Bags

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

The Piorama A10 is a bag that can transform from a small sling bag into a giant 62L duffel

The Adjustable Bag from Piorama will replace all of your sling bags, backpacks, and duffel bags because it can expand and contract from a small 31L day bag all the way up to a huge 62L travel sized duffel bag. It also converts from a backpack to a shoulder bag so you can carry it …

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The Coach phone crossbody bag is a perfect go-to-lunch bag

Unless you’re one of those ladies who can stuff everything you need in your pockets, you probably carry some sort of bag whenever you leave the house.  When you leave for work, you probably have to carry a bigger bag to fit everything you need for your job plus the things you need for the …

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United By Blue Lakeland Laptop Bag review

Looking for a simple, good looking bag for the office or school? United By Blue’s Lakeland Laptop Bag may be worth your consideration. It’s a charmer that’s got classic styling and great usability. It also comes from a company that’s dedicated to a noble environmental mission. Let’s learn more! What is it? It’s a 12 …

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Saddleback Leather Company Flight Bag review

Eleven years ago I reviewed the Saddleback Leather Company Briefcase. It was the first of many Saddleback Leather Co. bag reviews that we’ve posted here on The Gadgeteer and it was my introduction to their rugged full-grain leather bags. After reviewing that first bag, I believed their motto that “They’ll fight over it when you’re …

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The TYPE – II: Camera Bag and Travel Kit by VINTA just might be the answer for hiking with photography gear

I wonder how many of my fellow photographers and filmmakers would join me in confessing to being a gear “bag-a-holic”? Yes, I Know!! That is my made-up word, but it adequately describes my addiction to gear bags and my quest to find the perfect one, or at least the perfect one for each event. Just …

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The Pelican S100 Sport Elite Laptop Backpack is at the head of the class

Recently I have been writing a lot of news stories about camera bags and bags that hold camera gear and accessories, but that is not the full extent of my “bag” adventures. Whenever I go anywhere that I know will allow me some downtime, I like to try to edit either video footage or photos, …

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Flowfold Stormproof Limited Conductor Duffle review

It’s been a cold, wet, miserable month here in Pennsylvania. But that’s OK! We’ve got our hands on the Flowfold Stormproof Limited Conductor, a duffle bag that fears no weather. We’re taking advantage of the awful weather to put it to the test. It’s raining. We’re getting soggy. But our gear isn’t. To the review! …

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Waterfield Atlas Executive Athletic Holdall review

When I first learned of Waterfield’s recently released Atlas Executive Athletic Holdall, my first and only thought was…that bag is so me. I do my best to workout as often as I can, especially those days I’m in the office. Making lunch a mandatory exercise time not only makes me healthier but is an excellent …

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Evergoods: trail-ready bags with city-refined style

Following a successful Kickstarter campaign in 2017, Evergoods is now rolling out the first in their new line of bags & apparel. And there’s a good reason to be excited about this one: the founders of Evergoods, Jack Barley and Kevin Dee, hail from GORUCK and Patagonia respectively. Not only do these guys know a …

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Charge your iPhone in style with this Everpurse Kate Spade crossbody

Even when you don’t need to carry a full gear bag, you still need some basic necessities for your day:  wallet, keys, phone, and a backup battery, if you’re a power user.  Of course, you’ll probably need a small bag to carry these things in, since women’s clothing still doesn’t have useful pockets.  The Everpurse …

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New 2018 spring colors from Topo Designs to add some fresh style to your carry!

I admit it. I’m a Topo Designs fan boy. They always brings unique &  interesting color combinations to the party, and the Spring lineup is no exception. You’ve got two new Rover Pack color combos in turquoise/clay (shown above) and an olive/khaki combo. They’re also adding a khaki/turquoise color combo to their dopp kit and …

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Oberon Design Sonoma Tote review

Oberon Design is a USA-based company that designs and creates beautiful, useful leather accessories and bags.  The Gadgeteer has reviewed many of their products over the years, and we’ve been selected to put another of their bags to the test.  I was happy to be selected to review the Sonoma Tote when Oberon Design sent …

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Take your iMac to Starbucks with this handy shoulder bag

A MacBook is a great computer for a mobile warrior, but wouldn’t you rather work on a more powerful computer with a 27-inch screen vs. a MacBook with only a 15″ display? You can leave your laptop at home and carry your iMac to work with the Lavolta iMac carrying case. The Lavolta carrying case …

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Oberon Design’s Sonoma Tote carries your gear and does some good, too

The new Sonoma Tote from Oberon Design is beautifully designed and US bench-crafted, as we expect from Oberon Design.  The bag is made of black leather with tooled leather panels on the front and back of the bag.  The image seen here is the Oak Leaf design in the middle; other choices for the tooled …

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