New Balance Made in USA Distinct Collection: Explore by Sea

Subtle nautical influences and Horween leather accents mark the footwear brand's four new styles

Taking inspiration from national parks, mid-century modern design and vintage skiwear, Boston-based New Balance‘s Made in USA series pays tribute to the country’s history and culture with its thematic releases—while emphasizing its efforts in domestic production. (They own five factories in New England and make or assemble more than four million pairs of shoes per year in the US). There are three different Made in …

Future Glory Co Bags

Made consciously in SF, luxe accessories and backpacks that give back to local women's organizations

Founded by Theresa Lee (whose resume includes a decade of working in design, from being Design Director at DODOcase to Art Director at Sephora/LVMH), SF-based Future Glory Co takes the art of bag design with sincerity. With four different collections, there’s something to cover a wide range of lifestyles and preferences. Take the minimalist, architectural purses in the Rockwell collection, for example: delicate brass circles …

Upgraded Tote Bags

More than simple canvas, options of the classic shape that go above and beyond for work and play

The definition of a tote bag is loose—simply an open bag for carrying items—but is most often seen in canvas form. For a while, however, designers have taken up the challenge to making the essential accessory equally stylish and functional. Here we have selected five options that take the simple canvas bag to the next level. Makr This weekender-appropriate folded tote bag from Makr studio …