Robb Report Singapore
Geared For Take-off
When Rimowa’s Original Pilot made its debut in 1994, it quickly proved to be a hot favourite among pilots, who liked how they could rest it neatly between their seats in the cockpit. Since then, the case has accrued a cult following, no doubt owing to its unique opening mechanism, which mimics the way a classic pilot case opens from the top – almost like a toolbox. Referencing its iconic predecessor, the updated Original Pilot Silver – available in stores from the fourth quarter of 2022 – continues to be a stylish, functional solution to the modern traveller’s needs. It sports the same grooved aluminium exterior – albeit sleeker and with a clearer sense of poise – and is equipped with Rimowa’s patented Multiwheel system and a telescopic handle that extends seamlessly. An adjustable, well-padded interior means that travel essentials can be safely stored as they’ll be secured by two TSA-approved locks.