If you’ve been looking for a new briefcase that’ll look at home in the passenger seat of a DB4 GT Zagato and on the flight deck of a DC-6, this luggage set might be just what the doctor ordered.
The Blue Claw Co. is one of those companies that have survived one of the most significant economic downturns in recent history by creating and selling products that are designed to last for decades rather than months.
This is the Merchant Daypack by Wheelmen & Co., it’s designed as an alternative to all the polyester bags that seem both incredibly popular and hideously ugly.
The Day Tripper Bag by Teranishi is a hybrid weekender/day-trip bag made from top notch leather and sized to comfortably fit a standard 15″ laptop. Each Teranishi bag is bench-made to order in their Vashon Island, Washington workshop and features a roll-top, hand-set and peened copper rivets and a unique dual access pocket that allows access from both inside and outside.
The BookBook MacBook Pro Case solves 2 dilemmas at once, firstly, the issue of laptop theft is muted because no one in their right mind steals old books. Well, except for Nicholas Cage in those dreadful, wanna-be-Indiana-Jones movies.
The Magnitude Backpack is not something you’ll find in stores or on Amazon, it’s a uniquely American rucksack made by a small team of dedicated designers based in San Francisco and after a successful Kickstarter campaign, they’re now taking pre-orders for the first production run of Modern Industry bags.
These seatbelt derived messenger bags are each made by hand from belts removed from old cars, each belt is thoroughly cleaned before being matched with different coloured belts and stitched into a solid, truly authentic automotive messenger bag.
We’ve featured Wood & Faulk in the past, every time I go back to their website I find new gear and invariably want to feature all of it. This is their Northwesterner Bag, it’s designed to be the perfect size for carrying onto a plane…
The Bedford British Tan Wax Overnight Bag is a great example of a classic men’s overnighter. It’s made from British tan wax canvas with leather handles and solid brass fittings and has the look and feel of a bag that’ll outlast granite.
The Aether Canvas Travel Bag is the sort of carry-all you need for a winter weekend away, it’s made from durable Italian-canvas and has a Schoeller® base with metal feet.
The GORUCK GR1 is a rucksack designed by a former Green Beret who sat down and spent a couple of years creating the pack he wanted whilst deployed in a war-zone.
The Northwesterner Otter Wax Canvas Bag Special is a sort of do-it-yourself project that’ll leave you with a handsome canvas bag ready for the winter.