Your Guide to Easy-Chic Travel

With the holidays right around the corner, you're probably already thinking about the series of lightning-fast getaways that are on the horizon. And if you're like us, that means one too many LONG pauses in front of your closet wondering what magical wardrobe combo will yield a travel outfit that's as chic as it is airport-friendly. Well, pause no longer! Our quick-and-dirty guide to easy-chic travel is in the bag, and it's stocked with everything you'll need, from casual-cool looks that are still cozy and stashable products that'll make you feel fresh as a daisy right from departure to arrival.
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1. The Perfect Big Cardi Outfit—Match a stretchy pair of stylish lounge pants or riding leggings with an oversized cardi and ankle boots (which are easy to slip on and off). The look is pulled together but still totally comfy for curling up.

Clockwise from left: Ever Oversized Cardigan, $298, available at Free People; Etoile Isabel Marant Cotton Plaid Shirt, $280, available at Net-A-Porter; Splendid Jersey Cardigan, $120, available at Net-A-Porter; Alexander Wang Brenda Mini Camera Bag, $425, available at Shopbop; Tory Burch Jodhpur Leggings, $390.99, available at My Theresa; Madewell Ankle Booties, $198, available at Madewell; Wee People Rugged Girly Socks, $6, available at Free People.
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2. The Quick Refresh—Airports and long and stuffy plane rides can really take their toll on a pretty lady who needs to look her best. Be sure to pack any of these easy-to-use products for freshening up in a jiffy.

Clockwise from left: Caudalie Beauty Elixer, $16, available at Sephora; Fresh Citron de Vigne Eau de Parfum Rollerball, $18.50, available at Sephora; Skyn Iceland Glacial Cleansing Cloths, $15, available at Skyn Iceland; Evian Travel Trio, $17.50, available at Sephora; Supersmile Brushless Rinseless Quikee Tooth Wash, $6, available at Supersmile.
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3. The Perfect Dress Outfit—Pair an easy knit dress with tights, ballet flats, cozy scarf, and a knit blazer that adds structure without any of the restriction. It's such a great look you can take it right out on the town post landing.

Clockwise from left: Adidas by Stella McCartney Wool And Cotton Jacket, $300, available at Net-A-Porter; Madewell Sweatshirt Minidress, $68, available at Madewell; Gap Ribbed Knit Beanie, $19.50, available at Gap; ASOS Lowe Wool Ballerina Flats, $37.93, available at ASOS; J. Jill Ribbed Sweater Tights, $19.50, available at J. Jill; Marc by Marc Jacobs Mademoiselle Cotton Scarf, $50, available at Net-A-Porter.
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4. The Smart-Chic Accessories—It all starts with a sturdy but still lightweight travel bag (we love canvas over leather, which tends to weigh a ton when filled to the brim); partner that with a petite cross-body bag to hold your I.D., cash, and lip balm for easy access from security to seat assignment.

Clockwise from left: Ossington Prince Canvas Duffel Bag with Attachable Strap, $89.99, available at Endless; Topshop Small Tartan Cross-Body Bag, $40, available at Topshop; See by Chloé Cherry Cross-Body Bag, $300, available at Revolve Clothing; Ralph Lauren Beacon Weekender Bag, $895, available at Ralph Lauren.
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5. Tune Out In Style—All you need are some stylish noise-canceling headphones and a cute eye-mask to deliver the beauty rest you need at 10,000 feet or in a noisy hotel room.

Clockwise from left: Panasonic AV Room Headphones, $62, available at Urban Outfitters; Mary Green Cat Eye Sunglasses Sleeping Mask, $25, available at Boutiques; Armand Diradourian Cashmere Travel Blanket With Carrying Case (Doubles As Pillow), $298, available at Barneys New York.
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