Business Basics Style File

New Year's Resolution: Upgrade Your Style

Business Basics - Holiday Style

New Year's resolutions are hard to stick to, but you can turn promises into habits by starting small. Upgrade your business travel style immediately with one of these items on our holiday shopping list. Make 2015 the year you become more professional, more fashionable, and more confident.

For Him

Rimowa Salsa Deluxe Cabin Int Multiwheel

If your business takes you on the road, this is the bag for you. This small, light carry-on is elegant and practical for shorter business trips. Durable, weather-resistant, and most importantly, stylish, this polycarbonate case is a must-have for a well-traveled business professional.

Hartmann Intensity Belting Business Case

Dual zip-around openings provide access and convenience with this low-profile but well-crafted leather bag. Perfect for traveling, the removable shoulder strap and laptop sleeve make it easier to handle. As a bonus, this bag repels water, dirt, and stains, making it a long-lasting and durable choice without sacrificing style.

Bosca Old Leather Classic Dowel Bag

This bag is an eye-catcher. Great for commutes, the Italian hard-stained leather is complimented by polished zippers and pockets. Your laptop will fit perfectly, and the removable strap makes it easy to swap between shoulder and hand bag.

Zero Halliburton Carbon Fiber 4” Attache

This is the pinnacle of business cases. Heat resistant, rub resistant, and a hard shell protect your items while maintaining a sleek, modern style. At 5 pounds, this case is fairly light for the security it offers. Red leather interior pockets keep you organized and provide a little extra pop.

For Her

Hook + ALBERT Weekender Bag

Who says this bag is just for men? With a unique look and a functional design, this weekend bag can be exactly that, or your go-to commuter bag. As far as colors go, we recommended the blue, which can be matched well with a variety of stylish outfits.

Tumi Delta Letterpad

This letter pad offers a stylish way to stay organized and look sharp. The exterior is made from top-of-the-line leather with red stitching, and a practical interior contains two open pockets, four card slots, and a penholder for maximum storage and portability.

Roberto Cavalli Aviator Metal Sunglasses

Classic sunglasses with a twist. A slight snakeskin texture on the metal arms makes these glasses a stand-out, regardless of where you are. For driving or walking through the city, you’ll be hard pressed to find a more professional but stylish pair of frames.

Briggs & Riley Torq International Carry-On Wide-Body Spinner

Weighing in at less than eight pounds, this wide-body carry on packs a handful of intelligently engineered features for functional, stylish travel. It comes in three colors: Cobalt, Graphite, and our choice for 2015, Ruby. Combining the durability of hardside luggage with sleek, stylish design, this one is perfect for a weekend getaway.

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