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BEST Luggage

2012 BEST Luggage

Leather World


The problem with wanderlust is that you never know exactly how you’ll need to pack for your next expedition. Fortunately, Leather World has a bag for every journey, including a beach-getaway tote with just enough room for a suit and… read more»

2011 BEST Luggage

Leather World


Globetrotters will have no problem finding the ideal traveling companion amid Leather World’s broad assortment of luggage from Hartmann, Vera Bradley, Victorinox, and other trusted names. Standing by to help fill that handsome new roller bag, duffel, or suitcase is… read more»

2010 BEST Luggage

Leather World


Time was, travelers could blissfully shop for haute totes and Riviera-ready steamer trunks without having to worry about overhead bins and luggage fees. But with airlines now charging for baggage by the pound, it’s time to pack smart. Local mini… read more»

2009 BEST Luggage

London Harness Company


Unless ‘fashion victim’ is the desired look, carting a mountain of logo-stamped luggage through Logan is simply gauche. Then again, so is cramming the overhead bin with junky duffels. For travel gear that’s both upscale and functional, London Harness is… read more»

2008 BEST Luggage

Samsonite Black Label


Whether it’s being plundered by humorless airport security or punted down the escalator in frustration by its God-awfully delayed owner, today’s luggage had better be tough. Samsonite’s Copley boutique has manifold takes on the luggage maker’s famed durability: hard- and… read more»

2006 BEST Luggage



Ardent followers of the tenet ‘Well, you just never know,’ we’re not the types whose weekend gear will fit in a tiny backpack. And so the crew at Biltmore-Green has come to know us by name. The Back Bay shop… read more»

2003 BEST Luggage

Biltmore-Green Luggage


Now that the Concorde has gone the way of the luxury steamship, there’s nothing that courts robbery on an AirTran carousel like a Louis Vuitton suitcase. Safer to go with the workaday, the durable but still stylish. Biltmore-Green stocks sensible… read more»

2001 BEST Luggage

Bentley’s Travelware


When it comes to customer service, Bentley’s is peerless. The Copley Place store manager, Berge Ounjian, is on hand to offer personable, expert advice, and is always attentive to your needs and budget. It’s refreshing to find a store that… read more»

2000 BEST Luggage



Ever wish for an elegant overnight bag, one that can hold all your clothes and accessories but doesn’t resemble something from a military maneuver? Coach has the answer. With its new store open at Copley Place, the luxe leather manufacturer… read more»

1999 BEST Luggage

Willowbee & Kent


Looking for luggage that looks good in the baggage trolley and is built to last a lifetime? This temple of travel-related goods has an extensive selection of luggage—not only brands in the upper strata such as Ghurka and TUMI, but… read more»