Stars of the show? The Keepall Bandoulière 50 has been icon since its first appearance in 1930: it’s a generously-sized cabin bag which comes with a strap for wearing cross-body. Plump for the signature Monogram Canvas or pick from the selection of updated colour-ways. Elsewhere, the Horizon 55 Suitcase from the brand’s latest tech-led collection is a lightweight four-wheeled carry-on which comes with all the mod-cons. A discreet TSA lock and comfortable spinning wheels included.
Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, this iconic American luxury luggage brand has really stood the test of time. Coming with a lifetime warranty, you know when you buy a Briggs & Riley you’re in it for the long haul with the cases continually topping ‘best of’ lists for their durability. Complete with innovative features, their smart compression packing system is really something that sets them apart and bags with this feature let you fill up the case and then compress it down after it’s filled to the brim.
The Essential 56cm Carry-on Expandable Spinner, featuring the aforementioned compression packing system and One-touch CX® expansion, is the carry-on case if you want to make your hand luggage work as hard as possible. For even more space, the Medium Expandable Spinner is the ticket with the expansion systems giving you 17% more packing space.
As Europe’s first direct-to-consumer travel brand, when this Berlin-based brand launched in 2015 it shook up the luxury luggage market. Alongside its impressive durability and lifetime guarantee, the brand is known for its exciting artist collaborations with the likes of DJ Seth Troxler and Nigerian-born, Berlin-based artist Emeka Ogboh. Plus, with the ID Select Range, you can flex your own creative muscles and personalise the product exactly to your own specification.
With a big focus on sustainability, the recently launched RE Series is made from 97 per cent recycled polycarbonate while next year they are adding the Circle One design to the collection – a fully plant-based hard shell case that’s a material science revolution.
The M5 Cabin Luggage is a compact-yet-capacious carry-on suitcase comes which with handy features – including a removable cabin-approved smart charger, four silent spinner wheels and smart interior compartments to organise all your bits and pieces. The H6 Check-in Luggage is available in four matte and seven glossy colours and three size options. There is a durable check-in bag for everyone within this range.
Dating back to the 1930s and now owned by luggage giants Samsonite, American Tourister has an impressive history – but its suitcases are very much in line with the modern times. A more affordable price point than some designer suitcase brands, American Tourister offers great value for money.
Their bestselling case is a the Hello Cabin 55 cm carry-on, a classic for a reason. It ticks all the boxes with smooth wheels, a TSA lock, an exterior laptop pocket and an integrated USB port to charge on the move. For those longer trips when you need to pack a few more outfit options (or partake in a little holiday shopping), the AeroStep 77cm expandable check-in case is ideal.
For some seriously treat-yourself luggage, the Italian luxury fashion house has quite the range. As seen in Kendall Jenner and Bad Bunny’s latest ad campaign which blew up on social media (and officially confirming the two’s romance), the luggage in question features the classic Gucci motif print. You too can make a statement in the baggage hall with the latest luggage collection that’s inspired from the archival design from the 1930s with the GG Supreme canvas, now one of the House’s most emblematic materials. Available in three colour-ways and three sizes, you are spoilt for choice.
This storied designer suitcase brand dates back to 1910 and began business as a trunk manufacturing company. Today they are making strides to become more green by marking their 110th anniversary with the launch of a global strategy to become the most sustainable luggage company in the world.