5 Must Have Items to Pack for the Essence Festival

by Kéla Walker

The Essence Festival is just a couple days away. *squeal* I’m so excited to be attending the festival for the first time.  Since I’ve shared my tips on the essentials for a head to heel look  it might be a good time to talk about what to pack for the Essence Festival.  I’ve been keeping a running list of things to take with me for the holiday/festival weekend and I can already tell I’m going to have a few packing woes. Regardless of what makes the cut or gets left behind,  there are just some things that YOU CAN NOT travel to New Orleans without.

 Watch my second, quick tip video listing the 5 must have items to pack for the Essence Festival

What else would you pack for a weekend in the Big Easy?

If you are headed to NoLa remember to stop by the Empower U Live Experience at the Essence Festival  for a style consultations in the Essence fashion closet .