The 2019 Way to Dress for the Airport—and the One Piece to Skip

Updated 12/12/18

With regular events and appearances across the globe, celebrities log plenty of frequent flyer miles, so it’s no surprise that they are all masters of dressing for the airport. So, what are some style takeaways we can learn from celebrities? And how can these lessons teach us to dress for the airport better in 2019?

Looking to recent celeb airport outfits, there’s one major style lesson they all follow. Celebrities prioritize comfort when traveling, but they never sacrifice style. Their looks revolve around cozy pieces they can wear for long flights. That means everything from loose-fitting jeans paired with cashmere sweaters as we spotted on Bella Hadid to a matching knit set like Kendall Jenner recently wore. But also, a simple pairing of jeans and a tee with sneakers like we saw on Margot Robbie, or skinnies with a blazer and ankle boots like Meghan Markle recently wore.

We’ll continue to see iterations of all of these airport outfit formulas long into 2019.

What, then, is the one piece all celebrities skip? Uncomfortable shoes. Yes, feel free to leave the heels packed into your suitcase and instead opt for comfy sneakers or ankle boots at the airport. Ahead, see my predictions for ways everyone will dress for the airport in 2019 and shop pieces inspired by the looks.

Stylish airport outfit ideas: Bella Hadid
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Bella Hadid

On Bella Hadid: Miss Sixty x Elizabeth Sulcer jeans; Dior Belt; Fendi Runaway Logo Calfskin Leather Shopper ($2590); Balenciaga Triple S Logo-Embroidered Leather, Nubuck and Mesh Sneakers ($895); Jenny Bird earrings

Bella Hadid proves that loose-fitting jeans and sneakers are the comfortable airport outfit that also looks stylish.

3x1 Addie Loose Fit Jeans
3x1 Addie Loose Fit Jeans $325
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Balenciaga Triple S Logo-Embroidered Leather
Balenciaga Triple S Logo-Embroidered Leather $895
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Fendi Runaway Logo Calfskin Leather Shopper
Fendi Runaway Logo Calfskin Leather Shopper $2590
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Stylish airport outfit ideas: Rihanna
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Rihanna

On Rihanna: Vetements x Alpha Industries jacket; Off-White sweatpants; Dior tote; Puma Sandals ($40)

Sweatpants paired with socks and pool slides? Rihanna knows the way to pull them off for the airport.

Off-White Gradient Lounge Pants
Off-White Gradient Lounge Pants $595 $286
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Puma Leadcat Faux Shearling Slide Sandals
Puma Leadcat Faux Shearling Slide Sandals $40
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Stylish airport outfit ideas: Margot Robbie
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Margot Robbie

On Margot Robbie: Gucci Runaway Logo Calfskin Leather Shopper $590); Puma Basket Sneakers ($80)

Here's proof that a simple look with jeans, a T-shirt, and sneakers can never steer you wrong.

Gucci Oversize T-Shirt
Gucci Oversize T-Shirt $590
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Levi's 501 Stretch Skinny Jeans
Levi's 501 Stretch Skinny Jeans $98
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Puma Basket Sneakers
Puma Basket Sneakers $80
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Stylish airport outfit ideas: Ashley Graham
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Ashley Graham

On Ashley Graham: Adidas sneakers

The airport outfit that has been popular for years and years? Leggings with sneakers and a tee.

New Look Plus High Waist Black Leggings
New Look Plus High Waist Black Leggings $16
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Adidas Originals Flashback Sneakers
Adidas Originals Flashback Sneakers $90
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Stylish airport outfit ideas: Meghan Markle
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Meghan Markle

On Meghan Markle: Maison Kitsune shirt; Outland Harriet Jeans ($200); Serena Williams blazer; J.Crew boots; Pascale Monvoisin necklace; Natalie Marie necklace and earrings

During the royal tour in Austalia, we caught a glimpse at Meghan Markle's understated airport look built around a classic button-down, blazer, and skinny jeans.

Vince Classic Button Down Shirt
Vince Classic Button Down Shirt $175
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Junarose Houndstooth Suit Jacket
Junarose Houndstooth Suit Jacket $89 $60
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Outland Harriet Jeans
Outland Harriet Jeans $200
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Stylish airport outfit ideas: Gigi Hadid
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Gigi Hadid

On Gigi Hadid: Stuart Weitzman shoes; Vogue Eyewear sunglasses

A matching track pantsuit is something you'll definitely find in Gigi Hadid's closet. It's one of her go-to looks for the airport.

Kith Alexa Cropped Cotton-Jersey Hoodie
Kith Alexa Cropped Cotton-Jersey Hoodie $140
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Kith Trish Cotton-Jersey Track Pants
Kith Trish Cotton-Jersey Track Pants $135
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Stylish airport outfit ideas: Bella Hadid
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Kendall Jenner

On Kendall Jenner: Nina Ricci sweater and pants; Yeezy Boost 700 Wave Runner Sneakers ($325); Jimmy Fairly sunglasses

Another proponent of the matching set? Kendall Jenner, who demonstrates just how chic and cozy it looks.

Champion Premium Reverse Weave Crew Neck Sweatshirt
Champion Premium Reverse Weave Crew Neck Sweatshirt $100
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Champion Premium Reverse Weave Straight Hem Pants
Champion Premium Reverse Weave Straight Hem Pants $85
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Yeezy x Adidas Boost 700 Wave Runner Sneakers
Yeezy x Adidas Boost 700 Wave Runner Sneakers $325
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This post originally appeared on our sister site, Who What Wear.

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