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The Best Carry-On Bags and Chic Accessories for Every Kind of Traveler


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Let's be real-how many times have you struggled to lift your suitcase into the overhead compartment or held up the TSA line because you couldn't locate your liquids in that unsightly black hole of a carry-on? Talk about emotional baggage… So to promote efficiency and minimize airport anxiety worldwide, we decided to round up the most practical carry-ons-easy to hold and roll-that also happen to be insanely chic.

We're not sure what's better: the fact that you won't have to wait in baggage claim or that your luggage won't clash with your stylish travel outfit and aviators. In fact, these nine suitcases will actually enhance your airport look. Scroll through to see what bag is best for your travel personality so you can prepare for take off in style.

For the Spontaneous Adventurer

P.E Nation Grosgrain-Trimmed Printed Shell Bag $160Shop

If you're someone who frequently takesВ short trips on a whim, you should travel with a lightweight bag. This one is practical and easy to swing over your shoulder as you run out the door to catch your last-minute flight. It's sporty but also exudes effortless edginess with its retro flair.

For the Light but Stylish Packer

Gucci Bengal GG Supreme duffle $1850Shop

Were you one of those grade-schoolers who wouldn't be caught dead with a wheely backpack? Do you often hit the road for weekend getaways? Just like the last-minute traveler, you don't need to have an enormous suitcase to be prepared for your trip. Instead, opt for a chic alternative like this Gucci holdall. It'sВ hip and whimsical-just like you!

For the Sporty Traveler

Tumi International Carry-On Suitcase $595Shop

Athleisure isn't just a trend to you-it's a lifestyle. This is probably even truer when you're running around the airport and flying for an extended period of time. Convenience and coolness collide with this Tumi trolley in a deep marine hue.

For the Sleek Jet-Setter

Crash Baggage Pioneer 2 Wheels $170Shop

We've never seen a wheely bag as stylish as this one. In a glossy pale beige hue, this carry-on is ideal for anyone who doesn't want to hold a heavy bag over their shoulders but also wants to look sleek. Plus, super-affordable, practical, and sophisticated trolleys are hard to come by.

For the Happy Vacationer

Ports 1961 Star Camouflage Suitcase $1695Shop

Grouchy people are airport regulars, but not you, dear reader. If you're headed on an awesome vacation, you probably drafted that out-of-office email months in advance and are all smiles for the entire flight. This star-print leather trolley is an investment piece that'll beam like you.

For the Dapper Passenger

Steamline Luggage Leather Carry-On $775Shop

Whether for work or for pleasure, travel is your luxury. With this glamorous, classicВ luggage in tow, you'll look the part. The neutral color palette is also super versatile, so you won't need to worry about clashing.

For the Glamorous Globe-Trotter

Stella McCartney Small Travel Suitcase $2060Shop

Is it just our weekend brains, or isВ this Stella McCartney suitcase singing Fergie's "Glamorous"? Either way, it might as well be because this bagВ is definitely flying first class.

For the Duffle-Bag Drifter

Valentino Garavani Tie-Dye Holdall $1975Shop

This tie-dye duffle bag is your ideal travel companion if you're constantly on the go and don't want to worry about whether you'll have to gate-check your carry-on. You'll be able to fit all your essentials in it, and the canvas strap ensures you can carry it comfortably, too. And beyond its practical perks, this duffle is seriously good-looking.

For the Easygoing Backpacker

Patagonia Duffel Bag $149Shop

If you enjoy nature and wild backpacking adventures, you should chooseВ something sturdy. With this red option, you won't have to compromise style. It epitomizes the idea of form meets function.

Now that you've seen all the best carry-on bags, let us know which one is your favorite.

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