Modern Industry’s first batch of the simple, sophisticated Bob Briefcase sold out immediately & it’s obvious why. Designed & built by hand in San Francisco, this handmade bag is made of Martexin Waxed Canvas and fits laptops up to 15″. The clamshell design makes it easier to organize & access all your stuff. It’s also got waterproof zippers, plenty of internal pockets, and a removable shoulder strap. Good thing they made more.
Inspired by origami, this compact, triangular organizer provides portable, flat storage with a variety of pockets for your toiletries & other stuff. It appears to be geared to women but organized luggage should be equal opportunity.
VOCIER’s C38 carry-on won a 2015 IF Design award. Here’s why: it unzips & unfolds to an upright position, making it ideal for traveling with suits. The patented Zero-Crease system eliminates wrinkles. It is made of Italian leather, ultralight aluminum, & black canvas.
Heavy-duty construction and a depth of 34-inches makes the Land + Sea Duffle Pack a great choice if you’re an over-packer. The bag loads from the top & also offers front access to its cavernous interior with dual zippers plus leather trims, nylon webbing straps & a tough, reinforced bottom.
North St. Bags is based in Portland, Oregon, one of America’s friendliest cities for bike commuting. Their Route Nine Convertible is a versatile, top-loading 17.5 liter pack that does double duty, converting from a sturdy pannier to comfortable sling-style backpack & features a waterproof liner, internal pockets, and reflective trims for safety.
Utah-based Cotopaxi makes premium outdoor apparel & packs featuring both classic & cutting edge designs. What sets them apart is their charitable outreach. Each product they make is linked to a specific charity that receives a portion of proceeds from sales. The 16L minimalist Inca pack is a small, technical daypack fit for a variety of activities & each one sold benefits the María Imaculada Orphanage near Tupiza, Bolivia.
The Gen multi-purpose bag blends a briefcase design with tactical, military-inspired function. It features dual-zip, top-load entry, a padded shoulder strap, laptop storage, a 3-channel interior organizer, & an adjustable pistol sleeve.
Designed for the demands of the serious fisherman, Fishpond’s Yellowstone Duffel is a voluminous carryall that features a bottom vented compartment for wader storage and a large main compartment that will keep everything else dry. It also features rod tube straps for carrying your rods & gear in one tough, over-the-shoulder weekender bag.
Easy portability is what makes IceMule Coolers cooler. Instead of dragging a big plastic box behind you on a set of little plastic wheels, IceMule coolers are designed as a backpack. Built like a dry bag, they are constructed with 1000 denier tarpaulin fabric featuring leak-proof sealed seams & keep contents cold for 24 hours. Available in sizes from 20-40 liters.
The Six Pack Tote is a neoprene tote that carries 6 bottled beverages. Unlike the cardboard 6-pack carrier the drinks came in, this one isn’t plastered with beer logos so it’s easier to carry into places you know you shouldn’t.