Collection: Briggs & Riley Sympatico

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The Sympatico Collection ensures that the modern global traveler never has to choose between hardshell luggage and compression luggage. Discover the groundbreaking design of our hardside expandable luggage and choose a bag you love with the perfect combination of space, elegance, and sturdy construction.

It starts with the CX® Compression-Expansion system. With a patented press, your Sympatico luggage expands by up to 25% to provide maximum interior space for clothes, gear, souvenirs, and more. Close your luggage and press down, and like magic, your suitcase compresses back to its original size — whether that’s a compact 21-inch carry-on or a jumbo 30-inch for a whole wardrobe. 

Size and packing space don’t tell the whole story. The Sympatico Collection also brings the famously durable Briggs & Riley construction to the world of expandable luggage with our three-layer Makrolon® polycarbonate material. Lighter, tougher, and more flexible than any polycarbonate that’s come before, our polyshell luggage also makes our smooth hardside luggage remarkably easy to clean — so you’ll never again need to fear a leaky shaving kit or a rainy travel day.