BTL Luggage

BTL (pronounced "beetle") is a new luggage line designed by China Young. Named after the Jewel Beetle, the collection aims to adopt the bug's intricate beauty and remarkable fortitude in the form of striking, resilient suitcases. Young hopes to appeal to a chic brand traveler "whose identity cannot be captured by a colored ribbon on a black suitcase." An expert in accessory design, Young spent …

Best of Transport 2007

From the gas-guzzling to the eco-chic, the following are Cool Hunting's favorite alternatives to transporting yourself and your precious belongings—whether for a jaunt around town, cross-country or overseas. Aptera Developed over the past five years, the Aptera, a three-seat automobile that gets 230 miles per gallon, is finally available to reserve. Three-wheeled and pod-like, the Jetson-like automobile is what I thought cars would look like …

The Globe-Trotter Conran Case

Globe-Trotter, the "modern classic" luggage brand, teamed up with the Conran Shop to create The Conran Case, a special edition that will be available starting this month exclusively at Conran shops in New York, London, Paris and Tokyo. Made from the same patented, lightweight Vulcan Fibre used in all of Globe-Trotter's suitcases since they invented it in 1850, the material is meant to look better …