While the days of glamorous plane fashion may be gone, there’s still plenty of ways to add style to your travel attire.
From Natalie Wood’s silk headscarf to Audrey Hepburn’s chic ballet flats, we’ve pulled together the best looks from Old Hollywood stars to inspire your next jet set ensemble.
1954: Ava Gardner
Ava Gardner deplanes in California in a velvet – trimmed coat dress and fur state while travelling to Palm Spring. The actress wasn’t accompanied by her husband. Frank Sinatra, on her flight, but rather their family dog, Rags.
1955: Grace Kelly, Elizabeth Taylor, and Lorraine Day
Three of Hollywood’s fines leading leadies arrived in New York City after flying on a direct flight from Los Angeles together in 1955 – each are wearing on even more stylish outfit than the last.
1955: Dolores Del Rio
Hollywood film star Dolores del Rio bundled up in an oversized mink fur coat for a flight in New York City. The actress was returning home to Mexico for a family visit before she filmed her next movie.
1955: Jane Russell
Jane Russel arrives in a hooded toggle jacket at a New York City airport. The actress was embarking on a European vacation with her two children.
1956: Rita Hayworth
Stepping off of a plane to London in 1956, Rita Hayworth looked fashionable in a beleted cape dress and a stand of pearls.
1957: Jayne Mansfield
Jane Mansfield is flocked by photographers, as she disembarks on an airplane in London in 1957. Wearing a fur – trimmed trench coat and satin gloves, the actress gives a wave to the cameras.
1958: Elizabeth Taylor
Wearing a belted floral sundress, heels, and a chiffon headscarf, Elizabeth Taylor arrived in London with her two sans. Taylor is joined by her soon – to – be husband Eddie Fisher.
1959: Lauren Bacall
After arriving in London on a flight from Rome, Lauren Bacall gracefully exits the plane in a light tweed suit and sunglasses.
1960: Josephine Baker
Josephine Backer is greeted with a bouquet of flowers after a flight to Berlin. The perfomer looked chic in a simple black frack with a white collar and a white cap.
1960: Jacqueline Kennedy
When JFK and Jackie Kennedy arrived at the airport in Hyannis in 1960, the couple was greeted by supporters of the presidential candidate. In her typical fashion, Jackie wore white gloves and a pillbox hat with a conservative sleeveless frack.
1960: May Britt
Sammy Davis Jr. looks dapper as he meets his girlfriend, Swedish actress May Britt, at the airport in London. Britt threw a stylish coat over a white shirt dress and carried a hat box. The couple tied the knot later that year.
1961: Marilyn Monroe
For a chic yet effortless travel outfit, look no further than Marilyn Monroe. The starlet turned heads as she departed a flight in 1961 wearing a simple cotton dress and a houndstooth jacket with a pair of white stilettos.
1962: Dorothy Dandridge
Dorothy Dandridge is greeted at the Orly Airport in France with oysters and champagne. The Academy Award nominated actress wore a sophisticated grey suit, with leather gloves, pearls, and a black headband.
1962: Eartha Litt
Wearing a knee – length grey suit, pearls, and a fur coat, Eartha Kitt makes her way down the steps of a plane in London. The singer is fresh off of a flight from Stockholm, where she performed.
1962: Nancy Kwan
Nancy Kwan’s husband playfully place his black boater hat on her head, as the couple prepares to board their flight to Bora Bora. The actress looked effortlessly stylish in an oversized leopard fur coat.
1963: Rita Moreno
Rita Moreno bundless up at London’s Heathrow airport. Despite the presumed jet lag, the singer looked refreshed stepping off of the plane in a white fur cap and silk brocade kacket.
1965: Audrey Hepburn
Film star Audrey Hepburn paired a sleevless Peter Pan collared frack with black ballet flats – and of course, her signature dark sunglasses – as the waited inside the terminal at the Orly Airport in France.
1965: Diana Ross, Florence Ballard, and Mary Wilson
Diana Ross is joined by her Supremes bandmates, as the group departs on a flight to London. The singers are bundled up for the English cold, as evidence by their fur jackets and stoles.
1965: Catherine Deneuve
French actress Catherine Deneuve turned the tarmac into a runway when she arrived in London in 1965. Her look of choice. A white belted trench coat, boots, and a classic pair of sunglasses.
1965: Sophia Loren
Sophia Loren smokes a cigarette before boarding her flight in 1965. The Italian actress to impress for her journey, wearing a black bateau neckline dress, a diamond broach, and a leopard jat.
1966: Brigitte Bardot
Donning a pair of white framed sunglasses and a navy suit, Brigitte Bardot looked as chic as ever departing a plane in London’s Heathrow Airpot in 1966.
1967: Faye Dunaway
Faye Dunaway blew us away with her airplane attire in 1967. The flight bound actress paired a fur – trimmed coat with a mini sweater dress and over – the – knee leather boots. She topped it off by posing with a Pan Am stewardress bag.
Twiggy nearly matches the TWA logo, as she boards a flight in London in 1967. The model wore a red fringe two – piece set with matching knee – high boots and beaded accessories as she made her way up the steps of the plane.
1967: Jane Fonda
Jane Fonda pairs a corduroy Breton hat with a high neck mini dress, as she and her husband Roger Vadim arrive at the Venice – Lido Airport. The couple was joined by Fonda’s brother, Peter, for the Venice Film Festival.
1967: Marianne Faithfull and Anita Pallenberg
The girlfriends of members of The Rolling Stones knew how to travel in style. The duo wore feather boas when they arrived at Heathrow Airport to join the rock band in Tangiers, Morocco in 1967.
1967: Jean Shrimpton
Jean Shrimpton looked poised and polished at the airport in London. The British model added a large dragonfly broach to het coat dress and paired the outfit with balck Mary Janes and a brimmed hat.
1968: Pattie Boyd
It’s hard to upstage The Beatles, but Pattie Boyd did just that when she joined George Harrison and the rest of the band for a flight to the Cabbes Film Festival in 1968. The mdel arrived ready for takeoff in a black and white ensemble and an oversized straw hat.
1969: Sharon Tate
Sharon Tate strolls through London’s Heathrow Airport in 1969 after arriving in England for the premiere of her husband’s film, Rosemary’s Baby. The star looked chic in a black turtleneck, corduroys and a leather jacket.
1971: Grace Kelly
Grance Kelly exuded elegance as she departed on a private jet with former costar, Gregory Peck, in Los Angeles in 1971. The actress turned royal wore a bright blue suit paired with a brown leather handbah and sunglasses.
1971: Diahann Carroll
Television star Diahan Carroll looks sensational after a transatlantic fight to Sydeny. Australia in 1971. The actress wore on all – white outfit and black patent leather boots.
1973: Julie Christie
For the ultimate travel outfit inspiration, look no further than Julie Christie’s arrival in London in 1973. The actress wrapped her curls in a printed silk headscarf and paired a cozy turleneck sweater with a pair of overalls.
1973: Charlotte Rampling
Charlotte Rampling makes traveling with a baby look like a piece of cake, as she waits to board a flight to Dubai in 1973. The British actress wore matching jean overalls with her 9 – month – old son, pairing hers with a long floral T – shirt.
1974: Debbie Reynolds
Debbie Reynolds looks polished in a pair of grey pants and a wool turtleneck, with a playful silk blazer in 1974. The actress was spotted at Heathrow Airport upon her arrival.
Rock and roll’s first family – Mick, Bianca and Jade Jagger – made their stylish way through the airport in 1974. Bianca trailed behind her husband in a floral mini stress, stripped sweater, and white sun hat.
1977: Jane Birkin
Carrying her signature straw basket purse, Jane Birkin kept things simple as she arrived in London with her partner, Serge Gainsbourg. The model wore a white sweater and stacks with an oversized black blazer.