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When you’re traveling, having special clothing can be a necessity. Whether you’re headed on a hike in Alaska, on Safari in Africa, or through the jungles in Asia, certain clothes are made especially for these situations. Quick drying, sun protective fabric, moisture wicking, side cargo pants, insulated for warmth, convertible, packable, waterproof. While these aren’t the words you typically think of when you’re looking for everyday clothing, when you’re packing to travel, these clothing features can be extremely important. Luckily, Orange County offers a myriad of options of places to visit to get your next travel outfit.

What are your favorite places in Orange County to get clothes for traveling? Share in the comments below!
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SPF Addict: Sun Protective Clothing
Red Fox
1500 S. Coast Hwy.
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
(949) 371-3376
www.redfoxlaguna.com

Heading somewhere tropical? SPF Addict makes sun protection clothing for the next generation, meaning that even young travelers can enjoy great SPF coverage with their clothing, without discarding their fashion sensibilities. A variety of stylish tops, t-shirts, dresses, skirts, jackets, scarves, and pants are available, all using organic, environmentally conscious fabric and technology that delivers a UPF rating of 50+ in each of their lab tested designs. High manufacturer standards, all made and sewn in the U.S.A., ensures a high level of quality.

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(credit: The North Face)


The North Face: Athletic Travel Apparel
South Coast Plaza
3333 Bear St.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 549-2107
www.thenorthface.com

The North Face brand is synonymous with outdoor travel and exploration. From their skiing, boarding, climbing, hiking, and running clothing and outerwear, the brand focuses heavily on global responsibility and conservation efforts while manufacturing some of the nation’s leading quality outdoor clothing line. Their lifestyle vests and jackets for men, women, and children go from mountain top to downtown city with their stylish designs and cold-weather resistant features. Their ultra-lightweight (down to the ounce!) packable line of jackets, vests, and pants are the epitome of easy packing.

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(Credit: Columbia)


Columbia Sportswear: Dependable Outerwear
Citadel Outlets
100 Citadel Dr.
Commerce, CA 90040
(323) 726-2182
www.columbia.com

One of the country’s industry leaders in outdoor apparel, Columbia Sportswear utilizes cutting edge technology to keep you warm and dry no matter what weather you encounter. In addition to their ski/snow, hiking, and fishing line for outdoor adventure, their Casual/Travel line features gear that is lightweight, waterproof, easily packable, and super comfortable once you arrive. With this Columbia Sportswear location at the Citadel Outlets, you can snag their excellent apparel at discount prices that still include Columbia’s awesome one-year warranty on their outerwear and many products.

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Magellan’s: One stop travel shop
555 The Shops At Mission Viejo
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
(949) 347-2512
www.magellans.com

Magellan’s, the trusted shop for all your travel needs including luggage, portable electronics, security and comfort must-haves, offers a large selection of travel clothes. From pickpocket proof jackets and pants with zippered passport and money protecting pockets, to support socks to prevent DVT while traveling, and wrinkle-free clothing to get you out the door sooner, there is something for every travel need and destination. The women’s travel clothing line has expanded to include a variety of new looks including dresses, scarves, and sweaters that offer both travel protection (and sun protection!) without sacrificing style.

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(Credit: Arcopédico)


Arcopédico Shoes: Ultimate Travel Shoes
Sole Comfort
836 Avocado Ave.
Newport Beach, CA 92660
(949) 644-5939
www.arcopedicoshoes.com

Every traveler needs a good pair of walking shoes. Made in Portugal since 1966, Arcopédico footwear exercises the foot, strengthens the muscles, assists the circulation of the blood, and ensures more comfort in walking while traveling at home and abroad. Their variety of styles from trending boots, to adorable patterned flats, to Vegan fabrics for those not interested in leather, to their brand new men’s line that launched at the end of last year, there is truly an Arcopédico shoe for everyone. Dubbed “the most comfortable shoes on earth,” the footwear is ergonomic, supportive, and surprisingly stylish.

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Janska: Lightweight Travel Jackets
Artragous Clothing
1135 West Chapman Ave.
Orange, CA 92868
(714) 628-0949
www.janska.com

Janska, the women’s clothing line that aims to always blend comfort and style features numerous fashionable coats that are lightweight and perfect for travel. Their Madison Coat boasts moisture wicking, water repellent properties, a versatile reversible style that can match whatever outfit you’ve packed, and wind resistance. Machine washable and easy to pack, this jacket can go with you wherever your travels take you.

What are your favorite places in Orange County to get clothes for traveling? Share in the comments below!
Katie Bodell is the Blog Editor for Trekaroo, the largest family travel website in the U.S. She is also a freelance writer, a happy wife to her best friend, and a mom to three sweet California girls. See more on: Trekaroo | CheapOair | Google+ | Twitter.