x Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 21 July 2017

Trending: light but durable travel accessories

Going away this summer? Then be sure to pack your hand luggage thoroughly with soft leather cases and featherlight accessories.

Photo by Tina Chang for The National, styling by Nadia El Dasher / The National
Photo by Tina Chang for The National, styling by Nadia El Dasher / The National

Travelling light Flying off to cooler climes? Avoid excess baggage charges by packing good-quality, featherlight accessories that will be there for the long haul.

1. Beige pouch, Dh525, River Island, Mall of the Emirates, 04 340 9115 and elsewhere.

2. Red laptop case, Dh1,950;

3. Black case, Dh1,020;

4. Taupe case, Dh900, all Tod's, Marina Mall, 02 681 6562; Mall of the Emirates, 04 341 3033; BurJuman Centre, 04 355 4417.

5. White wallet, Dh115, Topshop, Marina Mall, 02 681 8242; Dubai Mall, 04 339 9802 and elsewhere.

6. Gloves, Dh1,550, Giorgio Armani, Dubai Mall 04 339 8525.

7. Benetint lip balm SPF15, Dh92, Benefit at Sephora, Dubai Mall, 04 339 9828; Dubai Festival Centre, 04 232 6023.

8. Pumps, Dh1,475, Chloé, Avenue at Etihad Towers, 02 681 8988; Dubai Mall, 04 339 8200; Emirates Towers, 04 330 0700.

9. Sunglasses, Dh115, Topshop. 10. Fuchsia credit card holder, Dh1,130, Tod's.

11. Watch, Dh195, River Island.

12. Scarf, Dh1,550, Emilio Pucci, Dubai Mall, 04 339 8525