Traveling for a Wedding? This Is the Only Bag You'll Want to Use (Psst: It's Under $100)

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Whether you're a bride, groom or guestpacking for wedding travel never fails to become a stressful task. You can be as organized and planned as you possibly can be, but when it comes to stuffing your luggage, your outfit for the big day is going to get wrinkled and smushed, no matter how you fold or roll it. But The Garment Duffel from Halfday ($98) could be the hero that saves your outfit from those dreaded wrinkles or accidental snags or stains. Allow us to explain...

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Optimal for anyone traveling by plane or car, this genius bag boasts a built-in garment bag in its lining that can protect your outfit on-the-go, without the need to find a hook or keep it from dragging on the floor. The duffel fully unrolls and zips open along the interior, so you can pack your garment bag, fold it back up, then add your other clothing and toiletries. Inside the garment bag, you'll be able to hook your outfit onto the hanger loops so it stays put through your travels. Aside from the main compartments, it's got two interior shoe pockets, an exterior zipper pocket and a trolley sleeve to slip over your suitcase handle for extra convenience.

It's thoughtfully built to be carried by the top handles or shoulder strap, and the durable material is said to be very lightweight, flexible and water-resistant. Some reviewers do note that they wish the shoulder strap was more amply padded or wider because it can feel uncomfortable if the bag is packed too much, but again, you can always slip it over your suitcase handle and roll it along.

You can use it as your essentials-only carry-on bag if you don't want to risk your outfit getting lost before the big event, or if you're a minimalist packer, you can just go ahead and pack three days' worth of clothes in here in addition to your dress or suit in the foldable garment bag. "I am so very impressed with both the design and quality. The amount of clothing you can fit is perfect for a weekend away or a short business trip. I am active-duty military and have to travel with uniforms and this keeps them neat and ready for wear," says one reviewer.

If efficient packing makes your type-A heart happy, you're going to love using this wrinkle-busting duffel this wedding season (and far beyond!).

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Olivia Dubyak is PureWow's Commerce Editor and textbook Capricorn. She studied journalism at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, but has gone from New York City to...

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