Photographed by Peter Morehand.

With ‘fashion month’ in full swing, more than a few members of our team are packing their bags for London, Paris, Milan, and beyond. What better time to take a cue from their well-honed suitcase-stuffing skills? Take note: The addition of a stylishly stocked dopp kit to your carryall all but guarantees that wherever you go, that handsome face of yours is coming along for the ride.

As the most recent edition of our “Carried Away” series, we asked Jay Bell, VP, DMM, Men’s Designer and Contemporary, to clue us in on the keep-it-clean essentials that he never leaves home without.




Balenciaga Classic Toiletry Case
“I’m forever a fan of black leather/silver hardware anything, and Balenciaga’s classic toiletry case fits the bill perfectly to stylishly stash all of one’s travel grooming

La Mer The Eye Balm Intense
“My (no longer) secret to keeping crow’s feet grounded: La Mer’s Eye Balm Intense.”

Wahls Chrome Pro Clippers
“I can’t live without electric hair clippers for more than ten days—it’s a MUST for keeping the head shaved!”

Kiehl’s Since 1851 Ultimate Man Soap, Lip Balm #1, Creme De CorpsFacial Fuel CleanserShave Cream and Scrub
“I never leave home without a well-stocked reserve of never-travel-without Kiehl’s standbys.”

L’Artisan Parfumeur Patchouli Patch
“My signature scent is L’Artisan Parfumeur’s Patchouli Patch.”


Styled by Molly O’Donnell and Amalia Ehrmann.