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12 Carry On Bags Best for Whatever New Year Travel Brings in 2022

best luxury designer carry on bags to help you travel with style no matter what the new year 2022 brings, including roller, duffel and garment bags.

You wanna travel like a boss? Bring the right gear. A great suitcase just makes traveling more stylish and enjoyable – and what better time than now to figure out how to make traveling again more fun? Our correspondent Jillian Tangen has curated a list of the 12 best luxury designer carry on bags to help you travel with style no matter what the new year 2022 brings, including roller, duffel and garment bags.

best luxury carry on bags for travel in 2022

Winter travel season is upon us. And every seasoned traveler knows the importance of a good carry-on.

best luxury designer carry on bags to help you travel with style no matter what the new year 2022 brings, including roller, duffel and garment bags.

best luxury designer carry on bags to help you travel with style no matter what the new year 2022 brings, including roller, duffel and garment bags.

Unlike checking an over-sized suitcase, a carry-on bag ensures your packing is always streamlined and more importantly, allows you to zip straight in and out airports undeterred.

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The bag you carry also creates a strong first impression on your fellow travelers; the people you seem to always randomly run into at the air terminal; the hotel staff; and even the private jet crew. That’s right, your little carry-on is a small glimpse into your lifestyle.

best luxury designer carry on bags to help you travel with style no matter what the new year 2022 brings, including roller, duffel and garment bags.

best luxury designer carry on bags to help you travel with style no matter what the new year 2022 brings, including roller, duffel and garment bags.

Canvassing clients? Try a chic roller with built-in phone charging. Heading someplace warm and tropical to relax? There’s a canvas tote bag for that. Going on a great outdoor adventure? Try a rugged duffel bag. A slightly more elegant excursion? You’ll need a sleek garment bag or perhaps an old school trolley style bag. You get the idea.

Below, we found 12 carry-on luggage options to complete (and complement) your travel style.

The 12 best luxury carry-ons to help you travel with style in 2022

1. arlo skye frame carry-on max

We begin our list of the best luxury designer roller, duffel and carry on garment bags with a practical and highly functional solution to a common problem.

At one point or another you’ve probably experienced a zipper failure of some sort, either in a piece of clothing or, worse, a suitcase. Arlo Skye has heard your frustration and done away with them entirely on their Frame Carry-On Max ($475). It’s secured using two locking buckles and also has a built-in battery pack for phone charging.

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2. patagonia 70l black hole duffel bag

The luggage of travelers looking to reconnect with mother nature should not only be stylish but practical. Have you ever tried rolling luggage through the snow? You’ll need a carry-on like the Patagonia 70L Black Hole Duffel Bag ($159) with plenty of compartments so that the gear you’re taking on your trip can be stowed neatly and properly.

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3. tumi voyageur oxford compact carry-on

Ideal for road warriors, the Tumi Voyageur Oxford Compact Carry-On ($595) has three separate, zippered storage areas (a roomy interior, a laptop compartment in the middle and a front pocket) so you can keep all your essentials neatly organized. It also features a built-in USB port, so you can plug your phone directly into the bag whenever you need a power boost.

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4. steamline luggage the editor large hat box

Touching down in the tropics? Then you’ll need this Steamline Luggage Editor Large Hat Box ($380) to store your sun hat in, of course.

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5. globe-trotter x gucci carry-on

The Gucci x North Face Gorpcore matchup is great if you’re heading to the great outdoors, but for all other adventures, turn to the luxury brand’s recent collaboration with British luggage maker Globe-Trotter instead. Their GG Carry-On ($2,980) is as timeless as it gets, marrying Gucci’s GG Supreme canvas with the polished hardware and silhouette of Globe-Trotter’s luggage, which is handcrafted with traditional techniques dating back to 1897.

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6. hook & albert nylon garment weekender bag

Hook & Albert has crafted a clever Nylon Garment Weekender Bag ($440) which essentially functions like the origami of packing. Rendered in durable nylon, the bag zips open so that it’s totally flat and can store a suit and additional clothing around the outside structure. Then, zipping it back together will give you room inside for shoes, accessories and other travel necessities – brilliant!

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7. rimowa original cabin suitcase

Rimowa is synonymous with luxury travel with its hard-sided suitcases with easy maneuverability and personalization options. While you can opt for any number of the brand’s new vibrant colorways or collaborations (recent pairings include Dior, Moncler and Chaos), you can’t go wrong with the unmistakable Original Cabin Suitcase ($1,150) in aluminum. With its distinctive grooves and shiny finish, it’s one of the most iconic luggage designs of all time.

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8. paravel cabana tote

If you’re heading somewhere warm, opt for some luggage that will carry all those little extras you will need during your trip (sunscreen, flip flops and sunnies). Paravel’s Cabana Tote ($185) will do it with ease while also being appropriate for the warmer weather.

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9. t. anthony garment carrier

Whether you are traveling for business or headed to a gala, a luxury Garment Carrier Bag ($650) like this one from T. Anthony is a good investment for preventing any sort of wrinkling to your suits or dresses.

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10. bottega veneta duffel acorn bag

Whether you’re taking a weekend trip or jetting off for an extended period of time, investing in a good duffel bag is a smart move. If you’re into classic design-house motifs, consider Bottega Veneta’s Duffel Acorn Bag ($5,200) featuring the brand’s signature woven leather exterior. Designed to resist wear and tear, it comes with pure leather handles, a detachable canvas shoulder strap, two internal pockets, a functional lock, a leather key holder and brunito-finish accents.

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11. jetkids by stokke bedbox

One of the best luxury roller bags for kids on the go, the Jetkids Ride-on Suitcase ($200) from Stokke Bedbox can be pulled, pushed or ridden, and comes with shock-absorbing swivel wheels for easy maneuverability through the airport. And if that was not enough, it converts into a leg rest or in-flight bed for children during flight.

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12. aviteur carry-on

We close our list of the best luxury designer roller, duffel and carry on garment bags with a showstopper.

Founded by Patricia Gucci, granddaughter of Guccio Gucci, Aviteur’s high-end luggage will instantly transform you into a chic traveler. The Aviteur Carry-On ($8,403) features paneled woven leather stitched and assembled by hand from naturally tanned calf leather, plus aluminum hardware and a Lucite handle for a high-end, understated look.

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The 12 best luxury carry-ons to help you travel with style in 2022

That’s our take on the best luxury designer carry on bags to travel in style right now, including roller, duffel and garment bags, no matter what the new year 2022 brings.  Wherever your travels take you this year, just don’t forget the essential travel tip supplied by Queen Elizabeth herself, as true now as when she said it. For the best international trip, keep calm, and carry on. Bon voyage, dear reader!

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This article contains affiliate links to products independently selected by our editors. As an Amazon Associate, Dandelion Chandelier receives a commission for qualifying purchases made through these links. 

Jillian Tangen is the Head of Research at Dandelion Chandelier and a former Senior Research Analyst at McKinsey & Co and Analyst at Shearman & Sterling. She is an avid fan of Nordic design, having owned an independent lifestyle store and sales agency focused on emerging Scandinavian design. Jillian lives in New York and is married with three young children. She loves cross-country skiing, the New York Rangers, reading, travel and discovering new brands.

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