McLaren, TUMI team up for new travel collection
Since their partnership was announced in 2019, international travel and lifestyle brand TUMI and supercar manufacturer McLaren have partnered to create a number of capsule collections. Now, another is ready.
This new travel collection is design edit take its owners from the road to the track and the sky, all with an eye toward TUMI's signature made-to-last quality.
TUMI's Creative Director Victor Sanz and Rob Melville, McLaren's supercar Design Director have designed the premium collection to include elegant business, travel, and everyday essentials. A release from the companies says that each pieces "is designed to uncomplicated, while elevating performance in all aspects of life on the move."
The design lines of McLaren autos carried over to the luggage set.Photo courtesy of McLaren Automotive
The collection consists of nine pieces. Each is highlighted with McLaren's signature Papaya color way and features CCSX carbon fiber accents. The body of each is sculpted and bold, just like McLaren's supercars.
"We're two like-minded brands who share the same values—unparalleled quality, technical innovation and design excellence," said Victor Sanz, Creative Director, TUMI. "The value of this partnership, however, extends beyond the product. With a keen focus on lifestyle, we design for the betterment of the customer experience. With McLaren's advanced technology and our top-of-the-line materials, our gear can tackle the most arduous excursions and still effortlessly translate into daily life."
Key travel pieces include the Aero International Expandable 4 Wheel Carry-On and the Quantum Duffel. The carry-on is made of a hybrid of materials, including Tegris, a hard-wearing thermoplastic composite found in race cars. The hard shell is contrasted by a moulded-fabric front panel with a supercar-influenced design. The interior of the product features elements inspired by McLaren's six-point racing harness.
The Velocity Backpack features a USB port and padded laptop compartment as well as TUMI's signature Add-a-Bag sleeve.
The collection includes traditional luggage pieces and inserts.Photo courtesy of McLaren Automotive
The Torque Sling, Lumin Utility Pouch, Orbit Small Packing Cube, Trace Expandable Organizer, and split compartment Teron Travel Kit round out the collection.
The TUMI x McLaren collection is available now via TUMI.com and at TUMI's retailers globally.