Are you traveling to a warm-weather destination this winter? Or maybe you have a trip planned to visit family? If so, a new fashionable but also practical carry-on bag or piece of luggage might be in order. From totes that have luggage sleeves (no more stress on the neck and back!) to hands-free bags and stylish puffer jackets that easily pack away when not in use, we have lots of great ideas to help make your next trip even more fun. Read on for my top pics!
From MZ Wallace, the Jimmy Travel features a luggage sleeve and fits easily under plane seats, making it the perfect travel companion. In 10 solids and prints.
Wrap yourself on the plane in lightweight, luxurious warmth with this cushy rib-knit layer from Barefoot Dreams made from CozyChic, a machine-washable microfiber yarn that won’t shrink or pill. Also in black.
The new Metro Sling from MZ Wallace is the perfect hands-free bag for being on the move. Made from lightweight, sustainable REC Nylon, it has an adjustable strap that you can style it multiple ways— around the waist or across the chest or back. Also in black.
From a collaboration between Sarah Jessica Parker and Samsonite, this expandable spinner carry-on has an adorable inner liner of colorful shoes, guaranteed to bring a smile to your face when packing for your trip.
This ultra-light down coat from Uniqlo is low on the budget but high on style. Size up for an oversized on-trend look. On sale and in lots of colors, selling fast.
Inspired by traditional hiking equipment, this backpack from Tumi is prepared for anything with its many pockets and back sleeve for sliding onto suitcases with ease. On sale.
This trio of zip pouches from BAGGU are made from heavyweight, washable nylon and is perfect for keeping your luggage neatly packed and organized. I own these and love them.
The Medium Metro Tote Deluxe from MZ Wallace adds new, innovative features to their best-selling Metro Tote silhouette. With a luggage sleeve, two exterior slip pockets, two zippered collar pockets and a removable, adjustable crossbody strap, it’s ready for the office, the gym, the airport — and wherever else your day takes you. In several prints and solids.
If you are looking for a little more space in your carry-on, this sleek luggage from the young brand Monos with an unbreakable shell is exactly what you need. Highly reviewed. In three colors.
Whether I am traveling for a weekend or a week, I love using packing cubes to keep my stuff organized. From Etsy, and available in several fun patterns.
Phone, keys, wallet. Keep them close in this versatile belt bag that helps you get out the door and on to your next adventure. I take this bag every time I travel and own it in multiple colors to match my outfits! Love this new color way.
Puffer coats are an ideal travel companion as you can stuff them into small bags and they take up little room. From Herno, a brand known for quality and style. Also in steel and on sale at Bloomingdales.
Tough, travel-ready construction defines this rolling suitcase molded from polycarbonate into a sleek, aerodynamic design. From Beis with lots of stellar reviews.