The vintage-inspired plaid of this MadeMe shopper is juxtaposed by a practical PVC outer than renders the bag water-resistant. The versatility continues through to its straps; two carrying straps make it a duffle, while a longer one makes it a cross-body or shoulder bag.
Made from 1680D Ballistic Nylon, the same material that comprises the base layer of military-grade flak jackets, DSPTCH’s Sling Pouch is a durable bag for everyday necessities. Personal items such as one’s phone, wallet, keys, glasses, chargers and tablet all fit into the bag—with room to spare. And, a contoured anchor lets the straps, and the bag itself, rest closer to your body for extra comfortability and mobility.
Belgian designer Raf Simons’ collaboration with Eastpak continues to deliver colors, patterns and silhouettes that defy the backpack brand’s heritage. For those who are tired of the typical angular backpack, the RS Sleek Sling is a great alternative. Its pleated front-panel construction opens to a substantial main compartment, emphasizing zipped functionality. But it’s the tweed pattern that makes this bag a little unconventional and ultimately covetable.
Made from recycled US Air Force parachutes, this KILLSPENCER parachute bag is guaranteed to be rip-resistant, lightweight, and literally, military-grade. The same way that Airmen trusted this material to guide them to back to the ground, you can trust it to protect your cleanest sneakers—or your dirtiest laundry.
This mesh tote bag—complete with rainbow strap—is made by UO in collaboration with GLSEN, an organization that’s aiming to create more LGBTQ-inclusive schools. With a mission that benefits both children and teens, the group was founded by a small team of teachers 25 years ago. UO will be donating $10 from the sale of each tote directly to GLSTEN in celebration and support of Pride.
Complete with modular accessories that instantly lock into place thanks to nifty magnetic hardware, Black Ember’s CITADEL modular backpack can be customized to suit all your adventures. There are pouches, a range of straps, and a contoured back panel that sits carefully on the back to maintain comfort, no matter how much is jammed inside. Plus, its proprietary laser-cut and bonded construction means that everything remains bone dry, even after a downpour.
Crafted to be worn across the body or around the waist, Topo Designs + FRONTEER’s new Quick Pack is made for summertime adventure. Complete with top carry-handles, this versatile bag can go from the great outdoors to the office. With a main zippered compartment and an outer pocket, it can carry up to six liters. Plus, for those biking around town, there’s a light attachment loop. And the super-durable materials keep everything safe inside.
Over 17 years, RxArt has been working on projects to benefit sick kids—helping them heal through art. One way to support the organization is by purchasing their new Daniel Heidkamp-designed tote, made in collaboration with Lexus. All proceeds go to RxArt and their efforts to assist kids who need it.
Made from 100% nylon cordura (with a reinforced bottom and sides), NOAH’s durable new waist bag includes plenty of practical features. Ideal for city commuters, the bag is water-resistant with a zip-closure to secure belongings. There’s also a folding wallet section at the front, which is fastened with a velcro panel. Available in black, navy or peach.
The Rational Dress Society and Shrill Society have teamed up on this simple tote—a take on Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign slogan (borrowed from Reagan’s 1980 campaign slogan). The proceeds will go directly to Rational Dress Society, and their mission to create new clothing from donated Ivanka Trump brand apparel. The organization has been collecting gently used and “emphatically discarded” pieces from the brand and is turning them into 100% made-in-the-USA jumpsuits.
Made with buttery white calfskin leather with black contrast edges, Italian label Marni’s Pannier bucket bag combines luxury with modernism. The bright red acrylic ring handle makes the otherwise understated piece, but the combination remains sophisticated and stylish. With a removable shoulder strap, snap closure and a super-useful leashed zip pouch, this is a timeless accessory.
With soft lined pockets for sunglasses and various delicate items, Bellroy’s Slim Work Tote is practical and stylish—thanks to its premium leather handles and clean lines. The bag can fit laptops up to 15 inches and is made with sustainable products that promise to be durable and long-lasting—there’s even a three-year warranty on the bag. Available in gray, navy or black. Price is in Australian dollars.
Antique cream with a classic paisley pattern, Madewell’s canvas bag is an everyday carry-all to take you from work to the market and back again. Made from cotton canvas, it’s lightweight but durable and sturdy. For all ages and genders, it’s a simple and practical gift to be used at any time of year.
Limited to 10 pieces, Zero Halliburton’s polycarbonate and impact-resistant Camo 20″ International Lightweight Carry-On weighs less than five pounds. The exclusive camo colorway makes a statement, but so do all the features found within, from multiple pockets to a removable mesh dividing panel and a ZH Global Tracking function and a TSA-approved combination lock. It moves easily, while keeping everything inside safe and organized.
All packaged up in a black leather Baggu pouch, Tetra’s hand-picked goods for on-the-go tokers are minimal but colorful, handy and playful. Inside you’ll find unbleached hemp rolling papers, a white bronze Fog Pin, gold Slide lighter, green acrylic box for storage, and a bottle of Japanese eyedrops.
Starting at $50, Mr and Mrs Smith’s “Get a Room!” gift cards can be used at any Smith hotel. From Patagonia to Siem Reap, Karnataka to Fiji and beyond, there are 1105 hotels to choose from—each as appealing as the last. Choose from limited edition designs on the front, and add your own personal message inside to help somebody get a little closer to their dream vacation.
According to Everytown’s research, an average of 93 Americans die because of gun violence every single day. This “Keep Going” tote bag from the independent, non-partisan organization is a reminder that despite the setbacks faced there’s no way we can give up trying to make changes to gun laws and education in the United States. Made from natural canvas in the USA, this bag serves as a positive affirmation that will hopefully motivate.
Made for Star Wars fans of all ages, this backpack-style pencil case features a bright red and blue zipper—reminiscent of C-3PO’s wires. More importantly though, for every bag sold by STATE, a backpack full of supplies is hand-delivered to an American child in need.
Traveling nowadays is impossible without plenty of tech accessories—even if you’re not traveling for work. From earbuds to power adaptors, various chargers and cords, it can all become a big tangled mess. Specifically designed to store a laptop charger, USB cords, in-ear headphones, plugs and batteries, This is Ground’s Plug Pack keeps tech essentials neat and organized. Made from 100% vegetable-tanned Italian leather, it’s available in toffee, cognac or charcoal coloways.
With a padded base and sides, Topo’s Camera Cube can be placed inside another bag or carried on its own as a safe place to carry your beloved equipment. The interior is adjustable, with two dividers, so can be changed around depending on your snapping adventures and the kit you’ll need. With a cinch top, there’s a little extra wriggle room too. Made from durable Codura, its capacity is over four liters and it’s made in Colorado.
Available in small or medium, Mr Dog’s tote bag makes it easy to travel around town with a pet. Super-soft and cushioned, the bag has a dense latex foam interior that offers comfort to the creature within. The exterior boasts a camo print, and the entire product is washable. There’s also an attached leash to make sure your dog (or cat) doesn’t get away.
Predominantly composed of canvas with an affixed vegetable-tanned leather embellishment, Feit’s new large tote is the epitome of the functional bag. A simply modern design accompanies a substantial amount of stow space. This bag’s strength is ease of use but with components handmade by Florentine artisans in Italy, there’s definitely a luxuriant edge.
For a third year, prestige champagne house Krug has partnered with Italian luxury brand Berluti on a bag. This year, the Wild Journey champagne backpack features Berluti’s signature Venezia leather on the outside, finished with a dark cherry patina. Inside, however, one finds thermofoil lining with a removable insulated insert. This creates the perfect nook to cart Krug champagne while maintaining an ideal temperature. Further, the set comes with a chrome stopper and two Krug Rosé glasses. It’s fancy but certainly efficient.
A new release after their much-loved Carry-On accessory, Arlo Skye’s forthcoming Check-In suitcase features an elegant but durable micro-texturized polycarbonate shell with an aluminum-alloy trim. This also makes it lightweight, in addition to offering scratch-resistance. Resting on 60mm wheels, it’s both mobile and spacious enough for extended travel and with no zippers—and it’s quiet as can be. Available for pre-order now, the Check-In is expected to ship 28 November.