The Return of the Steamer

Courtesy Ghurka

After a quarter-century of rest, these old fashioned suitcases are ready to be packed.

This month the American luggage house Ghurka brings back their hardsided trunks, first introduced in 1990 but unavailable for the past 25 years. A new eight-piece collection includes a beauty case (outfitted with mirrors and brush holders), carry-on rollers, and a traditional wardrobe with hanging racks, drawers, and padded pockets for iPads and laptops. $5,000–$19,500; available by special order at