A 2019 Guide To The Chicest Carry On Luggage For Travel
1/8 Louis Vuitton Horizon soft suitcase
Marc Newson designs the second range of rolling luggage for Louis Vuitton this year. Opting for a soft exterior, the outer-shell is made of thermos-formed 3D knit and features the house’s monogram.
Available in black, light grey, brown to fun shades like yellow and orange, the luggage has already been spotted at airports trotted by celebrities such as Cate Blanchett, Alicia Vikander and Jaden Smith.
Available at Louis Vuitton
2/8 Rimowa x Ambush luggage
With Bernard Arnault’s youngest son, Alexandre Arnault, at the helm of Rimowa, the German luggage brand has recently just celebrated its 120th anniversary. Rimowa has also tapped into various creative industries and partnered with industry leaders on special projects.
Roger Federer, Virgil Abloh, Adowa Aboah and Nobu Matsuhisa are a few legends that have been shot in recent campaigns, while countless collaborations have also emerged in recent months. Rimowa debuted a special colourway in partnership with Los Angeles artist Alex Israel for LA's Frieze Art Fair in February and also partnered with Verbal and Yoon of Ambush on a special series to celebrate their Ginza flagship opening the same month.
Available at Rimowa
3/8 OOKONN Curve Suitcase
Who says suitcases should always be rectangular in shape? Luggage label that hails from Hong Kong, Ookonn, founded by Anson Shum, is proof that good carry on luggage comes in all shapes and sizes.
Known for their signature round luggage (which is customisable with text and various handles), Shum’s latest creation is called the Curve, which mirrors the shape of a guitar body.
Available at Ookonn
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4/8 Tumi International Carry On
Tumi’s International Carry-On is the perfect size for a weekend getaway. The four-wheeled luggage is crafted from sturdy aluminum, offers three lengths for the handle and double TSA-approved locks to ensure that all your precious cargo stays safe.
Available at Tumi
5/8 Jen Atkin x Calpak luggage
This Los Angeles luggage label has become one of the latest leaders in the world of fashionable travel. And in a recent collaboration with celebrity hair stylist Jen Atkin, they've introduced a variety of hardshell cases in black, cherry red, bronze and metallic pink.
The icing on the cake? The luggage also comes with a clear dust cover and stickers.
Available at Calpak
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6/8 Paravel Stowaway suitcase
In a sea of hard cases, it’s refreshing to see some chic, soft, collapsible cases with a personal touch. Enter Paravel with their lightweight, water-resistant and wipeable leather-trimmed canvas suitcase.
Customise yours with your initials or a catchy phrase—our favourite is “Out Of Office”.
Available at Net-a-Porter
Fendi celebrated 2019's Salone del Mobile by opening its space on Via Solari to a special installation. Entitled "Back Home", the project showcases the latest designs by Cristina Celestino for the Roman atelier.
Silvia Venturini Fendi has also created an exclusive collection of vintage-inspired luggage with a Pequin motif in classic tobacco and black tones, contrasted with beige, powder pink and blue.
Available at Fendi
8/8 Globe-Trotter x Matches Fashion Centenary suitcase
English luxury luggage label, Globe-Trotter, needs no introduction and neither does online retailer Matches Fashion. As leaders in their respective fields, it comes as no surprise that they've collaborated on a series of luggage featuring the latter's iconic marble print shopping boxes.
Match your luggage with your purchases in this lightweight carry on, and secure it with the chic brown leather handles and straps.
Available at Matches Fashion