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 …

Public School + Tumi Pre-Fall Backpack and Tote

NASA-approved Cubic Tech material composes the brands' second collaboration

Following up their successful Fall 2015 collaboration, fashion innovator Public School and design-forward travel and lifestyle accessory brand TUMI have released their Pre-Fall 2016 capsule collection. Designed as part of Public School’s first-ever international runway show, where we first spied the pieces, the striking all-white backpack and tote play off of the debut collaboration (which also included a lightweight polycarbonate roller)—but employ more than a …

T.T. Trunks

Truly luxurious storage boasting creative use of space and integrated gadgetry

The storage trunk is an object that exudes nostalgia; sepia-toned images of extravagant rail travel or a dusty box full of sentimentalities come to mind. T.T. Trunks, however, are crafted to make memories, rather than to store them. Boasting a most creative use of space with specialized drawers and integrated gadgetry, a T.T. Trunk would easily be at home in a parlor fit for James …

The Elements Phone Pocket from Bellroy

Keep essentials safe, organized and dry in this no-frills, water-resistant leather wallet

For some, keeping the daily pocket essentials together is a struggle in and of itself. When traveling, however, even the most organized among us are prone to misplacing items when thrown out of our daily routines. Designed to keep one’s phone, cards, cash and a key organized in one place, Bellroy’s Elements Phone Pocket also keeps your goods dry when the sky opens up. The …

Ultraolive Taped Seam Dry Bag

Keep essentials dry or stash away wet and dirty gear without spreading the mess in your suitcase

There’s nothing worse than needing to pack a pair of dirty running shoes or workout clothes into a (semi) clean suitcase of clothes—especially after a rainy day jog. And traveling is stressful enough without having to worry about the fate of your stored electronics when that sprinkle transforms into a torrential downpour. Luckily, the design crew at Brooklyn-based Ultraolive has a solution to both. Their …