Sometimes it’s nice to get a little R an R away from home even if it’s just a staycation just around the street. I recently had a chance to pop over to the Washington Marriott Georgetown for a quick overnight getaway. Let me tell you it was a much-needed retreat.

I like the idea of going away but not really going away. Often times when I’m home and just planning to relax, I get sidetracked by things to do around the house. Things like household chores, unwritten blog posts or just too much television grab my attention and I never take time to enjoy myself.

With this staycation, I got to relax and with no real plans even got to enjoy myself. Although I wasn’t going to far, I still dressed like I was going on an out of town excursion. I was going to relax in the room, enjoy the hotel amenities and have a great night out.

My look was easy to travel in. Denim is a great travel option because of comfort and ease. I opted for mine in a forest brown, which is a nice departure from the traditional blue jeans. Although it’s spring the weather has been unpredictable so I knew I needed a jacket. I like to travel with a navy blazer because of its versatility. It can be worn casually or dressier creating a variety of fashion options.

Since my staycation was so short, I didn’t want to pack too many items. I planned an evening out so the blazer was the perfect choice. Sporting a fantastic floral tie, I pulled together a great evening out look. The added bonus? More room in my keepall for a little I.W. Harper whiskey!

The Marriott was close to the Kennedy Center so we decided to take advantage of the free concert at the Center’s Millennium Stage. The Millennium Stage has free performances every day and no tickets are required. It’s a come as you are type of event so must people are very casual. But here’s the beauty of dressing a little nicer. One of the docents noticed me and had extra tickets for the evening’s performance of the opera, The Boxer. Although I’m not a big opera fan, it was something to different and made my staycation something unique.

Shop/My Look Details

Blue navy suit jacket – Theory; Blue cotton dress shirt – J Crew; Forrest Brown denim jeans – AG Jeans; Floral tie, watchband, socks & sunglasses lapel pin – Sprezzabox; Olive sneakers – Wolf vs Goat, Hat – Goorin Bros.; Overnight bag – Damier Louis Vuitton Keepall