Six travel suitcases for the fashion-forward jet-setter

Luggage to make the carousel that less tedious.

The almighty annual getaway – whether that’s interstate or overseas – is in the pipeline for many.

While duffle bags and weekender bags boast their own merits on quick trips, when you are travelling, you’re going to want something sturdier for the earthly possessions you choose to bring in tow. Read: the noble suitcase.

Read on for our curated edit of some of the best travel suitcases on the market that’ll see you jet-setting with style and ease.

Our top 6 picks for the best travel suitcases

Clifton large suitcase in oak brown, $399, Antler

Elegantly understated, this large suitcase from British heritage brand Antler has a unique finish to outshine the everyday plain suitcase.

Key features: twist-grip handle, embedded TSA lock, lifetime warranty


Deep green carry on trunk, $495, July

This Australian-designed carry on trunk from July features a heritage design with a contemporary influence, and comes in six sleek shades.

Key features: glazed polycarbonate shell, latch locks, SilentMove wheels, ejectable power bank, lifetime warranty


Aidan The Signature Series ‘M’ case, $845, THE ICONIC

Patented and designed in New York, Aidan’s The Signature M case is as practical as it is chic for long haul trips with its push-and-release braking system. Bon voyage!

Key features: TSA lock, polycarbonate shell, aluminium framing, Japanese Hinomoto Run-Silent wheels, built-in compression pad system


Ophida GG medium trolley, $5100, Gucci

Made from GG Supreme canvas with grey leather trim, this Italian-made cabin suitcase from Gucci is a traveller’s staple accessory.

Key features: palladium-toned metal hardware, detachable identification tag and key holder, exterior pocket with zipper closure


Curio 2 small suitcase, $157.67 (usually $265), American Tourister

A veteran in the luggage game, American Tourister has taken inspiration from vinyl records in their concentric circle design in the award-winning Curio collection.

Key features: recycled interior lining, Duosaf security zipper, expandable, double wheels, TSA combination lock


Paravel Aviator Grand vegan leather-trimmed recycled-hardshell suitcase, $777.23, NET-A-PORTER

A sustainable suitcase option, this luggage is trimmed with vegan leather and made from recycled polycarbonate with an upcycled water bottle interior.

Key features: combination lock, two way zipper, rotating wheels, aircraft-grade aluminium handle


Related stories