Accessories are not only a fabulous way to add interest and style to an outfit, but they are immensely practical too. Temperature fluctuations between hot stuffy airport terminals and the cool air conditioned environment of the plane can be difficult to handle if you aren’t prepared. Here are 5 great accessories that can be easily stored and are ideal for making your flights comfortable as well as stylish:
Cashmere Travel Wraps
These are ideal if you want something that can easily be stowed away on the plane when you are not using it. A cashmere shawl will keep you warm while adding comfort to any journey.
Picking a shawl in a neutral colour will mean it will fit in beautifully with you holiday capsule wardrobe. Shawls will make you look stylish as well as protecting your skin from the damaging rays of the sun and keeping you cool in the daytime. They are also perfect for keeping you snug on chilly nights.
It is advisable to wear gloves while travelling, especially when you consider the number of people who pass through an airport on a daily basis. Gloves will protect your hands and are also a useful way to keep your skin soft when toting luggage about.
Planes are notoriously chilly and a good-quality pair of ladies leather gloves will help to keep your hands toasty. They can easily be removed and stowed away. Pick gloves made from the finest nappa leather with luxurious cashmere, silk or fur linings to add a little indulgence to your style.
Add design details such as laces, buckles, zips and studs for gloves that have something for every occasion.
Cashmere ponchos are huge right now and are the essential way to look stylish this Autumn/Winter season.
A cashmere poncho is immensely versatile and looks glamorous with a fitted mini dress as well as when teamed with a pair of jeans and boots. It’s fabulous when travelling as it can pack away and take up much less space than a coat would. It can also double up as a blanket and the absence of buttons or fastenings mean it’s ideal to sleep in.
Choosing a poncho made from cashmere means it will not only make you feel divine but will also help regulate your body temperature, keeping you cool when things get stuffy and adding warmth when the temperature drops.
Beanies, Berets and Hats
A stylish hat is an absolute essential for the autumn and winter months. It is even more vital when travelling, not only will a hat keep you warm but it is a great way to add serious style points without having to worry about your hair.
Long haul flights are not the ideal setting for maintaining your hair styling routine, but the simple solution of a well-chosen hat will solve that problem instantly. From fedoras to bobble hats, slouchy beanies to panamas, there are plenty of options which can add comfort and sophistication to your travelling experience.
Encasing your feet in sumptuous cashmere will not only add a touch of decadence to your flight but it will also keep your feet at a comfortable temperature. Long socks that go right up to the knee will keep you warm and cosy. Little touches like this will make your journey go so much more smoothly, and they can easily be packed away afterwards.