WARDROBING 101: the perfect canvas

When packing for a trip, every girl needs a few quality basics to mix and match.

Dresses like this one do not have to be expensive and they make a fabulous canvas to show off your high-personality extras.

We bought this poncho dress at H&M for around $40, but since there are not any of those stores in the south, we have found you a few options online.

Each of these is between $100-$150 and they are essential for your wardrobe. There is one for every body-type and they go day to night with a slip of the shoe.

Here are the best of the best: