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Pack smart, and pack light, by sticking to your ‘true’ colors

Emmy Award-winning stylist David Zyla, author of “Color Your Style,” believes that everyone has an individual palette of flattering colors. By wearing these colors, found in our eyes, hair, and skin, “we not only illuminate ourselves, but we build the confidence needed to attract love, enhance our power, restore our energy, make a lasting impression, and show the world who we really are,” Zyla says. His strategy applies to travelers who are trying to pack sparingly, but still look great. “It is absolutely possible to avoid checked baggage fees by packing a capsule wardrobe in your ‘true colors,’ ” he says.

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