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Two New Hues Arrived at Rimowa

Upgrade your travel gear with Mint & Papaya

I used to find luggage to be incredibly tertiary in my handbag and accessory-buying purveyor. I never thought much about it, and if I found something that worked, that seemed to suit the purpose. Then I bought my first Tumi piece, and next, I moved to Briggs & Riley (an incredibly expansive oversized duffle ideal for winter trips) and a Rimowa piece.

I was hooked. The idea that my luggage is just as integral to my handbag family became apparent, and I want to opt for a matching luggage family rather than so many mix-and-match pieces. I never thought I’d be there, but I guess you turn 40, have two kids, and decide that luggage is the next focus of your life.

Rimowa is a premiere luxury brand for travel gear. Whenever I film bags in the wild at an airport, commenters are also quite keen on the brand.

It’s as if Rimowa knew I was thinking about them when they released these two new colors, Mint, and papaya, in a Miami-themed manner.

Two New Colors

Rimowa was founded in 1898 in Cologne, Germany (where Vlad and I spent quite a bit of time when he was in school for his Master’s program). Since its inception, the brand has become known for its groove design, aluminum body, water protective cases, and overall luxe offerings.

In time for summer travels, this new collection of pastel hues, dubbed Mint (the green) and Papaya (a soft orange), Captures the nostalgic essence of road trips and journeys.

While the collection of colors might be a bit much for some, you can also swap out your wheels on aluminum body luggage with a touch of either of these colors, which I am overly obsessed with. My ideal set-up would be the Original Silver Check-In with a Mint Cabin. Chef’s kiss for me right there!

Discover the entire Rimowa Mint & Papaya collection now!

RIMOWA Essential Mint Papaya Campaign Stills HR 1x1 2 Large
RIMOWA Essential Trunk Plus
$1,450 via Rimowa
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RIMOWA Essential Mint Papaya Campaign Stills HR 1x1 5 Large
RIMOWA Essential Cabin
$900 via Rimowa
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RIMOWA Essential Mint Papaya Campaign Stills HR 1x1 9 Large
RIMOWA Essential Cabin
$900 via Rimowa
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RIMOWA Essential Mint Papaya Campaign Stills HR 1x1 11 Large 1
RIMOWA Check-In M
$1,050 via Rimowa
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stansy
stansy
22 days ago

Fun colors! Unfortunately the quality has declined since they have been acquired by LVMH, so I don´t know how I feel about dropping 1k nowadays for a Rimowa…

Passerine
Passerine
19 days ago
Reply to  stansy

Yes, I bought my first Rimowa suitcase in 2011 (24 inch, too big for carryon, but not a huge suitcase) for about $400. It’s still in great shape. The classic lines are a little too heavy for me to haul around and I’m not too thrilled with the quality of the non-classic collection given the high prices.

RiLove
RiLove
21 days ago
Reply to  stansy

The quality of their classic luggage hasn’t changed at all. It’s still manufactured by the same people using the exact same materials and processes. Their cheap plastic luggage line is crap however.

stansy
stansy
21 days ago
Reply to  RiLove

Not my experience unfortunately…