CH Omakase 2016: G-RO Suitcase

Early access to an all-black, limited edition iteration of the innovative carry-on

From our first introduction to the G-RO carry-on, we knew it would become a product most travelers would find valuable. Consumers agreed with us, pushing the debut Kickstarter into the echelon of most funded on the platform. Beyond the axle-less, all-terrain design—supported by two large externally mounted wheels which lend the luggage the sensation of being lighter weight, even when chock full of travel gear—the …

A Modular Luggage System, Bugaboo Boxer

The cult Dutch stroller company applies their tech and design to pushable suitcases

We’ve seen small footsteps toward better luggage (currently an industry drowning in designer labels and cookie-cutter design), like Raden’s lightweight case with integrated tech and G-Ro’s axle-less two-wheeler. But the latest offering comes from an Amsterdam-based company that’s been making cult-followed, design-driven strollers for the past 20 years. Bugaboo rethought what strollers could be capable of doing—if you were willing to pay over $1000—and became …

The Parker Leather Rolling Suitcase

Moore + Giles on the design challenges of a quality leather carry-on

Selling for $1,595 (the brand’s priciest travel bag offering yet), Moore + Giles‘ first-ever carry-on suitcase is an investment piece geared toward uncompromising travelers and commuters (for smaller budgets, we’d recommend the new Raden smart luggage line). With a nod to steamer trunks of the past, the Parker case grabs the eye, as it’s not often you see luxurious leather—here it’s their Italian-tanned Baldwin oak—rolling …

RADEN Smart Luggage

The formidable suitcase + app combo weighs itself, charges phones and lets you know when it's close by

The plot might be familiar: a young start-up disrupts big, sleepy industry that nobody young wants to touch—but the ending is sweet and actually, available to purchase on the day of its launch. Raden is more than a container to hold your clothes and toiletries; its smart features (like GPS-tracking, weight sensors, and removable, standalone battery pack) work with real-time traffic and TSA data to …

Smooth Travels: Away’s Carry-On Suitcase

Reviewing luggage dreamt up by Warby Parker alums

Planning a trip is fun, but hell breaks loose the night before departure when you try to jam a week’s worth of clothing into your decade-old suitcase, kicking yourself for spending hours online looking at new bars instead of realizing one of your zippers is stuck. And when fancier luggage costs the same amount as a plane ticket to the Caribbean, something’s got to be …