KARA Launches Men’s Bags

Expertly functional luxury backpacks and duffles, inspired by the designer's father and his Hong Kong racing days

Since we last spoke with designer Sarah Law, she’s expanded her modern minimalist luxury backpack line KARA in very deliberately thought-out steps that emphasize individuality and functionality—rather than mindlessly churning out new designs to keep up with the grinding fashion calendar. So we were excited to preview her first-ever men’s capsule, aptly named KARA MAN, which features three silhouettes: a leather backpack, a leather duffle …

Lexdray’s Portland Sneaker Duffel

A bag that makes traveling as a shoe enthusiast easier

You don’t have to be a full-blown sneaker-freak to carry Lexdray‘s Portland Sneaker Duffel, but if you are, this bag could change your life—or at least your weekends away. The carry-on size bag fits three pairs of sneakers in the inner section (which then zips up and snaps closed) so no matter your adventure, you’ll have the appropriate shoe options. Two outer pockets offer ample …

The Military Duffel by Whipping Post

A simple, rugged leather bag with no zippers inspired by the standard GI issue

Building on the success of their previous vintage-inspired leather messenger bag, leather goods producer Whipping Post‘s latest offering is a rough-and-tumble duffel. Originally from Georgia and now NYC-based, founder Ryan Barr (who started making leather goods after he needed a new guitar strap) was inspired by his father’s bag from his service in the Vietnam War. The Military Duffel is handmade from vegetable-tanned full grain …

CH Edition: T-Tech by Tumi Backpack

Our second collaboration with the trusted travel brand results in our ideal day to day travel bag

As avid travelers, finding a single bag for all situations almost always ends in compromise, leaving us with an arsenal of luggage clogging up our closets. So when our friends at Tumi approached us to create our ideal, all-purpose bag we jumped at the chance. Having collaborated with Tumi before on a similar project—the Cool Hunting Safari Edition Alpha Duffel—our very own founder and editor …

Lotuff Bridle Duffle

Made by hand in New England with timeless style

Made by hand in New England, each bag in Lotuff‘s new bridle leather collection exudes a sense of timeless elegance. Unlike most leathers bridle leather is treated (tanned and waxed) on both the flesh and grain sides for an end product with superior quality and appearance—the important detail leaves the inside looking and wearing better than most traditional bags’ exterior. Among the four bags of …