The Best Travel Clothes
Look good on the road
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Living in a van doesn't mean you have to give up your style.
Muttonhead Waterproof Rain Camping Hoodie ($135)
Go from city to campsite with the functional unisex Muttonhead Waterproof Rain Camping hoodie. A fleecy liner feels comfy next to skin, while the wind-resistant outer shell separates you from the elements.
Cotopaxi Kusa Blanket ($90)
With ultratough, water-repellent nylon on the outside and a blend of llama wool and polyester insulation on the inside, the Cotopaxi Kusa blanket does double duty as a picnic blanket or loose wrap when temperatures drop.
Leatherman Sidekick Multitool ($50)
Whether you need to fix something under the hood or just open a beer, Leatherman’s stainless-steel, all-in-one Sidekick multitool puts everything you might need—including a saw, wire cutters, and three screwdrivers—in the palm of your hand.
Woolrich X Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Wool Sneakers ($80)
A plush take on the classic shoe, the Woolrich X Converse Chuck Taylor All Star wool sneakers are both soft and water-repellent, making them comfortable and functional.
Dakine Caravan 27L Backpack ($100)
With a fleece-lined iPad sleeve, a side-zip laptop pouch, and loads of accessory pockets, the extra-roomy Dakine Caravan 27L backpack transports the essentials and then some. Or use the side compression straps to scale it down to a slimmer daypack.
Brixton Ranger II Hat ($60)
Windy lookouts are no match for the leather-strapped, wide-brim Brixton Ranger II hat. Made from 100 percent cotton canvas, it provides sturdy sun protection.
Rand McNally Large Scale Road Atlas ($20)
Sure, your iPhone can show you the way, but nothing inspires an epic backroads detour like an old-school printed map. Rand McNally’s Large Scale Road Atlas has over 350 detailed city insets and national-park maps.
Stanley Classic One Hand Vacuum Mug ($30)
Stanley’s Classic One Hand Vacuum mug is leak-proof, and its stainless-steel body fits in the cup holder. But the best part? Like the name implies, you can open and close it without taking both hands off the wheel.
Prana Spence Joggers ($80)
Who wants to wear jeans in a car all day? Prana’s moisture-wicking, UPF 50, four-way-stretch Spence joggers have a stylish, slim-cut design that takes the slobbiness out of sweatpants.
Moleskin Voyageur Traveller’s Notebook ($25)
Keep a Moleskin Voyageur Traveller’s Notebook in your back pocket, just in case you’re inspired to compose a sonnet, jot down the name of the great hole-in-the-wall you discovered, or record photo notes along the way.