How To Look Elegant When You Travel

How To Look Elegant When You Travel


My dear, elegant ladies,
welcome back to my channel. I have a highly requested
video for you today. What to wear when you’re traveling, and what to wear in an airport. If you are new to my
channel, my name is Anna, and I run an online finishing school called School of Affluence. I teach women high
society skills, elegance, and how to feel at home
in elite social settings. Now, if you want to have
this transformation, and you want to know how to
achieve a luxurious lifestyle, visit www.SchoolOfAffluence.com. Okay, ladies, let’s start with a small introduction where I am going to quickly say things that I
would never wear to an airport. The first and foremost number
one thing I would never wear to an airport, and that is my gym clothes. No yoga pants, no sporty stuff, nothing that I usually
would wear in a gym. With my sense of logic,
these type of garments do not belong in an
aircraft or an airport. For instance, there are certain clothes that are meant for certain activities. When I go horseback riding,
I wear certain clothes. When I go and play tennis or I play golf, I wear different types of clothing, so why are then active
wear, why are gym clothes all of a sudden the
appropriate wear to wear outside of the gym? It does not make any sense to me. Now, other things that I
would personally not wear when I go traveling is, for
instance, very tight clothing like tight jeans, anything
that’s uncomfortable to sit down in. I would also not wear heels, platforms. I would not wear dresses
or skirts or even shorts, anything that can make you feel cold. And I would also think a little bit about what not to wear on
my feet when I’m traveling. UGGs, for instance,
unless you are arriving to a snowy country, a cold country, maybe arriving to the
mountains, then okay, maybe that’s okay, but
if you’re just traveling with UGGs because they’re
comfortable, I don’t know. They just look a little bit out of place. Same goes with flip-flops. Flip-flops, I see a lot in
the airplanes and airports. Flip-flops for me belong
around the pool, nowhere else, and especially not in an aircraft. But let’s go back to air port outfits. What would I personally wear? What is appropriate to wear? First of all, we need
to have one thing clear. We do not want to
underdress for the airport, and we do not want to
overdress for the airport. I think overdressing,
appearing in heels and dresses and very delicate clothing
is definitely not appropriate because in airports, in airplanes, it’s easy to spill, get dirty. For that reason, you really
should just have something that is somewhere in the middle. Why you shouldn’t go too
casual is because it’s a matter of respect for yourself,
and it’s also a matter of respect for other people. Although airports and airplanes
are not formal settings, but you are surrounded by a lot of people, so it’s important to
take that into account. I wonder, don’t you
want to look your best, especially when you are
seeing all these people and you’re sitting next
to all these people? So, ladies, I’m going to
tell you what I personally would like to wear in an airport. I will also tell you what
bag I think is best to wear and what shoes to wear. I always travel with trousers and a top. A top can be long sleeve, short sleeve. A few times, I’ve traveled with a dress. For me personally, it was
not the most comfortable piece of garment to wear. Trousers, let’s start with that because trousers are really important. My favorite option,
which I actually do wear quite often myself to long-haul flights, I personally love palazzo
trousers and any wide trousers. They are comfortable,
and especially if you get in a more knitted material,
maybe some satin variation. There can be some high-quality
polyester that is breathable, and it’s not like the
really cheap polyester that we don’t like. But I guess the most important
is that the trousers, they sit nicely around
your stomach and hip area because that’s kind of
where it becomes bothersome when you’re sitting down,
and maybe the groin as well. So you really have
to make sure everything is, you know, relaxed, not too tight, you have some breathing space, and so on. And usually, these type of trousers, they’ll look more flowy,
they’ll look more elegant, they can be a little bit more casual chic, as I like to call it. If you are traveling
short haul, for instance, then you can wear trousers that are more like capri trousers, maybe
some comfortable slacks, maybe some culottes. If you want to wear
jeans, then perhaps a pair of stretch jeans. I would really focus on something that, you know, is comfortable. I feel trousers just makes you
look a little bit more neat, a little bit more formal, so like that, you don’t look very dressed down, and you can just mix and match. Okay, let’s talk about what we’re going to wear with our trousers. For instance, a top like this is something I would definitely wear in an airplane. I like to wear something
that is comfortable, something that is soft,
something that is usually a long sleeve, or if I
am wearing short sleeve, short sleeve is not a t-shirt, by the way. T-shirts is like this. Short sleeve is like this. Now, short sleeve with a
cardigan, for instance, so that you can layer
because in an aircraft, it really does oftentimes gets cold. What I personally wear in an
airplane is something simple. I don’t want to go all fancy. I don’t want to go fashionable. Air travel is already a stressful
moment, at least for me, and I just want to keep things as simple, as easygoing as possible,
so I really think about these things, that
I have to find clothing for airports that are
somewhere in the middle, not too fancy but not too shabby to relax. We want to have that very
casual but smart, casual middle. Now, another thing, I don’t
know if you have the same issue, but I always get very
bloated after air travel. I’ve actually read about
this, that it’s very common. Whenever I travel, I always make sure to, not to wear any tops that are too tight. When I start feeling a little bit bloated, and then all of this shows. It doesn’t make me feel good about myself, and it doesn’t give me a good look. Another thing, I also like, especially if I’m traveling long haul. I don’t know how you
feel about this, ladies. I guess it can be a
bit different depending on your bust size, but me,
as I have a smaller bust, I personally don’t like
to wear a bra with straps when I’m traveling long haul
because in a long haul flight, I want to have, like my shoulders relaxed, so I always wear a
strapless bra underneath whatever top it is that I’m wearing. So, I always make sure that
the top that I’m wearing, it can cater for such bra because for me, it’s just important to have
this kind of flexibility here so I don’t feel like I’m too strapped in everything that I’m wearing, like, I want to feel somehow liberated. I think the trickiest part
is when you’re traveling from a cold country to a
hot country or vice versa because you’re really going
from two types of climates, and it can be sometimes
tricky to dress for it. Let’s say I’m traveling
from a cold country, I’m arriving in a warm country, definitely I would wear the clothes that I’m going to feel most
comfortable on, upon arrival. I wouldn’t do the same,
though, if I’m traveling from a hot country to a cold country. Then I would actually put
on my clothes that cater for colder climates later
throughout the flight but not initially because
you don’t wanna go through an airport in, I don’t
know, in some exotic country and really sweating in your jacket. But really, layering solves everything. So, the best way of
layering for me personally is to have, like, spaghetti straps. Maybe you have a cami top,
and then you have a cardigan, not too thick, thin,
and then maybe you have an additional layer, maybe another sweater for the really cold part of the flight, or maybe you have a light jacket. So, when it comes to outerwear, I mean, if you are traveling within hot countries, then this won’t be applicable to you, but if you are traveling
within cold countries or you’re arriving or departing
from a cold country then, of course, you might be
wearing a jacket or a coat. I would personally not wear
the most fancy version of coat, for instance, because
really, in the airplane, anything can happen. For that reason, you have
to have a jacket or a coat. You’re just not too concerned about if something would happen to it, but you still don’t want
to wear the ugliest thing that you own because that’s the only thing you don’t care about. You have to find some
form of balance there. So, what about shoes, footwear? Flats is the only way to
go, and you can, of course, have different variations to flats. So, I do recommend wearing
sneakers, but stylish sneakers. You don’t want to wear a runner’s shoes. We don’t want to wear our old Nikes. We want to wear our good-looking,
nice pair of sneakers. Maybe you have a nice
pair of leather sneakers. I love my Louis Vuitton leather sneakers. They are my favorite sneakers. You can also wear ballerina
shoes if they’re comfortable. An alternative, though,
would be to wear loafers, maybe a nice pair of Gucci
loafers, perfect for travel, perfect for walking, something
that is kind of comfortable but still, you know, formal
enough not to be too casual. I also recommend that you
wear shoes that are easy to take off and easy to put on. I do recommend that you wear
something that is comfortable because traveling
requires a lot of walking, especially between terminals. And also, don’t forget shoes
that are not too fragile. You just never know. Now, if you want to wear boots. Maybe you are in a cold country,
then of course, wear them. Just make sure that they’re
easy to take on and take off. Now, lastly, ladies, the bag. Now, what bag are we going to wear, and do we have to wear designer bag when we travel with airplanes? It’s up to you. You can if you want. If you want to always dress to impress, then you definitely could wear something that is a little bit more
fancy, but if you are somebody that don’t bother and don’t
care, then you don’t have to. It’s just your personal choice. So, depending what your needs are, you will have a bag accordingly. For instance, some people, they don’t really have
a lot of hand luggage. They put everything in
their check-in luggage. Then, maybe you don’t
need to have a big bag. In that case, I would
recommend you to wear maybe a crossover bag or maybe
a bag with shoulder straps because you want to have your hands free. Majority of us, however,
and that is me included, we like to have things
with us inside the plane. That means, maybe you need
space for your laptop, your books, your water bottle,
your iPad, your mobiles. Whatever it is, you need to
have a little bit more space for all of those things
that you just cannot put in your check-in luggage. So, a bigger bag is required,
and for that reason, we need a tote bag. You don’t have to have a tote tote, but you can have something
that is a bit bigger, with easy access because
we do need some form of easy access since we have to take in and out our passports and boarding passes. You want to have some space to work with, but the bag cannot be too big. You want to be able to fit it
in the seat in front of you. But at the same time, if you are traveling with a carry-on as
well, so, a rolling bag, you want to be able to put your handbag
comfortably on the rolling bag. You won’t need to have to
carry your bag on your shoulder or however it is that you have to carry. You can just put them two
together, and problem solved. The last thing that I really
want you to think about. My dear online friend,
@ericasgirlyworld, she mentioned this in a video when she was talking
about her Hermes Birkin bag, saying that it was too heavy
for her to take with her in airplanes, and that’s something that is very important
to really think about, the fact that your traveling
bag, the handbag that you have as a carry-on and so on, that it’s not too heavy
without items inside. Because it’s just going to be a burden when you’re traveling around,
having a very heavy bag, plus stuffing it with all kinds of things, and you end up carrying, like, 10 kilos. So, ladies, I want to hear from you in the comment section below. What are you wearing for air travel? What are your travel hacks? Share us your best travel tips
because I’m really curious. I’m going, actually, to have
a look myself in the comments. Maybe there are some new
little tips and tricks that even I should know about. Now, if you haven’t watched my vlog when I went traveling
with British Airways, which has the worst business class ever, watch that vlog and see how it was when I traveled to a warm country. Now, ladies, safe travels to all of you, and I will see you in the next video.

100 thoughts on “How To Look Elegant When You Travel

  1. Thank you for watching! What are your favourite travel tips and tricks? And if you’re interested in elegant fashion watch my TOP playlist on this topics: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RN_Q2izktzA&list=PLLtTVHnRmkJkulziRD_BQpOSdQ04BOwic&index=1

  2. I always wear lace up sneakers for two reasons: 1. You wear them with socks and if you need to take off your shoes at security, you are not going to be walking barefoot on the dirty airport floor. 2. Feet get swollen on airplanes so you can adjust the laces if the shoes get too tight. You can't do that with slip in shoes.

  3. Have you ever had your luggage stolen because it looked more expensive? This happened to me in Italy once and also in the USA. Any tips?

  4. Bags that actually close (totes, etc. with a zip!) are always a good idea for travel. When I send my bag through the xray or put under the seat or overhead bin things won't fall out and get lost.
    I'm also a fan of trousers! I actually don't think leggings are very comfortable. And I totally agree about workout wear anywhere but the gym. To me regular clothes feel better and they certainly look better.
    I like to bring a big "blanket scarf." I have different weights for different seasons. I'm flying to NY at Christmas (5 hour flight) and will probably use my cashmere stole. It's big enough to cover my body like a blanket and I'll be warm on the plane. I can use it throughout the trip as a wrap or scarf.
    Another favorite are these bras I found that are the shape of a typical sports bra, but without the tight support. Very soft and stretchy and no binding. The straps being wide don't dig into my shoulders. I love these for the plane. Feels like wearing nothing.

  5. Thank you for your time in creating your videos and your inciteful recommendations. May I also add, natural fabrics for plane travel (safety, luxury, breathability, temperature regulation).

  6. I CANNOT wear ballerina flats or loafers to the airport; nice sneakers above all. Nothing makes my skin crawl more that seeing people at security checkpoints taking off their shoes and their BARE FEET are on the floor! You know how many millions of people shoes/feet are on that floor?!? Can't imagine how little those areas are mopped.?

  7. I cannot live without my Longchamp Le Pliage bags. Perfect for travel and daily use.
    Btw I love your top. Where did you get it?

  8. A wise lady once said '' the only person who doesn't have to look at you is yourself''.. So I always spare a thought for others…lol .

  9. I work at a cafe in an airport, and although I never fly, some things I'd also recommend, and from a little past experience:
    1. Wear shoes you can easily take on and off. Idk about Europe, but here in the US going thru security, you need to take them off, unless you are part of pre-check, which you can sign up for online I believe.
    2. Bring your own empty water bottle! Since any liquids over 3oz aren't allowed through TSA, and since you want to stay hydrated, this way you don't have to pay like $3 for a water bottle afterwards. Just fill it up once you're through security.
    4. Obviously don't bring skincare or makeup that is over the allowed fluid ounces either, otherwise it will get thrown out sadly.
    5. Bring some sort of cardigan or jacket to wear bc it's always freezing in the airport, in any season. Layering is your friend.
    6. Don't be like me and only find out during a 14 hr flight to know if you get air sickness; if you ever got car sick as a kid, take Dramamine before your flight takes off. We wouldn't want to ruin our flight (or clothing) puking, very unladylike lol.
    7. Give yourself enough time. Not just to catch your flight, but if you plan to eat at the airport, make sure you have enough time to check your teeth and use the restroom before your flight takes off.
    Happy travels!! <3

  10. I absolutely cannot stand it when people wear flip-flops to the airport. They are knowingly exposing the entire aircraft to their foot odor.

    Side note, I love this look on you.

  11. I have asthma, strapless bras just apply more pressure around my rib cage -_- I also have larger C's, smaller D's, so strapless is just not a long term option for me (i.e. for anything more than a couple of hours, and getting to the airport and boarding already covers a couple of hours). But I see how that works well for you! ?

  12. There should only be one tip for how to dress for air travel. Dress in a way that will allow you to deal efficiently and effectively with an emergency situation. It may sound dramatic, but the first thing in your mind should always be safety. It doesn't matter how stylish you are if your outfit renders you useless in an emergency.

  13. Theres two things …
    1. Most people wear their heaviest bulkiest items, to cut down on luggage space & fees. I suppose it's possible to look elegant in such a situation.
    2. Years ago there was a magazine article on how to dress for airplane safety in case of fire or crash .. instead of for looks. For instance wear fabrics such as wool that dont burn quickly. Wear shoes that completely cover your feet to protect your feet and for running. I cant remember the rest of the suggestions .. i'll try to look it up.

  14. May I just say what isn’t elegant while traveling? People shoving all their possessions in carryons and refusing to check luggage because they think they are so busy they cannot wait. Please you look ridiculous and rude. An elegant lady or gentleman brings a large bag or briefcase to keep with them or store neatly…not like some scragglier hauling his goods to and fro….

  15. am a cabin crew and what I see in the cabin on a daily basis is quite shocking tbh. some people just look like they're aiming to get more sun damage when they come in flight. ladies, please leave your bikini tops or bralettes in your bag…! it's very inappropriate and when you complain the a.c. is too cold…??? I also travel personally often so I would wear smart casual and change to some sleep pants (i mean the knit jogger kind) once boarded so it's more flexible in-flight, messy bun up, lights out and face mask on, then on top of descent I go clean up quickly and do just eyebrows and eyeliner before getting ready to step off the plane. it's always good to pack something extra especially when you're traveling to/from different hemispheres/climates so you can change once you get to your destination to something heavier or lighter. and experiences have me learned that it also helps when your luggage is missing!

  16. I like and respect Anna and enjoy her videos, but I regularly fly First/Business Class and move in some pretty fancy circles, and I can assure you, the women you see in the most expensive seats dress very casually (I regularly travel to Europe, throughout N. America, Africa and Asia): jeans, leggings, t-shirts, button downs, trainers, even flip flops are seen regularly in First Class. It’s the wanna-be’s in Economy who try too hard to look high class and elegant: SO MANY fake Gucci belts and Louis Vuitton bags, lol! When I got to the point in my life where I made the transition from Economy to First Class, I made the newbie mistake of thinking I had to dress ‘elegantly’ and stood out like a sore thumb. Mind you, the jeans, leggings, trainers, and sneakers you see in First Class ARE generally designer and expensive, and fit PERFECTLY, but are still very, very casual.

  17. I watched a video of a flight attendant instructor who said to NEVER WEAR SNEAKERS, polyester, or hairspray. If you survive a crash, the aforementioned items melt on you if there's fire. I'm 80 yrs old, and I love your videos. Thank you.

  18. I am fortunate to be able to spend many months each year in Europe/Japan/Turkey with my husband due to his work. We stay in very nice hotels with formal restaurants, although when traveling on our own in between we relax in AirBnB's. The trend toward sports attire while flying is bad enough, but we've noticed many men in cities all over Europe (Munich, Zagreb, Vienna, Istanbul!) this year coming to breakfast in their slept-in white underwear T-shirts. I find this new dress trend appalling.

  19. I always have a beautiful cape or poncho to keep me warm when the cabin gets cold or that can be rolled into a “pillow “. I look good and feel good. Love from Australia ??

  20. Hello darling! I suggest, and this is what I do, using a leather backpack. Of course my backpack is not too large and it is usually black and classy. I like it because it distributes the weight evenly on my gorgeous body so I don't get a pain in my neck or my sexy shoulders. I dress appropriately as you described and I never would wear gym clothes. Never. Who knows who you might meet on the plane or in the lounge? Also, I don't use heavy perfume because it is disrespectful to sit next to someone for many hours and they may not enjoy my choice of perfume. I also bring a light solid color scarf, cashmere, to keep my gorgeous neck warm. Hope this helps and thank you for your quality advice for those who need it. Luv you darling!

  21. I travel a lot. Love to bring a big scarf with me when flying, so I can cover up when the AC or the walls are too cold.
    I always think in layers: a basic top, a nice sweater over it, a scarf. It allows me to get it to the temperate that is comfortable to me.
    Regarding the bags: I have a beautiful backpack or a longchamp tote bag that I can easily fold and put in my big luggage when I don't use it anymore. And i have a small baguette bag for my wallet, phone, charger, papers, etc. That I put in the backpack/tote bag when I don't need it. This way I can always find my essentials very quickly.

  22. I appreciate your videos but please stop telling us not what to do. This is like you judging others. Concertrate on what to do instead.

  23. My mom has the same thoughts for flip flops and uggs? my go to travel outfits are culottes (eh, i wear them all the time!) tucked in cotton shirt, scarf and training shoes….

  24. You have a very humble attitude and seem like you could deal with Cinderella's not just other affluent types. I am happy to follow you! ??? Now my TRAVEL FASHION TIP: Chunky Knit Scarf! Doubles as a neck pillow, covers your face if you are not first class, adds warmth but is breathable and comfortable enough to go with soft light fabrics for layering.

    I think of travel as a chore (lol?) so I do like a clean white tee but trousers still and oxford/flats. No belt but a fabric tie, like a scarf.

    NEVER do I wear jewelry traveling. I think that's nonsense unless wedding ring or thin thin necklaces. Or watch.

    I like to know what's going above my head and below my feet so I am not rude. I have a smaller case with stuff like my phone and notebook so I'm not standing up constantly.

  25. Hi Anna,
    Please do a house tour, would be so interesting. I love your choices, so elegant and classy. So please do this one day. Thanks

  26. I agree! I love this channel, when i hear you're talking i keep reminding myself of the mistakes i made
    going to the airport in heels. OMG!
    its so uncomfortable…

  27. Do a video of what to wear when you realize you've spent so much time worrying about wide leg trousers and the perfect weight cardigan and totally lost that connection with the rich husband you worked so hard to snag.

  28. Hello elegant ladies! I tried really hard to followed your tips when traveling. I chose proper attire following your advice during my flight to Dubai but I honestly failed. I ended up changing in the bathroom ( nice top, black leggings) while waiting for my flight… Thank you anyway for your wonderful tips.

  29. Hi Ana, would you please make a video about 'How to look elegant and appropriate when you have body exercise, training and so on..Walking, jogging, climbing maybe ..?" Or something about elegant sport life? Greetings

  30. My big thing is to always have shoes that allow you to have some type of sock or short pantihoes so your feet are t touching the group when you have to take off your shoes. I also like to travel with a simple canvas bag just because I’m not afraid to get it dirty and it’s not too flashy.

  31. I recommend carrying thick, snuggly socks in your carry on bag to slip into when you’re in your seat bc airplanes are frigid! ??? ♥️

  32. One item I take on long-haul or across-the-country flights is a lightweight wool poncho or wrap, preferably made of cashmere in a plain color. In a plane there is not much room in which to move or maneuver which makes taking off or putting on a sweater or coat difficult. Ana, you pointed out how planes can become cold. A poncho or wrap is easy to put on or around and it serves as a warm blanket. A cashmere poncho or wrap can be folded and put in your carry-on luggage. Also, make sure you don't take too many items in your carry-on bag. Most of all, have every item organized in clear mesh zip bags for easy identification and retrieval – security personnel, such as TSA, appreciate this, too. Many thanks, Anna. You are raising the bar for many in a society which has quickly adopted an entirely too casual attitude.

  33. Former Premium Cabin Crew for a 5stars airline, all my traveling handbags have a trolley sleeve or strap. This allows you to simply slip your handbag item over the handle of your carry-on. Also a basic "Amenity Kit" will make your life easy if your airline for some reason doesn't provide it, that is just a toiletry bag with moisturizer, toothpaste, antibacterial wipes, toothbrush, hand cream, eyeshades for sleeping, noise-canceling headphones, a pen, an empty water bottle, and even my own silk pillowcase and travel-blanket (If you don't feel comfortable with the blankets on the plane) for ultra-long flights.

  34. Devil’s advocate: I come from a family who has always been “old money” and my parents always told me to wear activewear especially gym shoes on a plane. In the event of an airplane emergency, it is the smartest thing to be prepared for that. Also, you want to be comfortable in long plane rides, so I think that athleisure works fine for that. I agree with you that trousers are nice but wearing high heels on a plane is looked down upon. I purchased your school of affluence program and am starting the courses today.

  35. Different standards apply to those travelling Economy v. those in Biz or First Class.
    The latter two provide sleepwear and comfort kits on long flights so one can dress anyway one wants as our fancy clothes are hung up somewhere for the duration of the flight. Comfy blankets also provided as are flat beds so not sure why the stress on classy dressing for the have nots back in coach.
    Hydration internal and external are super important on long hauls irrespective of class.
    What to pack for use in the air in economy (as evth is available free in Biz/First) would have been helpful for some.
    My 3.14 cents!

  36. I was once behind a group of very roomy, unhealthy-looking women at Orlando International. They were wearing brassieres, absent of any shirt whatsoever. These weren't gym tops, I'm referring to (actual brassieres.) On the leg were jeggings and leggings with various screen prints of real denim jeans on them. For shoes, one had bunny slippers and the balance wore open plastic shower slides that read "PINK" and "GUCCI" across the tops. I was unaware that Gucci even made plastic shower slides, but I digress… They all had frighteningly long, sharp looking fingernails encrusted with little sparking jewels and all were wearing extremely large, bright yellow jewelry with gigantic glass stones. They all also had on very large cinch belts too with extremely flamboyant golden buckles, however, they had no shirts and as I stated above, they were all in leggings of some variety so I'm not sure what the belt was intended for. They all did, however, have extremely nice hair which I later discovered were wigs as they removed them periodically in the TSA line. Another group of people were wearing flannel pajamas in various colorful prints with Uggs slippers and wearing neck pillows. I wondered if perhaps any or all of these folks had been somehow ripped from their beds in the middle of the night and were escaping from something, perhaps some deranged serial killer due to their overall attire.

  37. Here’s my travel tips:
    1. Bring water bottle. Refill when flight attendant gives you water.
    2. Take Airborne for strong immune system days prior to your flight.
    3. Travel light. Don’t bring unnecessary items (i.e. entire make up bag, hair dryer, etc.)
    4. Sneakers ? for shoes. Slip-on sneakers are easy to remove when going through security. UGGs are okay if going to a colder weather.
    6. Any stretchy pants are good.
    7. Less to no make-up.
    8. Backpack with less straps are okay for carry-on. They are great for multiple outside pockets for water bottle, glasses, headphones, phones, etc. If using tote bags, pick the ones with either zipper or snaps to avoid losing items while flying.
    9. Bring jacket, if you are usually cold while in plane.
    10. Bring neck pillow if you know that you always fall to sleep when flying.
    11. Wear less to no jewelry especially bracelets or necklaces that may cause you to get caught to something.
    12. Keep everything simple and practical to make everything as easy as possible and less stressful.
    13. If you know that you are a frequent bathroom goer, warn the passenger seated next to you if you are sitting in the middle or window seat especially if it’s a long flight. ?

  38. I don’t like yoga pants for airport, but seems like the best option when I’m traveling with my baby ((( so for now I totally switched my fancy purses to diapers bags ?

  39. I can’t fly. I get infection in my arm now every time I fly. I think it’s from fluctuating air pressure in plane. I have lymohedema from removed lymph nodes. If I flied I wear a sweater and maybe Eileen Fisher basic pants and my best sneakers. The sneakers are so you don’t tear you ligament in your hip while pulling heavy bags. I actually have a small tear from pulling my bag one summer. A scarf sounds nice.

  40. I would never wear any shoes without socks in the airport. Walking through security with bare feet is too gross for me!

  41. Definitely no makeup, face mist spray, plenty of face moisturiser, support travel socks, dress with layers, large scarf or pashmina, shoes that will still fit if feet swell, if you aren’t in business or first class that supply some travel necessities an eye shade will be helpful and if noise is an issue for you earplugs or cancelling headphones……pack then take out a fifth, pack and then take out more. Less will save an awful lot of trouble when further travelling as a backpacker or train travels….less less less???????

  42. I always travel Business Class. It’s expensive these days but it really is worth it for many reasons on a long haul flight especially. It also relates to how you dress on flights, From checking in to arrival at your destination the extra expenses turns travel from a nightmare to a to,érable and even restful option. This also greatly influences what I can wear. First off, one thing Anna did not discuss is the importance of looking elegant when you arrive at your hotel! Especially a five star hotel. You’d be surprised how often you receive a nicer room, an upgrade, and better amenities when you arrive well dressed. I do not wear high level designer hand bags (every upscale woman wears one but your $4000 bag doesn’t help if you arrive in a track suit or athlesure wear. I have higher end luggage, all matched. But most important, when I arrive, I am dressed in lovely trousers with nice top, blazer or cashmere sweater, and if it’s warm (but it’s a European city and you’re going to need it anyway) I carry a nice lightweight coat that looks well with trousers or even a LBD. This is where business class helps. First off, in BC, the Flight Attendant always hangs up your coat and/or blazer. Sometimes I change in the restroom immediately, before the flight even leaves the ground, into sweat pants, a T-shirt and a warm top that I can take off. I bring my own hanger and hang my clothes, the FA puts it in the closet. About an hour before landing, I retrieve my clothes and change before the restrooms get crowded as landing time approaches. The other advantage to business class is the amount / size cabin luggage.if you take on the right carry on you can pack your essentials on the top, a few days worth of clothes in case the airline loses your luggage (happens often) so you are not stranded. You don’t need to impress the flight attendant but as an American, arriving a foreign city, arriving well dressed and being as polite as possible has been immeasurably beneficial. Bonus tip. Although it costs more to arrange a hotel car and driver, you will be treated much better upon arrival. You often get to check in privately and not stand in a queue. Trust me. Dressing elegantly when you arrive makes a huge difference.

  43. Totally agree with your ideas on air travel. I usually Wear a thin top with a lightweight pullover and slacks with ballet flats. I am usually very cold if I do not have a pullover on. Really enjoy all of your videos.

  44. I NEVER wear polyester on an airplane. They say in case of a fire in the cabin, polyester melts and sticks to your skin, cotton or silk can be extinguished. I always wear a real LEATHER, not pleather, full length duster or jacket, again in case of emergency, the genuine leather protects you against immense heat and flame. I take genuine wool scarf that is large and unfolds into a "blanket" for cold airplane rides. I take as many essentials aboard in my carry on bag, in case they lose my other luggage. Hand lotion, snacks, make up, and a fresh wrinkle free shirt.

  45. Hi Anna my cousin Louis is flight staff with British Airways at Heathrow Airport via North London her parents live in Shillong ❤️???????? from me Walter

  46. I use my beautiful ponchos and capes when I travel. Quality fabric or fur, soft and comfortable, big enough to also be my little blanket. Love from Australia ??

  47. I learned not to overdress way back in my college days. I flew home for Christmas and I knew I had a party to go to shortly after I arrived, so I thought I would save time and dress for the party before I left. (This was way before security got so tough). It was a 3 hour flight from LAX to my connecting flight in Chicago’s O’Hare. My dress was jersey so it held up beautifully so I thought I was so clever only having to touch up my makeup. I had a beautiful new pair of high heels and since my arrival and departure gate in O’Hare were close, I didn’t worry about the shoes either. Boy was I young and naive! My connecting flight got cancelled and the only flight that they could get me on so that I would make it home that night much less in time for a party was all the way across the entire airport. I had 15 minutes to make it. Yes ladies, I was the barefoot runner through an airport. The entire rest of my travel home I had disgusting feet and I had perspired through my only party dress from running with my carry on luggage. Lesson learned!!

  48. You need to wear clothing that you can escape a plane in. Clothes that will not catch on fire, clothes that will not melt from the heat and fuse with your skin, clothes you can swim and climb in. Shoes that will stay on your feet , shoes can easily sli[p in and out of but that are also laced. Clothes that are warm and flexible and easy to wear and sleep in.

  49. Hello Anna – It seems to me that you had a very nice upbringing with Ballet and Horse Riding added to what seems a good education. Your parents must have given you the basics of social ability and you have developed it further. Congratulations on all you do to help others get the most out of themselves and to enter into polite society.
    Happy Christmas season,
    Love from Swan in Paris

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