This way, I can roll up to the airport feeling like a louder and far less captivating Jackie O, but a Jackie O nonetheless. Nostalgia aside, luggage with personality will always be more fun to tote than your standard black, boxy baggage. But now, these contemporary travel bags marry the trunk-style silhouettes, leather straps, and vibrantly patterned linings of the past with more modern features like TSA-approved locks, lightweight materials, zippered expansions, spinner wheels, and telescoping handles. One of our most stylish picks even compresses down flat for easy storage. Here are 11 suitcases inspired by the chicest luggage of yesteryear to make your next flight feel like a more elevated experience. For a stylish coordinated set, snag this hat box and wheeled trunk from Calpak.
Decorating Old Luggage With Vintage Travel Stickers
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They represent a time when travel was a true adventure that could take days or weeks to even reach your destination. Once you finally arrived at your hotel which you booked by actually making a phone call or maybe sending a telegram , you had earned that luggage label and its unique design. I thought it might be interesting to also check which hotels are still open for business.
W alk up to the reception desk in any hotel today and ask for its luggage label , and you will receive a puzzled expression. Luggage labels, also called baggage labels , are long gone. However they used to be a small but eye-catching part of the so-called golden age of travel from approximately to the mids.