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I have been doing a lot of air travel this summer, and I realized that there are certain things I can't fly without. Take a look!

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This Matouk Santa Fe Cashmere Throw is so soft—perfect for keeping cozy during the flight.

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I prefer to bring my own pillow cases to rest on en route to and while staying at my destination. The newest design from Sferra—the Orlo collection—is so crisp and fresh.

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On long flights I couldn't live without a little entertainment. I load up my iPad with all of the shows I've missed including The Tudors, The Borgias, and Mad Men.

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Air travel can cause your skin to dry out. Mario Badescu's Complex Moisturizer is just the pick-me-up I need.

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I never—ever—wear sweatpants in public. But once I get on to the plane, I slip into a pair, because while they aren't fashionable, they are comfortable! The ones from J. Crew are wonderful.

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Comments (3)

  • SFERRA pillow case? Not Martha Stewart bedding?

  • Hi Kevin. I also love Mario Badescu products. Read about them in Martha's magazine a long time ago & have been hooked ever since. The Sferra linens look great. And those sweat pants! They're the best.

  • I never thought to bring my own pillow case! I like that idea! I agree with you that I could never travel without my iPad. I don’t know how people survive flight delays without them! Just like you mentioned, I take the time while waiting to board to catch up on some shows. It’s rare I get time to relax and watch TV, so flight delays are not all that bad to me. I have the free Dish Remote Access app that allows me to connect to my home TV through the sling adapter, so I might as well be at home watching my trashy reality shows. Hey, everyone has a guilty pleasure! LOL!

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