Luggage Essentials


If clothes make the man, then it’s also possible that the suitcase makes the vacation. The right size and type of luggage is closely tied to factors like length of stay, climate and accommodations. For the modern traveler, there’s no limit to the adventures that can be had around the globe, and, thankfully, new trends provide a bag to match every excursion.


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From intercontinental adventures to weekend retreats, ease the stress of travel with these must-have pieces.  

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Popular brand Rimowa’s 32-inch Salsa Deluxe is a durable polycarbonate four-wheel suitcase that can accommodate three suits in special compartments, $750, at Hides in Shape. (



This slim leather briefcase has easy-access compartments for toting office supplies, a camera, credit cards and a laptop on the go, $200, at Samsonite. (



The Pack-It Specter starter set allows travelers to add compartments to suitcases, which can be especially useful when transporting garments in duffel bags, $56, at Eagle Creek. (


Neiman Marcus

Classic leather travel accessories for keeping documents and cash in order provide everything needed to stay organized while jet setting. A luggage tag, $40, passport sleeve, $45, and travel envelope, $110, are available in three colors and can be personalized with a monogram, at Neiman Marcus. (


The Waxwear travel kit is perfect for toiletries and prevents spills in luggage with a waterproof canvas interior lining and waxed cotton exterior, $148, at Jack Spade. (


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The Bojola Tuscan train case is a double-duty piece with a zippered compartment on the bottom for jewelry or cosmetics and an upper pouch that can take the place of a handbag, $460, at Bric’s. ( C