Summer getaway season is here, which means that you are going to need to bring some things with you. In a bag. To help us decide what to pack (and what to pack it in), we’ve enlisted some celebrities to tell us what they’re lugging. Today, the travel essentials of novelist Claire Messud, whose new book The Burning Girl comes out in August. Welcome to My Carry-on.
A pair of shoes dressy enough to wear to dinner, but comfortable enough that you can walk in all day. They also make me feel like my mom in 1975, which I like.
Long ago, I was given this really nice one, which I’m always afraid I’ll lose (though I haven’t, yet) … mostly, I steal them from hotels.
I bring a good camera, because sometimes the iPhone isn’t actually what you want. I feel no pressure to be any good as a photographer (I’m not), and just take pictures that please me.
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