Bold stripes and patterns are a seasonal must have. Plus, the most stylish way to pack these pieces for a weekend away

By Jen Goldenberg

Duffel a go go!
Packing it all up in the chicest possible way, luxe duffels are a keen travel detail. From oversized leather and in many color ways, designers now recognize the need for fellas to have a high quality accessory for a quick pack and go mindset. Expert craftsmanship and utilitarian details make these versions the best of the category.

Tom Ford Buckley Men’s Zip Small Duffel Bag
This compact design offers just enough room for overnight needs. Its gold hardware, luxe leather, and fabric lining are details to love. $3,510, bergdofgoodman.com

TOM FORD Buckley Men's Zip Small Duffel Bag, Light Brown

Shinola Men’s Large Leather Carryall Du el Bag
This made in the USA option is crafted from premium American leather. With an adjustable strap and interior pockets to hold all weekend necessaries. $1,295, neimanmarcus.com

Shinola Men's Large Leather Carryall Duffel Bag

Ermenegildo Zegna Hold All 55 Pelle Tessuta Weekender Bag
Made of durable woven leather, this weekender is for the luxury enthusiast, with its rich color, rolled leather handles, zipper detailing, and the perfect amouErmenegildo Zegna Hold-All 55 Pelle Tessuta Weekender Bagnt of room. $4,350, bergdorfgoodman.com

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VERTICAL LINES
From casual sport shirts to full-fledged striped suits, straight lines take a 90 degree turn this season. With upgraded fabrics, streamlined silhouettes, and luxe details along for the ride, the stripe is in stride! A plethora of options took the runway, like matching suits and unexpected color concepts from luxury designers around the world. Todd Snyder’s casual wear, for example (middle photo), included striped pullover sweaters, casual matching tops and bottoms, and of course, track suits. Meanwhile, Giorgio Armani (right) offered an eclectic striped suit in a sea of impeccable textures and fitted suits that walked the runway. And at Prada, where utilitarian styles are all the rage, trousers with paper bag waists (left) were paired with likeminded colored striped cardigans.

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