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If you're between a soft and a hard case...

Shell Out: The Best Hard-Shell & Hard-Side Suitcases

In the good old days of train travel a gentleman would have a cavalcade of steamer trunks in tow, housing all manner of wardrobe, knick knacks, accoutrement and what-have-yous. These days, a guy’s lucky if his rolling carry-on isn’t checked at the gate. Thankfully, weary traveler, technology is on your side. We’re pleased to introduce to you the best hard shell suitcases we would find, each a convergence of all the necessary requirements for travel, each unique in its own way.

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Today in Gear: May 13, 2013

J. L. Lawson & Co. M II Key Shackle The free keychain you got from your bank is no longer acceptable for daily carry. Upgrade to a this key shackle/bottle opener combo and never look back. Its oiled and waxed machined steel should last you a lifetime, and as a bonus it lightly resembles a…

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A spacious convertible

Briggs & Riley Excursion Convertible Brief

Briggs & Riley is a brand known for their intelligently designed, immensely practical luggage that’ll stand up anywhere from the sub-Saharan to the subway. Using lightweight, rugged materials that are easy to clean and able to withstand all the (ahem) care an airport staff is happy to provide, the luggage gurus at B & R…

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The Perfect Versatile Carry On

Briggs & Riley Travel Satchel

Designed to compliment your standard rolling luggage (or a great weekender bag), the large travel satchel from Briggs & Riley is about as practical, and well priced, as they come. Made of durable ballistic nylon, the satchel measures a roomy 12″ x 19″ x 9″ inches and features snapable corners that allow packers to expand…