Flying First Class? Here's Exactly What to Wear

Okay, not everyone has the opportunity to fly first class, but if you do have the luxury—or are hoping to get upgraded to business class—know this: what you wear can make all the difference. Let’s face it; the days of getting dressed up for a flight are well in the past, as the dress code for air travel has gone from primped and polished to ultimate comfort. That said, traveling in luxury calls for a corresponding ensemble, no? Below, we’ve pulled together the must-have pieces for flying first class. Polished without feeling tight or constricting, these essentials will make you feel right in place without compromising on comfort.

Cotton Tee

Everyone needs a classic white tee.

Dark Jeans

These pants will get you through the longest of flights.

Cashmere Sweater

You’ll get so many compliments on this.

Polished Jacket

Stand out this season in this coat.

Sleek Pants


Penny loafers will always be a classic.

Now, you’re ready to take flight in style.