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10 Stylish and Functional Travel Bags from Japan

For those longing to travel Japan or the world and looking for the perfect bag or suitcase, Japanese travel bag brand MILESTO has a fantastic range of elegant and practical options! We list 10 of our favorites.

2022.10.24

As travel gradually resumes, many of us are longing to see the world once more and are planning which destination we’d like to visit next! You may also be thinking of which bags or suitcases will be the most practical for your trip.

Popular Japanese travel bag brand MILESTO offers a wide range of stylish and versatile bags and cases to suit every globetrotter's needs! Below we highlight 10 of our favorite bags and cases.

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Suitcases

1. MILESTO UTILITY Hard Case 75L - A Chic Large Suitcase

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This large, chic case is perfect for those who plan to take a lot of luggage on their journey (or who want plenty of space for souvenirs!)

The small design details on this case are really charming; the little logo plate is inspired by the sign on an old-fashioned hotel door, and the print on the inner lining is inspired by classic European-style wallpaper. The case is durable, and the wheels feature caster locks, so it won’t move unexpectedly. It also has a built-in dial lock to ensure valuables are secure.

It's the perfect option for those who want a case that is elegant yet offers plenty of space for luggage!

2. MILESTO UTILITY Front Pocket Case 50L - A Convenient Medium-Sized Case

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A great medium-sized suitcase! Its convenient design features a sizable front compartment, which offers ample storage space with inner sleeve pockets for items such as laptops. This allows for valuables such as electronics to be stored separately from clothing and easily accessed without the hassle of rummaging through luggage!

It also features caster locks to prevent it rolling while on trains or slopes. The design is stylish and comes in several colors, including elegant wine red. For those looking for a smaller case, there is also a cabin-sized version available.

3. MILESTO UTILITY Cabin Size Hard Case - Perfect for Those Traveling Light

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This elegant case is the perfect size for a short trip, and for those who prefer to travel light!!

It features the same charming retro design details as the larger UTILITY Hard Case, and comes in the same chic colors such as pale green and stone blue. It also comes complete with caster locks and a dial lock, just like the larger case. A really cute and practical option for those looking for a smaller case for their journey!

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Backpacks

4. Hutte Backpack - A Compact and Stylish Backpack

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The cute, compact Hutte backpacks come in several designs, including an elegant plaid version that’s perfect for fall and winter!

They have both zippers and magnetic fasters, and their size and shape make them easy to carry. It's a great option for those looking for a smaller, non-bulky bag with enough space for valuables.

5. PAPIER TIGRE x MILESTO Pocketable 2-Way Backpack - A Fun and Versatile Backpack

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This fun and incredibly versatile backpack can also be used as a tote bag! Furthermore, it can be folded into a pocket-size and stored easily.

The two-way backpacks are part of the PAPIER TIGRE × MILESTO collection, and feature colorful and eye-catching prints.

Both cute and extremely useful, this bag will definitely come in handy on your travels!

6. Front Pocket Backpack - An Elegant and Practical Backpack

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This sleek and stylish backpack has plenty of pockets for storing valuables, and the sleeve pocket can hold a laptop of up to 15 inches (38 cm) in size.

The rounded shape and simple design give this practical backpack a sense of elegance. It's a great option for both leisure travel and business trips.

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Carry-on Bags

7. PAPIER TIGRE × MILESTO Pocketable Boston Bag 35L - A Colorful Bag With Plenty of Space

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These colorful, 35L Boston bags are large enough to hold an impressive amount of luggage, and yet can also be folded down when not used, to a size small enough to fit in your pocket!

The bag features both hand and shoulder straps and also has a strap that slips over the handle of a larger suitcase, making it incredibly easy to carry on-the-go.

Japanese brand MILESTO has collaborated with the Paris-based brand PAPIER TIGRE to create this playfully printed yet practical travel bag.

8. PAPIER TIGRE x MILESTO Pocketable Tote Bag - A Fun and Functional Tote Bag

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Featuring colorful prints with eye-catching designs, the PAPIER TIGRE x MILESTO collaboration tote bags are both fun and practical.

Like the Boston bags and two-way backpacks, these totes can be easily folded down to be stored, or stashed in pockets or other bags during trips and taken out whenever needed. The 18L size also means they can hold quite a lot!

9. Punto and Linea Tote Bag - An Elegant and Stylish Tote Bag

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The stylish and elegant Punto & Linea tote bag is large enough to hold all your valuables, whilst still being compact and easy to carry.

Featuring separate inner pockets for important items like phones and wallets, your belongings can be accessed quickly and easily. This is a great bag for traveling, as well as being perfect as an everyday work bag.

10. Hutte Messenger Bag - A Stylish and Convenient Carry-on Bag

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This stylish messenger bag comes in both large and small sizes, and has plenty of space and pockets for storing valuables.

The bag’s magnetic front flap allows for it to be easily opened and closed, and the inner zipper also allows for extra security for your belongings.

The compact shape makes it easy to carry on the go! It also has a front loop that fits over luggage handles, making it easy to carry along with larger suitcases.

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Find the Perfect Bag for Your Journey!

MILESTO’s practical range of travel bags and cases features great options no matter what kind of journey you're embarking on! We hope you find the ideal bag for your next exciting trip!

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