The 10 Best new luggage


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The Independent Travel

1. John Lewis Value Hard Side


The store's first foray into home-brand luggage has bag-handler-proof sides made of sturdy ABS plastic yet it's light to handle.

2. Samsonite X'ion³ Travel


About the prettiest suitcase around, it has a patented "tent" construction that means your bag is never bulkier than it needs to be.


3. Muji Boston Bag


Like all Muji's products this is stark and stylish. While it isn't the roomiest piece of luggage around, it's just right for weekend jaunts.


4. John Lewis Monaco Spinner


Another nifty new case from the ever-reliable store. This one benefits from a four-wheel base and a handy, built-in combination lock.


5. Trunki


Help keep your little ones in the holiday mood with this Olympic-styled Trunki which large enough to fit in all your child's toys.


6. M&S Marcel Wanders


Dutch designer Marcel Wanders has turned his eye to luggage design. This bold silver and black wheelie case is a great workhorse.


7. Missoni for Bric


If you fancy being the envy of the departure lounge, you'll want to get your hands on this zip-close, Missoni-designed, mini holdall.


8. Antler Velvet Plum Liquis


Antler's new one has a super-sturdy outer shell that stands up well to all the usual battering from the baggage handlers.


9. Rapha


You're not going to fit your entire summer holiday wardrobe into this bag. But if you want a cool, hardy bag, then this is for you.


10. The Carlton Tribe


It's all about lightweight comfiness with this padded material bag from Carlton's new range that comes in at a minuscule 2.2kg.