Jet, Set, Go! A Guide to Travelling In Style
Flying has become a major part of my life. Whether it’s for work or leisure, it can sometimes feel like I spend more time in the air than on the ground. I don’t know why I do it to myself but most of my flights are the red-eyes. And if all those early morning miles have taught me anything, it’s how to nail airport luxe.
Let’s start with the base – Make up
I like to go al-natural when it come to early flights. Those of you who know me know having a nude face isn’t something I do often. The only other occasion I go bare when leaving the house is when I’m heading to the gym. I keep make-up wipes with me and apply my make-up once I land. The thought of a full face of make-up during a long flight – in particular mascara, just isn’t worth the smudged panda face I’d probably be waking up to.
If going nude isn’t your thing, a tinted moisturiser provides that little bit of coverage without the cakiness.
Try Chanel Les Beiges Fluide Belle Mine Multi-Action All-In-One Healthy Glow Fluid, for that hydrated glow.
I like to keep my hair down and then put it in a low plait when I’m ready to take a nap to avoid tangles and that just-rolled-out-of-bed look. Anything too tight or a pony not placed high enough will be annoying and will just give you a headache. Literally.
Just because it might not be appropriate to wear pyjamas to the airport, doesn’t mean you can’t feel just as comfortable. I have a great pair of track pants that look super chic when accessorised well. Elastic waistbands are perfect in case you feel bloated mid air and the cotton breathes easy. I find jeans and leggings too tight on long flights and there’s no need to feel restricted.
Seed Heritage often does a great pair of track pants every season in neutral colours that are easy to play with.
Seed Heritage Knit Trackie $89.95
I usually team my pants with a loose tee and, depending on the weather, bring a coat which can be used as a blanket. Not only will it keep you warm but it’ll save you extra room in your luggage. Why have such a chunky item in your suitcase when you can have extra shoes in there instead?
Lastly, as comfortable as they may be, Ugg boots must stay at home. When it comes to shoes, I often opt for a wedge sneaker. This ensures my feet are never without socks and it gives me the height I desperate wish I were born with. A sandal or slip-ons are both great candidates but a point, high or flat, is something you can go without.
There are so many things that I want to have easy access to and therefore must go in my handbag. This includes my make-up bag, hand sanitiser, a book, a sketch pad (incase some designs or lyrics come to mind) and a few other things to boot. This means my bag is usually oversized – just don’t mention that word to the air-hostess.
Witchery often have some great options, including the Seren Tote pictured below.
Witchery Seren tote, $99.95
Catching a flight is stressful enough without having to worry about what to wear or being uncomfortable. Pick your pieces and make them your mile high uniform. Still want more glamour? Add a pair of Celines and some Louis Vuitton luggage and you’re good to go.
Bon Voyage Little Misses x