Bring instant glam and gorgeousness to your next leisure or business trip with a special piece of luggage and amazing travel accessories that show off your personal (and professional) style. Summer travel never looked so chic.—Daisy Lewellyn
CHERCHEZ LA FEMME Headed on a local road trip or domestic train ride? Make sure to carry on a classic Parisian beauty, the Le Pliage. An international style superstar, the cotton canvas leather handle tote can be loaded with your clothes, shoes, and travel essentials. Once you’re all unpacked, it can be folded into a flat mini pouch and stored away until needed for your next excursion. If you’re really feeling adventurous, go for the customized option embroidered with your name, a special message, or favorite destination of choice.
THINK PINK There’s somethigngspecial about charm, even when it comes to your luggage. Each piece is 100% polycarbonate. Translation: spills will roll right off and a few wipes with a soft damp cloth and it will look like new. If you’re not quite a Kimora Lee Simmons meets Mariah Carey type packer, you can split the set up for the family, or just use one piece at a time. You’ll feel pretty and support breast cancer all in one trip.
THE FAB LANE Ideal for the luxe jetsetter, this espresso brown croc embossed patent suitcase is a stylish solution to packing for any last minute meeting away. It truly embodies the chic combination of style and function, including easy roll wheels, an extendable top handle, and the posh designer stamped gold hardware. Suitable to fit in most overhead bins, travelling in style is now given new meaning.
WHITE HOT Jennifer Lopez and Beyonce now have competition. The triple threat of luggage has landed and she’s in a pristine stylish white…stain resistant…and designed with a special compartment for two or three of your favorite shoes. No matter if your next venture is for business or play, toss your sleek carry-on over your shoulder or work it as a handheld and get ready to rule the world.
THE GOLDEN CHILD Raise the bar from the commonly seen platinum luggage to the new sleek golden, shiny copper. Both lightweight and durable, the roomy suitcase is perfect for a lengthy stay or couples looking to save on the bag check fees and pack as one. Designed with four 360 degrees swivel wheels, you are granted access to go around the world in a posh whirl. And not to worry, the hard graphic exterior surface helps to reduce the appearance of scratches and marks from those who have less appreciation for the shinier things in life.
SUNNY SKIES Long gone are the possibilities of overlooking your luggage or mix-ups between similar looking baggage. After a long tiresome red eye, your mood and energy will instantly be uplifted after easily spotting your bright citrus hued honey coming down the conveyor belt. Packed with a portable travel kit, detachable wet pouch, and more, this eye candy offers the stability of any traditional suitcase, with a lot more punch and style indeed.
Jessica Simpson Suitcase, 24″ Spoonful of Sugar Rolling Upright, $159.99, macys.com
THE GOOD LIFE Headed to the Hamptons or Vineyard for a long weekend? Toss in your swimsuit, sandals, favorite magazines, and beauty products in this nautical inspired weekender and hit the vacation express with nothing but leisure and lobster on your mind. Comfy on the shoulders and gorgeous as a handheld, you’ll need nothing more to get you from here to there. You’ve worked hard all week, and now its time to play hard.
CASHMERE RULES EVERYTHING AROUND ME First class has now become your status quo with a cashmere cable knit throw to mask the chill, eye mask to block out the bright lights, and pillow to make your center seat feel like the Four Seasons. Once you upgrade from coach to cozy, have your travel companion monogrammed, compliments of Sir Lauren, for that extra special touch.
BEAUTY RESCUE Your face has many special requirements for your trip that are unfortunately so commonly overlooked. Hydration, moisture and balance are key when battling the dry air and immensely high air conditioners on planes. Before you seal your carry on, treat yourself to a beauty bonus with this TSA approved kit that will have your tired face, hands, and even lips feeling and looking revived and gorgeous.
COVER UP IN STYLE Have some pre-destination fun with a metallic turquoise Italian leather passport holder that can easily slide into any billfold, purse, or front zip pocket. Easy to find, and pleasing to the eyes, it can really comes in handy when fidgeting through your bag at the check in counter.
EXCLUSIVELY YOURS Toss the plastic freebies you received at the grocery store, and indulge in a glitzy gold, customized, or pebble grain leather luggage tag. A great way to spruce up the look of your travel gear and never again have a chance of mistaken identity.
AND I REMEMBER… Put the Iphone and Blackberry away for the weekend, and take notes on your fave restaurants, sweet memories, and moments of inspiration in this bright beauty. After your trip, when you’re feeling overwhelmed and overworked, take a few me moments to review your days spent on the sea, shore, or vacation. It’s like having a mental daycation without leaving your office.
Smythson of Bond Street Travels and Experiences Panama Fuchsia Notebook, $70, smythson.com