By Rachel Besser

Published on April 11, 2017

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Photography by DIANE VON FURSTENBERG

No matter how thoroughly you prepare for a trip, things can take a turn for the worse in an instant. Your flight gets cancelled, your luggage goes missing, or a too-long security line has you sprinting to your gate. Let’s face it: When it comes to traveling, there are many moving parts that are out of your control.

It’s time to take control of what you can. The best way to minimize chaos is with an arsenal of well-made, organized luggage. While we can’t promise your flights will always be on time, we can promise you’ll get through your trip less stressed out with the picks ahead.

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Never hustle for an outlet in a terminal again. This luggage has a built-in battery charger—and a shockingly good price point.

Away The Carry-On, $225

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Photography by LO AND SONS

This weekender kills the organization game. One great feature is the separate upper and lower storage compartments: You can tuck your shoes or beach towel in a space separate from your clothes.

Lo and Sons The Catalina Deluxe Large, $148

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What if you didn’t have to worry whether your rollaboard will fit in the overhead compartment? With Tumi’s vast carry-on collection, you can find one that will work, whether you travel internationally, domestically, or both.

Tumi Continental Carry-On, $625

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Photography by WANT LES ESSENTIELS

Want Les Essentiels is a favorite because the designers make organization a priority. With this backpack, everything you pack will have a home, and you’ll never have to go digging for anything again.

Want Les Essentiels Piper Backpack, $795

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A fanny pack is sure to become your ideal travel companion—it’s hands free and in your line of sight at all times.

Clare V. Fannypack, $245

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Need a new gym bag? Why not make it multitask. This bag is perfect for the gym or a long weekend.  

Dagne Dover Landon Carryall, $185

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Herschel’s signature shoe slot is a godsend. You won’t have to dirty your clothes with that pair of old (but loved!) sneakers you want to pack.

Herschel Supply Co. Novel Duffle, $84.99

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Sometimes you want your luggage to have a little more stylistic pizazz than your average suitcase. This marble printed baggage will be your new best friend.

Calpak Astyll Carry-On, $125

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Photography by DIANE VON FURSTENBERG

Leave it to DVF to make an adorable weekender with enough structure to stand upright. Easily take all your items out of the bag without having to hold the sides open.

DVF Weekender Canvas Handbag, $698