Spring! Spring!! Its here! Its here!! And I have summer holidays on my mind. I don’t even think I’m going away as such because Summer is meant to be a scorcher this year in the UK, as it was last year, but there may be a trip or two in and around the country- The Lake District, Cumbria, Bibury, Penzance… here’s hoping that I find the time or can make the time to go to one or two of these places.
I have my eye on these Globe-Trotter cases, suitcases and carry ons, exclusive to Mr Porter. They remind me of the cases my dad used to have. Globe-Trotter, makers of luggage since 1897, is not only a superiorly reputable brand but also a dab hand in their craft. A favourite of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Sir Winston Churchill, to name a few, you know they are doing something right. Plenty.
Its pricey but the investment justifies the cost: each case is handcrafted over ten days, with a century’s old process, in Hertfordshire. In the details the cases are deep, (the suitcases come extra deep), made with vulcanised fire board, sand leather trims, wooden extendible handle, top and side handles, wheels, fabric lining stamped with the Globe Trotter brass logo and internal straps. Everything about each is painstakingly particular with an absolute pride in craftsmanship.
This collection is exclusive to Mr Porter
Images Mr Porter