Stay Cozy With Our 9 Favorite Travel Wraps

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Travel Wraps, Capes and Ponchos
Mariah Tyler

It was Tata Harper — entrepreneur and queen of the green beauty movement — who first introduced me to the brilliance of travel wraps. After she showed off her luxurious cashmere shawl during a T+L Carry-on shoot, I immediately went out and bought one of my own. And life has never been the same (just kidding — sort of).

Scarves, blankets, ponchos, and capes all technically fall under the travel wrap umbrella. While packing one of these might not actually change your life — it will enhance the way you travel. Wraps are not only a stylish addition to any outfit, but they're also amazing multitaskers. They can be used as blankets on cold planes and as neck pillows when rolled up for long rides. They're also sheets on overnight trains and head covers on drizzly days.

Of course, you don't have to be on the road to make use of a cozy wrap. I keep my White + Warren travel shrug at my desk, so I can stay snug in freezing conference rooms. But I always take it with me when I leave for a trip — whether it's a weekend jaunt to the Hamptons or a 24-hour-flight to Bangkok.

Below, our list of the best wraps for travel. From the warmest to the most stylish, we've got a pick for every type of traveler.

Baby Alpaca Square Edge Cape

best travel wraps
Courtesy of Cuyana

Cuyana's impossibly soft cape is the only layering piece you'll need to pack.

To buy: cuyana.com, $215

Madeleine Thompson Cashmere Wrap

Madeleine Thompson Cashmere Wrap
Courtesy of Net-a-Porter

Thick and cozy cashmere gives this wrap a blanket-like quality. Snuggle up on the couch when it's cold outside, or wrap yourself up for a long day of travel ahead.

To buy: net-a-porter.com, $437

Nordstrom x Something Navy Blanket Wrap

Women's Wrap Scarf
Courtesy of Nordstrom

This olive-toned plaid wrap from Nordstrom's collaboration with Something Navy is incredibly versatile since it can also be worn as a scarf or used as a blanket. Pack it in your carry on for long travel days when you want to bundle up both on and off the plane.

To buy: nordstrom.com, $35 (originally $59)

Women's Madewell Wrap Scarf
Courtesy of Nordstrom

Straight from Nordstrom's collaboration with Madewell, this travel wrap is as convenient as it gets. Thanks to its handy armholes, you can easily wear this scarf as a cape or around your neck.

To buy: nordstrom.com, $55

White + Warren Cashmere Travel Wrap

White + Warren Travel Wrap
Courtesy of White + Warren

The Cashmere Travel Wrap is one of White + Warren's best-sellers. Plus, it comes in over 20 colors, from neutrals to neons, so you're sure to find the right fit for your travel wardrobe.

To buy: whiteandwarren.com, $315

Dip-dye Cashmere Wrap

Women's Fraas Scarf
Courtesy of Bloomingdale's

Fraas knows what it's doing when it comes to scarves — the German company has been in business since 1880. This beautiful dip-dyed cashmere wrap will add the perfect pop of color to your outfit in addition to keeping you warm.

To buy: bloomingdales.com, $298

Mer Sea & Co Luxury Travel Wrap with Bag

Women's Wrap
Courtesy of Amazon

This travel wrap conveniently comes with a matching bag, so you can not only store it away when you're not wearing it, but you can also use it as a pillow for long plane rides.

To buy: amazon.com, $115

A New Day Blanket Scarf

Target Blanket Scarf
Courtesy of Target

A blanket scarf is a must-have for winter travel. This wrap from Target is an affordable option that will help you stay cozy this season.

To buy: target.com, $11 (originally $17)

Garnet Hill Pure Cashmere Wrap

Garnet Hill Wrap
Courtesy of Garnet Hill

This 100 percent Mongolian cashmere wrap comes in ten pretty colors, like this luxe heathered sage.

To buy: garnethill.com, $189

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