Top 10 hand luggage

Shanna Schreuder

Copy Producer, johnlewis.com

Updated July 2014

Ted Baker Herringbone 4 Wheel 54cm Cabin Suitcase

1. Herringbone finish

The Herringbone cabin suitcase is an exquisite example of Ted Baker’s standout style, for which it is so famous. A work of art on wheels – this suitcase has a beautiful shiny exterior with herringbone inlay and a silky lining with a spectacular bird-of-prey print to transform your trip into an adventure.

Dimensions: H54 x W37 x D24cm

Ted Baker Herringbone 4-Wheel Cabin Suitcase, Black

John Lewis Basics 4-Wheel Cabin Suitcase, Anthracite

2. Back to basics

Our 4-wheel cabin suitcase from the Basics range has an understated design to suit any trip or holiday. The ABS shell is strong yet lightweight, making it ideal for frequent travellers who want to use it as their main piece of luggage. The inside is fully lined and features mesh dividers to help organise your packing.

Dimensions: H55 x W35 x D22cm

John Lewis Basics 4-Wheel Cabin Suitcase, Anthracite

Rimowa Salsa Air 4-Wheel Cabin Suitcase

3. White out

Luxury travel requires a sophisticated piece of hand luggage. Roll forward Rimowa’s Salsa Air suitcase in pristine white for a taste of the finer things in life – it’s decked out with a parachute silk lining, and a built-in security system.



Dimensions: H55 x W40 x D20cm
 

Rimowa Salsa Air 4-Wheel Cabin Suitcase

Samsonite Firelite 4-Wheel Cabin Suitcase

4. Red hot

Inspired by the extreme sport scene, the Firelite suitcase from Samsonite will guide you through any travelling mishap. Available in Chilli Red, this high-end piece of luggage could help get you bumped up to business.

Dimensions: H55 x W40 x D20cm

Samsonite Firelite 4-Wheel Cabin Suitcase

Delsey Air Longitude 4-Wheels Cabin Suitcase

5. French style

Be chic, be cool, be carefree - be all these things with Delsey’s Air Longitude suitcase. Its shiny exterior, elegant shape and 4 easy-slide wheels demonstrate the style French design can bring to your short-haul excursions.

Dimensions: H55 x W40 x D20cm

Delsey Air Longitude 4-Wheels Cabin Suitcase

Antler Prospero 4-wheel Cabin Suitcase

6. Red tempest

You’ll be able to weather any storm with this hard-sided cabin case by Antler, one of the best British luggage labels on the scene. The strong shell and durable 4 wheels mean you can easily battle through the aiport crowds.

Dimensions: H56 x W35 x D23cm

Antler Prospero 4-wheel Cabin Suitcase

Antler Sterling 4-Wheel Cabin Suitcase

7. Stay united

Antler has taken its inspiration for the Sterling luggage range from the Union flag. The contoured flag design makes the shell more scratch-resistant, so it stays looking first class. The inside is fully lined to protect your clothes and belongings.


Dimensions: H55 x W35 x D23cm

Antler Sterling 4-Wheel Cabin Suitcase

John Lewis Greenwich 2-Wheel 55cm Cabin Suitcase, Ruby

8. Ruby Red

The perfect choice for taking on a British Airways flight; this ruby red cabin suitcase with 2 wheels comes in under the airline’s hand baggage limit (56 x 45 x 25cm). With a capacity of 49 litres and weight of 2.9kg, this cabin suitcase provides you with plenty of packing space and weight allowance.

Dimensions: H55 x W38 x D25cm

John Lewis Greenwich 2-Wheel 55cm Cabin Suitcase, Ruby

Samsonite Cosmolite 2 4-Wheel Cabin Suitcase, Dark Blue

9. Frequent flyer

Ensure your next holiday adventure is one without a hitch by flying with one of Samsonite’s most dependable suitcases – the Cosmolite. Designed to be light yet super strong, this sleek number effortlessly glide home to hotel and back again.  

Dimensions: H55 x W40 x D20cm

Samsonite Cosmolite 2 4-Wheel Cabin Suitcase, Dark Blue

Briggs & Riley Torq 4-Wheel 15.6” Laptop Cabin Suitcase, Graphite

10. Laptop of luxury

Strong and stable, this robust suitcase is built with a special section at the front to hold you laptop (up to 15.6 inches), so you can protect it but have it easily accessible for productive business travel time.



Dimensions: H54.4 x W36.3 x D23.9cm

Briggs & Riley Torq 4-Wheel 15.6” Laptop Cabin Suitcase, Graphite