Japan’s Shupatto Bags Easily Collapse for Simple Stowing

From totes to backpacks, foldable ripstop polyester products that roll up to save space

In many ways, the Shupatto bags, produced by Marna, act as an easy-to-decipher optical illusion. The Japanese company designs and manufactures a range of ripstop nylon products—totes of varying sizes, a backpack and more—that collapse and roll into surprisingly small bundles for stowing. This concept isn’t new, but the way Marna has engineered all of them is—thanks to an intuitive structure drawn from the world …

EARLY + Highsnobiety Leather Pouches

Minimal, ethical leathergoods from the online publication and up-and-coming accessories brand

Continuing their series of 10th anniversary collaborations (which already include projects with Carhartt WIP, STAMPD and Puma), style and culture experts Highsnobiety have teamed up with Frankfurt-based accessories brand EARLY for a set of minimal leather pouches. Constructed from EARLY’s eco-edition vegetable-tanned leather (which is completely chrome-free and organically colored), the supple pouches come with a golden zipper and a debossed, barely-there Highsnobiety crown logo. …