In the past, we’ve advocated the acquisition of vintage luggage—so much more stylish than toting your gear in some over-designed ballistic nylon bullshit.

In particular, we’re very fond of vintage Vuitton trunks, which embody the golden age of truly stylish travel in one practical, damned attractive package.

Christie’s is offering such an item in its Interiors sale in London on September 4.

And the advantage of really large pieces is that you can feel totally justified in paying someone else to carry them…