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The Secret To Celebrity Airport Style

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Ever wonder how celebrities look so cool and put together while traveling despite all the chaos an airport can bring? Us too. Using a few prime examples of stellar jet-set style, we break down how to remain chic and comfortable when dressing for takeoff (it’s possible, we promise). Some key takeaways to keep in mind? Layer thoughtfully, accessorize well and focus on the classics (neutral hues and tried-and-true silhouettes—forgo anything that feels too trendy). Here, your definitive guide to airport style, as demonstrated by a crop of today’s most stylish celebs.

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

A nubby cardigan coat (or sweater, depending on weather) makes for a cozy travel companion. It's a chic finishing touch, and it serves as a makeshift blanket on the plane where the temperature can often be unpredictable.

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Peach Pit Sunglasses

$45

Le Specs

Shawl Collar Cardigan Coat

$2,790

Derek Lam

Dakota Fanning

An exemplary summer jet-set look, a sweet sundress with a loose silhouette pairs perfectly with a practical platform sandal and straw hat.

Daphne Broad-Brim Fedora

$295

Eric Javits

Off The Shoulder Dress

$388

Love Sam

Sienna Miller

A knit tank radiates sophistication more than a paper-thin cotton one does. Style with cropped trousers and mid-heeled mules. When you land, add a red lip if your look needs a boost.

Suede Mules

$320

Paloma Barceló

Skye Side Tie Knit Tank

$195

Intermix

Diane Kruger

Give your airport style a French-girl upgrade by swapping out your skinnies for flared jeans and throwing an oversize blazer over a tee.

Flared Jeans

$225

Paige

Regent Blazer in Linen

$178

J.Crew

Victoria Beckham

It's hard to go wrong with a monochromatic look—head-to-toe black is a fail-safe option for an unfussy, streamlined travel ensemble.

Amitta Bag

$828

VereVerto

Henri Washed-Silk Shirt

$220

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Jessica Alba

Add panache to a casual tee-and-jeans ensemble with a pair of luxe, pointed-toe flats. For added cool points, tack on a great fedora and chic sunnies.

D’Orsay Flat in Lizard

$610

Jenni Kayne

The Fling Distressed Mid-Rise Boyfriend Jeans

$230

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