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Father’s Day Gift Idea: Gray Leather Canvas Messenger Bag

Fashioned from leather and canvas cloth, this handmade canvas messenger bag will make the ultimate Father’s Day gift for Dads, husbands, and boyfriends on the go. Currently available through Etsy, the VortexLimited has managed to keep costs low. (A bag like this in a department store would likely cost twice this. There are plenty of extra pockets, and it’s perfectly sized for a 14-inch laptop — I carry 13, in case you’re looking for gift ideas for yours truly, and seriously, why wouldn’t you be? Each bag is made to order and ships from San Leandro, California, so you’re supporting Read More

COLFAX PHD Is The Smartest Backpack Ever Invented

If you’re still carrying around a traditional backpack, what the heck is wrong with you, man? Get with the times! How can you do that? Well, CO.ALITION has made it simple through its new revolutionary COLFAX PHD smart backpack. Because you need a way to not only carry your physical stuff but also your digital files, the PHD was created. It comes with 500GB of wireless storage, acting as your own personal cloud service that you can carry with you at all times. The pack — and its cheaper brother — can also charge your mobile devices on the go. Read More

Rugged Materials Launches On Kickstarter

From Tyler Condie of Cedar City, Utah, comes a gorgeous collection of tough and durable bags — assorted in size and function — suitably named the Rugged Materials line. You can now order a number of different options through the company’s upstart Kickstarter project, which still has 24 days to go. The $15,000 target goal has already been met with more than $19k in donations as of this writing. Described simply as “premium leather goods for everyone,” Rugged Materials is a rare product line that lives up to its name, and looks pretty darn good doing it. Pictured above, we Read More

The Outback Duffel Bag

From the moment you get out of bed to the moment you return to it, life takes you places. It could be work, the gym, or around the globe. The Outback Duffel is a bag built for life, that lets you easily switch from play to work back to play again without looking out of place. Available in waxed canvas or ballistic nylon with premium leather accents, it holds all the things your sports bag holds and much, much more. The double-compartment model lets you keep your clean clothes in one place and dirty ones in another. The roomy one-comparment Read More

HYDE Leather Bags And Wallets

HYDE bags and wallets, running now on Kickstarter, are made of superior 5-9-ounce vegetable-tanned full-grain harness leather — exactly what is used to make saddles — and can long outlive the owner. As the team behind these creations put it, you can bury this stuff in your backyard and it’ll still hold up better than you over time. The products from HYDE use polyester stitching and horse tack hardware for a complete package that delivers an antique look that seems right at home in an Indiana Jones film. The business card holder will run you about $25. That’s the current Read More

The Backpack Reimagined — Waterproof And Fully Submersible

Nowadays, it’s tough to break free from civilization and the devices that connect us to it, even when we’re planning a rugged weekend getaway. That’s where this completely submersible, waterproof backpack from Overboard comes in handy. Made with fully welded seamless construction of PVC coated 600D nylon, the bag features a large outer mesh side pocket and a top carry handle as well as a large front mesh zip pocket and internal zip pocket. Additionally, there’s a comfortable back panel with air-flow design, padded shoulder straps and lumbar support, and a full 20- or 30-liter capacity, your choice. Price shown Read More

Solid Gray Unleashes Hardshell Backpack

Solid Gray was founded by Herman Lijmbach and Jasper de Leeuw with the intention of creating leaner, tougher, smarter backpacks, and from first glance, it looks like they may have succeeded thanks to the thin, lightweight, and high-tech copolymer used in crafting an almost Crustacean-like shell for all your valuables.  We prefer the Dark-Gray pictured above, but you may also want to check out the White-Black and the White-White. Each pack runs about $194 in the US. It’ll run another $28 if you’re having it shipped to the States. The company also makes a set of tablet covers for your Read More

Introducing The Rough Rider: Teddy Would’ve Been Proud

Adventure awaits with the Rough Rider, a bag that’s made for today’s urban wrangler, transporting digital devices and documents in sturdy, long-lasting leather. The Rough Rider features a unique shoulder strap system that keeps the contents snug and riding close to your body. Meanwhile, the clean professional look exudes a “been there, done that” quality that would make old Bully proud to put his Rough Rider name on it. The rugged leather of the Rough Rider has a quality to it that only gets better as the years go by, and the un-lined interior and clean, natural edges highlight the Read More