The 7 Pieces You Need for Holiday Travel

Getting ready to hit the road during this season? If you have big plans (and maybe big gifts to store in your suitcase), packing just the right amount of pieces is crucial. We've compiled a list of the must-have pieces for smooth holiday traveling.

See the 7 wardrobe essentials you should pack for the holidays!


A classic coat—think a trench or peacoat is a must-have for any cool-weather getaway. It can complete any look with minimal effort. Packing tip: Free up space in your suitcase by wearing your coat on the plane.


A versatile pair of denim can save you from any style dilemma. They’re great for long travel days as well as an impromptu night out. Wear them with a sweater and fashion sneakers or  throw on a blazer and your favorite pumps.


For chilly airports or casual days spent with the family, a cardigan will be a staple in your luggage. Whether your go-to is a lightweight knit or a chunky number, keep one tucked away in your carry-on or your handbag wherever you go.


Invest in a simple little black dress that can take you from day-to-night. Shorter styles can be paired with tights and flats, while midi-length styles can be worn casually with simple kicks and a leather jacket.


Comfy, practical and perfect for packing—this space-saving piece will get out hotel door in no-time flat. Pair them with a long sweater and booties for a casual, yet pulled-together ensemble.  


To quickly dress up any look pack one piece of statement jewelry. A rhinestone or pendant necklace will do the trick, but if you’ve been wanting to try something different, duster earrings are on-trend, can be worn day or night and add a splash of glam to any look.


Footwear can single-handedly be the most important part of your packing list. Save room (and styling time) by including these in your suitcase:

  • Flats: Ideal for going through security at the airport, switching out of your heels after a long night of standing or any other situation when you simply need to throw on and go!
  • Pumps: Choose a neutral (or even leopard!) pair to complete your holiday looks.
  • Boots: Ankle booties can casually be paired with denim or leggings. They’re great for chillier days too.

Looking for a little help when it comes to packing for the holidays? Our expert stylists are here to help. Take your style quiz, order a Fix and be sure to let your stylist know where you’re headed for the holidays. You’ll receive 5 carefully curated pieces to try on at home that can go straight into your suitcase. As always, shipping and returns are free, giving you even more peace of mind this season.

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