Inspired by the knot used for traditional Japanese furoshiki wrapping cloth, this medium-sized tote bag by CaBas is crafted using sashiko-embroidered Mikawa cotton from Aichi-based Atelier Tanei (one of the rare manufacturers with the skill required to work with the material). With a leather strap, the bag features inner and outer pockets secured by a stud. Altogether, it’s sculptural, durable and elegant. Price is in Pounds.
Crafted from premium materials in the UK by luxury leather goods brand Ettinger’s highly skilled artisans, the Capra Single Watch Roll offers a safe, secure and stylish way to stow a wristwatch while traveling. Inside, a timepiece wraps around a removable padded roll, and is further cushioned by a soft suede insert. It’s all securely snapped shut with one silver popper button.
Crafting bags and luggage since 1935, Tokyo’s Porter-Yoshida & Co looked to the iconic MA-1 flight jacket as inspiration for their signature TANKER shoulder bag. Like the garment, the bag features durable nylon in sage green with an interior taffeta lining in bright orange. Interior pockets, an adjustable strap, expansion zip and outer pockets with enclosures ensure the bag provides plenty of organization and space.
Made by equestrian brand Schulz, the 1912 Groom Bag pairs practicality with luxury sensibilities. Offering plenty of space and different compartments made specifically for riding gear, the bag comes with a slim, light charger that slips into the front pocket—a very useful feature for long show days. Take out the removable insert, and it all turns into a regular backpack. Crafted from vegetable-tanned recycled polyester, it’s also waterproof.
From Paris- and NYC-based multi-disciplinary collective Saint-Lazare, the Laundry Bag was designed by the studio’s graphic team and manufactured in Massachusetts with Steele Canvas Basket Corp—a company that has specialized in durable canvas products for over a century. Perfect as a laundry hamper, this sizable and sturdy 100% cotton tote can also be used as a beach bag, for carrying groceries and more. Price is in Euros.
Celebrating the humble but glorious hand-painted sign, this Los Angeles County Museum of Art tote features artwork by Ben Klevay’s She Chimp. The full address and phone number for the museum appears on one side and their LACMA acronym is on the other. Made from 100% cotton that is fabricated and printed in Southern California, this bag is a sturdy and comfortable option for carrying essentials.
Perfect for those who enjoy a little more organization, Oakland-based Good Mother Gallery’s zip-up tote bag features a double compartment for easier arranging. Made from non-fading and non-toxic heavyweight canvas, the bag measures around 14 by 13 inches and has been adorned with the Good Mother Gallery logo. The straps are also adjustable to suit all sizes.
Utilitarian in design as well as function, the Legacy North South Tote stands up to everyday use. Constructed from heavy-duty 600D polyester, treated with Rain Defender durable water-repellent and triple-stitched, this tote was designed with commuters in mind. This is also evidenced by its array of functional details, like side pockets that fit water bottles, a sturdy zipper for protection and interior organization panels. These touches (and more) make this clean, patchwork tote a breeze to use.
The Chenile Patch $ativa bag from Sundae School is just as playful and chill as the other clothing and accessories from the brand—a craft cannabis-centric company founded by siblings Cindy and Dae Lim. The 100% cotton tote, measuring 15 by 20 inches, uses a multicolored strap and includes a floral accent. On one side, the bag reads “SATIVA” in bubbly, cloud lettering; on the other side is Sundae School’s logo.
Created to celebrate, honor and revitalize Jewish food and cooking traditions, The Jewish Food Society explores identity, family and culture. With the belief that recipes are inextricably linked to stories, they share both on their site and podcast. They also offer a handful of products online, from aprons to T-shirts and this 100% cotton twill tote designed by Fuzzco.
Made in Canada from plant-based plastic, Another Room’s Mini Jointlocker is a neat carrying case for a small BIC lighter and a mini joint. A removable chain allows users to attach the kit to a set of keys, bag or belt. Available in various colors and sizes, it’s a playful but practical accessory. Price is in CAD.
Comprising crystals, a wearable evil eye and smokeless smudge, this travel kit from Sage & Salt contains items designed to transform every final destination into a welcome one. Each component—from the smoke-free spritz to the black salt—aims to support the clearing of bad energy and anxiety while helping to maintain alertness, ultimately keeping travelers feeling grounded and secure.
From queer-owned Femme Forte, this tote bag displays the accurate slogan “the future of feminism is trans-inclusive,” both forward and as a mirror image. Printed on 100% organic cotton, it’s made ethically in a process that’s wind- and solar-powered. Plus, 10% of the proceeds from each sale is donated to Mermaids, an organization focused on supporting trans and gender-diverse kids. Price is in Pounds.
Topo Designs is renowned for their utilitarian but colorful approach to gear, and the playful, practical Subalpine Hip Pack fits within their range perfectly. With adjustable straps, it can be worn around the waist or crossbody style, and its RidgeBack rear panel provides airflow between the bag and your body. Several interior pockets help separate and protect your belongings and various zips and bungee cords keep them extra secure. It’s available in purple, blue or black.
Sustainable accessories brand Groundtruth produces their entire product range from 100% recycled plastic materials. The UK-based company is also 100% carbon neutral “from design to production to shipment”—and their packaging is a 100% biodegradable cassava bag. Of their many well-designed accessories, our selection is the modular RIKR fleece-lined Laptop Bag. It comes equipped with a removable padded shoulder strap and a detachable mesh pouch, as well as a handle. Price is in Pounds.
Though it draws inspiration from weekender-style suitcases popular in the 1960s, Roverlund’s soft and spacious Out-of-Office Carry-All is composed of future-forward, Marine-grade and water-resistant 1200D polyurethane (with a mountain-climbing rope handle). We first fell in love with the brand for their design-forward pet carriers; their foray into people-focused products is a welcome one. This highly functional accessory measures 18.75 by 14 by 6 inches and includes an inner storage sleeve, as well as buckled interior straps.