In theory, we’re all about jetsetting in fashionable getups. In reality, dressing up for the airport can be too much, especially when we're lugging around bags, running between terminals, and departing at dawn. Some of our favorite celebrities seem to strike the balance of practical but chic and comfortable but put-together.
If you thought style and travel didn’t mix, well you’ll think again when you see our favorite celebrity fashion inspirations from this year! We took a few cues from our favorite frequent flying starlets and here are the nine travel looks we want to try out on our next flight:
With simple, breezy, oversized layers, Jessica Alba knows how to win at the lax denim look. And, let's be honest, there's a reason boyfriend jeans are so eternally popular: they're loose enough to be comfortable on the longest flight and versatile enough to be dressed up or down. If you want the comfort but in a more tailored look, check out these slim boyfriend jeans.
Two things we're happy to see come of age: Elle Fanning (and her spot-on style) and tracksuits. A far cry from the bubble gum-hued, velour Juicy Couture numbers of the 2000s, the track suits of right now are sleek, tailored, yet relaxed enough to keep you comfortable all the way to Taipei.
When traveling, oversized clothing is clutch, but there’s a big difference between sophisticated slouchy and full-on frumpy. Gigi Hadid pulls off this well-worn oversized oxford by keeping everything else simple and monochrome.
Alicia Vikander proves that there's pretty much nothing more comfortable chic than pairing tailored jogger pants with a cute set of kicks. If you’re headed to an event post-flight, throw on a fitted tank and tailored jacket to class it up while channeling your best celebrity jetsetter cool.
Leaving the terminal looking photo ready doesn’t always come at a price, as evidenced by Diane Kruger's Forever 21 sweater dress number. We're 100% behind this packing cheap(er) clothing idea because tbh travel can get messy and the last thing you want is to mark up your best dresses.
Pippa Middleton’s classic chic cape coat look is a reminder why we love this trend so much. Cape coats are great to cozy up in on a chilly flight and add an instant chic factor to even the most ho-hum travel outfits.
Celebrity fashion has really changed the way we think of lingerie. Now it duals as both a comfy and stylish alternative to our typical leggings and tanks. Here Rosie Huntington-Whiteley paired a sultry champagne colored robe-like duster with some skinnies for a sophisticated yet relaxed vibe.
Stylish sneaks are a great addition to any travel party: slipping on and off easily for TSA screening and wearable even on the longest flights. Most of the time we wear them with an oversized sweater and skinnies but Miranda Kerr shows the right sneakers even work with a summery dress.
Emma Watson’s go-to flight looks have always involved lots and lots of layers. From slouchy scarves to cuddly shrugs, take a note from her and bring along an enormous scarf to stay comfy and classy on your next long haul flight.
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