Aisha, Level 6, Pavilion KL 

7. Beach sea-sun!

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Ray-Ban sunglasses will complete your holiday look. You’ll find sunglasses that complement your style and personality in a number of classic forms, such as the Aviator, Wayfarer, and Clubmaster. The Ray-Ban store at Pavilion KL also offers a complete shopping experience, with a personal shopper and even an eye examination! Click here to book an appointment.

Where to buy: Ray-Ban, Level 4, Pavilion KL 

8. Sun burns, begone!

In the summer, sunblock is your best friend, as it protects your skin from damaging UV rays. Don’t leave the house without Aesop’s sunscreen, which is developed to protect you from not only damaging UV rays but also pollutants. When it comes to travel essentials, this is always on our list!

Where to buy: Aesop, Level 3, Pavilion KL

9. Be scent-sational

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Maison Margiela, a French luxury fashion business, has created the perfect Christmas smell for you to take on vacation! Beach Walk is a fragrance that reminds you of a tropical summer day with rays of sunshine, the salty ocean, and coconuts. Most importantly, this Eau de Toilette comes in a 100ml bottle, making it easy to stow away in your purse or carry on your journey.

Where to buy: Maison Margiela, Level 2, Pavilion KL

10. Show off those pearly whites!

After a lengthy flight, use LUSH’s Dirty Toothy Tabs or The Hive’s Jeanie Botanical Tooth Powder to freshen up. These plastic-free toothpaste options are simple to use and will leave you with minty-fresh breath and clean teeth on your travels! To complete your eco-friendly teeth brushing experience, pick up The Hive Bamboo Toothbrush, which is 100% recyclable and compostable.

Where to buy: LUSH, Level 4, Pavilion KL & The Hive, Concourse Level, Intermark Mall

11. Be blown away with compact packing

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Do you wish your suitcase had more space? Ready to be blown away by the amount of space you can save with Daiso’s Vacuum Seal Bag For Travel. Suck out all the air and prepare to be blown away by the amount of room you can save with Daiso’s Vacuum Seal Bag For Travel. Always travel with vacuum seal bags – not only are they great for organising your clothing, but they also help you save valuable luggage space, which means more room for…shopping!

Where to buy: Daiso, Level 6, Pavilion KL

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