To all jet-setters and wanderlust enthusiasts: are you tired of sacrificing style for comfort every time you hit the airport runway? Well, fret no more because we've got the ultimate guide to mastering the art of airport outfits. Picture this: you'll breeze through security checkpoints with a dash of panache and turn heads in the terminal, all while feeling as cozy as if you were in your favorite PJs. Sound like a dream?
When it comes to airport fashion, the keyword is 'laid-back sophistication.' You want to strike the perfect balance between comfort and style, ensuring you're ready for anything that comes your way. Opt for clothing that allows you to move freely, like stretchy jeans or flowy maxi dresses. Remember, you're not just dressing for a flight; you're dressing for an adventure!
I know that back in the day, very maximalist and out-there airport outfits were what made you look 'cool'. That's because that's what the celebrities were wearing. But nowadays, with the rise of quiet luxury, people have (thankfully) realized that in reality it's all about comfort and minimalism. Take cues from fashion icons like Victoria Beckham's perfectly tailored attire, or Kendall Jenner, who in recent months chose to go for more neutral, toned-down shades. Now, let's dive into the 10 products I've chosen as my go-to airport fit. With the perfect blend of comfort and style, you'll be ready to conquer the skies in jet-set chic!
1. Domenica White Shirt
The white cotton short dress is the epitome of crisp and timeless elegance. Its clean lines and simple silhouette make it a versatile choice for any occasion. Opt for a pair of classic white sneakers for a clean and fresh look, or add a pop of color with statement sneakers in vibrant hues. Complete the ensemble with delicate gold accessories or a denim jacket for an extra layer of style.
2. Rita Light Gray Pants
Alright, let's talk about these gray cargo pants! These bad boys are the epitome of urban cool and are perfect for an airport outfit with a touch of street style. These work best with plain black sneakers, for example, and keeping the top simple with a crisp white tee or a cozy hoodie. Don't forget to accessorize with a sleek backpack or a crossbody bag to keep your hands free for all your travel essentials. With this combo, you'll be the embodiment of laid-back sophistication from check-in to takeoff.Shop now
3. Summer Of Love Cream Tote Bag
This white cotton handbag is a timeless and practical accessory for airport trips, especially short ones. Personally, I love a good simple white tote, but sometimes I do love using some of the random ones I have from museums or galleries. I'd pair this with a comfy pair of loafers or open-heeled mules, and perhaps a blazer and tailored trousers. Very Olsen sisters if you ask me.Shop now
4. Watercolor Black
These black vegan leather boots are an instant classic in airport attire and beyond! Not only are they chic, but they are also incredibly versatile, making them the perfect travel companion. From a business meeting to a casual dinner or a leisurely stroll, they're ready for any situation you might encounter on your journey. The durability of vegan leather ensures they can handle the demands of travel, plus it's much easier to clean when it comes to scuff marks, so I always opt for vegan leather when traveling!Shop now
5. The C Bicolor Tan Black
This black and brown leather handbag is the epitome of perfect sizing when it comes to travel companions. It strikes that ideal balance—not too small and not too big—making it just right for all your essentials. Its sleek and compact design allows you to carry your must-haves without feeling weighed down. I would pair with (obviously) something black or brown, like a monochromatic tailored outfit or even a puffer jacket, chinos and sneakers.Shop now
6. Harper Dusty Olive Sandal
Now these green leather sandals are fabulous. This is my favorite shade of this model. There's a reason this design is popular - it's snug and secure, but comfy and easy to take on and off. If you're feeling in a playful mood, I'd team these up with a colorful romper or jumpsuit for a splash of fun. Fore a more serious ensemble, I'd go for comfy linen pants or chinos and a trusty denim jacket or roll neck sweater. These are definitely to be worn with a slick back bun and chunky sunnies.Shop now
7. Protagonist Pants Black
When it comes to travel pants, black tailored trousers are my ultimate go-to choice. These black pants are mega comfy for lounging around, I swear they double as PJs. Crafted from soft, stretchy fabric, they offer a level of coziness that is essential for long flights. Their versatility knows no bounds, allowing you to effortlessly transition from the airport to a business meeting or a night out. Pair them with sneakers for a casual and relaxed look, or dress them up with heeled boots for a more polished ensemble.Shop now
8. Airliner Sweater Nutmeg
This brown knit top is the ultimate travel essential if you ask me. It's the perfect item to throw on and off during your journey, adapting to changing temperatures and in-flight conditions. The nutmeg color adds a touch of warmth and richness to your outfit, creating a cozy and inviting look. Whether you're navigating the airport or settling into your seat, this knit top keeps you feeling snug and fashionable. Pair it with your favorite black pants or denim for a classic and effortless ensemble.Shop now
9. Luke Onix Black Leather Ballet Flats
Get ready to fall head over heels for these black patent leather ballet flats! With their four thin straps, they add an extra touch of sophistication and charm to your airport ensemble. And guess what? I totally get your obsession because I have a pair in red myself! Now, when it comes to styling them at the airport, the options are endless. Pair them with your favorite skinny jeans and a crisp white blouse for a chic and polished look. If you're feeling a bit more playful, why not rock them with a flowy midi skirt and a graphic tee? For a touch of elegance, slip them on with a tailored jumpsuit or a little black dress.Shop now
10. Peak Black Zipper
I swear these black leather boots are what every cool London girl wears at the airport. The sole is quite cool, I love combat shoes, and with the convenient front zipper (which let's be real, is mainly there for fashion) these boots are easy to slip on and off, making them a practical choice for travel. Pair them with your favorite jeans and a leather jacket for a rebellious and rock 'n' roll vibe. For a more feminine look, style them with a flowy dress and a denim jacket.Shop now