There’s a difference between apparel or gear that looks good and the kind that is functional. Often the two are unfortunately separated: the aesthetic doesn’t work very well, and the functional looks a little bland or awkward. But when these two are merged, something quite noteworthy happens—a bigger and better product is created.
With military-inspired materials and San Francisco Bay Area design, the Sanction rucksack is a heavy duty backpack that doesn’t lose the good looks for its utility. Continue reading →
The great guys at Heimplanet, who also brought us the amazing Cave Tent, came up with a stylishly versatile luggage system by the name of ‘The Monolith Series’. The Monolith family has four members: Daypack (22L), Rucksack (50L+), Duffle Bag (85L), and a Weekender (45L). All four models are extremely smart, and not just for their looks but also for those tiny yet important details hidden inside and out. Continue reading →
A collaborative effort by Apolis and Kinfolk magazine has produced this multi-purpose rustic carryall, constructed in Bangladesh, that brings social and environmental benefits – whilst looking grand. Continue reading →
Are you perhaps still puzzled about how to carry your photography gear stylishly? As a style conscious person you might. Whether traveling with a compact camera or a DSLR plus lenses, batteries and extra memory cards, protecting your equipment while making a statement is not always a simple matter to achieve. The Gaucho compact clutch and SLR case of 1701, a company whose motto is “Travel smart. Travel beautiful” promises to do that, so long as a style inspired by cowboys and the middle West is your favorite cup of tea. Continue reading →
Two in one products have been revolutionizing the way we live since many years, other times saving actually on time, other ones saving on space and then others combining both: saving time and space. Brookstone’s saddle messenger bag may be proud of achieving the latter pretty effectively! Continue reading →
The Tukko woven leather backpack is a model that rides the current trend for re born rucksacks, but with extra flair unique patterning. We love the use of recycled leather to create a piece that is so flawlessly finished, and also benefits from a suite of brilliant pockets and straps. Continue reading →
Looking at Pangolin and Pangolina bags when asked to share them here with you, little clue did I have of the childhood memories that were going to unfold before me. Do you know these tiny animals that walk on the ground in all their pairs of legs and when encountered with a threat, such as the curious yet tender hands of a little girl, roll themselves into a perfect, tiny ball? Years ago, when the natural kingdom was an oasis of excitement and freedom for the little person that I was, these creatures used to amaze me with the versatility of their nature and their protective spherical shape.
Today, I’m positively surprised to find out that there are Eco-friendly fashion accessories inspired by the bio mechanics of the Pangolin animal. Continue reading →
When it comes to bags, I usually want to stand out from the crowd. When it comes to lugging my expensive photography gear, keeping a low profile is better. The Retrospective shoulder bag collection from ThinkTankPhoto gives you just that and so much more! It’s perfect for street photography or anywhere else you feel the need to be discreet and blend into your surroundings, while combing a classic minimal design with loads of features for today’s modern camera gear. Continue reading →
Traveling time! Who doesn’t love that! And yet who wouldn’t wish to be able to skip over delayed flights or striving to find a little spot to camp for that while, of waiting till the magical moment of boarding that plane to brings us to destinations unknown or simply just our favorite places, comes….
Well there’s some good news and some bad news. Starting with the second part, just so that we have it already behind us – we cannot really skip all the above mentioned inconvenience that sometimes come together with all the good part of traveling. The good news is that we can do something to respond to the situation differently and gain some control. Now, wouldn’t that be so fine?
Here is something to please the practical mind, who finds joy in using the bicycle, while being able to transport even his/her tools in style! The Acorn Bags are designed exactly for this purpose. They are expandable and compact. A rad combination, indeed!
Imagine never having to search for a misplaced or forgotten tool. Imagine fitting them all in what will roll into a stylish snug. Imagine leather, mounting straps designed to match your beautiful Brook saddle with bag loops. In case you have a larger saddle bag, just toss it into it! Yes, that good! Continue reading →