When it comes to luggage, our motto is that it should be as easy on the eye as the threads inside it. Hence, it’s time to equip yourself with a handsome holdall or backpack worthy of shuttling that carefully assembled holiday wardrobe around in style.
By Gavin Jewkes, 17 July 2015
Whether you’re escaping for an upscale city break or to a swanky summer bolthole in the Med, sourcing a bag big enough to gulp down your essentials but small enough to prevent over packing is a sound move – extra points if you score one that allows you to dodge those pesky added baggage charges.
In the case of leather holdalls, the amount you spend is usually directly proportional to the quality of its construction – unless, of course, you opt for a smart ASOS number, which won’t hit your holiday fund too hard. But for bags that last a lifetime (probably) and will raise your arrivals gate game, take a look at the robust, uncomplicated designs from Royal Republiq, Sandqvist and Herschel Supply Co.