If you're looking to invest in new luggage, consider where you're most often headed. Are you an extreme hiker headed to scale your next peak, or typically off to Silicon Valley to pitch your next start-up? The suitcases you bring should fit your needs, and now, there's a sophisticated and sturdy option for everyone. Here are high-tech rolling options for serious travelers.
Osprey Contrail 28
One of the most thoughtfully designed pieces here, the light, 75-liter Contrail works hard to be a traveler's total package, featuring such smart, removable built-ins as a two-sided organizer and a hang-up laundry bag. The build is tough, thanks in part to skid plates and padded grab handles. [$340; amazon.com]