Planning your next trip? Before you book flights and accommodation, ensure that you have the very best luggage that will protect your belongings while standing out on the baggage carousel. Here are five of the top luggage brands around at the moment, chosen for their durability and style.
The luggage of choice for the Instagram style set, Away might be known for its stylish designs, but these bags are just as practical as they are good looking. The brand’s aim is to make travelling less stressful, providing well-made suitcases with features such as 360-degree spinning wheels. The bags are all made from durable materials, justifying their price tags by the fact that they’re made to last.
If you’re looking for sophisticated, vintage-inspired luggage—look no further. British brand, Globe Trotter is known all around the world for their iconic designs. The brand, founded in 1897, maintains its style with the instantly recognisable straps to this day. Everyone from Winston Churchill to Sir Edmund Hilary and even James Bond has toted the suitcases!
This stylish Berlin-based luggage company was launched in 2015, offering contemporary suitcases for those who are as focused on gadgets as they are on style. Available in a palette of chic neutral colours, the suitcases include innovative details such as GPS trackers, built-in chargers and water resistant fabric. There’s also a vegan range available.
If you’re worried about your luggage getting damaged in transit, why not opt for hip contemporary brand Crash Baggage? Their suitcases are purposely designed to look dented and worn-in, so you have one less thing to worry about when travelling. Available in a riot of bright and bold colours, the bags utilise the latest technology to be the industry best when it comes to lightness, sustainability and resistance.
Probably the best-known luggage brand around the world, Samsonite are renowned for their innovative products. Perfectly combining luxury and elegant designs with the latest technologies and clever features, such as 360-degree turning wheels, there are good reasons why Samsonite’s luggage has been so popular for so long.
Emma Lavelle is a UK based writer and photographer and has her own blog Field and Nest.