Bags

News, reviews and articles about bags (laptop bags, messenger bags, shoulder bags, backpacks, pouches and more).

Solo New York Gravity Highpass Hybrid Briefcase Backpack review

REVIEW – One shoulder or two? The Solo New York Gravity Highpass is a hybrid briefcase that switches to a backpack on demand. I love the versatility of this style of bag, but some do it better than others. How good is the Highpass at making the switch? To the review! What is it? It’s …

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WaterField Designs new Air Duffel is the great result of another crowd collaboration

NEWS – WaterField Designs has been killing it with all their new crowd collaboration designed bags. The latest bag that was created with ideas from over 1,200 frequent travelers is the Air Duffel carry-on bag. Available in black ballistic nylon or waxed canvas, this bag will hold everything you need for a quick business trip …

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WaterField Designs Marqui crossbody pouch review

REVIEW – Sometimes you don’t want or need to carry all your gear with you everywhere you go. For those times when you just need a small bag for your phone, wallet, keys, and a few other things, the WaterField Designs Marqui crossbody pouch is a perfect choice. Or is it? Let’s find out. What …

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WANDRD VEER 18-liter packable daypack backpack review

REVIEW – When you’re traveling, having a bag to carry around town for day trips is sometimes a hassle. I have at times tossed smaller bags into my checked luggage, but they were always thin, uncomfortable, and offered little protection for my “good” travel camera. WANDRD, a Utah-based company, has released a pack they call …

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Waterfield Executive Leather Messenger Bag review

REVIEW – Okay, a bag or backpack is technically not a gadget—I get that. But you gotta carry your stuff (gadgets included) in something, so I’m reviewing a new something to do just that— the Executive Leather Messenger Bag from Waterfield Designs.   What is it? The Executive Leather Messenger Bag is the successor to …

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Safy Anti Theft Travel Bag review

CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – Keep your stuff safe while you travel, and look good doing it! We’re taking a look at the Safy Anti-Theft Travel Bag, a clever little bag that offers hardcore protection for your travel essentials from thieves and the elements. This is a Kickstarter project that ends this week, so you’ll want to …

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WaterField just created the perfect small EDC shoulder bag

NEWS – San Francisco based WaterField Designs has been churning out awesome stuff lately and their newest bag is a small shoulder pouch called the Marqui Crossbody Pouch. All I can say is that I.want.one.now. The Marqui is a small bag that is made of black ballistic nylon with your choice of 6 colors for …

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The Saddleback Leather Messenger Backpack brings back a classic design in a new format!

NEWS – When Saddleback Leather first started out, one of their original products was a simple messenger-style bag. It was a great design that also converted to a backpack in a pinch. I know many owners who modified theirs for full-time use this way, arguing that the big square form factor worked better that way. …

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Messenger bag fans, it’s time to grab your wallet

NEWS – My favorite style of EDC bag is a messenger style bag. Although I’ve never given a backpack a real try (should I?), I have been carrying a messenger bag with me to work for as long as I can remember (decades even). One of my favorite bag designers is WaterField Designs in San …

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Double your pleasure with the new Colonel Littleton No. 1 Bitsy Belt Bag

NEWS – The Colonel has just approved a new ladies’ bag that addresses one of the key problems of many of today’s carrying options for ladies: “Why do I have to buy different bags to wear / carry different ways?” The Colonel Littleton No. 1 Bitsy Belt Bag converts from a stylish belt bag (think …

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Alpaka 7VEN Mini messenger bag review

REVIEW – Ok, I’ll admit it. I’m Ian, and I’m a messenger bagaholic.  Through the years I’ve had no-name messengers, multiple  Timbuk2s, a custom made BO-Gear and the list goes on.  When I found another Australian messenger company, Alpaka Gear (yeah, not a very Aussie name. Why isn’t it the Roo, or the Echidna or the …

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