Tumi Bedford Cartway
Aimed at frequent flyers who like to turn left, not right, when getting on a plane, Tumi bags are expensive, beautifully constructed and impressively practical. In Italian coated canvas with leather straps, this new two-wheeled bag has plenty of interior and exterior pockets, and top, side and bottom handles. Heavy, though.
In Earl Grey, 54x37x23cm; 6.5kg. Dh8,415, Tumi, Dubai Mall (www.tumi.com; 04 434 3133).
Aspinal Revival Candy case
In a new range from a company that's made its name with the quality of its small leather goods, this stylish cream calf-leather two-wheel case has a tan leather trim, top and side carry-handles and a concealed telescopic handle.
Dimensions are 51 x 37x 22cm; 5kg. £895 (Dh5,144) plus £19 (Dh109) p&p (www.aspinaloflondon.com; 00 44 1428 648 180).
Samsonite Sahora Regeneration
Samonsite is known for its lightweight, tough, durable luggage. This is about as simple as carry-ons get, with just one exterior pocket, two wheels, and no interior clutter. 55x37x25cm; 2.62 kg. In blue, and also red and black.
Dh740, Samsonite, Dubai Mall (www.samsonsite.com; 04 339 8690).