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    Posted on Dec 12, 2012

    27 Suitcases And Accessories That Ease The Pain Of Traveling

    Because going to the airport is infinitely better if you have a carry-on you're proud of. Also, learn how to repurpose your old luggage!

    Suitcases:

    1. Map Suitcase, $144.97

    shop.heys.ca

    It's extremely sturdy, which is great for bumpy flights. Get it here.

    2. Pantone Suitcases, ¥16,800

    zozo.jp

    Available here (in Japanese).

    3. Owl Suitcase, $45.95

    etsy.com

    Available here.

    4. Polycarbonate Suitcase, $197.50

    muji.us

    Pretty much indestructible (bonus: looks kind of like EVE from "WALL-E.") Available here.

    5. Bespoke Curved Suitcase

    museandmaker.com

    They're by artist Sarah Williams and they're all custom-made, AKA they definitely cost a whole bunch.

    6. Mummy Suitcase, 90€

    7. BoomCase, $760

    urbanoutfitters.com

    I am in no way suggesting that you give Urban Outfitters a month's rent in exchange for an obsolete piece of technology tucked inside a suitcase; I just thought you should know that it is a thing that exists in the world.

    Carry-ons:

    8. Canvas Backpack, $60

    etsy.com

    Buy it here.

    9. Sequin-Dipped Duffel, $137

    deuxlux.com

    Get it here.

    10. Floral Makeup Pouch, $25

    11. Galaxy Backpack, $19.99

    etsy.com

    Buy it here.

    12. Computer Bag, $169.95

    zazzle.com

    Buy it here.

    13. Vintage Carry-All, $30

    etsy.com

    Available here.

    14. Studded Weekender, $475

    stampdla.com

    Definitely pricey, but you could always use it in self-defense if somebody tries to mug you. Buy it here.

    15. Colorblocked Briefcase, $185

    16. Large Car Tote, $280

    orlakiely.com

    Again, pricey, but Orla Kiely stuff lasts forever.

    17. Canvas Child's Suitcase/ Makeup Case, 39€

    frenchblossom.com

    Available here.

    Accessories:

    18. Elephant Passport Cover, $8

    etsy.com

    Buy it here.

    19. Heated Travel Mug, $24.99

    thinkgeek.com

    This handy device plugs into your car's cigarette lighter (and you can always unplug it too).

    20. Suitcase Eyes

    lilsnob.com

    Available at select Muji stores, or you could make some yourself.

    21. Mini Travel Bar, $59.50

    uncommongoods.com

    Get it here and you'll never fear flying again.

    22. Personalized Luggage Tag, $8.50

    etsy.com

    Available here.

    23. Penguin Classic Luggage Tag, $9.95

    amazon.com

    Available here.

    24. Universal Travel Adapter, $22.95

    cb2.com

    Get it here and never blow out your hairdryer while on an exchange trip to the French Alps again.

    25. Cat Sleep Mask, $8

    etsy.com

    For cat naps. (Sorry.) Buy it here.

    26. Strangely Codependent Luggage Tag, $14

    etsy.com

    Buy it here.

    27. Ostrich Pillow

    kickstarter.com

    If this looks like the kind of product you'd love to have, fund its Kickstarter campaign and get napping.

    Once you replace an old suitcase, don't throw it out! Here are some ways to re-use vintage luggage:

    28. DIY Repurposed Suitcase Table

    shopruche.com

    Full tutorial here.

    29. Suitcase Lid Breakfast Tray

    motherearthliving.com

    This idea will make any staycation way more adorable.

    30. Suitcase Gift Boxes, $11.50 - $14.50

    paper-source.com

    These Paper Source faux-suitcases aren't sturdy enough to transport your possessions across the country, but they'll add an element of wanderlust to your holiday gifts.

    31. If all else fails, turn a suitcase into a cat bed.

    etsy.com

    They'd prefer if you stay at home.

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