When traveling, you want to find the most durable luggage that you can. However, you also don’t want it to cost an arm and a leg.

This area is where Kenneth Cole luggage comes in. Not only are they stylish and long-lasting, but their prices are more than reasonable. 

We have reviewed and made recommendations of some of the best Kenneth Cole has to offer. From luggage sets, to Kenneth Cole suitcases and carry-ons, to the popular Reaction luggage pieces. Please keep reading to see our reviews on some of Kenneth Coles most popular suitcases and travel gear.


Why Buy Kenneth Cole Luggage?

Kenneth Cole luggage sets are very recognizable in the travel industry. The company has been around for many years, and have earned a name for themselves with their positive reputation. 

Those who travel frequently appreciate Kenneth Cole carry on luggage, as well as the array of suitcases. Having various types to choose from allows vacationers the space to pack and organize what they need without sacrifice. 

Below are some of the most popular options within the Kenneth Cole suitcase brand that travelers turn to:


People love the color palette that this Kenneth Cole Reaction luggage set comes with in its design. With almost 20 colors to choose from, finding the right one shouldn’t be an issue. 

This 3 piece set comes in two sizes. A 20″, 24″, and 28″, or the slightly larger 20″, 25″ and 29″. Either way, a cost effective and great overall choice for the budget conscious traveler.

This suitcase set comes with the following items, all ranging in weight from 7.35-11 pounds, or a combined 3 piece weight of 27.25 pounds.

  • One 28″ or 29″ Hardside Spinner
  • One 24″ or 25″ Hardside Spinner
  • One 20″ Hardside Spinner (carry-on)

The Kenneth Cole carry on luggage meets all TSA standards and can nest within the other two suitcases that are included in the set. All of the cases feature 360-degree wheel spinners and an adjustable handle for easy maneuvering.

Things We Like:

  • large variety of color choice
  • having a hard-side luggage cover to protect the items inside your suitcase
  • price is a great value for 3 pieces with great quality and ratings
  • each luggage piece has 8 multi directional wheels made for easy gliding through airports and all smooth surfaces

Somethings We Wish Was Better:

  • The suitcases do not have a sleeve that allows you to stack one on top of the other during transit. A luggage strap is recommended.

Kenneth Cole Madison Square 2 Piece Set

The Kenneth Cole Madison 2 piece set features a herringbone luggage pattern which is highly rated amongst travelers looking to add some flash to their journey. Although this collection only sells in a group of two cases, it has many features that travelers enjoy.

The dimensions of both the Kenneth Cole suitcase and carry-on, which comes in at a combined 16.25 pounds, are as follows:

  • One 31″ Hardside Spinner
  • One 22″ Hardside Spinner (carry-on)

Not only do these suitcases come with 360-degree spinning wheels, but they have many organizational pouches inside for separating different items. The luggage set comes with two mesh bags inside each case, as well as two shoe pouches. 

What We Like:

  • having several different storage and organization options
  • the classic colors and pattern that the design entails
  • tear resistant interior lining
  • backed by a lifetime limited warranty

Something We Wish Was Better:

  • This 2 piece set is pricier than the Kenneth Cole 3 piece set

The Kenneth Cole Reaction Out of Bounds two-piece set,  comes in 15  soft to bold color choices.  In addition to the hardside cover that protects items from harm while in transit, the suitcase collection has a polycarbonate finish on the material that keeps the shell from scratches. 

The two suitcase set weighs a combined total of 15.25 pounds and has the following luggage pieces:

  • One 28″ Hardside Spinner (checked)
  • One 20″ Hardside Spinner (carry-on)

This luggage set comes with a ten-year limited warranty and includes both side and top handles for carrying. The cases also have impact corner guards to further protect them from bumps and travel accidents that can happen while en route. 

What We Like:

  • having a 10-year limited warranty to protect the purchase
  • molded corner guards reinforcement to provide extra durability
  • interior garment restraint straps to help avoid shifting items
  • telescopic retractable easy collapse handle

Something We Wish Was Better:

  • There is no USB charging port on the carry-on for technology devices

This Kenneth Cole suitcase is made of durable outer ABS, while the corners are reinforced and boasts a fully lined interior. Coming in four different color options, rose gold, cilantro, black, and white, they are visually appealing as well as durable. 

This extra-large suitcase does not come as part of a set but can be purchased in various size options. For this item, in particular, the weight is 9.5 pounds and comes in the following dimensions:

  • One 28″ Expandable Spinner

Other sizing options include:

  • 24″ Expandable Spinner
  • 20″ Expandable Spinner (carry-on)

Not only does this suitcase have many organizational elements and 360-degree spinning wheels, but it provides a retractable and locking telescopic trolley handle for easy movement through airports.

What We Like:

  • the extra-large sizing option for additional storage
  • eight wheel spinners allowing for effortless 360 degree movement and navigation
  • molded side feet allow the upright to stand on it’s side
  • interior has additional zipper pockets for storing valuables

Something We Wish Was Better:

  • color choice is limited compared to other Kenneth Cole luggage models

This Kenneth Cole Reaction Carry-On comes by itself, or sold in a larger set. Boasting soft vertical lines, this design is meant to look sleek, yet not draw attention. Perfect for the low key traveler who likes style but prefers anonymity. This carry-on luggage piece features 360 degree spinner wheels made for effortless gliding around an airport.

This carry-on has a low weight of only 6.25 pounds, while spacious enough for that weekend getaway or short business trip. The dimensions of this TSA approved case are:

  • One 20″ Expandable Spinner (carry-on)

Having a hardside cover allows your items to safely go through the luggage system with minimal risk to the items inside. Molded corner guards add an extra durability check.

Things We Like:

  • the vertical but low key design
  • 360 degree spinner wheels
  • molded reinforced corners for extra durability
  • 10 year limited life warranty

Something We Wish Was Better:

  • the case does not include a laminated pocket for identification

Kenneth Cole Reaction Backpack

The design of this Kenneth Cole backpack gives off a comfortable and organized vibe. With a single color choice (black) it’s either you like it or not kind of deal.

This backpack features built in RFID technology to help keep your personal data safe. Plenty of space for up to a 15.5 inch laptop, there are also plenty of pockets for easy organization. All this comes together with tear resistant material.


Things We Like:

  • the low-key design
  • build in RFID technology
  • 5 pockets for easy organization
  • double zippered exterior pockets
  • self repairing zippers

Something We Wish Was Better:

  • quality comes at a price

Kenneth Cole Pet Carrier

This Kenneth Cole pet carrier is made to keep your furry little safe during transportation.

Built to hold most pets 16 pounds or less, this Kenneth Cole pet carrier has a polyester-twill exterior, breathable mesh, and water proof bottom.


Things We Like:

  • comes with both a two handle carry strap and a padded shoulder strap for easy transportation
  • has an interior leash hook to keep your pet secure
  • fully collapsible for easy storage
  • three year limited warranty

Something We Wish Was Better:

  • quality comes at a price

Final Thoughts

The times that you are traveling have all the elements of being stressful. Between boarding times, wait times, forgetting items, the list goes on. However, having something go wrong with your luggage while in transit takes the top spot on the stress list.

For that reason, you want to find a luggage set that is high-quality and durable. Additionally, you want it to have features that work for you. Kenneth Cole luggage is made with all of those things in mind. 

With the Kenneth Cole suitcase brand, you get long-lasting materials, many organizational sections, easy to maneuver mechanics, and in many cases – a ten year limited warranty. 

Having all of that, plus a competitive price tag, will give you a sense of calm as you travel to your next destination. 

Looking for some tips on how to pack a suitcase? Check out our article on the top tips for packing a suitcase.