Sunday, June 28, 2009

Leavin' On A Jet Plane

I'm Leavin on a Jet Plane

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As I spend my last day in town before my day of international traveling, everything is slowly starting to click. I'll soon be spending the next 6 weeks, exploring other countries, cultures, and taking in every experience I can. As I triple check I have the essentials packed & go get last minute travel sized products & magazines for the flight I can't help but be insanely excited!

Figuring out what to wear on the plane, especially a long flight is a common dilemma! Choose comfortable but stylish bottoms, like these trendy harem pants. A cardigan to throw over a lightweight tank is perfect for freezing plane air conditioning. A watch is a stylish & functional accessory to help you adjust to a new time zone! A pair of flat shoes can become a vital part of an outfit if you need to dash to make a connecting flight. A fashion magazine & a good playlist are all I need to entertain me onboard!

What are your carry-on essentials while traveling on a plane?

xoxo, Lauren


Carlotta said...

be comfy and always carry lipbalm and a pashmina!!
don't miss the Twilight giveaway!!

Leia said...

My handbag carry-on essentials:

- Carmex lip balm
- Pen to fill out customs forms!
- A book
- A cute holder for my passport and ticket :)
- Mobile phone + sim cards
- Anti-histamines (always get terrible allergies on the plane)

I also take a separate mini-suitcase in which I put:
- An extra top/pair of undies (just in case - I've gotten stranded in India for 24 hours with no clothes to change into so I like to be prepared!)
- Eyeliner (pretty much the only make-up you're allowed)
- Laptop

Hope you have a great flight! xx

naiad said...

they say "if u have to travel alone- travel in style."
i always try so hard to be stylish when i travel by plane- i never make it. somehow i end up carrying 2 bags. the first one fot the latptop, thus extremelly heavy, the secong one has the essentials in it;
1. 2-3 magazines. i always get carrier away at press shop
2. a book- in case i need to read sth really meaningfull
3. a sketchbook+ pens+pencils+coloured pens+coloured pencils- what if i get bored or anxious?
4. a huge scarf- it has to do with the quote above
5. any make up i can carry because i know that after 8 hours without sleep i look like hell-plus i'am afraid that all my luggage will get lost and i'll end up without compact powder in a foreign country
6. contact lenses, glasses. sunglasses, toothbrush, toothpaste

all these things above are concidered essentials- i am pretty convinced they r not- the outcome is always the same- when i arrive i am utterly exhausted having carried them around for all these hours

naiad said...

which countries r u visiting these 6 weeks????
r u coming to greece????

Cafe Fashionista said...

1) Cardigans
2) Scarves
3) Sunglasses
4) Boots
5) Hats
6) Magazines
7) Books
8) iPod
9) Great bag!

Oh, you must be so excited. The time is near! :)

Lindsay said...

My essential items include:

-a good book and some magazines
-contacts and glasses case
-a change of clothes (just in case your luggage is lost)
-a pair of socks to wear on the plane
-a scarf
-chapstick and lotion becacause the plane is always so dry
-snacks and a drink
-my ipod with some movies loaded onto it
-a travel pillow from brookstones (it's heaven)

I hope you have an amazing time on your trip! Hopefully these lists help you pack any last minute things!

AudreyAllure said...

i definitely need my iTouch, lipgloss, and something to drink. lol

Anonymous said...

Carryon bag essentials - music, a good book, a pen, at least one day's worth of clothes (in case of lost luggage - I have a big carryon so I threw in a dress as well as a t-shirt, pants and underoos - can't be too careful!) and a headband/hair-tie. As far as beauty is concerned, Chapstick, one of those dry, pre-soaped/add water cleansing cloths - I was on the 8-hour overnight flight and it felt SO good to wash my face before we landed. Sunglasses! Also, a water bottle - get one in the airport once you're through security.

Have a great flight and enjoy your trip! I've been loving mine! (Though, less love for the school portion. I keep abandoning my essays in favour of travel...)

S.Elisabeth said...

I love this! I definitely need to get me some harem pants cause they look so comfy.
Hmm my essentials
-contact stuff/glasses
-toothbrush (yucky breath!)
-book, magazine, Ipod
-Sweatshirt if I get chilly
-SLIPPERS!! SOO nice on an overnight/long trip

LML said...

omg have an AMAZING time!!!! i am so jealous - and safe travels - i cannot wait to hear all about your adventures and fashionista sightings and what you wore! BON VOYAGE!

about fashion U - thats sooo good to know that ppl room and stuff, my parents didnt want me there "all on my own". I really want to go! and yes! we should def room together!

The Fashion Inquisitor said...

Oh for sure I always hit that dilemna even as a guy
I hook it up real casual with just a ipod and some high tops and jeans and a Tee and occasionally a backpack and laptop but sunglasses are a must =]

myvogue said...

I love the clothes that you suggested as a travel outfit. Looks so comfy and at the same time is very trendy - especially the pants. I want them!

Juliana said...

I have to wear easy shoes to slip on and off, and I have to have a Tory Burch tote. They are the perfect size for magazines, books, a lap top, and a pashmina.

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