Solo New York has released a range of designer backpacks, totes, duffels, briefs and sleeves as a part of their new Downtown Travel Collection. The new collection is designed for the busy traveller looking to pack stylishly for a weekend escape.

Springboarding off the company’s popular and successful Duane Hybrid backpack and briefcase, Solo New York brings a unique offering of duffels, a backpack, and an accessory kit.

Professional skateboarder, Dave Bachinsky, who is also the founder of ShapeThree, a project that uses recycled skateboard decks to create handmade designs, has also collaborated on the launch. For the launch, Bachinsky created custom handles for the Travel Collection roller duffels.

The product range includes The Leroy Rolling Duffel; a 49 litre duffel that meets carry-on requirements for most major airlines as well as having front-facing zip pockets, a separate laundry compartment, and a telescoping handle; the Grand Travel TSA Backpack, which is comprised of a padded laptop compartment, a 30 litre main compartment, front and side mesh pockets and a back panel that slides over luggage handles. It also has multiple carry handles and a padded back and back straps. The Avenue C Rolling Duffel bag is 49 litres and features a zipping front pocket, removable and adjustable shoulder straps, a telescoping handle system, and easy-glide wheels. For something a little larger, the Highline Duffel offers 54 litres, as well as a laptop pocket, a separate show or laundry compartment, and removable and adjustable shoulder straps, as well. And finally, to top off the look, the Liberty Accessory Kit is made to knick-knacks in order. It has a large zipped main compartment, as well as a front pocket for quick and easy access.

“Solo New York has always been about creating designs that go above and beyond the needs of our customers, and the new Downtown Travel Collection demonstrates that you can have it all: good-looking, durable bags with all the amenities needed to create memories on weekends away,” said Serkan Ozturkcan, vice president of marketing, Solo New York. “It’s always exciting to see how our brand becomes a part of our customers’ lifestyle, whether they are at the office or travelling for the weekend.”