As the world reopens, we’re all embarking on a short jaunt or impromptu getaway more than ever. But these sweet escapades call for some stressful situations about what (or how much) to pack in your designer bags. Though a rolling luggage seems to be the obvious choice, we suggest a more compact and stylish alternative: the vintage-style hand-carry luggage or duffle bag.
Forget your woes about losing your check-in luggage during the airport frenzy. Not only is the duffle bag convenient to carry onboard the plane, the style is practical for those random security checks. Another upside? Your bag will make a big airport fashion statement – turn to paparazzi shots of Juliane Moore, Jodie Turner-Smith and Harry Styles waltzing into Venice Airport over the past week to attend the 79th Venice International Film Festival. In tow? A piece of hand-carry luggage.
We shortlist 10 hand-carry luggage or duffle bags.
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