A record number of yacht lovers journeyed to France to see nearly 200 new debuts. Here are the best…
The yachting world will converge on Monaco to take an inside look at the year’s finest superyachts…

Men's Style: Extraordinary Accessories: Carried Away

  • Photograph by Cordero Studios/www.corderostudios.com
    Photograph by Cordero Studios/www.corderostudios.com
<< Back to Robb Report, September 2008
  • William Kissel

Daring Duffels. Once relegated to the locker room, the duffel bag has emerged in versions that serve as tasteful travel carry-ons or computer bags. In deference to their freshly elevated status, the newest fall bags feature tissue-soft leathers, exotic crocodile, ostrich, and alligator skins, and even fine suitmaking materials, such as lightweight wool flannel and cashmere. Many of these versatile bags are equipped with useful compartments for mobile phones, passports, and other essentials.

Photo from top: Bamford & Sons (+44.20.7881.8010, www?.bamfordandsons.com) bag made of gray wool-and-cashmere flannel with leather accents and checkered lining, $1,695; Avon Celli (www?.avoncelli.com; available through Mach III, 212.702.0136) pressed-deerskin duffel, $4,000; Tom Ford (212.359.0300, www.tomford.com) medium-size crocodile zipper bag, $27,190.

From Around the Web...
The season’s most versatile fabric is also its most daring…
From an updated dinner jacket to a formal fragrance, an evening-wear expert shares his picks…
These e-commerce shops offer everything from formal attire to edgy accessories for men…
Notable new scents from leading perfumers are here just in time for holiday shopping…
From wrinkle-resistant formal wear to a collapsible carry-on, your holiday packing list is covered…
Extraordinarily stylish gifts like a $13,000 robe and a once-in-a-lifetime Stefano Ricci experience…
The Armoury’s Mark Cho reveals the must-have styles that transition seamlessly from fall to winter…
Add a patch, bold lining, or monogram to your favorite Gucci piece with the house’s new DIY program…
These velvet designs are the perfect way to make a classic wardrobe more exciting…
These limited-edition sunglasses bring the heat…