Investing in a travel luggage suite is something that bears careful consideration – it’s an expensive and luxurious purchase since it’s not something that gets used everyday. Further still, luggage needs to be strong and durable enough to survive the effects of travelling. This usually means you’re often compromising on beauty when making your decision. Well, no longer. Luxury luggage brand Lipault, the official sponsor of Miss South Africa, offers both supreme quality and a gorgeous, French aesthetic. And now they’ve just released a brand new capsule collection in partnership with French icon Inès de La Fressange.

What sets Lipault apart is a certain je ne sais quoi that can be seen in its unmistakable French flair, timeless elegance and style. Partnering with de La Fressange to create this classy new range, a perfect Parisian marriage, the luggage items now have even more sophistication and quality. She’s the perfect inspiration for the range, as a classical and ageless globetrotting model, muse to Chanel and Karl Lagerfeld and a successful businesswoman.

She certainly knows how to travel in style and her influence is evident in the fluid synergy between duffle bags, toiletry bags and wheeled suitcases. Every element of the range is easy to use, comfortable to carry and together create a fashion statement in their own right.

The complete Lipault Inès de La Fressange range available at House of Samsonite stores nationwide or on their website and includes the Lipault IDLF Capsule Collection Spinner (R2999 for the 55cm, R3599 for the 65cm and R3999 for the 72cm), the Duffle Bag (R1999), the Backpack (R999 for Extra Small and R1199 for Medium) and the Toilet Kit (R699).

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