Courtesy of Cocoon Innovations

T+L recommends nine compact items to help you save space—and stay organized—on the go.

Mimi Lombardo, Stirling Kelso, Jennifer Coogan, Nina Fedrizzi, Emily Hsieh, Alison Miller, Nicholas Teddy
August 11, 2010

Brookstone Travel Iron

Just over five inches long, it fits right into a corner of your suitcase. brookstone.com; $35.

AQUA 0 Trench

These polyester jackets come in five different colors for women (and two for men) and fold into small envelopes that slide right into your laptop case. aqua0.net; $69.99.

Peek a Boo by Leslie Hsu

These smart shoe bags with clear windows can also be used for small items like swimsuits, socks, and undergarments. bedbathandbeyond.com; set of two $14.99.

Nike Free Run+ Sneakers

Made of lightweight materials, Nike Frees have uppers that collapse to their soles. nikerunning.com; $85.

Conair Minipro 1/2” Straightener

At six inches, it’s the smallest ceramic flat iron I’ve ever seen; there’s also a curling version. conair.com; $22.99.

Merrell Guise Jacket

Perfect for the plane: a men’s jacket that folds into a headrest. merrell.com; $129.

Capri Hanging Cosmetic Bag

A three-in-one toiletry case opens into clear plastic compartments, with a loop for the bathroom door. containerstore.com; $19.99.

Cocoon Innovations Grid-It Organizer

Keep your electronic chargers tidy with a clever elastic-covered board that straps everything into place. cocooninnovations.com; $19.99.

Reisenthel Small Shopper

An extra bag is a must for any trip; this nylon one has a hook to attach to your purse. containerstore.com; $6.99.

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