Six carry-on must-haves for the stylish traveller

You don’t always have to compromise on comfort and functionality for style, and these carry-on items are proof of that

Six carry-on must-haves for the stylish traveller

You don’t always have to compromise on comfort and functionality for style, and these carry-on items are proof of that

These six products not only look good, but they make travelling just that little bit easier.

Paravel Aviator Carry On

$770.00

Six carry-on must-haves for the stylish traveller
Carry-on that’s both stylish and functional | Paravel Facebook

‘Luxury’ doesn’t always necessitate exorbitance and excess. Take, for example, Paravel’s range of clean-lined, carbon-neutral carry-on cases. They’re sleek, they’re refined, and they’re even customisable with your initials. And, at 34.8cm x 55.1cm x 22.8cm, they’re the perfect size for the cabin.

The best part? They’re at the pinnacle of sustainability. As well as being made from recycled plastic bottles, recycled aluminium, and recycled vegan leather, Paravel offsets all carbon emissions generated in the creation and shipping of the product, plus the estimated emissions of the case’s first trip with you. So, the cases both look good and do good.

Baiia Viviana Multiway Dress

$289.00

Six carry-on must-haves for the stylish traveller
One dress, many ways | Baiia

Savvy travellers pack a change of clothes in their carry-on for those unexpected luggage delays. Even more savvy travellers pack a Baiia Viviana Multiway Dress. Not only is the recycled fabric super soft and luxurious to the touch, but it’s also lightweight and crease-free, making it the perfect dress to throw into your case.

Being a customisable dress means that, although you’ve packed one piece, you’ve got multiple outfits. It’s a real plus should those delays take a little longer than expected. Wear the piece as a maxi with spaghetti straps, a strapless midi, or as a maxi skirt with a crisp white tee. 

Aerohart Flight Merino Wool Blanket

$240.00

Six carry-on must-haves for the stylish traveller
Stay warm in Merino | Aerohart Facebook

Aeroplane cabins can get quite chilly, especially on overnight flights. For the utmost in personal comfort and warmth, do away with the airline-supplied blanket and bring your own along. 

Made from 100% Australian Merino wool, Aerohart’s 950mm x 1220mm blankets are light, breathable, and, most importantly, incredibly warm. They’re small enough to stash away in your carry-on but large enough to cover someone five feet in stature from neck to toe.

CurrentBody x Dr. Harris Anti-Wrinkle Sleep Mask

$109.00

Six carry-on must-haves for the stylish traveller
Unique and restorative | CurrentBody

While airline-issued eye masks do what they say on the packet, they’re far from being the creme de la creme. Bring your own mulberry silk eye mask, and you could arrive at your final destination feeling far more relaxed and revived. Not only are the plush CurrentBody x Dr. Harris Anti-Wrinkle Sleep Masks soft and pillowy on your delicate skin, they’re specifically designed to reduce fine lines as you sleep. They use a unique raised silicone dot design to stimulate receptors which, in turn, aids in relaxation, and the silk prevents any deep-set creases.

After wearing one on a recent overnight flight, it can be confirmed that, although the less-than-five-hours of sleep meant feeling less than fresh, it wasn’t at all noticeable in appearance.

Maison de Sabré The Backpack

$389.00

Six carry-on must-haves for the stylish traveller
The backpack | Maison de Sabré Faacebook

Some trips call for minimal carry-on, and when they do, this sleek, genderless Maison De Sabré backpack is the answer.

Not only is the pebbled leather bag incredibly comfortable to tote around with its padded straps, but there’s also a home for everything. Six external pockets — including a secure, padded laptop sleeve for 14” laptops and a phone pocket — and five more inside keep all of your technology safe and secure. There’s even a clip on the inside to attach keys to, so they don’t go swimming in the bottom of the bag.

Trtl Travel Pillow

$72.99

Six carry-on must-haves for the stylish traveller
Sleeping upright is made easy | Trtl

What the Trtl Travel Pillow may lack in looks, it certainly makes up for in function. Supporting your head with an internal system, this pillow is lightyears above any bean-filled travel pillow you pick up at the airport stores. Simply wrap it around your neck and rest your head. If you’re going to be sleeping upright, this is one of the most comfortable ways to do so. There’s no lulling about of the head at all, so no regular waking and no sore neck on arrival.


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