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    24 Pieces Of Clothing If You’ll Practically Be Living In The Airport This Winter

    Buckle up, you're about to have the coziest flight of your life.

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    1. A ridiculously soft hoodie combining everything you'd want in a sweatshirt to keep you warm and cozy during your flight, with a built in sleep mask to help you block out your neighbors overhead light that they seemingly refuse to turn off even though everyone around is trying to sleep.

    Model in blush pink half zip hooded sweater with an eye mask installed in the hood obscuring their eyes
    Same model posing with their hand in the front pocket
    Pond LA, Pond LA

    Pond LA is a California-based woman-owned, Asian-owned independent product design studio that produces in small, handmade batches from fabrics sourced in Los Angeles.

    Promising review: "Wow! I am so obsessed with this sweatshirt it is made traveling, long car trips, and just wanting to be able to snuggle up and nap on the couch so much easier and nicer and I have convinced all of my friends that they absolutely need a sweatshirt like this for when they travel! I highly highly recommend it." —Alexandra M.

    Get it from Pond LA for $102.40 (originally $128; available in sizes XS–XL and other colors here).

    2. A sherpa sweater that is so soft you'll feel like you're wearing your favorite blanket all day so you can stay nice and cozy during those flights that feel like you're actually in the North Pole.

    a reviewer in the sweater in light gray
    reviewer wearing the sweater in strip beige, red, grey

    This is available for Prime Try Before You Buy, so be sure to check that out if you're a Prime member!

    Promising reviews: "Absolutely love this sweater!!! Bought one in an additional color the first day I wore my original purchase!" —kristina k.

    "This sweater is very comfortable and soft. I tuck the front hem of the sweater into my jeans for a cute look. Being tall, I like the length of the sleeves as they extend to my wrist as opposed to my mid-forearm." —Debby

    Get it from Amazon for $35.98+ (available in sizes S–2XL and 17 colors)

    3. A crewneck sweater made from lightweight fabric to keep you the perfect temperature — no matter if your plane is one of the ones with seemingly non-existent AC or overpowering AC (how have they still not found a way to make the temperature consistent?!).

    Reviewer wearing the sweater in light blue
    reviewer wearing the sweatshirt in pink

    Promising review: "I bought this as I needed a lightweight sweatshirt to wear on the plane from cold to a warm climate. This sweatshirt worked great. It was heavy enough with a T-shirt underneath and light enough that I wasn't hot. Once we arrived, because it was not bulky, I was able to easily fit it in the personal item I took on the plane. It fit as expected and is now my go-to sweater when I need something lighter than a heavy hooded sweatshirt, but heavier than just a T-shirt." —M. Malaney

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99 (available in sizes 14–28 and in 43 colors and styles). 

    4. A wool blend coat designed with an asymmetrical hemline that is so cute you won't only wear it to keep you warm, but as a fashion statement. Throw it on top of your standard all black airport outfit and you'll instantly elevate your look and make you the fashionista of the flight.

    a reviewer in the coat in brown grey and white
    a different reviewer wearing the coat in white

    Promising review: "Great quality! I had this jacket in my cart for about a year! So glad I finally purchased it! It arrived on time, great fit, perfect colors, it's lined and thick material! It honestly looks exactly like it does on the model! So excited to wear it for fall! I may just have to buy another!" —Louisa D. S.

    Get it from Amazon for $89.90 (available in sizes 2XS–3XL and nine colors).

    5. A pair of Girlfriend Collective Float leggings that are sweat-wicking and quick-drying which is perfect for those connecting flights you have to R U N to for any chance of getting on.

    model wearing the full-length leggings in red
    model wearing full length leggings in black
    Girlfriend Collective

    Promising review: "I love these leggings — I’ve worn them hiking, on the airplane, out running errands: they’re truly versatile and built for every occasion. They’re so different from other leggings I’ve tried because the fit feels so perfect, and you can tell the material is super high quality. I love." —cleo

    Get them from Girlfriend Collective for $50.70 (originally $78; available in sizes XXS–6XL, two lengths and eight colors). 

    6. A Lululemon Pack It down jacket designed with a built in small bag that the entire jacket fits into so you can save space in your backpack for all those extra airport snacks. Or throw it in your carry on to use as a blanket during the flight so you don't have to pack an actually blanket that takes up like 75% of your bag.

    Model wearing the pack it down jacket in black
    Model holding the jacket in the bag it comes from
    Lululemon

    I personally own this Lululemon jacket and I can honestly tell you that it is one of my favorite jackets. It looks and feels a little bit thinner than other winter coats, but it is *shockingly* warm, without the bulky feeling some other jackets have. The biggest benefit to this jacket is that it comes with a bag attached inside the pocket and the jacket literally folds up and fits inside this tiny bag (hence the name)!! It has been so convenient for traveling so I can pack it into my suitcase without worrying about all the space it is going to take up. I absolutely love this jacket and I recommend it constantly.

    Promising review: "The jacket fits perfectly and the design is very appealing. It has nice deep pockets and a secret pocket I use to keep change in. I received compliments on the color. I would definitely recommend this product." —Karen

    Get it from Lululemon for $198 (available in sizes 0–14 and four colors).

    7. A pair of black leather pants for those trips where you have to start your adventure the second the plane lands and you don't have time to change out of your travel clothes. Now you can fly in style while still being comfortable with the stretchy, elastic waistband.

    Model wearing black leather high-waist pants
    Closeup of model showing details of black leather pants
    4Twenty4

    4Twenty4 is a Black-owned, woman-owned small business based in Seattle.

    Get it from 4Twenty4 for $68.50 (available in sizes S–L).

    8. A pair of sweatpants designed to look nicer than the ratty pair that have been your "airport pants" for years. Bonus, they are made from recycled fishnets that were discarded in the ocean so you can feel good about where they came from.

    model wearing the pants in black
    model wearing the pants in white
    Leze The Label

    Leze the Label is an AAIP- and woman-owned small business founded in 2018 to create sustainable and comfortable fashion that looks nice enough to wear in an office. They also have a coordinating sweater, if you want to complete your look. You can see why it's their "best-selling travel outfit" in this TikTok here

    Promising review: "I started off with the grey pair, now black and mocha have been added to my collection. I love these pants for casual and a little dressy if I want. I wear it high waisted so it holds everything in. Recently just wore the Kendal and cardicoat on the plane to the Philippines, and it was perfect. When it gets breezy, I would wear the pants with a tank top, and it’s perfect cause it doesn’t stick to me and it’s breathable. Also, I didn’t notice any sweat marks, so that’s a plus." —Cynthia L.

    Get it from Leze The Label for $108 (available in sizes XS–3XL and in six colors).

    9. A pair of pull-on Levi's jeans with super stretch so you can be comfortable through the whole flight and not have to worry about a button jabbing into you when you try to get situated in your seat.

    A reviewer in medium wash denim skinny jeans
    reviewer showing the back of the jeans

    If you aren't ready to fully commit, this is available for Prime Try Before You Buy if you're a Prime member!

    Promising review: "Do these jeans make my butt look AMAZING??? Why yes, yes they do. These are amazing. Great for travel because they are comfy, yet don’t get loose and stretchy. They maintain their shape for several wears between washing. You can dress them up or down. My new go-to jeans. Ordered my usual size, and they got like a glove. I have a short inseam, so these fit me a little below the ankle." —Kettlebell Swinger

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in sizes 2–28, three inseams, two fits, and 15 colors).

    10. A super-soft sherpa cardigan so you can wrap yourself up in it and pretend you are home snuggling a blanket and not 30,000 feet in the air next to a screaming baby.

    Reviewer wearing the sweater in light pink
    Model wearing the knee length sweater in grey

    This is available for Prime Try Before You Buy, so be sure to check that out if you're a Prime member!

    Promising review: "I’m really enjoying wearing this sweater. It’s a good travel sweater because, even though it’s comfortably warm, it’s light if you take it off and have to carry it. I’ve worn it casually, open with a long sleeved tee underneath, and also closed and belted with a collared blouse and pashmina to make it dressier and still stay warm. I ordered a larger size to wear casually over a light hoodie but found that it’s way more versatile than to just toss on to run errands. I’ll probably buy in more colors." —RoseE.

    Get it from Amazon for $37.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and 40 colors).

    11. A matching set to help save you the stress of trying to find a coordinating outfit to wear when you frantically wake up at 4:45 a.m. for the early morning flight you thought would be a good idea.

    reviewer wearing the set in green
    Reviewer wearing the set in hot pink

    Try it out with Prime Try Before You Buy if you're a Prime member!

    Promising review: "Was looking for a set to wear in public that doesn't look like PJs and this is it! I was worried they wouldn't be high waisted or long enough but the drawstring waist hits right above the hip and they are about 1 inch above my ankle which is perfect. The cut of the top and bottoms are so stylish. I bought the navy and gray set and will be buying more. Perfect travel or errand/casual outfit with sneakers. It could be a tiny bit bigger in the glute area but it fits well regardless and isn't lazy or sloppy looking. Love this set so much great material!!" —Gabriella S.

    Get it from Amazon for $47.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and in 16 colors).

    12. Or if you're looking for something a little warmer, an effortlessly cool hoodie and joggers set so you don't have to freeze while you sit at the gate waiting for your flight. I mean just look at how comfy *and* cute it is — brb, gotta order this for myself.

    model wearing the brown sweat set
    back of model wearing the blue sweat set
    Art Care Shop / Etsy

    Art Care Shop is an Ann Arbor, Michigan-based small biz making stylish, quality, and comfy essentials. Also, they call the pants in this set the "Jasmine Joggers" because they were designed to fit like Jasmine's pants in Aladdin!

    Promising review: "Sooo, I’m obsessed with this. I have it in blue lavender and charcoal now, and both are perfect! The material is so soft and plush and warm (like, impressively high quality), and I love the high waisted pants! I don’t remember how I found this shop, but I’m so glad I did. Also — I ended up exchanging sizes, and it was the easiest exchange of my life! And shipping is always super quick!" —Caroline Morris

    Get it from Art Care Shop on Etsy for $115 (available in sizes XS–XL and eight colors). 

    13. A plaid shacket perfect for those trips with conflicting weather reports so you don't know what the heck to pack. This will have you covered in any situation, plus it is so easy to dress up or down!

    A reviewer wearing a green/beige plaid shacket
    reviewer wearing the shacket in beige

    This is available for Prime Try Before You Buy, so check that out if you're a Prime member!

    Promising review: "It’s soft and comfy. I wore it over my blouse and sweater. Love the pockets on the side. It just sheds a little on my black pants I was wearing. My first time wearing it was on the plane. I would recommend this. So far it still looks nice and not wrinkled after wearing it a couple of times. I would get more in different colors." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $30.58+ (available in sizes S–XL and in 13 colors).

    14. A faux shearling quarter-zip jacket with a zippered turtleneck so you basically have a built in neck pillow for your flight. Plus convenient front pockets to store your snacks and headphones.

    Reviewer wearing the jacket in pink with turtleneck-style top neckline and two large pockets at the bottom
    Four reviewers wearing the jacket; one in light pink, one green, one red, and one black

    Check this out on Prime Try Before You Buy if you're a Prime member!

    Promising reviews: "Soft, warm, stylish, and comfortable. I used it when I traveled, and it was perfect, not to bulky and comfortable to wear on the plane and lightweight." —Kbmgirl

    "I really like this sweater, it’s stylish, warm, and comfortable. It goes well with jeans, leggings, joggers, and even dress pants. I really like the collar on this sweater with the zipper placed diagonally it gives the collar a great overlay look if zipped half way or completely. I like this sweater design, look, and feel so much that I am going to order another sweater in a different color. Great purchase." —Philly Girl

    Get it from Amazon for $37.99 (available in sizes S–XL and in 22 colors and styles).

    15. A super cozy knit jumpsuit because you packed away all your cute tops and you need something super easy to throw on without thinking before you race off to the airport. 

    a BuzzFeed writer wearing the sleeveless black jumpsuit with their hand in one of the two front pockets
    model wearing the jumpsuit in blue
    Danielle Healy / BuzzFeed, Smash + Tess

    Smash + Tess is a Vancouver, Canada-based small business started by a mother-daughter team to create comfy and cute pieces using sustainable materials and local ethical production. 

    Promising review: "This was my first purchase @S&T and will not be my last — looks great, very comfy. I wore on a trip to NYC, ended up wearing the sh*t outta it, even wore it on the plane trip home, dragging my carryon full of unworn clothing. Dress it up or casual." —Dorothy H. 

    Get it from Smash + Tess for $120 (available in sizes 3XS–4X and two colors).

    16. A pair of ankle pants designed to be stretchy and comfortable so whether you're stuck in the airport from another delay or on your third flight of the day, you'll be glad you grabbed these out of the closet instead of your other jeans. Plus, they are wrinkle-resistant which means you can unpack your steamer!

    model wearing the ankle-length skinny pants in black
    Anatomie

    Promising review: "I wore these pants on a vacay to the EU and UK. They are so comfortable! They were part of my attire on the day we went to see Stonehenge, so I wore them on trains, buses, and on the Tube in London. I usually have reservations about buying clothing online without trying them on, but these pants are like a dream! Lightweight and stylish to boot! Will be a lifelong customer!" —Julie S. 

    Get them from Anatomie for $248 (available in sizes XS–XL and in four colors). 

    17. A fitted sports and yoga tank with a padded bra you can wear with leggings or sweatpants if you want a classic, casual airport fit, or with jeans and a blazer if you're someone who likes to dress up to fly.

    Reviewer wearing the cropped tank in white
    Another reviewer wearing the top in red

    Reviewers recommend ordering one size up for a more comfortable fit. 

    Promising review: "I saw a girl at the gym once wearing this top and I had to get it too! It’s incredible. I love the material, look, and shape of it! It’s cropped enough and it’s very supportive. You can’t even see the padded bra part of it so it’s amazing. I bought smalls and I am growing my muscles so it’s a bit tight, but I love them regardless. I have like six now and would definitely recommend these to anyone for working out in or just as a normal top!" —Allison

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and 20 colors)

    18. A pair of moisture-wicking and temperature-regulating joggers made out of the same material as sheets, so you're basically wearing your bed while you travel. I mean, if I can't actually be in my bed, this is definitely the next best thing.

    Model wearing Sheex joggers
    Sheex

    Sheex is a woman-owned small business specializing in comfortable sleep essentials.

    Promising review: "This is the second pair of the modern joggers I have purchased; I now have both the pink and the blue. They are so comfortable that I wear them to lounge around the house, in addition to merely sleeping in them. The material is high quality and does not wrinkle, in addition to keeping me at a cool temperature." —Deborah H.

    Get it from Sheex for $55.50 (originally $74; available in sizes XS–XXL and three colors).

    19. A well-structured long blazer so you can be ready to hop off the plane and conquer the day in your power outfit. 

    Reviewer wearing a black long buttoned blazer
    Reviewer wearing it in a light camel color

    FYI: This item is included in Prime Try Before You Buy, so you can test it out if you're a member!

    Promising reviews: "I love this blazer. It’s the perfect shade and elevates every outfit. I'm eyeing other colors now since I love this one so much." —RSW

    "This quality is unbelievable! Love it so much! As a plus size girl it’s so hard to find something that’s oversized! This was the exception to that! It is beyond timeless and I look forward to putting it together with different looks for a long time!" —Hellachels

    Get it from Amazon for $69.90 (available in sizes XXS–5XL and 10 colors). 

    20. Spanx faux leather leggings because who doesn't love a pair of pants that look professional but are actually super stretchy and comfy?!

    Editor wearing the black leggings
    Model wearing the black leggings
    Heather Braga / BuzzFeed, Nordstrom

    One of our editors, Heather Braga, loves these leggings — here's her take: "I splurged on these, and I don't know why I waited so long! They're super soft on the inside, edgy on the outside, and just freakin' fabulous. I love pairing them with an oversized sweater for a look that's stylish but still cozy during the winter and wearing them with a denim jacket and a graphic tee in spring and fall."

    Promising review: "Spanx are comfortable — I could even lift and stretch in these! Breathable as well! They give great shape and DO NOT camel toe! No wrinkling/scrunching of that area! They do have more silvery sheen to them and a waistband (which give a more casual look)." —Nordstrom Customer

    Get it from Nordstrom for $98 (available in