7 Piece Perfect Travel Attire

Happy Friday!!

I’m sure you’re looking forward to the weekend as much as I am. All of this travel talk lately has me wishing I could fast forward to March and be on my way to Los Angeles! Before jetting off to any destination, I always make sure I have the perfect (and by perfect I mean most comfortable without wearing pajamas) travel attire. There are 7 key pieces to achieving the perfect travel attire:

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LOOSE FITTING TOP

The last thing you want is to be fidgeting in your seat because your top is too tight. Something light like a cotton tee is always a good choice! You want to make sure it’s breathable.

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STRETCHY PANTS

I know what you’re thinking. A loose top and stretchy pants? This is what you wear all the time, Natalie! I know and I love it. I went for faux leather leggings but really any stretchy pant will do. The one’s I’m wearing just look a little dressier but are still comfortable. the-fashion-hour-9290

 

COMFORTABLE SHOES YOU CAN SLIP ON AND OFF EASILY

Nothing can ruin a trip faster than a pair of shoes that hurt your feet. A pair of black sneakers complement most casual outfits and will make running through the airport easy and painless. I always wear mine tied but loose enough that you can slip them off for situations like going through security at the airport.perfect-travel-attire-the-fashion-hour-9212

SOCKS

Don’t be that person with bare feet on the plane. It’s gross and unsanitary. Maybe you don’t plan on taking off your shoes on a flight but if you do, you want to make sure you have a good pair of socks on! I am still guilty of wearing socks that don’t match every now and then but I do make an effort to wear a matching pair when I travel. 🙂

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COAT/COZY SWEATER THAT CAN ALSO BE A BLANKET

The main thing is to have layers. I tend to always freeze on planes but some people bundle up so much they burn up! I always bring a chunky sweater or long coat that I can wear as a blanket once I’m on the plane.

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THE PERFECT CARRY-ON

I fell in love with this black carry-on that I found at T.J. Maxx. It’s simple, chic, easy to carry, and something both me and my husband can carry. It is easy to store and would complement any outfit! I linked several identical (and affordable!) options below!

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HAT

Hats are usually an accessory brought on vacation but finding a place to store it in a carry-on can be tough. A hat isn’t necessarily a must-have but I do tend to wear mine instead of stuff it in my bag. I scored this straw wide brim fedora one at DSW for $3 (hard to beat!!) but I found this panama hat and this knit fedora for only $24! I also found the cutest “his and hers” luggage tags EVER!

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What is your perfect travel attire? Leave me a comment and let me know!

 

I hope you have a great weekend!

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4 Comments

  1. coffeeslag
    Friday, January 29, 2016 / 12:41 pm

    These are all my faves (except the hat since I look horrendous in hats). When I was younger and traveling much more, my go to was always leggings + tunic + flats. I love to curl my feet under me when on a place so that was the most comfortable. I cant imagine wearing jeans, I’d feel so uncomfortable. Thanks for sharing this!

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    • Natalie
      Friday, January 29, 2016 / 9:15 pm

      Thank you for reading! Leggings and a tunic is such a good go-to for traveling. I always go for sneakers bc I just don’t look so great in flats and I have a hard time find a pair that give me enough support. Wish I could wear them though bc there are so many cute ones out there!!

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