13 Awesome Accessory Upgrades for the Savvy Traveller
Cuyana Passport Case
Travel in style with this simple, streamlined passport case by San Francisco outfit Cuyana (which offers a diverse line of chic leather basics). Using smooth, full-grain leather, keep your passport and assorted financial cards safe and organized in a variety of minimalist, clean colors.Available from Cuyana
These slick, clean, mod headphones by FRENDS are offered in a range of stylish colors (we love the gold hardware trim) for the savvy traveler who desires premium beats and sound effects. For less of an ear statement, select a smaller earbud set and wave good-bye to white noise.Available from Frends
The easy-to-tote Nourish Snacks have a large number of options to help you steer clear of airplane food and overly salted airport spots. The Sweet & Salty KAPOW gives you a fix of both sweet and savory to keep any cravings at bay. (Pssst: All bags are under 200 calories.) Available from Nourishsnacks.com
Traveler by Toms
For under $100, you can don a cool, universally flattering pair of shades, Toms stylish (and fittingly titled) Traveler sunglasses. These sunglasses are durable, lightweight and crafted to endure the elements. Stroll through the airport with 100 percent UVA/UVB protection and know that, in true Toms fashion, with every pair purchased the brand gives a pair to a person in need.Available from Toms
Boho slip-on handmade leather shoes Sabah (Turkish for “morning") are the perfect redesign of a classic slip-on. Available in an array of colors coupled with superior craftsmanship, they make it easy to match a cool ensemble with a worthy foot companion.Available from the Sabah House.
The Carry-On Cocktail Kit
High elevation jitters? These portable tin cocktail kits (Gin and Tonic, Moscow Mule and an Old Fashioned) will calm you right down. Personalize your G and T with tonic syrup, a stainless steel jigger, linen cocktail napkins, mini bar spoon and recipe card. Note: Alcohol is not included, so make sure the flight attendant keeps the mini bar cart well stocked.Available from Carry on Cocktail Kit
Land Vacations Tin Candle
If you’ve never heard of travel candles before, they could be just the thing to spruce up a cheap hotel room. The handmade tin candles by Land (a New York atelier) come in a variety of portable scents, from Neroli (from the blossom of a bitter orange tree) to Rose, using natural fragrances and pure essential oils that will turn any hotel room into a customized, sensual home.Availble from landbyland.com
Byredo Gypsy Water Hair Perfume
Revitalize hair that just spent six hours smashed up against an airplane window with Stockholm-based brand Byredo’s recently launched hair perfume line, which includes a trio of eclectic scents: Gypsy Water, Blanche and Bal D’Afrique, housed in a minimalist (TSA-approved) holder.Available from Byredo
Engraved Earphone Organizer
Protect your earphones in a non-tangled shape and leave the mess of excessive wires at bay with these handsome dark brown leather earbud organizers with on-trend brass button hardware. For a personal touch, go ahead and have your name or initials hand engraved.Available from minimaleather.com and etsy.
Gold Playing Cards
Stow away your electronic device in favor of some old-school card games via this high-rolling, dazzling and lavish standard deck of 52 ultra-thin, shiny plastic playing cards.Available from MoMA
Cold Spring Dry Shampoo
This lightweight and easily tote-able talc-free powder from Cold Spring Apothecary in New York’s Hudson Valley gives your lifeless, limp or greasy hair a clean boost while absorbing oils and adding volume and texture to all hair colors and types.Available from Cold Spring Apothecary.
TRUFFLE Clarity Clutch
Say good-bye to plastic Ziploc bags. These mod, smartly designed and transparent clutches by TRUFFLE come in two sizes and allow you to stash your coveted beauty products. The good-looking, luxe leather trim and a line of gold-plated hardware and the durable clutch itself make a perfect addition to your tote or carry-on.Available from TRUFFLE.