Bags

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

Mission Workshop’s Transit Arkiv Laptop Brief hangs with you wherever you go

NEWS – The new Transit Arkiv Laptop bag represents the next evolution in Mission Workshop’s laptop-friendly Transit series. Here’s the deal: this brief is designed to travel with you anywhere (and anyhow? Is that even a word?) you choose to get there. You can sling it over the shoulder like a traditional brief, wear it …

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Burkley Leather Business Briefcase review

REVIEW – The classic leather briefcase never goes out of style, does it? Today we’re checking out the Burkley Leather Business Briefcase, a classy leather brief for the business minimalist. How does it do in our testing? Let’s go to work!  What is it? It’s a minimalist leather briefcase sized for tablets and laptops up …

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The Allyn Tote from Dagne Dover is an elegant daily-carry bag

NEWS – If you’re looking for a sophisticated, sleek gear bag, you need look no further than the Allyn Tote.  This tote bag from Dagne Dover is a mixture of genuine pebbled leather and zinc-alloy hardware that will carry your gear – from a laptop to a water bottle – in luxury.  The interior is …

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This insulated bag doesn’t look like a lunchbox

Sometimes you need to carry along heat-sensitive items – like medicines, cosmetics, or even a snack for later.  You need to keep these items at a cool temperature, but there are times when you don’t want to look like you’re traveling with a lunchbox.  The Black Insulated Bag from Cool-It Caddy does the job of …

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Saddleback Leather adds a new color to their canvas bag lineup, and it’s a beauty!

I’ve been a big fan of the Saddleback Leather waxed canvas bags; the Front Pocket Gear Bag was one of my favorite products in 2017. So I’m very excited to see that Saddleback is expanding the product line with a new color option. The new Sand Canvas color is gorgeous. While keeping with the natural …

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Mission Workshop Axis Modular Waist Pack review

We all love our gadget and gear hauling bags, but sometimes we don’t want or need to lug around that full-sized backpack or messenger bag.  I’ve seen several smaller alternative options pop up over the years, but many of them either looked like a strange purse, a European man-bag, or just plain weird.  The Mission Workshop …

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Organized travel with the Everyday Dopp kit

Traveling is always better when you have all your gear with you and have it organized so you can always find what you need.  It doesn’t matter if you’re commuting to work with your EDC kit or if you’re traveling with your grooming kit, things are easier when you are organized.  The folks at Supply …

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WaterField helps you give Dad the gift of organization for Father’s Day

WaterField’s new bag is called the Transit Travel Case, and it’s designed to hold and organize travel gear for your car or motorcycle.  You can even load it with your personal travel documents and gear and carry it with you.  The bag was designed to keep your car’s glove compartment neat and organized.  It has …

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Give Dad a toiletry kit bag that could sail the Seven Seas

Toiletry kit bags for men are usually made of leather, but leather can be damaged by water from shaving gear that has to be packed away before it’s had time to dry or from leaking toiletries.  With the Black Carbon Fiber Toiletry Kit from RAGGEDedge Gear, water and spills won’t hurt a thing.  The bag …

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The New Bellroy Laptop Brief is ideal for streamlined professionals

I absolutely love what Bellroy is doing with their new lineup of bags. The Bellroy Duo Totepack that I reviewed last year is still one of my favorite bags of all time. The new laptop brief follows the same innovative design language and top-notch construction, in a slimmed-down business brief form made for your laptop and …

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Diaper bags and baby gear for dads living in the urban jungle

When my daughter was born, I bought a bunch of Disney’s The Lion King stuff for her, including a diaper bag.  It had a leafy jungle print background and an appliqué of Simba on the front.  It was cute, and it was obviously for the baby I was toting around.  I never gave the cutesy …

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