RAGGEDedge Pack Mule

A limited edition duffle bag handmade in Virginia from water-resistant sailcloth

Founded in 1997 by a group of accomplished sailors with a knack for sewing, RAGGEDedge uses sailcloth, kevlar and carbon fiber to create small batches of bags and wallets in their Virginia-based workshop. With a distinct, Flywire-like look and well-documented strength, the heavy duty laminate materials lend a unique character to the brand’s rugged products. We’re particularly partial to the Pack Mule in carbon fiber …

Truce Designs

A surfing sailor who sews bags from pre-consumer recycled materials and scraps from Coast Guard uniforms

Dry suit fabric and sailcloth are among mankind’s sturdiest manufactured materials, designed to hold up under some of the wildest conditions the ocean has to offer. So what happens to all the scraps that don’t end up in a Coast Guard airman’s kit, or stowed onboard a schooner? Luckily, some of it ends up in the hands of Portland-based designer Luke Mathers of Truce Designs. …

Octovo Leather Goods

A beautiful line of travel products designed to age gracefully as you adventure

From custom-made vegetable re-tanned Italian leather, OCTOVO has created a refined line of travel accessories—encompassing wallets, cases and bags. While each item is composed of lasting, quality materials, Octovo also embraces the idea that as you acquire travel experiences and stories, each item in the line will develop its own patina, or marks of age—as tends to be the case with leather. Thus, not only …