From chic carry on bags to soft holdalls, we have your luggage dilemmas sorted.
Weekend bags…whether you’re a vintage fan, jetting off with a traditional leather bound traditional case or more of a stuff it all into a hard case and pull it along kinda gal we have the weekend bag for you.
Weekend bags mark the start to any fabulous mini break. Yay. While they have to carry all of our style essentials, they’re also key to completing chic airport ensembles and travel outfits.
After all if you thought that how you carry all your belongings doesn’t matter think again, I mean its all about the upgrade when travelling so why not help the cause along by making sure you are ready to go with the hottest weekend bag options out there.
If you like to pack light don’t worry, we have covered all bases. The Kurt Geiger tote bag is a great option of a weekend bag for one night away. Give Mary Poppins a run for her money, those tote bags are deeper than you think.
Maybe a soft holdall is more your style. Perfect for when you are travelling by train, car or small aircraft where its a big no no to turn up with huge wheely cases FYI. Easy to load in a small space, light to carry plus looks super stylish, the selection at American Apparel, Penfield and Coach caught our eye.
Straight from the catwalks, the Burberry bags caught our eye, not only do they look bright and beautiful but do the job too. You'll be surprised how much you can squeeze in, go on try. Maybe a understated normcore style is more you vibe, never fear Japanese brand Porter, Cos, Reiss and Antler should all be on your radar.But its not all high end, if you're not particularly savvy in the luggage arena don't worry check out our favourite weekend bags from the high street and more for a instant polished and chic arrival no matter what you go for.
Yes you did read that right, only £49 for a stylish but sturdy holiday option. We'll take all three!
For SS15, we suspect this would have been Mary Poppins' dream bag, as the MICHAEL Michael Kors Jet Set Small Travel Tote can carry everything from your tropical weather essentials to your wet weather umbrella, depending on your weekend plans.
Perfect that sports luxe look with a gym bag that doubles as trend-led overnight bag to carry all of your weekend essentials.
House of Hackney have teamed up with Globe-Trotter giving it a HOH spin for Summer. Handcrafted in Hertfordshire over a 10 day process, this deeper than you think suitcase can carry all your travelling essentials and more. Comes in the House of Hackney iconic floral and stripe print too. Sign us up.
Straight from the S/S15 Burberry show, this hardwearing grainy leather with a on trend colour blocking finish is a style we love. With hand stitching, hand painting and all made in Italy, its all about the quality here.
This Lulu Guinness pastel case is a great choice for the compulsive overpacker - it comes on a pull along and wheels you'll be pleased to know. Its a no brainer for your weekend bag.
The Japanese luggage specialists is our new favourite in the world of travel. Known for their forward thinking design and decades of heritage, we are well and truly sold on their weekend bags. Look out for the padding detail on the Boston bag that not only looks super cool but you'll have complete peace of mind with nothing inside getting a touch of damage.
Because its not just about your luggage, your handbag has to look chic too. If you're checking in luggage, finish off your look with a pop of colour. A bargain price plus it has a removable inner pouch that we would totally be using as a wash bag.
What's not to love about this holdall. Just looking at it with its pretty postcard print makes us want to jet away. Plus look out for the removable long shoulder strap for carrying ease.
Mulberry is our go-to destination for travel and accessories, hello tassel key ring anyone?
With a oversized easy access tote bag you're free to pack it full to your hearts content. We think you would be surprised you can fit in this shape and would even suit for a one night away trip. Failing that its a great hand luggage bag to have while travelling, add a pop of colour to your travelling outfit.
For the frequent traveller this is the star of the show. The Alpha 2 has functionally and performance covered. Its 4 wheels with 360 maneuverability, impact resistant corners that are super tough and provide extra durability. Basically no amount of bashing on the carousel will harm this beauty.
Available in store on the 1st June, we are getting our names on the list for this. We are sold on the idea of a fun playful print being used on such a useful style. You won't miss this on the luggage carousel!
Longchamp classic travel bag has become the fash pack's go-to for stylish luggage. We like the update for Summer in this bright coral shade. Hello new weekend bag.
We like the lockable front pocket, perfect to slip your tablet in. Yes this is a investment but its also a classic style that will never go out of fashion and will look better with age. It does come up a little big to fit with most airline bag restrictions, so we are imagining this is a perfect option for a road trip weekend jaunt.
Who said rucksacks are only for students? Its the ultimate hands free option whether you are at the airport or at a festival, yes that does mean more arms to carry duty free splurges!
Samsonite rolls out another classic in a vibrant jewel colour with this Lite-Shock design. Big enough to be put into the hold of a aircraft, boot of your car or roll it onto the Eurostar. We like how light it is, thanks to its revolutionary Curve technology its impact resistant and super light plus its recyclable so great for the environment too. Winning.
Available in the Old Bond Street store, the simple design is a winner for us. Practical too with its long over the shoulder strap, we can't think of a more chic way to carry all of our holiday essentials.
Cool and vintage inspired, this doctors style shape takes us back to something our Granny might use. Make sure you're spearheading the revival with this brown leather option.
This fabric holdall with its funky removable shoulder strap and leather trim will serve you well for a short trip. The understated logo and classic design gets top marks from us.
Perfect for the traveller who wants something unique, go for the rolls royce of luggage and try Globe-Trotter. Made in the UK, the bespoke option is for that person that wants the perfect luggage. Special stand out details like personalised initialing, choosing colour combos in the linings, corners, handles and straps from the Globe-Trotter colour wheel make this a unique case to travel with.
A classic gym bag gets a update for Summer with canvas material that not only looks great but is durable too. Perfect for when you are travelling by train or car, easy to load into the smallest space a soft bag is the savvy travellers go-to option. If navy is too safe for you check out the tropical palm print design.
Aspinal says go for a traditional shape in a classic tan shade. We agree and say if it ain't broke don't fix it. Perfect for a city break, the roll-along cabin sized case is compact yet more spacious than you would think.
When you want to channel the normcore look, go for this Cos option. Not only is it the perfect hand luggage style and shape, it doubles up as a perfect bag to use while sightseeing, when on the beach, at the market. The list is endless.
One of our favourite collabs of the Summer, the debut between Reiss and Steamline luggage has our heart all a flutter. We are all over the vintage inspired look for our next trip away. But not only does it look super chic, hello upgrade, but also is full of added extras. Each piece is handmade with silent trolley wheels, aluminum extendable handles and bound with leather straps. Comes in a bigger shape also, perfect for a longer trip away.
In the classic Mipac duffle design, stand out for the right reasons with this juicy red style. Earn extra style points with the jazzy embossed finish.
The Roxy option is bigger enough to fit in every single little thing you'll need and looks super cool too. Because sometimes you don't fancy carrying a hard case, a soft holdall is a great option. Roll all your clothes and you'll be surprised how much you can fit in.
Your canvas bag just got a upgrade thanks to this chic little number. Go for a understated style like this navy option. When its a canvas tote stick to a pattern free style, it keeps it looking more high end and less high street freebie. Plus this option doubles up as your beach bag while on your holiday too, Boom!
Ticking off the nautical trend, why not wear it head to toe with this striped bag. The front pocket is perfect size to pop in your tablet, wash bag, copy of Marie Claire magazine, you decide!
For the minimalist fashion-lovers among us, the Tiber case ticks all the boxes. Try its easy glide wheels, polycarbonate shell with its edgy scalloped design, that gives super strength protection but weighs next to nothing.
We can't say no to a classic tan carry on. If this doesn't get you a upgrade nothing will. Timeless design, tick, classic shape, tick and unisex, tick. Also comes in a bigger size if you're more of a long haul kinda gal.
Create a optical illusion with this neon oversized shopper. Another great option that will take you from the boarding queue to a beach bar!
Chic, understated and black. This is the kind of luggage that doesn't come along that often on the high street, the look screams expensive so we say snap this up pronto.