There’s a new book out from Louis Vuitton with more than 800 photographs that showcase 100 legendary LV trunks and detail the stories behind their creation. See the video below for an insight. The book is available from October 2010.
We asked you (via Twitter) what item of luggage was a ‘must-have’ when travelling in luxury. And here’s just a handful of your many responses: iPhone & headphones with Karl Lagerfelds compilations. Travelling relaxed (@AmandaGeissler) laptop? ..depends on where i’m going (@aselina) My battered old brown leather holdall, would be devasteated if I lost [...]
If you’re feeling a little uninspired by the standard range of luggage that’s available, take a look at the casual yet stylist range from Halsea. Designed by Sally Bartz, the bags come in a choice of retro prints which are each named after a US waterfront. Prices start from $55.
Just as President Barack Obama is renewing the case for investment in technology across the Atlantic, Live Luggage is launching its latest high-tech product to help us get there: the Hybrid PA bag. Their pioneering PA Series suitcase employs a wide range of innovative features that make it feel almost completely weightless to users. And [...]
The Live Luggage PA Series Suitcase takes the effort out of travel, offering a high-tech taste of old fashioned decadence. It takes the strain out of your journey with power assisted features that help make luggage feel almost weightless, and also provides strong security and free baggage tracking. Its innovative, extendable “Anti Gravity” handle pivots [...]
The perfect travel companion for Champagne lovers, the Veuve Clicquot Traveller makes it easy to enjoy a glass of bubbly wherever your journey takes you. OUtfitted in signature Clicquot Yellow Label, which will stay chilled for up to two hours. Simply detach the isothermal lining and the case transforms into a stylish tote.
Think Louis Vuitton and you instantly think ‘luggage’. But, unbeknown to many, there is another aspect of the LV brand – Louis Vuitton City Guides – which has been running for 10 years. The 2009 edition is out now, featuring many new destinations. They will be available from LV boutiques worldwide from tomorrow.
In a return to his modelling days of more than 50 years ago, former 007 agent and screen legend Sean Connery has teamed up with Louis Vuitton for an ad campaign. Simply dressed and sitting on a wooden jetty near his home in the Bahamas, Connery – who has now turned 78 – relaxes [...]
Pinel & Pinel, renowned Parisian trunkmakers, have devised the ultimate carry case for iPod owners. The i-Case is made from wood and covered in a durable, luxurious leather. It comes in 51 colours, is compatible with all iPod modes (including the new Apple iPhone 3G) and has integrated Altec Lansing speakers. An essential [...]
A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Maxwell Scott bags, made from fine Italian leather Why not joing the Hideaways Aficionado ® Club? Florida’s newly-renovated Jupiter Beach Resort & Spa The world-renowned Hotel Bora Bora
Cathay Pacific are selling vintage and one-of-a-kind items to their passengers, both onboard and online. The collection will feature unique pieces from brands such as HermÃ¨s, Louis Vuitton and Rolex, with prices ranging from under $1,000 to $25,000 for a vintage Rolex Steve McQueen. Other premium items are century-old Louis Vuitton trunks, and collectible [...]
Travelling by air isn’t always easy for photographers these days – not with the new airline baggage restrictions. A company called CaseCruzer has tried to address their plight and come up with the Photo StudioCruzer 1510 – a really tough, airline-legal carry-on case. The case’s modular interior gives photographers flexibility for storing and transporting equipment [...]
I’ve wondered about getting a Trunki (or two!) for our two boys, but I’ve never been sure whether toddlers actually stay on them. We could either pack their carry-on luggage with our own, or let them travel with a little rucksack… or go down the Trunki route. But what if the novelty wears off, and [...]
Are you one of those people that invariably returns home with considerably more than you left with? If so, then you might be interested to learn that Paris-based Goyard -makers of high quality luggage – has come up with a folding suitcase. Although it is seemingly much like any other suitcase, it is made of [...]
What’s a wine connoisseur to do when they’ve got to submit their expensive, hand-picked vintages to the harsh treatment of airline bag handlers, hot runway tarmacs and the like, without an adequate wine carrier or wine case? Since a wine bottle exceeds new TSA restrictions on how much liquid a passenger can carry onto an [...]
Fancy getting your hands on a Mercedes C-class? wejetset, which is due to launch an online store next month selling everything from backpacks to travel apparel, is partnering with Mercedes Benz to give away a 2008 Mercedes C-class sports sedan with a set of luggage from one of their favourite brands. For a chance to [...]