Love it or hate it, there is an art to packing, especially when it comes to your carry-on. And while many suitcases come with decent storage and organization options, sometimes it’s just not enough, especially when you have electronics, jewelry, and quite a few other items to deal with. But don’t worry — we’ve rounded up the best tools to make your packing experience be as smooth, painless and organized as possible.
Calpak Five-Piece Packing Cube Set
Let your suitcase spark joy with the Calpak 5-Piece Packing Cube Set. This organizing set comes with two small cubes, one medium cube, one large cube and one envelope pouch perfect for miscellaneous items like hair accessories or for dirty laundry while traveling).
The Calpak 5-Piece Packing Cube Set is available now starting at $48.
Madewell Large Crystalline Travel Bag
Clear bags are a must when traveling, especially if you prefer to pack your toiletries in a carry-on, and airport security will easily approve your liquids and gels in this travel bag from Madewell. The sturdy cosmetics pouch features enough room for all your bottles and tubes and its translucent material makes it easier to see what you packed.
The Madewell Large Crystalline Travel Bag is available now for $30.
Truffle Mini Privacy Jewelry Case
Packing (and unpacking) jewelry can be a tangle nightmare. Fortunately, Truffle has you covered with this petite jewelry case. It’s small enough to not take up significant space in your already stuffed carry-on, and comes with a detachable drawstring bag so you can keep your valuables together when you lock them up in a hotel safe.
Truffle Mini Privacy Jewelry Case is available now for $75.
Nordstrom Leather Travel Organizer
Sorting out your purse and wallet situation can get complicated when already traveling with two carry-on items. Luckily, this travel organizer from Nordstrom has everything you need to stay organized and fashionable. The zipper wallet features a passport holder, card holder, and a spot for your ticket, pens, and other documents you might need. The best part? Once you get to your destination, you can use it as a clutch!
The Nordstrom Leather Travel Organizer is available now for $130.
Mark & Graham Editor’s Zip Around Tech Envelope
If you need a place for your small tech items, Mark & Graham’s tech envelope is a great option. With its clear organization, you’ll no longer have to fruitlessly dig through your backpack or carry-on mid-flight to find that charger or pair of earbuds.
The Mark & Graham Editor’s Zip Around Tech Envelope is available now for $75.
Bagsmart Portable Travel Shoe Bag
You wouldn’t store your shoes with your nice sweaters in your dresser, so why keep them together in your suitcase? Bagsmart’s travel shoe bag is an elegant solution.
Bagsmart Portable Travel Shoe Bag is available now for $20.
Dot & Dot Smart Electronics Organizer Travel Case
If you have an overwhelming number of cords and other tech gadgets, this travel case from Dot & Dot can hold it all. With multiple pockets — including small ones for memory cards — zipper pockets, and elastic holders, you can store your hard drives, chargers, batteries and other tech necessities with ease.
The Dot & Dot Smart Electronics Organizer Travel Case is available now for $18.
Calpak Hardshell Cosmetics Case
Pack your glam necessities in style with this cosmetics case from Calpak. With a few carrying options to choose from, plus plenty of storage, this toiletry bag makes traveling with your hair, makeup and skin care essentials a breeze. Plus, its hard outer shell adds protection against shattered serum bottles and broken eyeshadow palettes (the horror!).