When it comes to travel, the most important thing – aside from your passport – is your luggage. Believe it or not, luggage and travel accessories can say a lot about a person. (That raggedy suitcase with the broken zipper, held shut with duct tape? Not cute.) We like to think of a nice luggage set as an important investment. So before you embark on your next trip, you may want to consider an upgrade.
The following stores specialize in a variety of upscale,fashion-forward travel bags guaranteed to safe-guard your belongings, and make you stand-out from the average traveller.
7899 Templeton Station Road
Planning a shopping trip to McArthurGlen Designer Outlet? Don’t forget to visit the Samsonite store for great deals like BOGO 50% off on trendy travel pieces.
799 Robson St
For the designer goods like MCM , Balenciaga , Rimowa , Ghurka , and Kate Spade – look no further than Nordstrom. Nordstrom offers a huge selection of high-fashion luggage, backpacks, and accessories to satisfy all your bad and ‘boujee’ needs.
1202 Robson St
A more wallet-friendly option, the Vancouver Luggage Warehouse on Robson Street has a great range of suitcases, duffle bags, and carry on from reputable brands like Samsonite, Briggs and Riley, and Hartmann.
2186 W 41st Ave
With a 5 star rating on Google, this Kerrisdale luggage store (second location in Richmond Centre) specializes in quality travel goods and carries brands like Rimowa, Samsonite, Delsey, Tumi, Briggs And Riley, and Knomo. Forero’s knowledgeable staff will make sure that you leave well-equipped for your journey!
943 Seymour St
Catering to the fashionistas, this high end consignment store offers an impressive selection of luxury items. All of their items are in excellent condition, so no one except you will know that your Luis Vuitton travel tote is pre-owned.
47 Water St
If you’re idea of a vacation is venturing out into the great outdoors, then you have to check out the Filson store in Gastown for bags that are as durable as they are hip, in a rugged, rustic kind of way. This Seattle brand has built up a reputation for creating high quality apparel and accessories, all made in the US, using fabrics such as Tin Cloth and Mackinaw Wool.
171 Robson St
When it comes to luxury luggage bags, a trip to Charals is a must. Seeking a sleek new attaché? Rimowa luggage set? Plush leather backpack? Montblanc passport leather holder? Find all of that and more at this purveyor of speciality travel goods and accessories. Did we mention FREE shipping on orders over $100?
1033 Alberni St
You don’t have to be an A-lister to feel like one at Artino where you’ll find the finest in Rimowa and Tumi, la crème de la crème of luxury travel goods.
McArthurGlen Designer Outlet (1000–7899 Templeton Station Road
Paris Brand designer-esque Lipault got its first Canadian store at the airport outlets. They’re well known for lightweight and colorful luggage pieces that are luxe and beautiful like rose-gold and patent leather red totes (can we have them all??)
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