By Alexandra DeRosa
Jul 01, 2015 @ 5:45 pm

It's that time of year when everyone is traveling and airports are packed. If you're looking to make the schlepping part of the traveling process a little easier, a stylish luggage piece may be exactly what you need. Think about it: A chic suitcase will make the packing and unpacking (even worse!) process slightly more enjoyable, plus you'll be able to spot your bag immediately in a sea full of black styles at baggage claim.

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1. Diane von Furstenberg, $140; 2. Rebecca Minkoff, $495, 3. Rockland, $330; 4. Travelers Club Luggage, $350; 5. Michael Michael Kors, $798; 6. Tumi, $745;

Photo inspiration at top: Joan Collins at London's Heathrow Airport in 1989.

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