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The only thing rarer than a stress-free vacation is stress-free packing and, in turn, luggage. If you don't have the gift of clairvoyance, there's the chance you'll forget something essential at home, the zipper on your suitcase will bust going through customs, or — not to jinx things — you'll make off with someone else's basic, black roll-on.
So, to avoid all that hassle, you need a bag that's both sturdy and eye-catching — and we rounded up the very best of 'em ahead. From a boho weekender to an oversized spinner, here are 28 rad bags you won’t mind lugging around everywhere. Grab the one you love by the handle and trip on.
Update: This story was first published on January 21, 2014, during the last big snowstorm in NYC. In honor of Blizzmaggedon 2015, we've decided to revisit our favorite WTF posts on Weather.com and share some more of it's strange, scary, and entirely un-related-to-weather content. Give yourself a break from storm updates read
When we approach the middle of winter, we tend to fall into a style rut: The novelty of piling on layers has worn off, and the first three sweaters at the top of our stack become the only three sweaters we wear. But, #becausewinter isn't an excuse for our outfits to fall flat. So, instead of grabbing that solid read