Durable, Modular Bags from Unit Portables

Lugging laptops and documents is easy (and stylish) with these sturdy, waterproof satchels

Unit Portables makes bags for those truly looking for form and function, and the latest range from the Stockholm collective—unveiled today, 22 September—does not disappoint in either area. With sleek lines and an almost military aesthetic, the new collection includes a laptop bag, backpack and messenger bag created from the brand’s (now) signature waterproof, high-density polyester canvas. All units have an outer grid system that …

Edgy Leather Travel Bags from The Transience

Feel (and customize) the function-focused, NYC-made accessories at their Bowery pop-up shop

For the most part, leather travel bags are pretty predictable; sticking to the tried-and-true formula of vegetable-tanned shades of brown in vintage-inspired shapes. If you’re looking for something less ho-hum and more in tune with a modern aesthetic, NYC’s The Transience offers some creative alternative options. The new brand’s leather bags and accessories—geared towards travelers—merge functionality, quality and unique designs that are eye-catching, yet subtle …