3 Genius Outfits For Traveling In Chic-Yet-Cozy Style

While you may dream of holiday perfection (we're talking mistletoe hung at all the right places and drama-free family dinners), one thing is for sure: Traveling's a headache. If you can figure out a mode of transportation safe from layovers, delays, or cancellations, we're all ears. But, don’t get your holiday sweaters in a bunch. While we can't make your trip any easier, we can help you look good while you're in transit.
Need proof? We styled three comfy-yet-stylish looks that'll get some serious mileage and go the distance long after you've recovered from that jet-lag. From cozy sweaters to sleek slacks, these looks will have you saying sayonara to sweats. So, save the hassle for the TSA line and take our pro-travel advice. Private jet sadly not included.
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Comfort Queen
Forget zippers, belts, and buttons. You'll still look stylish wearing these patterned leggings and cozy cardigan — but a heck of a lot more comfortable. And with these kicks, you’ll be prepared to be on your feet at a moment's notice once that plane hits the ground.
Tory Burch Check Leggings, $275.06, available at Far Fetch; Topshop Leather Studded and Clip Bag, $170, available at Topshop; American Vintage Carbon Angora-Blend Open Cardigan, $325, available at Stylebop; AllSaints Stam Tank, $30, available at AllSaints; Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver, $16.20, available at Amazon; ALDO Sen Gold Wedge Sneakers, $131.93, available at ASOS.
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Casual-Chic
Taking cue from the winter-white trend, a light cashmere sweater with a pair of light-washed jeans will keep you looking cool, calm, and collected no matter how long TSA has you standing in line. A lightweight backpack and jacket with pockets to spare are perfect for carrying all your travel essentials — like that amazing moisturizing tonic from REN — without cramping your style.
Acne Clementine Cable Sweater, $240, available at La Garconne; Herschel Supply Company Little American Backpack, $85, available at Madewell; Kate Spade Tudor City Passport Holder, $68, available at Kate Spade; Scotch & Soda Army Inspired Wool Jacket, $280, available at Scotch & Soda; rag & bone Harrow Boot, $495, available at Forward by Elyse Walker; THVM Skinny Jean, $79, available at Farfetch; REN Tonic Moisture, $28, available at Bluemercury.
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The Sophisticate
Yes, you can still look sophisticated while traveling without feeling too buttoned-up. In fact, it's as easy as throwing on a pair of lightweight trousers and a designer tee. Top it off with this unique take on the trench and a pair of sunnies for a little 007-themed mystique. And just in case that cabin temp is not to your liking, forgo that plane blanket for this cozy angora snood.
Romwe Anomalous Spliced Army Green Trench, $102.99, available at Romwe; Baserange Canvas Pants, $127, available at La Garconne; Ray-Ban Folding Wayfarer Sunglasses, $155, available at Saks Fifth Avenue; Rodarte Short Sleeve T-Shirt, $137, available at The Corner; Gustav Denim Messenger Bag, $350, available at Boticca; Club Monaco Candace Angora Snood, $98, available at R29 Shops; Sweet Tooth by Ian McEwan, $15, available at Amazon.
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