A Dupont case for the discerning road warrior

It's done in crocodile skin with a black diamond on every clasp.

S.T. Dupont

With the MacBook Air about to descend upon the masses, it's time to think about a valise that's appropriate for this piece of techno-royalty. But what to do if you weren't amused by the " AirMail " envelope and aren't thrilled with more conventional alternatives?

Dupont has the answer. The luxury goods concern is releasing the "S.T. Dupont Diamond," a limited-edition handmade travel case to mark its 135th anniversary. Although it's not a computer case per se, it can still do the job while also serving as a laptop stand--one that's finished in black crocodile skin with a black diamond in each clasp, that is. It also comes with a "Black Diamond" 2GB USB drive (the latest of many ), according to Sybarites, as well as more traditional Dupont accessories such as a palladium lighter and writing set.

But if you're planning on an extended stay, you might need something a little larger. Such as the " i-Trunk ."

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