Troubadour Weekender Bag

A minimal, luxuriant standout from the London-based menswear brand

Troubadour isn’t the first brand to dedicate years toward perfecting the travel bag (in this case: day bags, rucksacks, weekenders and briefcases). The London-based brand, however, does tap into something distinct. From high-quality Italian leather and other premium materials, they’ve developed bags with a minimalist aesthetic that exudes timelessness. These are undeniably modern accessories, from silhouette to texture, but the essence is classic. Troubadour founders …

Madden Equipment

Classically styled packs from a recently revived Colorado heritage brand

Forty years ago in a small shop in Boulder, Colorado, Outward Bound instructor Dan Madden set out to make a better pack that would suit his and his students’ needs in the backcountry. After 10 years off, Madden Equipment is back, producing outdoor-focused packs with enough technical features for adventures and classic styling for the city. Most of the original machines, patterns and employees from …

Collected Works Co. Military Duffle Backpack

Built for the long-haul from sturdy US-sourced waxed canvas and leather worked by Tanner Goods

For those searching for a bag that is rugged, handsome, intelligently designed and will last a cross-country motorcycle journey (and further), the Military Duffle Backpack from Portland-based Collected Works Co. fits the bill. All of the products from the brand are born from of a genuine need from founders Jacob Hinmon and Patrick Vail—when they can’t find what they need, they make it. Inspired by …