Seen hanging out with the likes of Kate Bosworth and Alexa Chung in recent months (not to mention sitting front row during fashion week), the mini trunk bag is officially here to stay. The super-structured style harkens back to an era when women traveled via boat with months’ worth of belongings neatly tucked into steamer trunks. Updated for the modern women, these versions are decidedly smaller (we carry our own baggage now, thank you very much), are available in a range of colors and skins, and boast the addition of a functional cross-body strap. Mark Cross, the luggage purveyor responsible for outfitting scores of glamorous jet-setters since 1845, has unsurprisingly played a large role in the resurgence of the style (which also means we’ve basically been lusting after one of their bags for nearly as long as they’ve been making them). Invest in one—or pick from these similar styles—before heading out on your summer travels.
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