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7 things you need to sleep on a plane

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7 things you need to sleep on a plane

 

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7 things you need to sleep on a plane

What you need to sleep on a plane: Comfy sweater

A cozy-yet-cool sweater means you don’t have to sacrifice style to be super comfy. Rick Owens "Crater" mohair and silk-blend sweater ($660), at NET-A-PORTER.com. GALLERY: What to pack: Summer beach escape

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7 things you need to sleep on a plane

What you need to sleep on a plane: Stretchy pants

Comfortable bottoms are essential for contorting yourself into whatever pretzel-like position is most likely to help you sleep. The Elder Statesman cashmere and linen blend track pants ($955), at NET-A-PORTER.com. GALLERY: What to pack: Summer city getaway

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7 things you need to sleep on a plane

What you need to sleep on a plane: Cozy socks

Pack a pair of warm socks in your carry-on – your feet will be happy, plus you can toddle the aisles without putting your shoes back on. Steven Alan soft wool-blend socks ($57), at stevenalan.com. MUST-READ: Expert summer packing tips

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7 things you need to sleep on a plane

What you need to sleep on a plane: Headphones

Plug into your own soothing sounds and block out the not-so-soothing ones. There’s nothing like a crying baby to keep you wide awake. Frends With Benefits Taylor/Rebecca Minkoff headphones ($249.95), at apple.com. MUST-READ: 10 hot summer tunes

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7 things you need to sleep on a plane

What you need to sleep on a plane: Melatonin

This natural supplement is something your body makes anyway, so taking it will help you nod off without making you groggy. Webber Naturals Extra Strength Melatonin ($5), at walmart.ca. GALLERY: 10 cool earbuds for the gym

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7 things you need to sleep on a plane

What you need to sleep on a plane: Lavender

The scent of lavender has been proven to aid sleep. Keep this sachet nearby so you can inhale its calming aroma. L'Occitane Lavender Scented Sachet ($12), at loccitane.com. MUST-READ: 30 must-have summer travel apps

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7 things you need to sleep on a plane

What you need to sleep on a plane: Sleep set

Your final step: a pure cashmere blanket, pillow and eye mask. You'll be immune to excessive air conditioning, awkward neck positions and insomniac neighbours opening the window shades. Sofia Cashmere Emilia Travel Set ($430), at ahalife.com. GALLERY: 8 new things to do in Canada

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