Packing bags for trips away involves decisions on what to take. But there’s another choice to make: what suitcase will accompany your travels?
The array of luxury luggage brands today all offer style and practicality in their collections. Companies range from fashion heavyweights Louis Vuitton and Fendi to travel specialists such as Globe-Trotter. Designs also vary, with veteran luggage manufacturer Rimowa always at the forefront of trends by adopting the latest material technology from airplanes for its hard casing. Wherever you’re traveling, your suitcase should be as chic as it is secure. These are our picks of the best luxury luggage.
Gucci Supreme canvas carry-on suitcase
Ever since being founded by Guccio Gucci in 1921, this Italian brand has become one of the most instantly recognizable names within the fashion industry, representing impeccable style and craftsmanship. The Supreme carry-on bag from Gucci is ideal for long weekends or to take with you on board. Made from durable coated canvas adorned with the label’s GG insignia, this large holdall is trimmed in smooth chocolate brown leather and brown leather handles. The inside pocket, zip closure and padlock fastening gives peace of mind. Learn more here.
Fendi printed faux textured-leather travel trolley
Known for its iconic FF monogram, Fendi’s faux-textured leather travel suitcase is adorned with gold studs and trimmed in smooth, signature brown leather. This stylish yet practical piece features a front pocket to keep travel documents within easy reach and internal buckled straps to secure your items. The collapsible top handle, side handles and wheeled base make maneuvering through terminals easy, while the padlock fastening gives added security. Learn more here.
Ghurka Trolley military stripe leather rolling trunk
In the early 1970s, founder Marley Hodgson was inspired by a collection of century-old camping gear from a British commander. Ghurka has since become known for its handmade leather goods, including durable luggage. This military-influenced trolley is custom made with leather, twill, and polished nickel hardware. The top handle and dual-wheel construction make it simple to roll on and off the jet. Learn more here.
Eddie Harrop The Voyager fringed textured-leather weekend bag
Handcrafted by local artisans, The Voyager weekend bag from Eddie Harrop features cool grey leather with a stylish touch of fringe. With metal feet for protection, this generously-sized weekend bag includes an interior pocket and a detachable shoulder strap to keep your hands free when on the go. Neon-orange stars on the zip pulls add a subtle pop of color. Learn more here.
Globe-Trotter Champagne 33″ extra deep suitcase
The spacious interior of Globe-Trotter’s larger cases adds function to the simple yet vintage look of the luggage brand, which has been making suitcases since 1897. Englishman David Nelken founded Globe-Trotter in Germany but moved it to the UK in 1901 and it has remained there ever since. Past owners include the Queen and Winston Churchill. Its Deluxe Editions include the luxurious Champagne (seen here), Caviar, Orient and Pearl color schemes, all with high-quality leather corners and straps. This suitcase is “extra deep” to ensure you have space to pack an outfit for every occasion. Learn more here.