W* travel essentials

Laser projector keyboard
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Laser projector keyboard by Alfred Dunhill

For the travelling technology aficionado, this neat device by Alfred Dunhill projects a laser image of a computer keyboard onto any hard surface. Connectable via Bluetooth and equipped with mouse capability, it weighs in at only 80 grams and measures slightly bigger than a matchbox. The projector also comes with a natty leather pouch, which conveniently unfolds into a stand for the corresponding smartphone.

£295; www.dunhill.co.uk (opens in new tab)

Words by Nathalie Hallam

The travelling technology

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Three-piece picnic cutlery set by Hermès

Taking luxury dining to a whole new level, this exquisite three-piece cutlery set comprises an Hermès-orange linen napkin, plus a fork, foldaway spoon and multipurpose knife fashioned from stainless steel and cork. They're packaged in a chic, button-up felt pouch, creating the perfect companion for the epicurean traveller.

£910; www.hermes.com (opens in new tab)

Cutlery set

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WOW speakers by Kakkoii

The first products to emerge from new London-based design firm Kakkoii, these grapefruit-size 'Wow' speakers have a durable rubber body that's ideal for stuffing in a carry-on. Connectable via Bluetooth, they come in eye-popping primary colours, as well as black and white.

£55 each; www.kakkoii-me.com (opens in new tab)

WOW speakers

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Airwave snow goggles by Oakley

Equipped with a sophisticated GPS system, Oakley's lightweight 'Airwave' goggles (which also come in black) can pinpoint your location and anyone else's in your group while beaming data on altitude, speed and vertical descent to an in-built prism screen. Not only that, if you're carrying a compatible smartphone, you can view incoming calls and messages, and control your music playlists from a wireless remote.

£499.95; www.oakley.com (opens in new tab)

Airwave snow goggles

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Airwave snow goggles

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Rimowa suitcase by Moncler

Rimowa is renowned for its signature lightweight aluminium luggage collections. Now, the German manufacturer has teamed up with outerwear brand Moncler to make over the interior of its Topas Stealth model. The new quilted feather lining comes with a range of accessories, including a pair of shoe bags and two toiletry cases, available in both black or white.

£990; www.moncler.com (opens in new tab)

Rimowa suitcase

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Rimowa suitcase

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Leica X2 camera by Paul Smith

British fashion designer Paul Smith has put his colourful imprint on his favourite Leica X. The special edition X2 cuts a dash in orange, yellow and racing green - with an elegant taupe calfskin strap, camera protector and cleaning cloth.

£2,000; www.leica-storemayfair.co.uk (opens in new tab)

Leica X2 camera

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Leica X2 camera

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Leica X2 camera

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Jimmyjane 'Form 6 G3'

Following the brand's successful collaborations with designer Yves Behar, San Francisco-based sex-toy company Jimmyjane has now launched its compact travel companion 'Form 6 G3'. Available in vibrant pink or unassuming black, the toy is fashioned from medical-grade silicone and is both waterproof and washable. It comes with a wireless universal power adaptor and, most importantly, a travel lock that prevents accidental activation while inside a suitcase.

£146; www.coco-de-mer.com (opens in new tab)

Jimmyjane

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Pencil holder by Travelteq

The avid sketcher will appreciate Travelteq's new pencil holder, handcrafted in its Italian workshop using Florentine Vachetta leather. Available in five shades - natural, navy, Bordeaux, black and green - it's compact enough to fit comfortably in hand luggage. The real treat, however, is the selection of 24 high-quality pastel-coloured pencils from Bruynzeel Sakura, included in the holder for an extra €25.

With pencils, €95; without pencils, €70; www.travelteq.com (opens in new tab)

Pencil holder

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Pencil holder

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'Tumi x Monster' headphones

A fortuitous collaboration between luggage giant Tumi and headphone designer Monster has netted a pair of easy-to-wear headphones with a choice of leather or nylon headband and pillow-soft ear cushions. Equipped with Monster's signature noise-cancelling technology, they can be folded and neatly stored away in a compact nylon case, so they're ideal for those on the move.

$395; www.tumi.com (opens in new tab)

Headphones

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Melina Keays is the entertaining director of Wallpaper*. She has been part of the brand since the magazine’s launch in 1996, and is responsible for entertaining content across the print and digital platforms, and for Wallpaper’s creative agency Bespoke. A native Londoner, Melina takes inspiration from the whole spectrum of art and design – including film, literature, and fashion. Her work for the brand involves curating content, writing, and creative direction – conceiving luxury interior landscapes with a focus on food, drinks, and entertaining in all its forms