Plain black Samsonite's are yesterday's news. Command your spot in the limelight with fashionable luggage in a myriad of colors and patterns. With options like "java blue" and "balmy orange", that grumpy lawyer will never run out of the baggage claim with your suitcase again.
Check out whirledevents.blogspot.com for a steady stream of trends in the gift market.
Implications - As more and more people of the world are entering the middle class, there are more consumers that are participating in air travel. Due to limited infrastructure in many airports and on many airlines, this means that congestion is a huge inconvenience for consumers. Thus, anything to make the flying experience faster and easier will be coveted by frequent flyers.