Word to the wise: airline baggage handlers compete to see who can throw the bags the farthest & highest. When they come across that Louis Vuitton leather logo luggage, they go extra caveman on it. But if instead you checked a pre-smashed 4-wheeled roller bag from Crash Baggage, you’ll be carefree while L-V boy is sure to be left crying over the busted handle on his Alzer 80. Available March 20.
Phones work fine for most of us, but if you’re one of those photographers or video enthusiasts who uses a camera so big that it needs its own bag, this SLR-size pack from Chrome is a solid choice. It offers weatherproof denier nylon construction and enough space to hold your SLR or video camera kit, lenses and accessories plus it’s got an interior laptop pocket, external tripod straps, and even a holster for your U-Lock if you happen to bike to your photoshoots.
If you’re a catch-and-release fisherman, you know that bringing your camera is just as important as bringing the right kind of flies. This totally waterproof roll-top dry bag features Molle webbing allowing you to strap it on anywhere, so your camera is handy when you reel in the big one. And even if you don’t fish, we can all appreciate a dry bag.
At the bottom of this camo-lined, heavy waxed canvas and leather duffel is a secret compartment or “false floor.” Use it to separate your cleans from dirties or smuggle something even sketchier than your filthy boxers in there.
When Phorce starts shipping their “smart bag” you can trade in that stupid one you’re using now phor their convertible messenger-backpack-briephcase bag that pheatures an internal battery pack to power-up all your devices. An app allows you to monitor battery level on your iPhone.
It looks like a really big holster for your Gerber knife but the Go Bag is designed to hold everything you need for “survival” or just playing paranoid-tactical-dress-up. In addition to the Maxpedition sling-style bag, gear includes the Gerber MP600-ST tool, EZ-Out DPSF folding knife, a recon task light, a metal water bottle & other essentials for battle preparedness.
Forget about outfits for every occasion, the luggage you really need for that holiday trip back home is this Italian leather bar-in-a-box from luggage maker Tumi and the distillers of Ketel One. The Traveling Mixologist holds two bottles, two martini glasses, an ice bucket, ice tongs, an ice scoop, a zester, and everything else you need for a well-lubricated holiday season.
True pro travelers never check a bag. For maximum travel efficiency, every bag in this 5-piece luggage collection is designed to carry on while keeping technology protected, personal items organized, and everything easily accessible.
Made of supple, 100% vegetable tanned Italian leather and British heavyweight waxed cotton, this gym bag seems almost too nice to be used for the sole purpose of holding your sweat-soaked jockstrap and other foul-smelling post-workout garb, but you can do what you want with it.