While getting away for a holiday promises a chance to relax and unwind, unpacking to find a duffle bag of wrinkled items takes away from all of that. And let’s face it, no one wants to have to whip out an iron or a clothing steamer when all you want to do is enjoy your peace and quiet.
The good news is that there are many great packable and wrinkle-free clothing options to choose from, and not all of them have to be knits. There are wrinkle-resistant items that range from casual to dressy and shoes that are comfortable and foldable. To keep things simple, you can opt to stick with neutral tones or clothes that are in the same color family so that there is less to pack or more options available to you.
So if you are in the market for easy-to-pack items, here are some wrinkle-free travel clothing items to take on your next trip.
1. Cariuma IBI Slip-on
Cariuma IBI slip-on shoes are the perfect go-to travel sneaker for your trip. They are great for getting through TSA as no unlacing and lacing up is required. They are lightweight and made of bamboo and RPET knit — making them low-carbon-footprint sneakers. In addition, to a comfy wear, their material makes them easy to fit in your suitcase or overnight bag.
2. Buttercloth shirts
Cotton is known for being breathable, and Buttercloth, which is made with natural fibers, is also sustainable, keeping you cool when it is hot and warm when it is cold. But what makes a great traveling partner is that it remains wrinkle-free regardless of what you throw at it.
3. Sanuk Pair O Dice Lace
Another packable clothing item that travels well are the Sanuk Pair O Die Laces. They are made with a soft enzyme-washed canvas upper and are really flexible and will pack flat so you can take them on your next trip.
4. Dockers Signature Front Classic Fit Chino Pants
Khaki’s and chinos can be seen as casual Friday staples, and this classic pair from Docker’s can complete that laid-back look. Additionally, they are made with a flex comfort waistband, which is helpful if you choose to fly in these pants and they are also wrinkle-free, so no iron is needed.
5. Goodfellow & Co Knit Lounge Shorts
These lightweight cotton blended fabric shorts from Goodfellow & Co are perfect for in-flight comfort or can be rolled and packed efficiently. They have a drawstring waist, so while you are on vacation, there will be no bothersome buckle, belt, or button cutting into your abs so that you can relax with constraints.
6. Levi’s Mens 3D Slide Slip-on Sandal
A comfortable pair of slides is so very needed on vacation, especially if the beach is involved. And while Levi’s is well known for its jeans, they also are in the business of making slippers for men. And these 3D slides are built to last long and can go from indoor to outdoor and be used as shower shoes at the gym or any other area where you could be exposed to fungus. To pack these, stack them within each other.
7. Chaps Men’s Wrinkle-Resistant Performance Sportshirt
Short sleeve shirts are versatile and pair well with Bermuda shorts, regular slacks or jeans. And Chaps’ sporty iteration is great addition to your vacation. Its non-iron fabric helps it to remain wrinkle-resistant so that you can focus on enjoying your time away. It easily transitions from the summer months to fall.
8. Amazon Essentials Men’s Slim-Fit Chino Pant
Whether you are traveling or need a pair of easy-to-care-for pants, these Amazon men’s wrinkle-free chinos are a great buy. Furthermore, 80% of customers who have reviewed them from the site score them four or five stars.
9. Hoerev Men Casual Beach Trousers Linen Jean Summer Pants
These Hoerev easy-breezy beach-style pants will make a great addition to any closet and roll easily for packing. They are soft non-clingy and have a straw string, making them great for flying since there are no buttons to pinch your skin. You can wear them with flip-flops for ease getting in and out of TSA. They come in various colors so maybe grab a couple of pairs of this extremely packable clothing item.
10. Duer Men’s Performance Denim
Who doesn’t love having a great pair of jeans? These wrinkle-free jeans from Duer fall under the category of great packable clothing. They have 30% stretch for a comfortable fit through the hips and thighs, plus they are durable. They are created with CoolMax fibers to wick away sweat and also Silvadur treated which neutralizes odors because on vacay you may not have time to throw them in the wash.
11. Columbia Men’s Thistletown Park Crew
Columbia Thistletown Park short sleeve crew shirt is the perfect shirt to take on a trip. It is made with UPF 15 to helps block some UVA and UVB rays plus includes wicking technology to keep moisture at bay.
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