Our Favorite Holiday Gifts From Women-Owned Brands: Women Who Travel Podcast

MC: Lale, what is subsequent on your listing?

LA: It’s a little something I want, will need, but I also think—

MC: I like that correction.

LA: Yeah, just a tiny bit of a trace. But also I assume it can be a thing that is most likely on heaps of people’s lists as they commence to plan journey once again. I definitely, definitely, really want a new suitcase. My have-on, which has gotten me via numerous, lots of, numerous an experience, and several, quite a few, several a delayed flight genuinely feels like it is on its past legs. A zip broke off it. It was already sort of drained before the pandemic. And then I did not bother replacing it for the reason that I had nowhere to go. And suddenly, vacation has returned. Existence has gotten busier. And now I am stuffing things in a suitcase that isn’t going to actually zip up effectively. And suitcases are also investments, and can truly feel like a good deal to commit on yourself—which I entirely support and folks really should reward on their own with a awesome new suitcase—but I imagine if you are eager to splurge on an individual who you know loves travel and you want to address, I believe a model new have-on would be a superb reward. There is certainly a lot of models that we like at Traveler. Personally, my two favorites are Arlo Skye and Paravel. The latter is surely women of all ages-owned.

MS: I was not a suitcase particular person right up until I obtained very first an Arlo Skye carry-on, and then a Paravel Aviator have-on. It truly is like, all right, anyone requirements to invest in a awesome suitcase for by themselves that they come to feel fantastic rolling by means of the airport as you operate to catch a flight. And yeah, I enjoy that. Paravel also has like, if you want to do more compact factors to kind of enable another person do the job up to their suitcase obtain, their packing cubes are astounding. It tends to make me also feel like I’m lastly the arranged feminine traveler that I want to be. So a ton of excellent stuff on that web-site.

LA: A person other Paravel products that I was just likely to shout out, is their collapsible duffel, which I genuinely feel is the very best piece of luggage that is ever been created. And it is so easy. It really is virtually just a comfortable shell, squishy duffel bag with an ingenious zip structure. That suggests that you can fold it up and zip it up into the size of the little… I don’t know what you’d call it, a little parcel? And you can slip it down the aspect of your carryon or your larger sized suitcase. And when you’re on your return trip, and have acquired as well lots of souvenirs, you have an added bag that just magics itself out of nowhere.

MC: I have two incredibly diverse issues that I want to communicate about. Just one of them is I would adore a third pair of Brother Vellies cloud socks. I enjoy these socks so freaking a lot. They are made by Aurora James, who runs Brother Vellies. They appear in so many different colours, and they are the softest, most cloud-like, like leg-warmer-fulfills-socks, that I have at any time obtained. I have two pairs. I have a single in gray and one in purple. And I have them on rotation already, even while it is really only mid-slide. And I assume I could have to have yet another pair. So they are just certainly delightful.