• Samsonite’s Black Label collection is ideal for the traveller looking to add a little pizzaz to their luggage. Designed by Alexander McQueen, the collection includes the Servuga line for the business traveller. The Vintage collection mixes modern style with vivid detailing. Take a look at X’Lite, a light suitcase with gold finish. Prices start at Rs9,000; available at Grand Hyatt, Santacruz and Atria Mall, Worli, Mumbai; Khan Market, New Delhi and The Leela Palace, Airport Road, Bangalore.
• What happens when two luxury Italian brands join forces? You get to travel in style. Luxe fashion house Salvatore Ferragamo makes its debut in the world of cars, in the trunk of the Maserati GranTurismo.
Ferragamo has created a set of suitcases made to fit in GranTurismo’s trunk. The five-piece set includes a suitcase, weekend bag, garment holder and multifunctional shoe case. You can also personalize your luggage, matching it to the interiors of your car. Prices start at Rs45,000; available at the Grand Hyatt, Santacruz, Mumbai.
• If luggage equals leather to you, Hidesign offers some great options. The stylish Adventure travel bag is made from masculine-looking Sudan leather. Pieces such as the Monaco and Alamo are ideal for business travellers. Priced between Rs7,000 and Rs9,000; available at all Hidesign stores.
• Elizabeth Hurly and Kylie Minogue have already been spotted with the Monogram Pegase 50 Vernis, a limited edition embossed patent leather cabin case by Louis Vuitton. Pick one in your favourite colour at the Taj Mahal Palace and Tower, Mumbai, for Rs1.05 lakh.