High-quality handmade leather goods constructed by skilled craftsmen will make a black nylon bag look even lamer than it really is. But you can’t fault the globetrotting dudes at Antigua Leather, they just set out to make better bags & cases for their tech devices. They linked up with craftsmen in Guatemala to make their custom cases in timeless, long-lasting leathers.
You obviously enjoy shopping more than the average dude but even still, equipping yourself for an overnight trip requires shopping for lots of stuff to carry your stuff. Unit Portables makes it easier by offering a complete overnight luggage kit that includes a sturdy duffle, a 13” or 15’ laptop sleeve, a mesh toiletry bag, and a small organizer pouch. One-stop shopping. Yes, practical.
If you’re a fan of classic materials like vegetable-tanned leather and 100% wool felt, this Italian-made carry on from Hard Graft might cause a lump in your lederhosen. It is completely handcrafted and features an adjustable shoulder strap with a felt-lined interior.
At just 3 oz., the incredibly packable PackBack is a great back-up bag for travel. Just throw it in your luggage. It’s also big enough to carry everything you need for a day hike or a quick run to the market.
Packing light is packing smart. It means you can cover more ground with less effort. And with a well-designed pack like this one from Hill People Gear, you can bring the essentials without any unnecessary bulk. The Tarahumara Pack features an internal loop for your hydration bladder, external pockets, compression straps for locking down your load, plus enough space inside for all your day hike necessities. Source
What we like about this bag is that it looks so streamlined and simple. But there’s a lot going on. It’s got five different compartments and pockets hidden inside. It can be carried like a pack or a briefcase, and it’s made of ballistic nylon with big, burly YKK zippers. Another plus, it’s American made.
The Arkiv Field Pack isn’t a nerdy little knapsack for loping into the office with your laptop and lunch. It’s a burly, American-made roll-top pack with a modular design, allowing you to customize it with accessories like external pockets and internal organizers. It is also completely waterproof and comes in two sizes: 1200 cu. in. & the larger 2200.
If you’ve been hunting for a motorcycle-inspired backpack made of waxed cotton, leather, and parachute hardware, you’re in luck. We found one. It’s got pockets for a 15″ laptop, an iPad, and a Kindle. Custom bike builders turned “lifestyle brand,” Hammarhead Industries makes every pack to order, so if you like it, order it now because it’ll take 6 weeks to ship.
Filson gear is rugged, tough, & built to last. With bridle leather handles and trim, brass hardware and heavy duty 22oz. oiled canvas twill construction, this Utility Bag will carry enough tools and equipment for a serious job. You do those, don’t you?
We found a slick, little backpack. Not only is made by the one of freshest brands in the “outdoor consumer” marketplace, it’s also totally waterproof. This simple, minimalist pack features a removable strap system that lets you convert it into a stand-alone dry bag. Inside it’s got a mesh hydration pocket, a padded gear case, and it’s also compatible with Patagonia’s Minimalist Vest for you fishermen.