Essential: Tumi Santa Monica Collection

BAG ALONG. Oftentimes, keeping a design clean and polished is the best trick to looking good.



That sentiment is shared by the American brand Tumi in its latest collection called Santa Monica. Highlighting the craftsmanship and high-quality materials, it goes full-throttle with a minimal style and sophistication—a re-route from its usual utility approach.

Whether it is a helmet bag, brief or duffel bag, the pieces employ supple leathers and mixed materials, such as the brand’s signature ballistic nylon combined with treated leathers. A nod to its traveling DNA, Tumi refers back to the versatile design that allows the bag to suit both a daily hustle