11 Things Every Man Should Pack in His Suitcase

Man checking his suitcase list

Whether you’re travelling for work or play, these modern essentials have you covered.

Navy suit

Hugo Boss navy suit

A smartly-tailored two-piece is the building block for your look when you’re on-the-go. Ideal for both business meetings and exploring the local bar scene, you’ll get bonus mileage by wearing the blazer and trousers separately.


Skip lugging around bulky padded headphones in favour of wireless, magnetised earbuds that deliver ultra-clear audio and stay secure your neck when not in use.

Short-sleeved shirt

Hugo Boss bowling shirt

While a classic button-down might be the obvious choice, bowling shirts are both practical and  fashionable. Throw it on over a t-shirt to take a casual outfit up a notch or wear as is with chinos, jeans, shorts or trousers.

Foldable garment bag

A no-brainer for keeping things crisp and freeing up precious suitcase real estate. 

Black crew-neck knit

Tackle transeasonal conditions and temperamental air con with lightweight wool. As well as offering extra insulation, the slim fit is perfect for layering.

Portable charger

Adding this to your carry-on means extra hours of battery life and no rushing back to the hotel to get your charge into double digits.

Not-so-basic sneakers

Hugo Boss white sneakers

It pays to invest in sophisticated sneakers. A white leather pair that will take you from a long-haul flight to a night out. Keep them spic and span throughout the different legs of your journey by taking advtange of youre hotel’s shoeshine or polish service.

Toiletry kit

Travel-sized grooming essentials will save you from relying on the in-room amenity kit. Think shampoo, moisturiser to ward off dry skin and mini toothpaste for a fresh smile.

Silver watch

Hugo Boss watch

Even in the iPhone age, a polished timepiece is a must. Look for a stainless steel band and elegant, unfussy face for maximum versatility.

Sand-coloured chinos

Hugo Boss chinos

A timeless cut in a timeless colour that bridges the gap between formal and casual with ease. Team with a t-shirt, shirt, blazer, bomber.

Shoe and laundry bags

Now that you’ve mastered the art of packing smartly, there’s no excuse for a suitcase strewn with odds and ends. This set will separate shoes and dirty clothes from your clean items.

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