Living Out Of A Suitcase, Do it In Style

Move over airport looks, let your luggage make a powerful statement. Here, 10 latest designer launches from luxury luggage brands

April 25, 2024

If you want to pack a sartorial punch with your vacation dressing or your airport look, make sure the luggage you carry also induces some actual gasps from tough airport staff and fellow travellers alike. A good-looking suitcase, after all, is genuinely an extension of personal style. 

Now whether you are a frequent traveller or an occasional one, if wanderlust runs through your veins, you’ve likely realised the impact that luggage has on our comfort while travelling. Investing in the best luxury brands for luggage that combine both utility and style is key to enhance your travel experience. Designer luggage from legendary brands such as Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Rimowa, Hermes, Tumi and more embody superior craftsmanship, resilience, and practicality, making them ideal to invest in. From innovative designs, top-tier materials such as Italian leather or high-performance polycarbonate, and meticulously crafted compartments, luxury travel gear is meant for luxury seekers. After all, if you’ve got live out of a suitcase, do it in style. 

Soft or hard, whether your chosen bag is a suitcase, a carry-on roller, or a stylish weekender, check out our list of the latest luxury luggage drops that will add a touch of sophistication to any travel ensemble. 

1. Gucci

Infused with old-world charm, the Gucci Savoy collection, a celebrity favourite, is part of the House’s wider Gucci Valigeria travel selection. The OG artisanal luggage maker of hardsided luggage such as trunks, suitcases, and hat boxes, as well as beauty, watches, and jewelry cases crafted in the House’s distinct savoir faire, includes the iconic GG monogram and/or the Web stripe with several contemporary elements. Invest in their iconic trolleys to know what it feels like being a part of the Gucci family.   

2. Louis Vuitton 

Louis Vuitton Spring 2024 Men’s Capsule Collection by Tyler, The Creator © Louis Vuitton – All rights reserved

There’s a reason why Louis Vuitton has the most sought-after luggage bags. The bags don’t just look good — they’re designed to be highly practical—and often feature some groundbreaking collaborations. Part of the Louis Vuitton’s Spring 2024 Men’s Capsule Collection by Tyler, the Creator, this Keepall Bandoulière 50 in sky blue symbolises the union between the visual universes of Tyler, The Creator and Louis Vuitton. The emblem of the collection is a Craggy Monogram hand-drawn by the artist himself.  

3. Rimowa 

Whether you’re a under packer or a chronic over-packer, a large checked suitcase is your savior—and Rimowa makes one of the world’s best in high-performance polycarbonate. Reliable and lightweight for your business or leisure travels, the drop in sea blue offers a complete collection of essential check-in, essential trunk, packing cubes, toiletry pouch—all with sophisticated functionalities to secure your belongings. 

4. Tumi 

Tumi loyalists will know how their luggage glides so smoothly, you’d think it is floating. Fashionable yet functional, the expandable four-wheeled carry-on comes with the Tumi signature details— a trifecta of quality, style and sustainability. Pick the bright acid green inspired by the colours of Singapore from their Ultra-Craft line for your summer escapade. 

5. Bottega Veneta 

Make a bold entrance with this stunning red Large Cabat tote bag featuring the brand’s signature  Intreccio craftsmanship in bi-colour lambskin leather in red and white. This style is made from leather using the signature intrecciato weaving technique and its generous interior can easily fit your day’s essentials.   

6. Victorinox  

Travelling light is now a dream come true with Victorino’x Airox carry-on. Smart and stylish, this bag comes with extra-quiet wheels with silent-run Lisof tyres. Perfect for leisure travelers who put style and high quality standards on priority, these bags in Victorinox Red, Silver and Black are available in carry-ons and medium and large suitcases. From the makers of the Swiss Army Knife, this bag can withstand the hard life of airports and the wear and tear that come with it and still last a lifetime.   

7. Montblanc 

This luxurious Meisterstück leather shopping bag from Montblanc’s Soft Collection spells casual elegance. Light, comfortable and with an all-new pewter colour update dug out from the brand’s archives to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the iconic Meisterstück writing instrument, this is one to write about. Meant to be your trusted ally for those unending shopping hauls, carry it over your shoulder with the detachable leather strap, or opt for the leather top handles.  

8. Coach 

Your travel arsenal is incomplete without a classic denim backpack. A sophisticated, hands-free design for all your adventures, this new version from Coach’s Find Your Courage” campaign is a versatile option for your leisure plans.  

9. Boss 

A simple yet sturdy travel backpack is a roomy bag option for shorter stays. Easy to lug around and with multiple compartments to keep your belongings organised. Take it out for a bleisure trip or a hike, this sporty backpack crafted in soft twill is partly created with recycled polyester. Pretty cool, right?  

Images courtesy respective featured brands.