Utilizing a diamond ripstop fabric made from 100% recycled PET, that’s also three times lighter than standard nylon, Australian carry brand Bellroy merges lightweight design with sustainability in its leather-free Lite collection of bags. Smart & streamlined, the collection includes a 7-liter sling, a 15-liter tote, 20-liter daypack, and a 30-liter duffel. Choose black or white.
With the ability to instantly increase its capacity by more than 2.5X, the Lito foldable suitcase gives you the freedom to pack light or heavy using the same suitcase. The hard-shell roller, made of 100% recycled plastic, boasts a patent-pending design that enables users to simply unzip and expand the case from a 40-liter carry-on to a 70-liter checked bag. When not in use, you’ll find the squashed down size easily storable. A funded Indiegogo.
The hard-shell Carry-on Pro from Carl Friedrik is dialed for smooth, hassle-free travel. Sized to comply with airline cabin size restrictions, this 43-liter weekender features a large external pocket to safely hold your laptop while the interior luggage compartment offers compression straps and a divider to keep clothes organized. An optional removable battery adds power for your travels.
Designed for work as well as weekends, Shinola’s carry-on friendly Canfield Traveler Brief is a versatile carryall that will handle all your business. Made of Italian Vachetta leather, it features a padded pocket for your 15” laptop as well as 2 large exterior zip pockets. Elastic shoe pockets and a clothing divider inside keep wearables neatly organized. Choose black or tan.
With its 95-liter capacity, Yakoda’s Gear Transport 2.0 is a spacious fishing/anything tote, made to carry all your gear easily from the truck to the water’s edge. It’s constructed of X-Pac, a durable & waterproof four-layer laminate material. Carry handles are made of 10.7 mm Sterling climbing rope. Made in Colorado.
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The Speedwell VX from Mission Workshop is a versatile top-loading daypack merging retro-90s looks with modern performance. Constructed of rugged Polyant X-Pac fabric, this 20-liter pack has a pocket for a 16” MacBook and is also hydration compatible for bladders up to 3-liters. Made in the USA.
At 55-liters, the 5-Day Mule Bag from Roark is sized perfectly for travel. And to keep cargo organized, there are perfectly-placed pockets all over. Inside there’s a padded laptop compartment, hidden passport/valuables pocket. External pockets for water bottle, elastic tie-downs, and air-flow padding in back make for practical, comfortable carry. 4 colors.
An IPX7-rating means that the AquaSeal EDC Sling is 100% submersible waterproof. This versatile, modular bag keeps your valuables and electronics safe & sound in any weather. A quick-release phone pouch keeps your device handy with touchscreen access through the clear window. Fidlock closures, a quick-release waist clip, and adjustable straps make it fully functional for all you do. A funded Kickstarter.
Handmade in Portland, Oregon with exclusively USA-sourced materials, North Street is a bag brand on a mission to do things right. Their Davis Daypack, a case in point. It’s constructed of Ecopak EPX sailcloth, a highly water-resistant fabric made from recycled polyester. It features a versatile roll-top design for easy access plus internal pockets for organization. Two side pockets are perfectly sized for standard water bottles and U-locks.
The 42-liter Workwear Duffel from United By Blue is a rugged weekend adventurer. Constructed of 13oz. organic cotton canvas, it features tough brass hardware, webbing strap handles for multi-carry options, and leather trims. Choose from toasted malt brown or Slate gray.
Traveling light remains the focus of the Matador brand. Their Flat Pack Toiletries collection is a capsule of waterproof roll-top bags that pack flat and keep your luggage light. Choose from the 2-liter toiletry case, Soap Bar case, and TSA-approved toiletry bottles. All are soft-sided and pack completely flat.
With its magnetic easy-access pockets, the versatile FlipPack camera bag was an instant hit with pro and amateur content creators alike. Now, the FlipPack has been improved and upgraded. It boasts waterproof construction with YKK zippers, adjustable, removable padded pockets, a pocket for a 16” laptop, a TSA-approved combo lock for the main compartment, and improved ergonomics for all day comfort. A funded Kickstarter.
Whether you’re packing it with tools or toiletries, Tego’s Roll-And-Go bag has pockets and places for lots of cargo. Made of recycled materials, the roll-up design lays flat for easy loading with 7 sections for gear. Then it cinches up into a cylinder. A hook lets you hang it anywhere & access all the pockets. A funded Kickstarter.
Submersible to a depth of 150-feet and fully waterproof as well as airtight, SubTech calls their Pro 3.0 Series, “the world’s most extreme dry bag.” They float, are built of ballistic materials, & there is an optional shockproof inflation system for safety & a “safety button” on the zipper to ensure closure & protection for your gear. Choose from 55L or 100L size. A funded Indiegogo.
If you’re the type of traveler that would “rather bring it & not need it” the Explorer Max toiletry bag might just be big enough for your daily self-care “essentials.” Literally all of them. Full-size shampoo bottle, the curling iron that won’t fit in her bag. You name it. This spacious dopp kit has zippered pockets and mesh organizers for everything. There’s also a removable TSA-pocket for flights. The Max measures 11” X 6.1” X 4.73.” A funded Kickstarter.
Australian luggage upstart July arrived at their clean, streamlined & functional designs by using consumer reviews & data to determine what travelers wanted most. Highlights of their work results in rugged materials, reinforced corners and bends, and smooth-rolling wheels designed for a lifetime of globe-trotting. They offer wheeled carry-ons, larger suitcases, and travel-focused soft-sided bags.
Purpose-built for hauling a camera safely & securely in extreme environments, Shimoda’s Explore V2 pack is an updated & upgraded version of their original. Sized for carry-on, it features padded & removable internal organization, TSA-friendly locks, padded laptop storage, and a host of pro-grade features for unquestionable function in the field. Another funded Kickstarter.
Designed for run & gun shooting with fully customizable interiors to suit any rig, the PRVKE camera pack from Wandrd is a pro-grade gear hauler with a rugged weatherproof design. Available in 21, 31, & 41 liter capacity, the new, improved pack features better padding, a luggage pass-thru strap, and a hidden passport pocket to name just a few upgrades.
Waxed canvas is a timeless performer. It can withstand wet weather and the rigors of the road and looks better as it ages. Readywares uses this hardworking material to make a nice weekender. The brand’s 26-liter Waxed Canvas Duffel will tote your gear to the gym or lash-on for the long haul wherever the road takes you. An adjustable shoulder strap and webbing handles give you multiple options for carry.
Designed for simple function and years of hardworking use, Split’s American Made tote bags combine heavy-duty Cordura construction with retro climbing-inspired details. Originally created to haul firewood, they feature an open-top design, webbing strap handles, and a zippered exterior pocket.