Luggage used for traveling any real distance is so often a compromise between aesthetics and practicality.

If it’s rugged enough to withstand the rigors of airport baggage handling, then odds are it looks like it was made in a sweatshop.

By the same token, if it’s attractive, then no doubt it will be in a total wreck by the time you reach your destination.

Top-drawer travel and lifestyle brand Tumi long ago mastered the art of fulfilling both requirements with the pioneering use of materials like ballistic nylon for its bags.

Tumi x Ducati

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It also now produces a line of tough and stylish pieces for Ducati, makers of the world’s coolest motorbikes.

There are currently 10 styles available in the luxurious line, ranging from a slim laptop brief to a wheeled duffel, all with a dose of Ducati sprezzatura.

And as if that’s not enough, they also offer a matching leather jacket…