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In style: Luxury luggage

Travel smart with James Bond's favourite suitcase or earn the royal seal of approval with a luggage brand used by the QueenMonday, April 8, 2019

By Stephanie Cavagnaro

Swaine Adeney Brigg Chesterford

The luggage choice of James Bond is handmade to order with traditional bridle hide leather. It features cotton lining, brass hardware and personalisation options. RRP: From £3,750.

swaineadeneybrigg.com

Rimowa Classic Flight Four-Wheeled Cabin Suitcase

In retro silver, the aluminium-magnesium housing means this German wheeler is lightweight and durable. Integrated TSA locks allows USA security the opportunity to access luggage without damaging them. RRP: £480.

selfridges.com

Louis Vuitton Pégase 55

Multiple compartments and zippered pockets make this classic Vuitton cabin-sized suitcase an efficient travel companion And it moves noiselessly. RRP: £1,950.

louisvuitton.co.uk

Piquadro Sartoria Weekend Bag

Handmade by Tuscan craftsmen, this weekend bag is resplendent in full grain Italian cowhide and sanded cotton. It's also resistant to water, breakage, abrasion and staining. RRP: £665.

piquadro.com

Globe-Trotter Cruise 30-inch Extra Deep Suitcase with Wheels

Sir Winston Churchill and the Queen herself have used this prestigious brand, whose roomy hand-crafted Cruise suitcase comes with high quality leather corners and straps. RRP: £1,235.

globe-trotter.com

 

Alfred Dunhill Escape Leather 24-Hour

Inspired by traditional hunting bags, this durable holdall is made with cotton canvas and soft leather piping and handles. Its large interior has phone pockets and a flat pocket for documents. RRP: £645.

dunhill.co.uk

Ted Baker Opulent Bloom

Combining style and functionality, this lightweight, 40-litre hard case has a playful floral panel and four smooth-glide spinner wheels. RRP: £250.

johnlewis.com

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Published in the Jul/Aug 2014 issue of National Geographic Traveller (UK)

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