Keep Calm and Carry On

Posted on April 24 2016

      Hipknoties: It’s that time of year again! We are beginning our holiday travel and with the plethora of airline restrictions it’s hard to pack everything you need for every holiday celebration into one carry on. Don’t fret! We have the answer with one word and coincidentally one garment, Hipknoties! Feel a cold draft on the plane? Grab your Hipknoties! Need a holiday party dress unlike any other? Grab your Hipknoties! Need something casual but cute to lounge in on Christmas morning? Grab your Hipknoties! Hipknoties IS your versatile holiday must have!

      Statement Earrings: A pair of statement earrings can add just the right amount of sparkle and glamour to any ensemble, whether you’re simply dressing up an old sweatshirt or going out for cocktail hour with your college girlfriends. Plus, the best part is they take up little to no space in your luggage!

      Flats: Comfortable shoes are your best friend when it comes to holiday travel.  For those of us who need to travel cross-country (or internationally!), it’s best to have shoes that can accommodate long travel days and lots of walking. We still like to keep it stylish, so we’d opt for bright flats that add a pop of color to your look.



      Burt’s Bee’s Lip Balm: Holiday travel generally means harsh temps, heat, and recycled air… What does this mean for our skin, especially, our lips? Dry, chapped lips, and honey, that’s no way to show up under the mistletoe! Want your lips to speak volumes this holiday season? Leave it to Burt’s Bees lip balm to save the day! With a variety of tinted, moisture rich lip balms in colors ranging from Pucker Berry to Zesty Red, you’re sure to turn heads while traveling and when you arrive at your destination! (Bert's Bees: 

      Reading Material: In today’s day and age e-readers like the Kindle and Nook are great, but when you have hours of transit and limited recharging ability and decreed electronic “powered off” flying times we suggest you keep it old school and bring a hard copy literary companion. Bring at least one book and one magazine and you'll be protected from long security lines or the stranger on the plane that wants to share their life story with you.


      Inflatable neck pillow: It's difficult to get any real rest while sitting up, whether in a car, plane or train, with your neck craned to one side or the other. A number of companies make already-filled neck pillows, but they are terribly bulky and make us look like toddlers toting around stuffed animals. A much more travel-friendly and compact version is an inflatable neck pillow that takes four or five deep breaths to fill. Try this one from Magellan’s, the best part is with duel ComfortControl fabrics you’re able to choose how cool or cozy you want to be. Simply flip sides to choose between warm, sueded microfiber or cool, moisture-wicking jersey, it even comes with a drawstring nylon pouch which easily attaches to your carry on. Rest assured, your neck will thank you! (Neck pillow: 


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