Travel Buying Guide: Jet Set Travel Essentials 2022

Welcome to Jet Set. Below, check out our favorite travel gear and accessories right now. Julia Cherruault for Observer

Welcome to Jet Set, a recurring feature where we highlight our favorite accessories and travel essentials, perfect for any type of trip. Travel is starting again, and whether you’re already packing for your next adventure or just starting to consider adventuring again, we’re here to help with all your jet set needs. From a foldable carry-on and a sophisticated structured backpack to a roomy toiletry bag and chunky knit cardigan, here are the travel pieces we’re loving and coveting right now.

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  • Rothy’s.

    Rothy’s The lightweight tote

    If you’re on the hunt for a new tote bag, you need to consider Rothy’s latest launch. The tote is so lightweight you’re sure to appreciate it on the go, whether you’re sprinting through the airport or on your commute. It’s also washable, which we highly recommend taking advantage of post-travel.

    $175, shop now

  • Beis.

    Beis Soft Sided Collapsible Booth Roll

    This black carry-on is ideal for shorter trips, with plenty of space and separate compartments for your laptop, keys and even room for a portable charge. It’s also ideal for those who live in small spaces, as it folds down to a smaller size when not in use.

    $198, Buy Now

  • Calpak.

    Toiletry bag Calpak Luka

    You already know how much we love a good toiletry bag; you’ll feel so much more organized on your travels. This simple, water-resistant version of Calpak has room for all your essentials, and the soft fabric means it will expand or compress depending on your needs. Plus, it comes in lots of fun shades, like this unexpected green.

    $45, shop now

  • Rimowa.

    Rimowa Never Still Flap Backpack Large

    While iconic travel brand Rimowa is perhaps best known for its status symbol hardside suitcases, it has recently branched out into a whole new range of accessories, including a line of soft bags, like this large bag backpack that adds a sophisticated touch to the functional bag.

    $1,680 shop now

  • Roots.

    Roots cabin shawl cardigan

    No travel ensemble is complete without quality layering, which this cozy chunky knit cardigan is perfect for.

    $108, shop now

Jet Set: sophisticated travel essentials

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