IT’S always great to see brands incorporate ethical practices to promote the environment and it’s not a secret that Tumi has been on a mission to reduce its carbon footprint. In 2018, the travel and lifestyle brand released a recycled capsule, offering bags made from 70 per cent recycled materials. One of the highlights is the Merge line, which offers luggage made from post-industrial recycled nylon and post-consumer PET (rPET) material. All four-wheeled luggage come in black, navy and grey. Through the use of rPET fabric, Tumi will divert 214,000 plastic bottles from landfills on initial production order. The brand also relaunched its lightweight pieces from the 19 Degree Polycarbonate collection, exclusively available in Asia Pacific. This collection draws inspiration from the 19 Degree Aluminium but carries added expansion capabilities, a USB power port and integrated TSA lock system. Available in carry-on sizes, the suitcases are wrapped in a reflective film that reflects light as the bag moves. Men and women are treated to a range of everyday bags too. For women, the Devoe and Voyageur collections feature modern, utilitarian designs crafted in lightweight fabric features b...