For me, there is nothing quite like a chic retro-inspired suitcase to induce that sense of wanderlust. Thank God we are not all alike, or else the world would be even weirder than it already is.

When it comes to finding the best carry-on luggage, there is no one-size-fits-all solution. What is best for me might not be best for someone else. Luckily, with such a huge variety to choose from, there’s truly something for every traveler’s style and needs.

Whether stylish and classic, chic and feminine, or exceptionally practical and equipped with a bevy of tech features, these 27 suitcases will surely make you stand out in any airport. Bon voyage!

Eye Candy Pink Suitcase

Away Travel suitcase

This blush pink minimalist luggage from Away is not just impossibly pretty, but also unbreakable and packed with lots of smart features. These include an interior compression system which allows you to make the most of the space inside, TSA-approved lock, removable laundry bag, built-in battery for charging your USB devices, as well as premium 360° wheels for a smooth, easy roll.

Nevertheless, its chic and durable polycarbonate shell ensures both your suitcase and contents stay intact during the trip, while also keeping the weight down. In a nutshell, The Bigger Carry-On is sleek, sturdy, and excellent value for money – a must have for any fashionista who likes to travel with extra outfits!

Samsonite’s Lightweight Freeform

Samsonite Freeform

Freeform, Samsonite’s newest carry-on spinner, combines strength and maneuverability with a unique futuristic design. Appointed with multiple pockets as well as interior cross-ribbon and divider, the 21″ hardshell luggage makes for easy, effective packing and organizing.

Needless to say, this sleek piece is extremely lightweight and made from strong, high-quality materials to provide long lasting durability. Further characteristics include four multi-directional double spinner wheels, telescopic handle, expandable capacity, TSA Lock, and built-in ID tag.

Chester’s Lightweight & Durable Hardshell Carry-On

Lightweight carry-on luggage

Impact resistance and lightness are among this product’s strongest features, enhanced by a sleek, contemporary design and a host of modern conveniences.

Fabricated from 100% polycarbonate, Chester’s 22″ carry-on luggage is one of the lightest and best value in its category. However, this doesn’t mean it compromises on quality and convenience. On the contrary, with two spacious compartments, an interior organizer, and a removable nylon laundry bag, you have the room you need to neatly store your belongings when traveling.

Furthermore, its 4 silent spinner wheels along with the telescoping ergonomic handle ensure 360-degree mobility through the terminal, while the TSA-compliant size and lock make your journey as smooth and stress-free as possible.

The Nostalgic Chatelet Hard by Delsey

Vintage inspired trolley

No fashionista’s summer essentials list would be complete without a chic suitcase that really gets you in the holiday mood. With the feminine, vintage-inspired Chatelet, you will be the envy of all ladies around the baggage carousel!

This French beauty brings to mind glamorous Parisian breaks and sunny French Riviera getaways while also providing functionality and durability. Aside from 4 quiet, easy-running double wheels and an inbuilt TSA lock, the cabin trolley case has a patented integrated brake that locks your wheels, preventing it from rolling away on the steep, cobbled streets of Montmartre.

Next Generation Carry-On Bag

Next generation carry-on

Take your travels to the next level with the smart G-RO Carry-On. From its tough-terrain oversized wheels to the GPS location tracker, this groundbreaking companion bag is chock full of advanced features.

Durable, yet surprisingly light, it sports a super strong ballistic nylon outer shell, with high-quality YKK zippers and an extra-long ergonomic handle suitable for all heights. Adding to its roomy, well-structured interior is an easy-access laptop compartment, as well as lots of external pockets for staying organized and connected on the move.

The unique axle-less wheel design along with a built-in tablet stand and a charging station with two USB ports make the G-RO an intelligent choice for tech-savvy explorers.

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Futuristic Swiss Hardside Suitcase

Victorinox luggage

With a special integrated multi-tool – containing pen, sim card replacement tool, ID tag, and USB port, the Lexicon Hardside Frequent Flyer Carry-On will impress even the most tech-savvy globetrotter. This cabin size trolley case from Victorinox (the maker of the Swiss Army Knife) is constructed from durable 100% virgin polycarbonate with a scratch-resistant matte finish and comes with ultra-recessed wheels to maximize both maneuverability and packing capacity.

Glossy Light Blue A22 Carry by Raden

A 22 Carry

Stylishly designed and equipped with the latest in travel technology, Raden’s A22 carry-on luggage answers the needs of connected, style-conscious travelers with an in-built weighing scale handle and two micro USB ports – perfect for charging your devices while out and about. When paired with the Raden app, you can weigh the bag just by lifting it or find out its approximate location if lost.

The interior is just as neat, with two zippered, equally sized compartments, pockets for small items, and amenities such as earplugs, eye mask, and a USB cable for charging the suitcase battery.

Rimowa’s High-Tech Carry-On

Rimowa Salsa Deluxe

Thanks to its patented flex dividers and Multiwheel system, Rimowa’s Salsa Deluxe 22″ carry-on is as practical as is good looking. Lightweight, high-tech, and decidedly contemporary, it features 3 easily accessible exterior pockets, two-way zip closure with TSA-approved lock, as well as a stageless telescopic handle for graceful, free-wheeling navigation through the airport.

Ted Baker’s Oriental Blossom JULIZ Suitcase

Pink suitcase

Travel the world in style with this beautiful Ted Baker suitcase. Designed in a palette of sweet pastel hues, with precious rose gold details and a dazzling Oriental Bloom print, it features two main interior compartments and an extendable handle with molded handgrip.

A glossy hardshell exterior along with four smooth button design wheels and a spacious interior lined with tastefully printed fabric make the JULIZ suitcase a reliable travel companion for frequent style-savvy flyers.

Hartmann’s Timeless Tweed Spinner

Tweed suitcase

Part of Hartmann’s Tweed Collection, the 30’’ Long Journey Expandable Spinner is the perfect accessory for the stylish jetsetter. With its classic design, leather trimmed handles, and smooth rolling wheels, this beautiful piece of luggage oozes timeless quality and elegance.

Limited Edition Globe-Trotter x Paul Smith Trolley Case

Globe-Trotter x Paul Smith Trolley Case

To mark its 120th anniversary, topnotch travel brand Globe-Trotter has teamed up with renowned British designer Paul Smith to give its classic 20″ navy trolley case a symbolic makeover. The result is a marvelous piece of luggage with a light & durable navy fiberboard shell, adorned with quirky details in emblematic Paul Smith colors and stripes.

Handcrafted in England by highly skilled artisans, the suitcase sports a luxurious vintage look with a playful masculine twist, its striped handles and leather corners reflecting the vibrant Artist Stripe palette.

The special edition Globe-Trotter x Paul Smith Trolley Case is limited to a production of just 120 units worldwide, each one signed by the English fashion designer – so you’d better hurry up!

Vintage Styled Spinner Trunk

Bellagio Spinner Trunk

The perfect marriage of fine Italian craftsmanship and modern features, the Bellagio 30″ Spinner Trunk from Italian manufacturer BRIC’s will add a touch of class to any holiday or business trip.

Crafted of durable, lightweight polycarbonate, this dark blue vintage styled suitcase is trimmed with luxurious vegetable-tanned Tuscan leather, while featuring a 360-degree four-wheel system for easy maneuverability through busy airports and crowded city streets.

Its generous interior is divided into two double-decker compartments with intuitive zip pockets for organizing your essentials. It also includes TSA-approved combination lock and a practical telescoping handle.

Splashy Sunset Carry-On

CALPAK carry-on

Complement your summer outfit with a trendy 20-inch hardshell spinner in the colors of the sunset. Oh Joy! is a light and durable CALPAK carry-on created in collaboration with designer & blogger Joy Cho. Its two separate packing compartments will fit all your party dresses, while the additional pockets are perfect for securing small personals and accessories.

High-End Men’s Case

Ebby Rane Quartermaster Homme

Designed especially for him, Ebby Rane’s Quartermaster Homme is the ultimate blend of style and practicality. Equipped with seven carry-all bags for travel essentials, it helps you pack like a pro and stay organized while on the road. This elegant, lightweight carry-on in jet black comes with 360-degree wheels, water resistant zipper, and TSA-approved lock, being suitable for everything from yachting to business trips. The Leather Valet is a brilliant addition, ensuring valuables such as wallets, watches, or keys are kept safe en route.

A Gadgets Lover’s Dream Luggage

Carry-on spinner with open-lid compartment

Tech-savvy road warriors will fall in love with the 90Fun Passport, a 20-inch carry-on spinner with a unique open-lid compartment that provides quick access to electronics and travel documents. Not only that, but the suitcase comes in a stylish titanium grey, with smooth, silent wheels, adjustable 4-level handle, and double TSA locks.

World’s First Motorized Carry-On

Lots of carry-ons on the market promise to make navigating busy airports easier, but none of them gets the job done quite like Modobag – the world’s first rideable, motorized luggage.

A smart solution for busy professionals on the go, the bag comes equipped with advanced motorized technology, being able to get you through the airport terminal three times faster than walking. Besides wheels, pedals, and a cushioned seat, Modobag includes dual USB ports, easy-access laptop and tablet pockets, as well as a Lithium Smart Charger to fully charge the suitcase when traveling.

World’s First Rolltop Suitcase

Rolltop suitcase

Another revolutionary piece of luggage, Trunkster stands out for its minimalist zipperless design, with an innovative sliding door that lets you access your belongings in no time. In addition, the world’s first and only rolltop suitcase is highly durable, surprisingly lightweight, and packed with intelligent features such as the built-in digital scale and the removable power bank, which allows you to charge your devices anywhere, anytime.

Pre-Damaged Baggage

Pre-Damaged Baggage

Travel frequently? Here’s a suitcase you can use as often as you please, without worrying about it being damaged during the journey. Made from 100% sustainable materials, this cool hardshell case on wheels sports a creative worn-looking design with a beautiful matte finishing.

Crash Baggage comes in various sizes and colors, but this ocher cabin trolley is sure to compliment any short trip or weekend adventure.

World’s First Collapsible Carry-On

Collapsible Carry-On

Bold and beautiful, Barracuda’s uber smart carry-on bag sports an original collapsible design with a distinctive 360-degree rotating handle and an ingenious drop-down laptop tray. Pair that up with convenient features like built-in USB charger, digital scale, and laundry/shoe bags, and you have one of the coolest and most functional smart luggage out there.

Marvel Themed Spinner by American Tourister

Marvel suitecase

Calling all Marvel Comics fans out there! This 28″ spinner suitcase by American Tourister comes in your favorite Team Cap colors, with character branded inside lining and a prominent Captain America logo on the front of its sturdy polycarbonate textured shell.

Roomy, lightweight, and easy to spot on the carousel, this vibrant hardside luggage adds a bit of fun to any travel plans.

Hybrid Polycarbonate-Fabric Suitcase

Tortoise-inspired luggage
Photo: Ayao Yamazaki

Combining hard polycarbonate back and sides with a unique soft-shelled front cover, this tortoise-inspired luggage created by Japanese design company Nendo for Fabrica Pelletteri Milano is a delight for those seeking style and versatility when traveling. Its cute cloth lid allows the carry-on to open in two different configurations, whereas the TSA-approved cable lock lets you secure it when you need to step away for a moment.

Aptly called Kame Upright 55 (Kame means tortoise in Japanese), this creative hybrid suitcase is available in 4 colors: shiro white, sun orange, wasabi green, and eclipse blue.

Leopard-Print Shoe Case for Fashionistas on the Go

Stylish shoe suitcase

Envisioned by famous British designer Charlotte Olympia, Globe-Trotter’s new shoe case is a fashionista’s dream come true. The piece is handmade from leopard-print leather and has a gorgeous retro look, with stylish gold detailing and a delicate jacquard interior lining. And the best part – it accommodates eight pairs of shoes in perfect condition.

Sexy Denim Spinner by SteamLine

Vintage inspired suitcase

Finished in blue Japanese denim with elegant brown leather straps and corner trims, the Voyageur Spinner merges chic vintage-inspired aesthetics with modern convenience. Good looks aside, this fashionable SteamLine suitcase features a sturdy retractable handle and 4 wheels for seamless rolling over most surfaces. Two TSA-approved locks keep your belongings safe, while the removable door-hanger washbag and zippered lid compartments inside make it easy to stay organized on the go.

If you’re looking to make a fashion statement when traveling, this is the bag for you.

The Revolutionary Bugaboo Boxer Luggage System

Bugaboo Boxer fully loaded

Envisioned by Amsterdam-based company Bugaboo, the Boxer fuses classy high-end design and groundbreaking interlocking technology into a revolutionary luggage system. Inspired by the brand’s luxury baby strollers, the product comprises a foldable four-wheeled chassis, a large travel suitcase, and smaller cabin case. Depending on your travel plans, you can buy the whole package or each piece (in the color you like) individually.

One thing’s for sure: what this ingenious system of interlocking suitcases lacks in high tech features, more than makes up for it with its unsurpassed mobility.

Military Themed Leather Rolling Trunk

Military themed trunk

If you’re looking to invest in a fabulous piece of luggage that’s sure to make an impact wherever it lands, go for the Trolley, Ghurka’s military-themed leather rolling trunk.

Celebrating the brand’s 40th anniversary, this hard-sided carry-on is handcrafted by Florentine artisans from luxury calfskin leather and lined with 100-percent-cotton twill. Its parescoping top-handle and smooth, dual wheel system make travel a breeze, while the polished nickel hardware and bold colored stripes, reminiscent of Ghurka fighters’ military ribbons, give this classic trunk a cool, modern edge.

Yes, this bag may cost more than your entire vacation, but can we really put a price tag on traveling in style?

The Ultimate Business Luggage

Vocier F38 Luggage

Perfect for business travelers with a sense of style, this classy Tuscan leather carry-on trolley fits two suits and keeps them free of wrinkles until your next meeting, wherever in the world that may be.

Designed by German manufacturer Vocier, F38 Luggage uses an original Zero-Crease System to keep your outfits intact in a special compartment that gently curves around the cotton lined interior. Once you arrive at the destination, just open the main zipper and hang the bag in the closet. A unique storage area hidden beneath the handle allows easy access to your passport, phone, and flight tickets for getting through security fast.

The Carry-On Closet

The Carry-On Closet

Taking proper care of your precious clothes when on the road is no easy job. But, what about a valise that doubles as a portable closet?

Aptly named The Carry-On Closet, this creative, cabin-approved hardshell spinner luggage designed by Solgaard has built-in retractable shelves to keep your garments nicely separated and wrinkle-free wherever the day may take you.

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