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to wear a onesie on a long haul flight?

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Namestranger Wed 04-Dec-19 20:34:30

I'm frightened of flying and taking my first ever long haul flight on Saturday! 17hrs straight to Perth. I am packing everything I can think of to make my journey comfortable but am wondering if IABU to wear a onesie on the plane? I have scoliosis so I wriggle into weird positions a lot which makes jeans feel uncomfortable sitting for long periods...yet I find in leggings I get incredibly cold on planes. My late mum bought me a super soft spotty onesie...WIBU to wear it over leggings and a singlet once we board or will I look insane?!

Thehop Wed 04-Dec-19 20:35:40

You’d probably get away with changing into it on the plane but I would t recommend it for the airport!

Have a good flight x

Namestranger Wed 04-Dec-19 20:36:36

Oh I wasn't going to wear it in Departures! I'd look like a giant lost baby tcrgrin

Didntwanttochangemyname Wed 04-Dec-19 20:36:58

A nice blanket might stand out a bit less, would you be upset by people looking at you? If not, crack on!

ZenNudist Wed 04-Dec-19 20:37:40

Fuck it. Comfort is key. I bet you can rock it in the airport if you fancy. Who gives a shit?!

Actionhasmagic Wed 04-Dec-19 20:37:47

Just careful when using toilet

Freyanna Wed 04-Dec-19 20:37:58

Sounds perfect for your flight.

LittleDidSheKnow Wed 04-Dec-19 20:38:23

Oh I’m not sure if I’d do that, but I’d love to... it does sound blooming comfy!

If it wouldn’t embarrass you then do it.

MeTheCoolOne Wed 04-Dec-19 20:38:43

I'd wear it if I were you. Comfort is the most important thing.

troutknickers Wed 04-Dec-19 20:38:48

I definitely would! But I don't give a fuck what people think, I have been known to walk home from friends houses (as a teen/early adult) in my pjs!

catandadogandababy Wed 04-Dec-19 20:38:54

Fuck yes! Why not? You aren't probably going to see those people again so don't matter what they think.

If not, what about a warm jump suit? Do they exist?

eurochick Wed 04-Dec-19 20:39:09

It'll be a nightmare in the grim plane loos.

Swisskit Wed 04-Dec-19 20:39:33

Just get track suit bottoms and a fleece. You'll look really silly in a onesie. Sorry.

Namestranger Wed 04-Dec-19 20:39:38

DP said they give out blankets but (and I know how precious this sounds) I find I get really annoyed by little cold drafts! I don't know if it because am really underweight at the moment for health reasons but I find sitting for any period of time little chinks in a blanket have me freezing! So a onesie is like wearing the blanket tcrgrin

WaterSheep Wed 04-Dec-19 20:40:56

Nothing against wearing a onesie, but they are very impractical when you need to visit the toilet.

There's very few experiences worse than a 17 hour flight. But having to use a cramped plane toilet whilst wearing a onesie, and the inevitable stripping off that entails is pretty close.

greeentopmilk Wed 04-Dec-19 20:40:57

Wear the onesie with your coat over it in the airport, who will know!?

Namestranger Wed 04-Dec-19 20:41:16

Just get track suit bottoms and a fleece

I thought about that by I don't own any joggers and I'll probably never use them again if I got some.

ToPlanZ Wed 04-Dec-19 20:41:31

I've seen a few people wearing them on long haul flights and if you are comfy in one why not?

I never know what to wear long haul as the flights are either boiling or freezing, there never seems to be a happy medium.

Lockheart Wed 04-Dec-19 20:41:34

It'll be bloody difficult in the loos.

Alicatz66 Wed 04-Dec-19 20:41:45

I agree that jeans are horribly uncomfortable on a flight... I always wear a pair of Hush Amelie joggers .. a sweatshirt with a vest underneath .. and take a soft blanket . Covers all eventualities in temperature and looks reasonably ok.

Namestranger Wed 04-Dec-19 20:41:51

Wear the onesie with your coat over it in the airport, who will know!?

Haha it's multicoloured and spotty tcrgrin

mathanxiety Wed 04-Dec-19 20:42:28

You will have to unzip and pull it down to use the loo, and chances are the loo floor won't be at all sanitary.

Also, the whole thing has to come off if you have a spill or if someone spills on you.

Loose yoga pants are a better idea, with a long sleeved T-shirt and light, zipped hoodie.

JustOneSquareofDarkChocolate Wed 04-Dec-19 20:42:42

YABU because of the toilet issue. I have a cashmere travel blanket that comes with me to Australia every year and back and has its own little bag. So incredibly warm (but £££)

christmassymcchristmas Wed 04-Dec-19 20:42:51

The only thing that's important to wear is flight socks

JoyTurner Wed 04-Dec-19 20:43:10

Do it OP. Nothing worse than being cold, especially on a 17 hour flight.
Maybe look at some knitted loungewear as an option? Only thinking about the grim toilets too!

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