These bags made of neoprene—the material used for wetsuits—make the perfect travel accessories

Photo courtesy of Natalea Bonjour

It seems like we’re all looking for a summer getaway—and whether you’re traveling near or far, the right baggage is essential. We’ve had our eyes on the neoprene collection from Dagne Dover ( for a while. Neoprene is a high-tech, water-resistant and washable fabric. It’s also insulating and shock-absorbent, which means it’s durable for those extra long weekend trips. Our favorites from the collection are the Landon Carryall Bag ($110-$230), Dakota Backpack ($145-$200) and Micah Crossbody ($100).

Photo courtesy of Natalea Bonjour

The Landon comes in five sizes and is the perfect weekender bag with optimal organization on the inside. If you don’t want to carry around a bunch of baggage, the Dakota Backpack is a good option for day trips. The Micah Crossbody is another must because it’s super lightweight and great for a casual night out. We like the Micah in the limited-edition goji color, a bright red that makes a statement. We’re also fans of the other seasonal color, violet. But if you want a classic color, you can’t go wrong with the ultra-sleek dark moss.

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