By Elly Leavitt

Market Selection Elaina Sullivan

Published on June 23, 2018

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Photography by Meghan Mcneer

No more schlepping through airports with bulky bags falling apart at the seams or packing for weekend trips by stuffing as much as you can into a selection of several smaller bags: This season’s best luggage is sleek, stylish, and worth investing in. Whether you’re taking off on a long-haul holiday and need a carry-on or just packing up for a quick getaway, there’s something for every style.

Ahead, our favorite chic bags for all your summer travels.

 
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The Duffel

Courrier Soft GG Supreme Duffel, Gucci, $4,200

Gucci’s maximalist tendencies are definitely something we can get behind, and this classic bag with a playful twist is the perfect mix of timeless and irreverent.

 
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The Twill Weekender, Everlane, $98

This absolute steal of a price doesn’t sacrifice quality. A water-resistant cotton exterior and durable leather straps are built to last.

 
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Travel Bag, Off-White, $753

The signature vibrant orange hue buzzworthy label Off-White is known for takes center stage with this uber cool (and now on sale) bag. Its translucent design may just have been the early inspiration for designer Virgil Abloh’s recently launched Rimowa luggage collab, which features an entirely clear rolling suitcase.

 
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Weekender, Clare V, $625

Travel in style with one of the hottest colors of the season. Nothing like a sunny shade to brighten up an airport terminal, right?

 
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Keep Shop Weekender, Electra Eggleston, $185

A mishmash of color and pattern, this lively duffel instantly transports you to the beach.

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Week(ender) Bag, Tour Paravel, $345

With straps specially designed for slipping over your suitcase handle for ease of movement, this is the perfect airport carry-on.

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The Tote

Giant Pocket Tote, Baggu, $48

Blue and white stripes are the literal embodiment of summer, bringing a nautical vibe to your travels.

 
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North South Tote, Mansur Gavriel, $535

Effortlessly elegant and oh so sleek, this leather tote will hold all the essentials.

 
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St. Tropez, Kayu, $125

Natural seagrass and raffia pom poms make for the quintessential summer accessory. It can easily go from car ride to seaside, too: Just swap out your travel essentials for a towel and your favorite sunscreen, and voilà! The ideal beach bag.

 
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Lyla East/West Tote Bag by Sies Marjan, Totokaelo, $345

Cool and contemporary, this poly-blend bag definitely makes a statement. It even has silk lining, so the inside is just as chic as the outside.

 
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Douglass Tote, State Bags, $80

This roomy bag is every part the cheery, colorful travel companion you need.

 
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Vendredi Tote Bag by Soeur, Barney’s, $150

The striped raffia situation on this tote is so trendy we want to bring it around for everyday usage—actual summer travel not required.

 
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The Rolly

Bossa Nova 26” Multiwheel Trolley by Rimowa, Barney’s, $1,150

Crafted from polycarbonate that’s entirely weatherproof and equipped with Rimowa’s trademarked super durable Multiwheel system, this suitcase will see you through years of summer travels to come.

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The Aluminium Edition Bigger Carry-On, Away, $495

Beloved trendy luggage brand Away has kept busy with collaboration after collaboration, but this aluminium version just may be its best yet. The smart suitcase is fully compliant with the newest airline policies, too.

 
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Tranverz S Andy Warhol Screens, Eastpak, $175

Pay homage to the legendary artist with this vibrant suitcase.

 
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Centenary 30” Extra Deep Suitcase, Globe Trotter, $1,970

According to the product description, the pale blue hue is meant to capture “the sense of embarkation at the start of your Safari adventure.” Though if your summer travels are less safari and more rustic nature retreat two hours from your house, it’ll work for that as well.

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Oh Joy! by Calpak Hard-Shell Spinner Carry-On Suitcase, Nordstrom, $135

Of all the whimsical designs in blogger Oh Joy’s first suitcase collaboration, the sunset-inspired ombre is probably our favorite.

 
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Trade Luggage, Herschel Supply Company, $160

Pick a compact carry-on to ensure all the summer essentials you have packed stay safely stowed away.

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