The Hero, a handmade Italian leather duffel from Atto Bags is just right for a minimalist weekend escape or the daily commute-work-gym circuit. With its heavy-duty hardware and deconstructed finish in leather or recycled tire rubber, it’s tough enough to take just about anywhere.
Los Angeles isn’t exactly the epicenter of the “handmade” movement but there are exceptions to every rule. Leatherman Matt Shallenberger is the guy behind Field Theories brand and he creates handmade leather goods in L.A. His minimalist, one-piece leather folios are looking pretty sweet and they come in a variety of sizes to hold whatever you carry.
When you’re battling the bad breath, stinky pits, and heavy-duty stubble that only a man such as yourself can produce, you need a dopp kit that’s tough as nails. This one could be it. It’s made of Teflon-coated ballistic nylon and features burly YKK zippers. Fully equipped for your bathroom battles.
Tumi makes gear for pro travelers. The Alpha satchel has a framed opening like an old doctor’s bag that opens wide for easy access to the big main compartment. It’s loaded with pockets and rides easily atop your roller for the perfect carry-on companion.
This time of year a waterproof, weatherproof bag for your gear seems like a damn good idea. Your phone, tablet and laptop won’t survive a swim in the puddle or a splash in the slush. The Fitzroy, built with military spec & waterproof materials will carry a big and varied load, keeping your valuables high and dry.
If it looks like a bomb went off in your bag, backpack, luggage, or life in general, these burly little American-made zippered field pockets from GoRuck will get your junk show in order. Fill ’em, zip ’em, done. Instantly organized.
The camera + laptop bag is a great idea. And quite frankly, it’s one that’s taken a bit too long to catch on. The vintage styling of this backpack from ONA hides your camera, 7 lenses, a 17” laptop and more. Wrapped in waxed canvas and leather, your valuable, high-tech gear will travel incognito.
If you’re obsessed with backpacks, your addiction will inevitably lead you to Killspencer. This vegetable-tanned black pebble leather Utility pack will transport your digital office anywhere the road may lead. Military spec construction makes it indestructible & compartments for MacBook Pro, iPad, & cables make it smart.