When it comes to dressing for the airport, comfort and convenience are key. This is especially true for your bottoms—after all, you will be rushing around the terminal and sitting for hours in them. Before you reach for the sweatpants, take a cue from jet-setting celebrities’ stylish ensembles to figure out what kinds of bottoms pass the test for both function and fashion.
If you’re heading straight for a business appointment, follow Sienna Miller’s lead and opt for silk trousers. Just add a blazer when you land.
Eileen Fisher pants, $179; eileenfisher.com
Set your skinnies aside and pick lived-in boyfriend jeans like Miranda Kerr’s. The relaxed fit ensures you won’t be feeling constricted—even in the most cramped seat.
Scotch & Soda jeans, $90; scotch-soda.com
A flight is the perfect time to test drive the culottes trend. Kendall Jenner had the right idea when she picked the ultra-roomy style for a recent trip.
Mother of Pearl culottes, $482; bysymphony.com
Loose Printed Pants
Flynn Skye pants, $143; flynnskye.com
As Gwyneth Paltrow knows, the ultimate comfortable option is a pair of leggings—leather looks especially chic and passes for actual pants.
Michael Michael Kors leggings, $128; farfetch.com
For those of you who can barely get out of bed for an early-morning flight, we present palazzo pants aka the closest you can get to wearing pajamas in public. Balance the look with a structured bag and button down à la Kate Upton.
Temperley London pants, $438; theoutnet.com