Pivot from Defy Bags

The military-grade bag maker goes streamlined

Based in Chicago, Defy is a manufacturer of heavy-duty bags constructed from heavy-duty military-grade and upcycled materials. The products are unabashedly overkill—considering their customers are mostly techies and non-traditional businessmen—but as founder Chris Tag explains, the feel of the materials in hand justifies the lot. Defy Bags has just announced the launch of Pivot, a laptop bag with serious chops that’s a bit more formal …

HHI Ninety-Two

Philadelphia's custom motorcycle outfitter's new stripped-down city slayer

Built from a beefy 2007-08 Triumph Bonneville body, Hammarhead Industries‘ new Ninety-Two model falls firmly in line with the bad ass, bare-essentials aesthetic HHI has effortlessly grown to own. Originally designed and built as a one-off for the founder of Swedish workwear brand Dunderdon as part of their recent collaboration collection, the Ninety-Two turned out so well James Hammarhead and the crew decided to introduce …