Going on trips is fun! Airports are not. There are so many things that factor into the hatred of airports: all the germ-infested strangers, food prices, delayed flights. Swaglessness is at an all-time high, even at places like LAX, where it seems like someone with oodles of style is walking through regularly. But, you don’t have to fall victim to it all. If you do things right, you can come out comfortable, stylish, and ready to move through those challenging halls like a pro. To help you make the right decisions, here’s An Illustrated Guide to Airport Style.

Illustrations by Greg Matesich