How to buy a Rimowa suitcase in 2021

Rimowa prices have been going up for years in a row. With prices for cabin luggage even surpassing the thousand dollar boundary. I believe it’s hard to sell once you have passed thousand dollar for a suitcase. It’s similar to what has happened to iPhones. Once iPhones were costing more than a thousand dollar, people…

Hans Coray Landi Chair

Hans Coray – Landi Chair – MEWA

Designer Hans Coray is a Swiss furniture designer and is most notable for the Landi chair. Coray was born in Zurich in 1906, and has a doctorate in Romance languages but was always fascinated by industrial design. At the age of 24 he set himself up as a furniture maker. Nine years later the Coray’s new…

Rimowa and Corona

The Covid-19 situation has put the world on hold. Luggage is pretty pointless when the world is still. The sales of Rimowa suitcases and luggage in general have seen a steep decline in the past few months. So how is the current pandemic affecting Rimowa and travel in general? Effects on travel We are still…

Rimowa will it stick?

Stickers and suitcases have always been a great combination like pizza and pepperoni, ice cream and M&M’s. Or maybe pizza and pineapple, McDonald’s soft serve and fries, Vegemite and avocado. When travelling you will be receiving stickers left and right. You have maybe put on the first stickers yourself on the suitcase to make it…

Rimowa-Essential-or-Essential-Lite

Rimowa Essential or Essential Lite

The Rimowa entry models are the Essential and the Essential Lite. Both the Essential and Essential Lite have the signature grooves and are made from polycarbonate. A very robust plastic used in aviation. Eventhough it’s an entry model, the Essential Cabin still comes at a hefty $700 dollar (excluding taxes) and $575 dollar (excluding taxes) for the Essential Lite Cabin.

How-to-spot-a-fake-Rimowa-in-2019

How to spot a fake Rimowa in 2019

Two years back I wrote an article about how you can distinguish between an authentic and a fake Rimowa. The design from Rimowa has changed the last few years and the fake Rimowa suitcases are all over the place. While traveling I have seen plenty of fake Rimowa suitcases. Some better than others. The sad…

top 5 iconic rimowa models ever made

Top 5 Iconic Rimowa Models Ever Made

In 1937 the first Rimowa suitcase with the famous grooves are produced. The grooves were intended to stabilize the aluminum but became later the trademark for the world famous Rimowa suitcases. Since then many models have been produced some more beautiful then others. From among these models some became instant classics which are highly sought…