The History Behind Reese Witherspoon's Immaculate Airport Style

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Although stars like Victoria Beckham, Kendall Jenner, and Reese Witherspoon manage to make pushing luggage through airports look like glamorous activities, it isn’t an easy feat.

Can’t we all just wear a hoodie and call it a day?

Well, that’s not the philosophy that has led us to repeatedly stop and stare in awe at Witherspoon's travel outfits. The 40-year-old actress and Draper James founder, who never fails to deliver on red carpets, boasts a chic-yet-peppy style M.O. while on the go. Her secret? For Witherspoon, it comes from someone close to her heart.

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The stylish mother of three arrived at LAX on Wednesday wearing a Draper James sweater and carrying a clever tote bag.


“Well, I always remember my grandmother telling me, don’t wear sweatpants to the airport,” she told InStyle at Thursday's star-studded Tiffany & Co. party in Beverly Hills, Calif., where she dazzled in a black Roksanda dress.

“You never know. Somebody could take your picture," she said. "No—I just try to remember my grandma.”

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Sounds like grandmother Witherspoon had the right idea.

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—With reporting by Brandi Fowler

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