What’s a man with a sense of style supposed to do for a carry-on? Often, men’s designer bags either skew too Ed Hardy or too feminine, and the task of finding one that’s luxurious, stylish and still a bit masculine is a bit more difficult than you think. Leather bags in particular seem too often to lean toward the womenswear side of the aisle, but not all men want to spend their luxury luggage dollars on nylon or canvas.
Enter the Lanvin Military Duffle Bag. This design strikes the perfect balance between macho and high-end, and the details are just “Lanvin” enough to be distinctive without looking like a woman should be carrying it.
Anyone who’s ever had the pleasure of fondling a Lanvin bag in person knows how inappropriately soft the brand’s leather always feels, and this bag gives you a healthy dose of it, plus Lanvin’s signature frayed edges. The unfinished elements are more often found in Lanvin’s ready-to-wear than its bags, but the careful use of the technique in this piece gives the bag a signature touch without interrupting the design’s feel of traditional masculinity. And the best part about men’s bags, of course, is that they’re mostly unisex – ladies can carry this travel piece just as easily as the boys. Buy through Neiman Marcus for $2290.