What The Well-Dressed Suitcase Is Wearing This Season

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Now your bag doesn’t have to travel naked anymore, thanks to these fashionable luggage togs I saw recently at Shibuya Loft! Made of stretchy knits that zip up snugly around your suitcase, they not only prevent the contents from exploding all over some distant baggage claim in a case of Dreaded Latch Failure, they’ll also keep the exterior shiny and scratch-free. They come in a dazzling array of fun designs too, so you can change your bag’s look with the seasons, or quickly switch it up if another suitcase comes to the party wearing the same dress…

If you’d like to visit the Loft store in Shibuya the next time you’re in Tokyo, a map is on my website, The Tokyo Guide I Wish I’d Had.

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