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I'm Tara.

I'm just a silly little girl who likes to go places and tell her silly little stories.

SLK documents the adventures I've had across 5 continents & who I've become on my journeys. 

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3 lazy airport looks

3 lazy airport looks

With plane tickets booked and plans being put into action, I've got that all-too-familiar excited feeling that comes with more travel on the horizon! Unfortunately, with all the goodness that is a lifestyle on the road comes those things which feed my anxiety: TSA screenings, bag check, airplane bacteria breeding grounds, long layovers, and free airport WIFI with a time limit {cough, Auckland, cough}. 

Flying budget usually means layovers and early mornings, so the easier an outfit is for me to throw on the better. Add in the criteria of my attire being both comfortable for long flights and easy to get through security without hassle, and we have a winning combination. Especially since I love a minimal-effort look {the more disheveled the hair, the better}.

earrings by Rocksbox! use code 'sillylittletaraxoxo' for a free month of jewelry :)

earrings by Rocksbox! use code 'sillylittletaraxoxo' for a free month of jewelry :)

I'm not one for wearing leggings as a form of pants unless you're working an athleisure look. Or, ya know, actually working out. Leggings to the office? Absolutely not. Leggings with tall boots? Let that shit die with the early 2000s. Leggings with button-ups? Stop. No. Please bury that next to the tall boots look. However, after getting these super comfortable athletic leggings from a sustainable fashion brand {Outdoor Voices}, I knew they'd make perfect travel bottoms. Not for wearing out and about on the everyday {see above statements about leggings as pants}, but for a woman en route to her next destination. 

Here are 3 lazy airport looks with Outdoor Voices leggings!

1. Layover layers

One of my absolute favourite companies for clothing {also sustainable}, which makes up a majority of my work attire these days, is Everlane. They've created the 100% Human collection of t-shirts and sweatshirts that I'm especially in love with because for every purchase Everlane is donating $5 to the ACLU. And, with the current hate-monger acting as President for this country, every dollar towards good counts, amirite? It's good to have a good coat when you're on a flight too, because airplanes don't ever seem to have a middle ground for temperature. 

2. Rolled-out-of-bed ready

This get-up is as lazy as it gets. But it just meets minimum effort requirements to be considered a level above wearing your actual pajamas on a plane. If you have an early flight or one that's 10+ hours long, you can literally throw on a beanie and look half-decent. These Adidas, which were gifted to me by Lindsey from her Adidas subscription box, take away some of the pain that is American security gate requirements. You can slip them off and slip them back on real efficiently. 

3. Pulled together pullover

Throwing on a pullover sweater and some jewelry can make you feel a bit more pulled together, which can be nice since a) you aren't actually wearing a proper outfit and b) there is a chance you might be heading straight from the plane to explore or meet up with people {though let's hope you put on actual pants by then}. 

necklaces from Rocksbox! 

necklaces from Rocksbox! 

Simple enough, aye? 1 pair of leggings made by a great company, 'styled' 3 ways. Ready for you to get from point A to point B without security gate hassle or discomfort. Boom. Easy. Or lazy. Probably both.  

Fly in comfort my ladies! And, get rid of your mid-calf boots, k?

1. coat: H&M | leggings: OV | shoes: Converse | t-shirt: Everlane | jewelry: c/o Rocksbox

2. sweatshirt: PP | leggings: OV | shoes: c/o Lindsey from Adidas | beanie: F21

3. sweater: H&M | leggings: OV | shoes: Converse | jewelry: c/o Rocksbox

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