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List of Travel Outfit Ideas for Women

Wear Black Basics

Wearing all black can help you look chic when you're not feeling so foxy after a trying red-eye. Black is Angelina Jolie's go-to travel hue, and she always steps off the plane looking super sophisticated and put-together. Put on black yoga pants or black slacks with a bit of give, then top with a black t-shirt. To add a bit of structure to your style, finish with a black trench coat or jacket. Don't forget your favorite pair of oversized sunglasses.

Try a Maxidress

Want to feel comfortable without looking frumpy? A maxidress offers the perfect compromise, looking stylish without that tight waistband that can make sleeping on the plane a little problematic. Wear canvas slip-on shoes and a denim jacket to complete the outfit. Avoid maxis that are too long; the last thing you want to worry about on vacation is falling flat on your face in front of that hot security guard.

Worn-In Pants

If you've got some faded jeans hanging in your closet, the airport is the perfect place to wear 'em. If you're not so into denim, take a tip from Ashley Olsen and slip on some soft, boot-cut cords instead. Look for pants with stretch to keep you feeling fine and cozy while you doze during the in-flight movie. What to wear on top? Reach for a warm v-neck sweater with a t-shirt underneath, or wear a sexy leather jacket over a flowy top. A striped shirt is another star-travel favorite. Top with a blazer or a cute cardigan.

Smart Accessories

To add a pop of color to your outfit, throw on a pair of bright ballet flats. Not only will they keep your feet happy, but they'll also add a bit of bounce to your step. A scarf is a smart accessory to tote when traveling. It looks stylish around your neck, and it can double as a blanket or pillow when you're feeling drowsy. If socks simply don't go with the shoes you're sporting, don't wear them, but pack them in your carry-on. You'll be happy you did when the temperature in the cabin drops. Don't forget a large carryall to keep track of your snacks, MP3 player, magazines and other essentials.

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