Sustainable Travel Gear & Accessories to Own in 2024

woman with helmet on vespa with dog handbags
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Wheels up! We are taking off with our list of sustainable travel gear, apparel and accessories to own for everyone in 2023. Many of these brands are women owned and made in the USA.

The Avalon Collection

Ricardo Beverly Hills

Avalon wheeled case copy
Credit: Ricardo Beverly Hills

Ricardo Beverly Hills rolls out their newest collection of upright wheeled cases and soft carry-on bags designed to reduce travel’s environmental impact. The Avalon luggage collection is made from eco-friendly rPET material that reuses plastic waste. The collection’s lining, storage pockets, and body fabric are fully recycled without compromising product quality and performance.

Available in the colors black and storm blue, the luggage features a TSA-recognized combination lock for security, a PVC-lined wet pocket to keep essentials dry and organized, and 360° dual wheels for easy airport navigation. A third color option, Juniper Green, will launch in the spring.

Corbin Signature Black Backpack

R. Riveter

R. Riveter backpack woman travel
Credit: R. Riveter

R. Riveter was started by two military wives to ensure military spouses would always have a way to support their families no matter where they were stationed. Every product in the line is handmade in the U.S

One of our favorites from their collection is the Corbin Signature Black Backpack (pictured above). This gorgeous and durable backpack is handmade with water resistant canvas and premium leather and can be converted easily into a crossbody bag. Easily fits a standard laptop, notebook, and books for the plane ride.

EleVen by Venus Williams

EleVen by Venus Williams tennis activewear
Credit: EleVen by Venus Williams

EleVen by Venus Williams is a sustainable lifestyle brand offers a wide assortment of athleisure, accessories, and beauty products, all perfect for the active traveler. Venus Williams, former World No. 1 and seven-time Grand Slam singles champion and Founder & CEO created EleVen to give women quality activewear that allowed them to feel great and perform better.

The collection is consciously designed with fabrics that were made safe for the environment and for the planet. Their Repreve™ fabrics are 100% recyclable and engineered from recycled water bottles gathered from the ocean.

Everquest Texapore Mid Boots

Jack Wolfskin

Everquest Texapore mid boots
Courtesy of Jack Wolfskin

Traveling to somewhere snowy? The Everquest Texapore Mid boots are comfortable and casual, yet also perfect for braving the elements. Featuring an EVA midsole, each step is cushioned and protected, whether you’re walking through town or on a snowy hike.

These boots are also waterproof and breathable, protecting you from snow and rain, while the insulation keeps you warm in temperatures even as low as -22 degrees Fahrenheit.


Credit: FlipBelt

Stay fit and fly with FlipBelt throughout your travels. Seamlessly keep your phone, keys, and card on you and secure while on the go! Plus, stay comfortable and bounce-free while exercising or during travel. FlipBelt is available in a variety of colors and styles, and it is machine washable.


Transparent Sunglasses

JANIS LEOPARD sunglasses
Credit: Transparent Sunglasses

Transparent Sunglasses is a statement eyewear brand, and their sunglasses are perfect for adding a fashionable upgrade to your travel wardrobe. The Janis style, as pictured above, is inspired by Singer/Songwriter Janis Joplin’s “Piece of My Heart”.

This 70’s vibe square frame is built from plant based, feather lightweight acetate and paired with TAC Polarized lenses providing 7 layers of glare reduction and 100% UVA, UVB protection.This style is also their bestseller! Available in several styles including Tortoise, Translucent Ocean, and Zebra.

Lola Bag

My Style Bags

The Lola Bag woman on vespa with dog
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The Lola Bag is flying off the (digital) shelves in Italy. Now, it is available for US customers! The stylish and multi-purpose bag is available in denim, suede, and cotton and features pure linen lining and leather details and shoulder straps.

My Style Bags is a Milanese company specialized in the design of travel bags, handbags and accessories. My Style Bags can personalize each item with embroidered initials, names or logos.


Made for all Los Angeles clothing black

No need to sacrifice style for comfort when traveling. MADE FOR ALL, a favorite of celebrity athletes including Justise Winslow, Kenny Smith, and Josh Hart, creates their pieces with 100% French Terry cotton, Fleece, naturally dyed Tencel, and bamboo cotton blends. Each sustainable and fashionable piece allows wearers to look and feel good, even on their busiest travel days.

The MADE FOR ALL collection includes unisex hoodies, sweatpants, lounge pants, socks, baseball, bucket and trucker hats, and t-shirts as well as women’s cut sweatshirts and men’s boxers. MADE FOR ALL is designed and manufactured in the heart of the Los Angeles Garment District.

Merino Boxy Pocket Tee

Unbound Merino

Unbound merino tee shirt
Credit: Unbound Merino

Unbound Merino is a premium apparel brand created for travel that creates versatile, high performance and sustainable pieces. Merino wool is naturally antibacterial and moisture wicking and regulates your temperature. Its simultaneously breathable and insulating, keeping you warm when it’s cold and staying cool, dry and comfortable when it’s hot, perfect for going from the airplane and arrival to the islands.

One of our favorite pieces is the one of their bestsellers, the Merino Boxy Pocket Tee. This super comfortable tee features a classic fit and is made from 100% Merino wool jersey.

Natural Jogger

Ridge Merino

Natural Jogger front
Credit: Ridge Merino

Ridge Merino’s natural eco-friendly blend super soft of Merino Wool and Tencel has anti-odor properties, making these perfect for travel. The smooth, silky fibers of TENCEL are softer than silk and cooler than linen, and both Merino and TENCEL are more absorbent than cotton and boast antibacterial properties that reduce odor retention in the fabric.

Their Natural Jogger pants offer a tailored fit and zippered hand pockets. The pants are available in three colors: Black, Olive Night, and Charcoal Heather. Machine washable.

This sustainable brand is based in Mammoth Lakes, CA.

The Rainier Collection

The Skyway Luggage Co.

man with duffle bag outside on top of vehicle
Credit: The Skyway Luggage Co.

The sustainable Rainier Collection by The Skyway Luggage Co. includes backpacks, duffels, upright luggage, and more. Each piece is constructed of 100% sustainable PET materials, which typically come from plastic water bottles. The bottles are converted into the durable fabrics, which would otherwise have ended up in landfills.

One of our favorites from the collection is the Compact Duffel Backpack (pictured above). This versatile backpack features comfortable carry handles, a hidden zipper pocket for your phone, a quick access side zipper pocket with card holder, and more.

‘ULTI’™ Travel Bag


Piazza Memories Conmigo travel bag

The ‘ULTI’™ travel bag by CONMIGO® is a brilliant piece of travel gear to add to your collection this year. It is the only bag on the market with the patent pending built-in, multi-purpose padded cushion. This feature allows you to Upgrade Your Seat during layovers, while in transport or working remotely at your favorite coffee house. The bag allows you to safeguard your possessions while in transit.

The ‘ULTI’™ travel bag easily converts from cross body design to classic briefcase. The bag also features 12 pockets, including 5 easy access exterior and 7 interior pockets.

Vivian Pant

Lacson Ravello

Vivian Pant black
Credit: Lacson Ravello

Wave goodbye to your old sweatpants and arrive in style with Lacson Ravello’s insanely soft and comfortable Vivian pants. The Vivian pants are high-rise that sit at the waist, with a wide stretch waistband for added comfort. The pants also have front slant pockets.

Lacson Ravello is a woman owned small-capsule clothing brand that is sustainably driven and based in California. Their collection includes super-soft tees, culottes, pants, dresses, jackets, and more.

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Vanessa Gordon
Vanessa Gordon is the Owner and Publisher of East End Taste Magazine. Vanessa is regularly called on as a family travel, personal finance, and Hamptons lifestyle expert. She has been featured in Reader's Digest, Condé Nast Traveler, The New York Times, New York Post, The Daily Beast, The Daily News, and many other publications. Vanessa is also the Founder of the annual Hamptons summer event, the Hamptons Interactive Brunch.