What to Wear to Fashion Week, from a Fashion Week Frequent Flier

She does it in the name of fashion, yes, but Sahar Sokhandan of our designer apparel buying team travels 20 weeks out of every 52. Despite this busy schedule, she was kind enough to give us a numerical and literal peek into her luggage and professional life. Score!

Check out what life’s like for this constant mover and shaker, and find out what Sokhandan’s packing for this upcoming season—and what she’s looking forward to wearing once she gets there.

What are you really excited to wear this month during Fashion Week?
I’m obsessed with my new Saint Laurent suede vest.

What’s your go-to comfort item for trips like this?
I’ve been living in these Valentino sneakers. I have them in two colors.

Trips to NYC per year 16
Trips to Paris per year 28
Other frequently visited cities London, Milan, Florence and Antwerp
Average length of each trip 1 week
Average number of bags per trip 1 or 2
Average weight of each bag 45 lbs
Number of shoes per trip 6 to 8

Meet more of Nordstrom’s Fashion Week squad, and find out what we’re packing

—Laura Cassidy

{ 1 comment… add one }
  • Anonymous February 3, 2015, 2:09 pm

    Spending $700
    On sneakers is stupid

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