Travel Clothes Staples You Must Pack

by Katie Skrzek

Dec 2, 2017

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Whether you’re packing for a quick getaway or an extended trip, there are some apparel items that are a must for your suitcase. Before you jet away on your next vacation, follow our tips for clothing staples for every traveler.


If you plan to spend time outside, sunglasses are a necessity. Besides being comfortable, sunglasses protect your eyes from damaging rays.

Sweater or Sweatshirt

Even if you’re visiting a warm destination, it’s essential to pack some sort of sweater or sweatshirt you can wear if the plane is cold or if you visit a venue with strong air conditioning.

Dark-Wash Jeans

Unless you plan to attend any event or attraction with a dress code, a nice pair of dark wash jeans are perfect for transitioning from day to night looks. You can’t go wrong with a pair of Levi’s.

Plain T-Shirt

A classic t-shirt can be dressed up or down, depending on where you travel. Invest in a well-made version of this versatile item to stand up to multiple wears.

Slide-On Shoes

For ease at the airport and aboard your flight, invest in a pair of shoes you can easily slip on and off. Vans, Sanuk and Toms offer great options.


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