2 former Tumi executives helped launch a startup that lets you customize your luggage down to every last detail — so we tried it out

August 13, 2019

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There are a lot of things to be excited about when traveling, but luggage usually doesn’t make the list.
Roam — a startup founded by two former Tumi executives — is changing that by making completely customizable suitcases that match your style, taste, and personality.
There are four different suitcase options, which retail for between $450 to $550.
I personalized my own Jaunt XL carry-on ($475) and used it while I traveled — it’s super light, easy to carry, and I love that it’s so unique and easy to identify.

Most of us have just come to accept that what we wear when we travel is less representative of our personal style, and more representative of the functionality we crave for those hours spent on planes, trains, and the like. You’d think by 2019, where suitcases are equipped with batteries and you can customize everything from shoes to curtains, you’d be able to find a luggage option that stands out in a sea of black and navy, without sacrificing the structural integrity necessary to make it through the baggage claim.

If you’re looking to add some personality and practicality to your packing game, it’s time you check out Roam.

Roam was founded with the idea of individuality in mind. While suitcases with more high-tech capabilities seemed to be popping up everywhere, there seemed to be a gaping hole in the market — there were no suitcases that you could really make your own. That’s what propelled the brands founders, who count two former Tumi executives among their ranks, to make high-quality luggage that’s fully customizable.

Roam offers four sizes of luggage that range in price from $450 to $550: The Jaunt (carry-on size), …read more

Source:: Business Insider

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