Holiday Travel Outfit

Holiday travel outfit with sneaks and backpack.

Holiday travel outfit with sneaks and backpack.

Holiday travel outfit with sneaks and backpack.

Tis the season for holiday travel, so I thought I’d make a perfect travel outfit post! As an avid holiday traveler by car or plane, I try to find the easiest and coziest outfit I possibly can but while still looking pulled together. As much as I want to pajama it up on a plane, I keep my pj’s for the hotel room. But that doesn’t mean comfort has to be spared. Here are a few tricks I use when dressing for travel:

  • Start with the shoes. Shoes are the most important when traveling by plane because airports almost always require a lot of standing and waiting. And sometimes around the holiday’s with the busy airports, you’ve got Home-Alone style running through terminals to make your connection or flight. So I typically go for a pair of flats or sneakers. Slip ons are the easiest for travel because of security, so I love these sneaks from Guess. You can wear a little no-show liner too, which makes me feel a lot better about the barefoot security line. I picked a few under $100 options from Macy’s below! Perfect for traveling this season.

  • I’m gonna let you in on a little secret called stretchy jeans. It’s the only way I travel. I love a jean with at least 2% spandex because that means that they will stretch with me while I travel and the shape will bounce back when I have to wear them throughout my trip. I also love a nice black skinny jean to travel with, especially in colder months. I tend to dress in black when traveling because it’s the easiest to coordinate my other pieces I pack.
  • I am cold by nature so I like to be prepared for a cold plane. I hate having to travel with a coat but in the winter months it’s necessary. So I look for a coat that isn’t too heavy so that it be worn and not carried. I tend to wear lighter layers underneath as temperature control, as well. (This hooded coat is great for a quick airplane or car nap, too.)
  • Pack a light carry-on. If I’m flying home for the holidays, then I pack a bit more lighter than usual (say if we are heading to shoot in New York ). So my carry-on ends up holding everything I’d need for the flight plus my computer. A leather backpack has been a favorite this fall for traveling light — it fits my laptop, cords, a few personal items and my wallet in it with room to spare. Plus it’s only one thing I have to keep up with, win-win.

My motto when traveling is keep your outfit simple. Travel can already be a headache so don’t make it any more so with a fussy outfit. Oh and keep your shoes comfortable — you’ll be thankful you did.

*This post is in collaboration with Guess shoes x Macy’s. Thank you for supporting brands that support this blog!

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  1. This outfit looks so cozy!! Love!! xo Devon Seventeen Dresses

    12.22.16 · Reply
  2. Lauren says:

    What a gorgeous coat! I really love your TB backpack too!

    By Lauren M

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  3. Rach says:

    Shoes is so key when traveling!! I love your slip on sneakers and your coat is gorgeous!

    12.22.16 · Reply
  4. Tiffany says:

    LOVE the sneaks! Do they fit true to size??

    12.22.16 · Reply
    • Kendi Everyday says:

      I’d say they run about a half size big. I usually wear a 10 in shoes and these are 10’s but I could have done a 9.5. Hope this helps!

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  5. Renee Roberts says:

    Thanks for this! I’m trying not to look like a slob this holiday season but those yoga pants sure are tempting…lol

    12.22.16 · Reply
  6. I really need to get some sneakers! I love how yours are slightly pointed!

    12.22.16 · Reply
  7. Wonderful outfit! Specially the legging matches well with the bag. I would prefer a little covered when choosing the shoes this holiday. I can’t tolerate the cold weather when out in the street.

    12.22.16 · Reply
  8. Mireia says:

    Looks so comfy!

    Mireia from TGL

    12.22.16 · Reply
  9. In love with your coat!

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  11. Beckie says:

    You look so amazing love these pictures. That coat’s cute.
    The Pale Tails
    – Beckie x

    12.23.16 · Reply
  12. nat says:

    gorgeous causal look

    12.23.16 · Reply
  13. Maggie says:

    Very cute!! It looks so comfortable too 🙂

    12.26.16 · Reply
  14. Dia says:

    Looking so pretty in this classy outfit..impressed a lot with your entire combination….beautiful style and the photo shoot is too good..

    12.29.16 · Reply
  15. david says:

    I love how yours are slightly pointed!

    01.19.17 · Reply