We are deeply sorry to have to confront you with this truth, but: holiday travel season is going to be here before you know it. Most of us are just weeks away from the hell of TSA agitation, flight cancellations, and the kind of road traffic that makes you question your faith in humanity year after year.
But every cloud has a silver lining, and if you find yourself in inclement weather while on your way to spend time with family and friends this fall and winter, yours may take the form of a new men’s luggage collection from the new-ish company Paravel.
On Tuesday, the brand rolled out its first dude-dedicated line of bags, crafted from weather-treated linen (in a deep navy called Cadet) and finished with black Italian leather. The material, also sourced in Italy, is both waterproof and stainproof, which means you won’t have to worry about the sticky hands of wayward toddlers running unattended up and down the aisles of your train or jet. Prices range from $70 for a zip-top wallet to $385 for a duffel bag (seen above) that can hold everything you need for a long getaway. What’s more, you can monogram each piece with your initials or even your favorite emoji, which brings down the chance of you picking up someone else’s stuff at baggage claim way, way down.
Paravel, founded just last year, had catered to women until these bags were released, the but the men’s line follows the same ethos: it’s an end-to-end selection of lightweight travel bags that are a lot tougher than they look on first glance. Each piece is designed to take at least some of the hassle out of traveling so that you can focus on what really matters: the people waiting for you at your final destination.
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