06/11/2013 04:16 pm ET Updated Aug 11, 2013

Summer Carry-On Luggage and Travel Bags for All Types

This post originally appeared on Confessions of a Boy Toy.

Summer travel peak season is officially here, and that means longer lines at the airport, overbooked hotel capacity and competing with the masses to nab the affordable getaway.

Whether you're flying internationally for work, taking a quick weekend roadtrip with friends or simply unplugging and relaxing in the comfort of your own city, finding the right luggage is vital to having a pleasant travel experience.

As airlines continue to increase fees for checked luggage (not to mention the likely possibility of getting stuff lost), carry-on bags that can fit nicely in overhead compartments have become the only alternative for travelers. Check out some of this summer's most stylish carry-on luggage.

Summer's Most Stylish Carry-On Luggage