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The case of the pre-owned Rimowa (How to buy a pre owned Rimowa)

My first Rimowa was a second hand. I was already traveling a lot and was desperately looking for a quality suitcase that would last for years. While doing my due diligence I stumbled upon the brand Rimowa and knew this was the suitcase I would like to have. At the time the price for a…

Review: the new Classic Flight inside

Review: The New Rimowa Classic Flight Inside

Since Rimowa has been taken over by LVHM (Louis Vuitton Group) the whole Rimowa assortment received a facelift. Besides that the prices went up by at least $100 to $150 dollar. The Rimowa Classic, which used to be called the Rimowa Classic Flight has received an upgrade. I always had the feeling the Classic Flight…

Review Rimowa Original Cabin S

Review Rimowa Original Cabin S

The Rimowa Cabin S formally known as the Rimowa Topas Cabin 32L, has besides the name change also some other features which have been updated. Rimowa will release a new update each other year. The changes are always very minimal. Two years ago I did a review on the Rimowa Topas Cabin 32L as you can…

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Farewell Rimowa Pilot, Beauty Case, Attachée, Business Case, Humidor etc etc…

Rimowa is reorganizing but it looks more like destroy and rebuild. Firstly I noticed Rimowa has stopped selling to retailers (they plan on only selling through their stores and webshop), then I noticed the new website with a downsized collection. Only suitcases are on display on their website, no Pilot, no Beauty Case and many…

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Rimowa comment!? Takeover by LVMH

Rimowa is not a german company anymore. In 2016 Rimowa is part of the, in Paris based, LVMH group. The group which is famous for its fashion houses; Louis Vuitton, Fendi but also owner of Hennessy and Tag Heuer, has a majority stake in Rimowa. The acquisition went pretty much without a sound. Only this…

Top 7 Limited Rimowa Editions

Top 7 Limited Rimowa Editions

Rimowa has a long history of partnering with different brands. Rimowa partnered with german airliner Lufthansa, german bike parts manufacturer Hepco & Becker and many others. Later in time Rimowa started temporary collaborations with other brands from the fashion industry. The first collaboration I can recall, was the Rimowa x Moncler collab. It was beautiful. The…

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Your Rimowa damaged or stolen. Now what?!

Your Rimowa damaged or stolen. Now what?! I wish my Rimowa still looks like it did the day I bought it. But it doesn’t and it didn’t look like the day I bought after the first five minutes I used it. The bottom got scratched by a curb. I did that myself. When your suitcase…

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Upgrade! Rimowa facelift for Topas models

Upgrade! Rimowa facelift for Topas models In 2017 I purchased a Rimowa Topas and noticed some slight differences with a Rimowa Topas suitcase I already had. The grooves were different, the wheelbase was different. Overall it had a more polished look. I looked on the internet to find out when this facelift came into production,…

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Review: Unboxing the Tumi Black Alpha 2 Leather Backpack

Unboxing the Tumi Black Alpha 2 Leather Backpack In my quest for the ultimate backpack I came across multiple brands. Brands like Fjällräven, Tumi, Herschel, Thule, Eastpack, Louis Vuitton and Deuter. A backpack has a certain function. Some need it for school, others for holiday and others just for fashion. As a business traveller who…