A great bag can mean the difference between a relaxing trip and one spent dragging a too-heavy suitcase, painfully navigating the narrow aisle of an airplane, and straining to lift your suitcase into the overhead compartment. If you're ready to ditch your rigid, heavy suitcase for a sleek, lightweight alternative, we've found the perfect upgrade. Hideo Wakamatsu
The Feather collection comes from Hideo Wakamatsu, a designer who grew up in Tokyo where his family is the leading maker of traditional Japanese schoolbags, called randoseru. Before founding his own company, Hideo spent 10 years working with bag makers in Paris. You can see the influence of his artistic upbringing and European culture in his thoughtfully executed designs.
Hideo's Feather bags are made from a lightweight, water-repellent nylon, reinforced by heavy Hideo Design Lightweight Carry On Luggage.nylon bands. They have plenty of storage pockets, strategically placed to make packing easier and to maximize every inch of space. Speaking of space, you won't miss the heavy metal frames that weigh down other suitcases and take up precious cargo room. Hideo's rolling Trolley bag has none of that. It's soft-sided without compromising durability or style. You can expand the carry on bag if you need to, or cinch the straps to make it smaller when you're traveling light. Hideo Design Lightweight Carry On Luggage.We're also featuring
Hideo's Feather Messenger and Feather Boston duffle bags. The Messenger is casual and convenient for everyday use. When you're toting a little more cargo, the Boston has a padded interior and lashing straps to hold a notebook PC, and you can opt to carry it by shoulder strap, hand grips or stow-away backpack straps. If durable, lightweight and stylish is on your travel agenda, this Grommet's for you.
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