Canvas Layflat Backpack

$349

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Intended for artists, photographers, architects and any other creator that depends on dozens of tiny tools for their work, Osuza’s canvas backpack opens out flat to four distinct numbered panels, granting uninhibited access to what’s inside. Its unique folded closure system, which is aided by velcro, lets the wearer adjust the interior capacity from 20 to 40L depending on what’s in tow. Plus, an easy-access laptop sleeve (for up to 17 inch computers) offers assistance in moments when undoing the entire ensemble isn’t possible. For a full list of the interior accessories, pockets, pouches, zipper, hooks, and loops, see the product page.

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Recrafted Blue Denim Overnight Bag

$197

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Part of Patagonia’s Worn Wear collection, this denim bag is crafted in the USA from reclaimed, post-consumer organic cotton canvas and denim. Big enough for a grocery, beach or weekend trip, it features reinforced straps to make carrying your gear easy and comfortable. The interior is lined with post-consumer polyester fabric and postindustrial recycled Supplex® nylon. And, because each piece of fabric is reclaimed, every bag is unique.

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Measuring four by four inches, Another Room’s handy 820D nylon pouch traps in the aroma of fresh flower or edibles. With a playful slogan on the outside, this baggie seals super-tightly so you can discreetly carry a handful of joints or loose marijuana inside.

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As Bluetooth earbuds and headphones become more prevalent, many users are now accustomed to frustration when confronted by entertainment systems on airplanes, in gyms or rental cars. Allowing you to connect your wireless headphones to these screens is the AirFly Pro: a dongle that plugs into a standard jack. This little gadget can wirelessly connect to two sets of headphones and has a 16+ hour battery, so your next long-haul flight or gym session can be as entertaining as ever.

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Airline Compliant Dog Carrier

$125

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Intended to carry pooches weighing up to 16 pounds, Wild One’s new Air Travel Carrier is plane- and pet-friendly. Small enough to be placed under regular seats, the carrier features a comfy quilted base mat and mesh panels with retractable screens, should your dog want a view or privacy. Made from neoprene, the outer is washable by hand, while the mat inside can be machine-washed and tumble-dried. The carrier also boasts a handy shoulder strap that doubles as a leash and a panel for sliding it all onto your suitcase.

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Made in Colorado from 1000D Cordura® and 400D nylon, this Topo Designs bike bag is made to be strapped to your handlebars, but doubles as a mini tote. Weatherproof all the way down to its waterproof zipper, the nifty triangle-shaped bag will hold bike tools, as well as a couple small items. With a secret interior pocket and daisy-chain webbing on the outside (making attaching a light easy), it even has a padded base to keep your possessions safer.

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The Holiday Discovery Set

$38

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Developed by an industry expert who oversaw the launch of lines by Kiehl’s and Glossier, Bravo Sierra initially serviced military members, affording them top-notch products for a discounted price. Now, as the line launches for the general public, the brand still commits 5% of its profits to Morale, Welfare and Recreation programs for military members, veterans, and their families. Get a sample of the brand’s broad collection courtesy of this Holiday Discovery Set, which comes with deodorant, hair grooming paste, antibacterial wipes, shaving foam, sunscreen, body wash, and more inside of a USA-made dopp kit.

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Vegan Snakeskin Hollywood Bag

$129

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A versatile bag that can be worn around the waist, as a crossbody, or carried as a shoulder bag or clutch, Magali Designs’ snakeskin Hollywood bag employs vegan materials inside and out. With a detachable belt (available in two sizes), there’s a small pocket inside for cash and credit cards. Magali Designs will make a donation of your choosing (plant five trees or feed 50 kids) at checkout.

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Where The Wild Things Are Tote

$20

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Produced by Out Of Print, purveyors of all manner of book-related goods, this Where The Wild Things Are tote bag is emblazoned with the cover of Maurice Sendak’s beloved book. Measuring 15 by 17 inches, it’s made from 100% cotton canvas. All purchases from Out Of Print benefit literacy funds and book drives for communities in need.

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Topo Designs and New Balance’s just-released collaboration collection is made up of sneakers, a backpack and a crossbody bag. The Rover Pack features a flap closure, two exterior zippered pockets (plus two on the sides), and contrasting shoulder and tightening straps—in desert brown and bright red, respectively. Inside there’s a large main compartment and a laptop sleeve. While Topo’s signature retro-styled tag remains, there’s also space for New Balance’s logo. Though it’s not a technical backpack, there’s no shortage of details at play—from the suede panels to clever use of space.

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Waterproof Dog Carrier

$180

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With a waterproof cross-poly shell, this dog carrier is a minimal and sleek alternative to cumbersome and unattractive iterations. Available in tan, navy or black, it features a cushioned base for your pup’s comfort and non-slip straps for yours. Made for most dogs under 25 pounds, it measures eight by 17 inches by 12 inches. Best of all, the scoop offers your dog a clear view of the outside world.

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This year, the Ace Hotel celebrates two decades since its “lodging for friends” idea first hatched in Seattle back in 1999. With locations around the world, the Ace has expanded but hasn’t lost its ethos of strong design and cultural engineering. Case in point: this simple, bold bag marking their 20th, “printed on the most capacious and resilient tote bag” they could find.

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Made in Italy from locally sourced materials, Hardgraft’s phone pack is crafted from vegetable-tanned black leather, and the interior is lined with soft wool. The bag—which can hold a phone, passport, earbuds, sunglasses, wallet and more—opens fully to allow easy access, and features a smaller interior pocket too. The adjustable strap means this piece can function as a crossbody or a waist bag.

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Tennis Racket Backpack

$1050

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Made in the USA, KILLSPENCER’s ultra-luxe tennis bag has room for a racket and—in the detachable pouch—three cans of balls. The exterior is made from a soft, quilted full-grain leather, while the interior is foam-lined to protect your racket. The straps are also padded to ensure comfort while commuting. The quilted leather is akin to a luxury handbag, and the overall look is opulently high-end.

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Flashlight First Aid Kit

$125

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Intended for use when hiking or camping, VSSL’s portable first aid kit actually applies to all kinds of sports and adventures. The same size as a traditional flashlight (just over nine inches), the kit contains a light, compass, tape, bandages of varying sizes, sterile strips, antiseptic towelettes, a hemostatic agent, burn cream, aspirin, Advil, gloves and more. All these essentials are inside a military-grade aluminum tube that’s also waterproof.

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The NanoDry towel is super-packable, despite measuring 120 by 60cm, and comes in a travel case attached to a carabiner—so it can be hooked to your bag, bike, or even keys. Light and ultra-absorbent (absorbing 2.3 times its weight), its antimicrobial coating works against mold and mildew. Available in four colorways, thanks to its packability, this towel is easily carried around daily—just in case of an impromptu dip.

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