Elements of Style
Salvatore Ferragamo’s foray into luggage was inspired by the tailored lines of Italian automotive design, and accordingly, the fashion label’s sleek, elegant cases exude an aura of high performance. Constructed with sturdy polycarbonate shells that resemble brushed steel, they are upholstered in resilient logo-print vinyl with the look of rich fabric. Each piece is simple yet smartly designed, including this carry-on trolley ($1,550), which comes in black or pale taupe but can also be custom-ordered in brown alligator skin ($18,900). The trolley, like the other bags, is also highly maneuverable, with four wheels that turn 360 degrees. Not even a Ferrari can achieve that feat. Salvatore Ferragamo, 800.628.8916, www.ferragamo.com —Jill Newman
Whether you travel by land, sea, or air, Canali makes it easier to keep your look polished while you are on the move. After years of experimenting with structure and fabric, the Italian menswear brand has devised the ideal travel blazer: a finely tailored, unlined jacket that remains as light and comfortable on your frame as a casual shirt. New styles for the blazer include a green cashmere blend ($1,895) and a plaid wool version ($1,650). These innovative and durable fabrics even allow the garment to emerge wrinkle-free from the Canali leather duffel ($1,395) after being rolled up and stuffed inside. Canali, 212.842.8700, www.canali.it —J.N.
Because we take trips for different reasons at different times, we should consider owning one travel timepiece for business and another for pleasure. With both a legible world-time function and a separately powered alarm, the Zenith Pilot Doublematic ($13,200) boasts a utility that will please any businessman in transit. Those pursuing pure leisure, however, may don the Breguet Marine GMT ($22,500), a watch with a time-zone function whose precision is eclipsed only by the timepiece’s sporty appeal in the swimming pool. Breguet, 212.288.4014, www.breguet.com; Zenith, 800.321.4832, www.zenith-watches.com —J.N.