Bags

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

WaterField’s new minimalist Sutter Tech Sling fits the new Apple iPad Pro, MacBook, Surface Pro 6

NEWS – WaterField just announced a new minimalist sling that’s perfect for carrying the new Apple iPad Pro, MacBook, or Surface Pro 6, with enough room for your other gear.  Inside the Sutter Tech Sling, you’ll find: Padded tablet/laptop compartment – standard size fits 11” iPad and full size Sutter fits 12.9” iPad Pro (with or …

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GORUCK launches GR2 26L, a smaller option for travel or EDC

NEWS – It began with the GR2, a large 40L ruck (AKA backpack) that GORUCK designed and built for travel (but also great for EDC).  A few years later, the GR2 34L arrived, a slightly smaller, shorter ruck for folks of lesser height and frame who really wanted to use the GR2, but found the …

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Travel light and handsfree with the Outpac Daysafe Crossbody

NEWS – If you carry a laptop bag to work, you probably don’t want to carry that huge thing when you go out for lunch or to run some quick errands.  You could use the Outpac Daysafe Tech Crossbody as your wallet and carry it inside your bigger EDC bag.  When you only need a …

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Keep your gear looking dapper with this storage accessory

NEWS – Cables and chargers are usually in the “don’t leave home without them” category, but they can make a mess of your gear bag if they aren’t contained.  The Dapper Wrapper Storage Accessory from STM can keep that snake’s nest straight and tidy in a roll.The Dapper Wrapper is made of a water- and …

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Form follows function with this Everlane bag

NEWS – Ladies, forget about using big, bulky bags for your everyday carry.  The streamlined Form bag from Everlane can carry your gear, including a laptop.  The bag is made of 100% Italian leather in Prato, Italy.  Although it measures only 13” tall x 5” deep x 10.5” wide, the bag can fit up to a 13″ …

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This bag is perfect for storing and organizing all those little things you carry

NEWS – I’ve recently started taking knitting classes, and as with everything I do, I make it my mission to find every accessory for the activity to add to my collection.  That means I have a lot of accessories that need to be organized and stored, and I just found the perfect bag for storing …

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Is the Game Theory bag the perfect anti-theft travel bag?

NEWS – Need a new backpack?  Check out the Game Theory before settling for a regular bag.  The Game Theory bag, like many you’ve seen on the market, is quality-made with a water-resistant exterior, reinforced stitching, padded interior, and an ergonomic design with breathable back support.  But Game Theory ups their… well, game… with both anti-theft and travel-friendly …

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The Lowepro PhotoStream SP 200 Roller Camera Bag will ride with you on every shoot

NEWS – For the many years that I have been a photographer, I have always struggled with finding the right equipment bag for event photography such as weddings. For quite a while I felt like this was my personal issue, but the more I chatted with fellow photographers, the more I realized that we all …

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Carry your meeting materials in Levenger style

NEWS – The Dossier Folio from Levenger holds everything you need for a meeting or for a day at the office.  This beautiful envelope-style leather portfolio has two sections to organize your papers and to hold your notepad and a tablet.  There’s a card window inside to hold your ID or business card.  A pen …

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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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