Top: Urban Outfitters, old; Leather Jacket: c/o All Saints; Pants: Old Navy, old (These by Threadsence are $38 and almost IDENTICAL!); Shoes: c/o ShoeMint; Bag: c/o Christopher Kon; Earrings: Bauble Bar; Watch: Michael Kors; Bracelet: J.Crew, old; Double Stack Ring: c/o Gorjana; Sunglasses: Ray-Ban
I spend a fair amount of time in airports…enough to feel like I am a tenured, seasoned traveler who has mastered the science of quick, efficient traveling practices.
But among all the hours spent flying the friendly skies, I have discovered 2 things that bother me most about airports:
1. TSA Agents on a power trip
2. The lack of pride in most Americans’ appearance
I get that there are early flights (heck, I was traveling to the airport at 3am this morning!) and I get that people want to be comfortable….but since when does being comfy mean you have to sacrifice being chic?!
Here are some of my favorite tips when it comes to looking airport chic:
-Wear a pant (like my cargos) that are comfy enough to spend lots of hours sitting in.
-Loose fitting tops are your best friend…with all the unpacking at the security gate, hoisting your carryon into the overhead compartment, and squirming in your seat, the last thing you want is to feel restricted and like you have to suck in!
-Choose shoes that can slide on and off easily…perhaps my ShoeMint studded high heels are a little overzealous, but hey, its one less pair that would take up room in your suitcase!
-A messenger bag is essential to stowing away all the nonsense that us ladies accumulate in our handbags….and it leaves your hands free!
-Lightweight jackets or sweaters can make or break a good travel experience…I am kindof like Goldilocks in the sense that I am always “too cold” or “too hot” inside airports and planes, so having layers is key.
What do you like to wear while you travel?!