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Travel in Style

Just came across this interesting post on Apartment Therapy that talks a bit about the history of the travel trunk, particularly by Louis Vuitton. Although these heavy duty pieces of luggage were created for completely practical purposes, they are now often used strictly as home decor. Would you use a vintage Louis Vuitton trunk as a coffee table? Here are a couple to ponder: LOUIS VUITTON Antique Monogram Steamer Trunk LOUIS VUITTON 1890’s Antique Damier Steamer Trunk~Owned by Abraham Lincoln’s Granddaughter! Image…

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Kanye's Vintage Hermes

Love him or hate him, Kanye West definitely has strong opinions about style. He’s collaborated with Louis Vuitton on a shoe line, has an apartment full of modern art that has been featured in many magazines, and even loves to talk about his accessories on his Twitter account. His most recent post? The worn leather tote above, complete with a caption reading: “Vintage Hermes travel bags are tight yo!!!” While everyone might not get the appeal of a bag with…

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Ultra chic cases

This just-launched Bottega Veneta suitcase is making the blog rounds today, and it’s no surprise that people are interested. Made from soft-finished matte black alligator, priced at $53,000, and named Nero, this is not just your average piece of luggage. Besides just looking really, really pretty, this case has every upgrade you can think of, including locks, black alligator handles, a removable garment bag and burnished metal hardware. While luxe luggage can be a pricey purchase, these pieces are really…

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Airport Chic

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I’ve had to fly back and forth from Europe three times so far this year for work, so I definitely know the importance of traveling both in style and in comfort. I have a checklist of things that I always need for a long flight, including an eye mask, earplugs, lip balm, cozy socks and some sort of shawl to wrap up in. I will have to admit, though, that when I travel for work I like to look at…

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