You could use those vacuum space bags to fit extra clothes into your suitcase, or you could go for the overkill method. Lauri and Hanna from the Hydraulic Press Channel used their 150-ton industrial press to squeeze clothes into compact pucks to maximize packing efficiency. It went smoothly, but it’s the unpacking part that might be more challenging.
Sun Company’s stainless steel luggage tag not only labels your bag, but packs a bunch of handy functions for everyday tasks. It comes with a leather strap and includes Phillips and flathead screwdrivers, nine sizes of hex wrenches, a spoke wrench, an inch ruler, a pry tool, and a bottle opener.
Wonder what happens to your bags after you check them at the airport? We’ve seen how a conveyor system moves bags around but not how they get into an airplane. Baggae handler djsugue shared time-lapse video of how he works in cramped quarters to stow bags in the cargo hold of a 737. He says unloading is easier.
Want your plain black bag to stand out on the luggage carousel? You need one of Airportag’s playful bag tags. They come with funny illustrations and/or verbiage, and are made of a thick, durable plastic that should last a long time. They can be personalized with your information on back, or even your face on one design.
TUMI teamed up with McLaren to develop luggage, bags, and accessories that embody the aerodynamic, technical style of race cars. At the top of the line is this 4-wheel carry-on, made from durable Tegris with CX6 carbon fiber accents. It offers easy access via its front lid and center zipper, and expands from 9″ D to 11″ D.
Solgaard’s ingenious carry-on suitcase lets you travel without unpacking. It has a shelving system that expands to provide access to folded garments. The closet section can also be hung in a hotel closet. Its hardshell case is made from recycled ocean plastic and comes in 39L and 46L sizes. They also make 96L checked luggage.
Keep your booze and barware organized and ready to serve in this vintage-style steamer trunk from Design Toscano. It offers plenty of storage space for bottles, glassware, and accessories, and sits on six casters for easy movement. Its exterior features a replica of an 18th-century nautical map.
This premium carry-on bag features a durable polycarbonate shell and has multiple interior compartments for organizing clothes and accessories. It also has compression straps, a garment loop, a separate laundry compartment, and a TSA-compliant lock. An optional battery pack can charge devices via its two USB ports.
Starting to travel a little more? It’s time for new luggage. Brandless makes durable luggage from lightweight polycarbonate with reinforced corners, and interiors made from recycled PET plastic. They come in a 21″ carry-on size and a 25″ checked baggage size. Both offer smooth-rolling wheels and an easy pull-out handle.
If you’re a frequent traveler, you want to know exactly where all of your stuff is. Everyday Carry highlights eight bags which have built-in organization systems to keep your clothes, accessories, and other gear neat and easy to access. That HEXAD Access duffel looks perfect for the kind of trips we often take.
Luggage maker Away partnered with color experts Pantone to create this limited-edition series of bags, done up in the 2020 color of the year Classic Blue. The hard-shell roller bags come in four sizes, and can be ordered with or without a built-in USB battery pack. Hand-painted personalization is also available.
This slick, technically-styled wheeled luggage from MVST Select made from real aluminum alloy. Each piece features smooth-rolling 360º spinner wheels, water-resistant zipperless closures, and an internal compression system for efficient packing. Available in three sizes, in silver, black, or gunmetal finishes.
Small in size, but big on style, Herschel Supply’s Trade Carry On in “Creepers Black” is your TSA-approved way to bring snakes on a plane. And centipedes. Measuring 21.5″ x 14″ x 9″, the four-wheel ABS hard-shell luggage has a retractable handle, neoprene padded handles, two-way zipper, and black-and-white striped fabric liner.
ForwardX’s Ovis is a smart suitcase that can automatically move and stay by your side. It comes with a bracelet that lets it track you and alert you if you go too far away from it. It can go over 6 mph and lasts up to 12.4 mi per charge. It also has a built-in GPS tracker.
The Bagtag is a digital luggage tag that lets you check in your luggage from anywhere. Just use its companion app to enter your travel details, then drop off the bag at its dedicated check in port. Sadly, it works with only a few airlines for now, but more will follow soon.
After kicking it with Supreme, luggage brand Rimowa is teaming up with another streetwear giant. The company’s upcoming capsule collection with Off-White includes the Essential, a clear polycarbonate suitcase. The collection will be available 6/25/18.