Meet four quintessential New Yorkers who, each in their own unique way, capture the essense of the
Empire State. Get to know them as TUMI is invited into their day-to-day journeys and weekend escapes.
When he's in New York, Carlos, whose Grupo Habita owns
Hotel Americano in Chelsea (among many others), is always
on his bike. In fact, it's his preferred method of transportation.
A born-and-raised New Yorker with a growing
business to run, Vanessa lives and works in Soho,
but knows the value of a little fresh country air.
Delphine came to New York from Paris
10 years ago to pursue a career as an artist,
and has realized that dream in Brooklyn.
Gregory has his hands full with 26 coffee shops and a roasting
facility to run, not to mention a very young family to attend to
on the weekends. He appreciates a bag that can keep up.