Gents, do yourself a favor this summer season and up your travel game by investing in a quality dopp kit. I mean, think about it — if you’ve already taken the time to buy a dapper weekender bag, why wouldn’t you want to compliment it with an equally awesome-looking and functional travel bag that can fit all your toiletry essentials? At the end of the day, a dopp kit is the underrated accessory you didn’t know you needed. And trust us, it’ll serve you much better than the plastic bags you’re currently using.
For some dopp kit inspiration, check out the best dopp kits for all your globe-trotting adventures.
Best Dopp Kit
Constructed of water-repellent waxed canvas, the Chester Wallace dopp kit is a stylish and practical option for the guy on the go. Not to mention that it’s cut, sewn, and hand-crafted all in Portland, Oregon, which ensures a level of quality control you’re not likely to see from other travel bags on the market. Chester Wallace Small Format Bag is a winner of The Manual Grooming Awards 2018.
Other Great Options
The Weekend Dopp Kit from North St. Bags is about as durable a bag as you’re likely to find. The waterproof construction is complemented by a roomy interior, which includes mesh pockets for keeping track of your smaller toiletries.
If you’re on the lookout for a luxurious leather travel bag, look no further than this dopp kit from Shinola. Built with a premium American leather exterior and a canvas interior, this bad boy is sure to last through years of adventures. Plus, it’s totally water and scratch resistant.
For something a bit more fashion-forward, consider the Florentine Toscana Dopp Kit from Dooney & Burke. In either espresso or ginger, this bag makes a sumptuous addition to any man’s luggage. A simple zipper reveals a large interior, perfect for all your major essentials. And while the kit isn’t water-repellent, the leather won’t require any extra cleaning or care on your part.
Outfitted with vegetable tanned leather, the dopp kit from WP Standard is an ideal option for the guy with classic tastes. An attractive double-flanked button system brings extra security to the bag and a large interior makes it more than capable of holding all your favorite 3-ounce products.
The No. 258 Dopp Kit from Billy Kirk offers a modern take on the toiletry bag accessory. Designed with dark wool and waterproof nylon, this kit is always sure to look great, no matter what life throws its way.
Featuring a unique triangle shape, the Topo Designs Dopp Kit was specifically engineered to perch atop small hotel shelves with ease. Plus, the playful design (complete with handy-dandy wrist strap!) is a nice departure from the typical leather options on the market. This kit can also double as an electronic accessories case to manage that tangle of cords and chargers we always seem to be battling.
The most affordable bag on this list, the Dope Dopp Kit from Poler is jam-packed with pockets, compartments, and straps for every kind of toiletry you could imagine. A bit on the utilitarian side, this kit would make a fantastic companion for any kind of lengthy outdoor adventure.
Now that you’ve got your bag, fill it up with these awesome, travel-size, TSA-approved grooming products.
Article originally published June 16, 2017. Last updated by Chase McPeak on July 10, 2018.
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