20 Celebrities Show Off Their High-Flying Airport Style

Celia San Miguel | Oct 23, 2016 Celebrities
20 Celebrities Show Off Their High-Flying Airport Style

From Nicole Richie to Miranda Kerr, some stars have a gift for turning airport terminals into their own personal runways. Even those celebrities with a reputation for fiercely guarding their privacy understand that going unnoticed at a crowded airport in the digital age is a feat only the Invisible Woman could accomplish.  

Jet-setting fashionistas, then, have found the way to dress so that they can remain comfortable while navigating through airport terminals, walking through security checkpoints, and boarding their flights — all without sacrificing their style cred.

Check out the stars who will give you a major case of wanderlust and inspire plenty of outfit ideas for those moments when it's your turn to fly the friendly skies.


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  • Victoria Beckham

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    Fashion designer and former Spice Girls member Victoria Beckham once said, "I can't concentrate in flats!" Clearly, she stays concentrated even while traveling, since the style icon always looks impeccable when spotted at an airport — and, of course, she's always propped atop a pair of high heels. In October 2015, she looked red-hot at Los Angeles International Airport in a pair of flared vermilion trousers, a sharp button-down blouse, a classic plaid coat, and oversize shades.

  • Gigi Hadid

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    Model Gigi Hadid took the athleisure trend to new heights in January 2016, when she flew from Paris to Los Angeles. The model donned a black Versace sweatshirt with neon lettering over black leggings with sheer side panel details, then added a polished white coat over the sporty ensemble to add an elegant touch. Her messy topknot and pointed-toe Chelsea boots completed the look, which epitomized off-duty cool.

  • Miranda Kerr

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    Victoria's Secret model Miranda Kerr's airport outfits always get a green light from fashion critics — and that's certainly true of this ensemble, which the model wore in October 2016 while strolling through the Charles de Gaulle Aiport in Paris. The model turned heads in a shimmering emerald green blouse, mid-rise distressed jeans, a black Gucci belt with gold accents, and black Gucci loafers that lent the outfit a borrowed-from-the-boys touch. Her black coat, which she wore draped over her shoulders, added a dramatic touch. 

  • Gwen Stefani

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    Over the years, Gwen Stefani has blessed us with her unique take on punk style, mixing this core aesthetic with mod influences and the occasional nod to old Hollywood glamour. This outfit, which she flaunted in September 2012 at LAX airport, perfectly captured Stefani's style — from the dapper black fedora to the color-blocked houndstooth print blazer, black top and leggings, and burgundy Doc Marten combat boots.

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  • Demi Lovato

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    A sporty bomber jacket in a colorful print can upgrade any casual look. Demi Lovato proved this theory true in September 2015, when she arrived at London's Heathrow Airport wearing a floral print bomber jacket over a gray tee and cropped skinny jeans. The mirrored sunglasses and black booties added a rocker edge to the look. 

  • Kate Hudson

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    In February 2016, Kate Hudson channeled her Almost Famous character, Penny Lane, while catching a flight out of Los Angeles International Airport. The actress went for a romantic Bohemian look in a long-sleeved, floral-print, red maxi dress and brown suede Christian Louboutin boots. 

  • Nicole Richie

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    If there's one thing Nicole Richie learned from her style icon predecessors Sophia Loren and Kate Moss, it's that a leopard print faux fur coat can make an otherwise meek outfit positively roar. When paired with a black The Who muscle tee, a chunky woven black leather chain link necklace, cat-eye sunglasses, and a red statement lip, Richie's leopard print coat added a hint of glamour to a funky rocker-chic outfit.

  • Selena Gomez

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    Wearing a black sweater cape with a dramatic high-low hemline over a semi-sheer, long-sleeved, button-down white blouse and glossy black leggings, Selena Gomez looked pretty and polished at London's Heathrow Airport in March 2016. 

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  • Khloe Kardashian

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    KoKo, aka Khloe Kardashian, looked effortlessly sexy at New York City's JFK airport in March 2016, wearing a sleek black strapless jumpsuit and a camel-colored silk duster coat, accessorizing the look with aviator shades, strappy gold sandals, and a timeless black Birkin bag.

  • Alessandra Ambrosio

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    Victoria's Secret stunner Alessandra Ambrosio never steers far from her signature Boho style. While flying out of Los Angeles in August 2015, the supermodel kept things casual and chic in a colorful, paisley-print jumpsuit from her own line, alé by Alessandra Ambrosio, and beige espadrilles. Ambrosio accentuated the ensemble's free-spirited vibe through her dainty layered necklaces and stacks of beaded, woven, and metallic bracelets.

  • Heidi Klum

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    Project Runway star Heidi Klum is one stylish trooper! The model embraced a military-inspired look while flying into Sydney in January 2016, rocking an army green jacket adorned with colorful patches and glittery appliqués and featuring an orange faux fur collar. Klum relied on her jacket to anchor her look, pairing the standout piece with a white V-neck burnout tee and boyfriend jeans. To emphasize the military motif, meanwhile, she carried a camo print Birkin bag.

  • Jennifer Lopez

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    Singer, actress, and producer Jennifer Lopez got into the British spirit while strolling through London's Heathrow airport in April 2016, showing off a polished and perfectly tailored ensemble in shades of gray — a perfect choice for the City of Fog. The jet-setting mogul wore a Nina Ricci herringbone coat, flared Gucci trousers, and a fur scarf over a cream-colored top. Her caramel-colored handbag and gold-tinged aviator shades, meanwhile, added just a touch of warmth to the look.

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  • Taylor Swift

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    Singer Taylor Swift loves giving her outfits a bit of a retro flair, and she pulled off the feat flawlessly when she paired a pair of tailored camel-colored shorts with knee-high green socks, lace-up black Christian Louboutin booties, and a structured burgundy handbag from Aldo. The eyelashes embroidered along the pockets of her white Miss Patina button-down blouse, meanwhile, gave the ensemble a playful, cheeky feel. 

  • Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

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    Model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley went for a luxe Boho vibe in May 2016, when she was spotted wearing this intricately embroidered Isabel Marant coat at LAX. With its Indian-inspired embroidery, mirrored sequins, and beads, the coat was enough to wow crowds, but Huntington-Whiteley styled the piece perfectly, adding a bit of edginess with black leather pants while keeping the rest of the look simple and muted.

  • Blake Lively

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    Actress Blake Lively made a monochromatic look feel like a breath of fresh air while at the Nice airport in France in May 2016. The actress donned a white Burberry trench coat with black trim along the collar and paired it with white slacks featuring tuxedo-inspired black stripes running down the sides. It was fashion harmony at its best — not too matchy-matchy but perfectly in sync.

  • Rihanna

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    Singer Rihanna's street style is a genius mishmash of influences, taking rock 'n' roll style elements and fusing them with hip-hop and skater qualities. The final looks are equal parts tomboy sexpot, glam rebel, and high fashion. While at LAX airport, RiRi wore a Black Pyramid "Love Not Hate" leather varsity jacket, leather jogging pants, a black We Are Massiv T-shirt emblazoned with the words "No Mental Slavery" (a reference to Bob Marley's "Redemption Song" lyrics), and a red-and-white striped Joyrich beanie hat with a "Rich Fashion Advisory, Explicit Content" label. A bold red pout completed the winning look.

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  • Chrissy Teigen

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    Model Chrissy Teigen gave us a lesson on how to wear leggings without looking sloppy when she made her way through the airport in fall 2015, rocking the black stretchy bottoms with a ribbed white tank and a floor-length floral print duster that seemed to billow as she walked. Her wool fedora hat and open-toe booties added an edgy touch to the casual but cool outfit.

  • Karlie Kloss

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    Supermodel Karlie Kloss played with volume, length, and proportion with this outfit, which she donned in August 2016 while arriving at LAX. The statuesque Kloss flashed her toned abs in a cornflower blue Rosie Assoulin top with bell-shaped sleeves. To keep the look demure, Kloss paired the top with high-waisted, wide-legged, fluid white Tomorrowland trousers. She then added an unexpected sporty element via her white Adidas x Barneys New York sneakers.

  • Kendall Jenner

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    There's a gothic glamour to this all-black outfit, which Kendall Jenner rocked when arriving in France for Paris Fashion Week in September 2015. The collarless black coat and wide-legged black pants gavee the outfit a degree of solemnity, but the lingerie-inspired cropped cami with its sheer lace material added an element of seduction, playing a sly game of peek-a-boo with onlookers. The wide black choker necklace, meanwhile, gave the outfit an on-trend feel.

  • Jessica Alba

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    When it comes to high-flying airport style, Jessica Alba is in her very own Sky Club. Denim pants, graphic tees, and sleek blazers are Alba's travel go-tos, as exemplified by this outfit she wore while strutting through LAX in May 2015. The Honest Co. CEO wore a menswear-inspired, oversize, gray Reese + Riley jacket over a cool V-neck tee bearing an image of Marilyn Monroe and dark blue Current/Elliott boyfriend jeans. Alba's styling was, as usual, on point: She rolled up the jacket sleeves for a more street-cool feel and added a statement necklace to infuse some femininity into the look.

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