We never pegged Vogue contributor André Leon Talley as a light packer.
Vogue.com got their hands on ALT's extensive packing list, and this thing is straight-up impressive. While our vacation packing list includes stuff like a toothbrush and travel-sized deodorant, his includes essentials like two capes (Chanel and Balenciaga, naturally) and a Valentino Haute Couture "dinner caftan."
Which raises the burning question: What, exactly, is a dinner caftan? And what separates it from just a regular old caftan? Please sound off in the comments section below.
"This wedding is important to me, as it is a destination, and full of mystery," said Talley to Vogue.com. "Wardrobe is pivotal to one's personal happiness on any trip. I don't travel lightly. So overweight fees are paid for by my Air France mileage."
Ah, the perks of racking up Air France miles. More room for your capes! "A cape, due to my height, takes up one heavy-duty nylon hockey gear bag from the Container Store," explained Talley.
André also plans on bringing a Ralph Lauren Purple Label smoking suit, two linen handkerchiefs and Manolo Blahnik sandals, just to rattle off a few more. For his entire Kimye wedding weekend packing list see below:
•Dinner caftans—Valentino Haute Couture, 2007
•Smoking suit—Ralph Lauren Purple Label
•Pleated dinner shirts—Ralph Lauren Purple Label
•Cufflinks—Prince Dimitri of Yugoslavia
•Bespoke shoes—Ralph Lauren
•Black tie—Hilditch & Key
•Black tie—Ralph Lauren Purple Label
•Linen handkerchiefs—Ralph Lauren Purple Label
•New luggage—T. Anthony—brown, two pieces
•Rolling Gear hockey gear bags—three, in heavy-duty nylon—The Container Store
•Carry-on—Louis Vuitton, Hermès box calf bag
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