You've seen the pics of celebrities struggling with trunks and such at the airport, and maybe just in that instance, you went "Wow, I really *don't* want to be just like them." Us either, so we've rounded up the sturdiest, wield-iest, not-bad-looking-est suitcases available on the 'net.
Aesthetically pleasing and doesn't look like every other banged-up bag (not) coming down the carousel. There's also a warranty, so if the handlers are too rough with it, the company will repair it for free. Sweet.
They've been in business for more than a century, so what more do you need to know? But just in case, their Juno model has a rep for being ultra light and roomy.
You know when, in Up in the Air, George Clooney's like "You gotta get a better case?" to Anna Kendrick? This is the one, with easy-access laptop compartment for cynics who've got more frequent-flier miles than they know what to do with.
She's a beaut, ain't she? But make sure to lock her up tight, lest she disappear into the that great warehouse in the sky forever.
Two main selling points: You could chuck it across the room, and it wouldn't shatter. And it's expandable, so you can pick up bric-a-brac to your heart's content.
One of those belongings that automatically identify you as Somebody, these top-of-the-line cases are still made on the same machinery they used in Victorian times.
Reimagine that shirt-throwing scene from the Great Gatsby but "such pretty colors" instead. Not that Daisy would hurl carry-ons, but whatever.
Fashion people swear by this guy for his toughness and steer-ability (no more toppling), plus the corrugated aluminum is super chic.
A cleverly designed interior (laundry bag, clips for a garment bag) makes the need for panicked shower-steaming/even more panicked calling your mom to ask her how to operate an iron obsolete.