We all may love to travel, but unless we’re flying private, we often have restrictions placed upon us at airports when it comes to what we can and cannot travel with. So there’s only one solution: learn how to adhere to any and all restrictions with optimum luxury and style still intact.
For the first installment of Haute Living’s Top 10 Luxury Travel Items, I’d like to introduce you to a few miniature delights that will make any duration or destination of travel feel like the comforts of home.
1. Louis Vuitton – Case with Mirror
The beautiful monogram canvas case can be used for jewelry, make-up, or any other travel essentials. With a mirror elegantly hidden under its cover, the case features a washable interior, natural cowhide handle, golden brass pieces, S-lock with key, reinforcement from two trunk latches, space for 14 bottles, reinforced metal corners, studded leather trim, and a removable natural cowhide ID holder. Price: $3,730
2. Montblanc – Travel Shoe Polish Kit
Avoid the hassle of finding a good shoe polisher at your destination with the Montblanc travel show polish kit. The kit features embossed black calf leather, and includes shoe polish in neutral and black, a brush, a polish cloth, and a shoehorn.
3. White and Warren – Cashmere Travel Set
Available in a range of colors, the cashmere travel set is one of White and Warren’s most coveted travel accessories. The knitted cashmere First Class Travel Wrap not only provides a luxurious travel blanket, but it also can be used as a chic wrap for evenings or chilly days. The set also includes a pair of cashmere ballet flats (just when we thought ballet shoes couldn’t get any more comfortable!) that combine an extraordinarily soft knitted upper with a suede sole and satin lining for keeping your toes warm in style. The accessories fit perfectly into a silk pouch for effortless packing and transporting. Price: $350
4. Tom Ford – Computer Bag
Whether out of business necessity, or desire to stay in touch with family and friends while travelling, lap tops are certainly a high priority travel accessory these days. To keep your trusty computer safe during travel, I recommend the Tom Ford computer bag. As part of the ever-expanding Tom Ford collection, this computer bag is made of the finest leather and features a single padded compartment for a laptop with multiple accessories. The case also comes with a lock designed to resemble a lighter which comes with the case.
5. Porsche Design – Travel Humidor
From the infamous Porsche line is the beautiful travel humidor which is constructed from microscopic carbon fibers that are woven into a structure of extraordinary stability. With a polyester varnish, applied by hand, the case provides protection and functional beauty for any cigar aficionado. With its combined divider and humidifier, the curved sides of the box make it virtually crush-proof. Price $1,147.50
6. Cece Kent – Dog Travel Bag
Bringing your pooch along for your trip and want its journey to be as luxurious as yours? Pick up a Cece Kent dog travel bag for your ease and your puppy’s comfort. The French leather pet carrier is uniquely designed to resemble a handbag and features a side flap with roll back capabilities to expose an open window for your dog to stick their head out of, an internal safety leash, a soft removable padded insert, and a golden lock and key. For when you’re not using it, the carrier comes with a protective dust cover for storage. Price: $425
7. L’Occitane en Provence – Shea Travel Treasures
This perfect assortment of travel sized shea butter products comes from one of my personal favorite brands, L’Occitane en Provence. With all bottle sizes adhering to travel regulations, this set is ideal for any jet-setter who likes to stay fresh and ready to shine. Including seven different shea products and an L’Occitane travel pouch, this set is a must-have for anyone on-the-go. Price $35
8. Montblanc – Passport Holder
Keep your valuable passport safe, and fashionable, with Montblanc’s Meisterstuck Passport Holder. Made from southern German full-grain calfskin leather with Montblanc’s unique deep shine, mixed chrome vegetable tanning, semi-aniline dye throughout, and jacquard lining with the Montblanc branding on the inside, this beautiful case will make leave an impression where ever you go. On the outside, Montblanc’s infamous logo is featured; a delicate black and white resin star logo with a palladium-plated ring.
9. Vox – Travel Watch Holder 8
Vox’s beautiful travel watch holder is able to accommodate eight of your most prized watches, keeping them safe and protected during your travels. The luxury case is made of the finest quality materials and features a rosewood veneer polished to a rich luster and a beautiful interior lining made of soft, non-marking cloth. Each slot of this watch case is fitted with 2.3 inch pillows to hold any size watch. The box is finished with brass hardware, including a lock and key for your piece of mind. Price $190
10. Ralph Lauren – Equestrian Flask
American designer, Ralph Lauren, has an haute way to carry some of your favorite liqueurs when you’re on the run. The dazzling silver flask features a polo player logo and comes with additional features such as a beautifully enameled jockey portrait and meticulous precision in its engineered hinged top. Price $2,495
If you’ve got any luxury travel item ideas that you’d like to see featured in next week’s installment of Haute Living’s Top 10 Luxury Travel Items, leave a comment and come back to see if you’re item was selected to be featured!