The holidays can be a hectic and stressful time for traveling. Between rushing to wrap up year-end projects and completing last-minute shopping before setting that out-of-office automatic reply, it’s difficult to ensure you have everything you need to get from point A to point B with ease. The secret to looking polished despite the seasonal frenzy lies in stowing must-have staples that help you remain comfortable, stress-free and stylish when heading out of town. Whether you’re taking a plane, train or automobile, consult our guide on the essentials that’ll have you traveling like a seasoned jet-setter.
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The A22 Carry
This lightweight, streamlined suitcase is the fashion girl's top choice. Its compact yet roomy design makes it the ideal carry-on with multiple pockets and compartments for easy organization. Its handle serves as a scale, and it also has built-in charger ports for your devices.
Contrasting Wool-Blend Cardigan
Choose a chic, comfy topper that's easy to throw over your airport outfit. It'll keep you toasty when the AC is blasting.
Beast Leather Passport Case
Luxe Passport Holder
Keep your passport, tickets and other important documents tidy in an elevated leather passport case. Opt for one with a charming motif for a fun touch.
A multi-functional bag is crucial for traveling. Choose one with both crossbody and handheld straps of a small size so you can easily sling it over your shoulder to keep your belongings close.
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A big scarf can double as a blanket when it gets too chilly.
Slip-on footwear is the secret to getting through airport security quick. Choose a backless sneaker version with contrasting texture for added interest.
Sizable frames not only look chic on, but also cover your tired eyes due to traveling and lack of sleep.
Nika Reversible Striped Silk-Satin Sleep Mask
Olivia Von Halle
Speaking of sleep, optimize your slumber by wearing a soft silk-satin mask to block out light and protect your skin from damage.
A mini facial mist is a must for maintaining supple, dewy skin despite a dehydrating airplane cabin. Spritz it on before and throughout the flight.
In lieu of bulky headphones, try these sleek Bluetooth-enabled ear buds. Its magnetic discs allow them to clasp around the neck so you don't have to deal with tangled wires, and the gold hardware makes them that much cooler.