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What to wear flight to New York.

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val4 Sat 28-May-16 17:18:09

Looking for some advice please. Flying to New York from Ireland Tuesday morning(7 hr flight). Wondering should I wear jeans or will they be too warm when I get there. Also think of maxi skirt/t-shirt that I can layer . Any Ideas please!

pilpiloni Sat 28-May-16 17:23:42

It's roasting here right now but everything has ac so you need a shawl or cardi. Layers are the way to go

saraseulement Sat 28-May-16 17:23:47

I did a long haul flight last summer and wore a cotton vest top, a comfy soft bra, £12 H&M harem trousers with a cuff (to avoid dragging on plane toilet floors) and a denim jacket with havaianas on my feet. I packed some fluffy socks and a big soft pashmina in my hand luggage.

elQuintoConyo Sat 28-May-16 17:25:14

saraseulement that sounds comfy enough to wear every day grin

NapoleonsNose Sat 28-May-16 17:26:18

I went to NY in June a couple of years ago. It was warm here at the time so I wore some light trousers, a t shirt and a light jumper. I also took a summery coat in my hand luggage. Arrived at around 6pm their time and it was pissing down with rain and a bit chilly. The next couple of days were really hot and sunny though. I think light layers are the way to go.

dudsville Sat 28-May-16 18:13:07

I don't think you can win with journeys like that. You leave England, perhaps in the early hours when it's still chilly, mooch around a hot Heathrow or whatever, board a freezing cold plane and pop out the other end to hot and humid weather. That said, I would put sandals in a front pocket of your suitcase and swap your in flight sweater for them when you land.

val4 Sat 28-May-16 22:42:28

Thanks for all your suggestions. Looks like layering is way to go. Early flight from Ireland si it will be v cold, and arriving in NY at midday so will be roasting! I remember from previous trips to U.S that they are much more into air conditioning than European cities. Will def have cardigan and sandals in bag!!

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