Whether you’re catching an early morning flight or an overnight red-eye, it can be hard to get motivated to dress up for the airport. From Selena Gomez’s matching sweats to Kendall Jenner’s travel uniform of leggings and sneaks, today’s celebrities have proven that we’re not alone in our casual airport ensembles.
But long before sweatpants and stilettos was a trend, the tarmac was a runway and stars treated it as such. From Marilyn Monroe’s elegant dresses that hugged every curve to Brigitte Bardot’s mod minis and thigh-high boots, these fashion icons put their best foot forward as they stepped off the jetway.
Keep scrolling to see 14 gorgeous photos of yesterday’s style icons that will inspire you to trade in those leggings for something a little more glam on your next trip to the airport.