What if travel is a 'need', and not a 'want'? We can't face the world unprepared. The fickle climate abroad is unlike Singapore weather—tropical and consistent. Ready to load your transitional clothing and business attire without looking like a vagrant? Samsonite has created a collection that focuses on both form and function: The Evoa.
Constructed with cutting-edge technology, the minimalist-designed luggage sports the innovative Aero-Trac™ suspension wheel technology that allows smoother movement against frictional paths. There are three colours available in this series: silver, copper and black, all given a brushed finish. My eyes gravitate towards the silver—a classy shade that'll glisten for easy identification.
This latest offering from the renowned American luggage manufacturer sports a clean outlook. The front is smooth, with subtle details of metal corner protectors at the case's top edges. The exposed handle that runs down the back gives it a noticeable monochrome contrast.
To inspect the insides, simply decode TSA Recessed Combo latch (the USA-approved security lock) and unzip the Evoa. You'll get two equal halves with straps in crossed formation on both sides that'll secure your wares. Lay your packed essentials onto the grey synthetic lining and stash additional loose items like toiletries on the divider that covers the left section when zipped. The top half of this divider is a plastic mesh that allows you to find articles at a glance, while the lower portion is a see-through plastic pocket that'll protect your electronics from stray liquids. Space is ample as the modest structure of the handle allows maximum storage volume unlike other carry-on and check-in luggage.
A prominent draw of the Evoa is its Aero-Trac™ suspension wheel system. Loathe the pesky wheels sounds from rolling vibrations? The designed rollers produce less noise compared to generic rivals when in motion. In its upright form, manoeuvrability is a breeze—smooth and quiet.
It's apt to describe the Evoa series as 'robust'. While it might not be as eye-catchy as a Supreme-branded luggage, the Evoa's no-frills sturdy construction wins with its ease of use and clever internal compartments for effortless organization.
The Samsonite EVOA spinner retails from SGD590 and is available at all Samsonite outlets and website in Singapore.