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Topo Mountain Pack

Just in time for summer here is the perfect backpack for all you avid campers, hikers, and travelers. It’s called the Mountain Pack by Colorado-based Topo Designs. The design team says they “wanted one pack that could do it all, whether as an everyday carry or a weekender” – and I’m happy to say: they absolutely nailed it! Continue reading

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The Shrine Sneaker Backpack

If you have champion sneakers that have earned their ‘respect’ then the Shrine Sneaker Backpack gives them the deluxe travel conditions they deserve. The Sneaker Backpack has two designated compartments that offer maximum protection. The compartments are large and ventilated and shield the sneakers from the rest of your luggage. It also has other cool storage capabilities that let you travel in style. For example, it has a unique pull out hat sling with buckles to keep your cap in place and a back panel for your laptop. Continue reading

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Rise Weekender

The Rise Weekender is an amazing duffle bag that comes with built-in collapsible shelves!!!! Yes!!! The bag comes with two hangers that easily fit onto a clothes rack. Once you hang it up, you can enjoy three spacious shelves and even a laundry hamper. The Rise Weekender also has three zipped pockets into which you can place toiletries and small items. So in short, the designers thought of pretty much everything and you no longer have to rummage through your bag to find what you are looking for. Continue reading

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Knomo Elektronista Clutch

The Knomo Elektronista is a clutch bag designed for the modern woman. What sets it apart is that it has an elegant and chic exterior and an interior that enables you to neatly carry all of your on-the-go digital equipment. Continue reading

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Plasticase Nanuknano

Nanuknano is a virtually indestructible case that perfectly protects your valuables. It is impact resistant, water proof, dust proof and crush proof so that you can take it with you on your roughest journeys. It’s the perfect accessory for camping, hiking, bike riding and similar outdoor activities. While it is tough, it is also beautiful. It received the GRANDS PRIX DU DESIGN in January 2014 for its innovative industrial design. The Nanuknano is available in 8 stunning colors and 3 sizes so you can find the case that is perfect for you. Continue reading

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Bellows

The Bellows are a super-slim bag collection with a built-in padded pocket for a laptop and/or tablet. The collection consists of backpacks, totes, and messenger bags, but what is unique about the collection is that the design incorporates a layer of pleated material that enables you to easily expand them when you need extra space. The bags have an ultra-chic urban look and are available in four great colors- denim blue, dark grey, light grey and rust orange. Continue reading

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Plaat

Plaat is a designer handbag that definitely draws attention. The exterior is made from laser cut wood that is hand-finished. The design of the wood is very technical and modern. It has a clean repetitive pattern that incorporates small cubes connected by broad wooden lines. The interior of the Plaat is made from leather and has a very symmetrical layout to compliment the wooden exterior. The Plaat can be worn in three different ways- as a handbag, a shoulder bag or as a clutch. Continue reading

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rotation180 Panorama Backpack: Camera at the Ready

Sometimes, a photo can be taken with care, patience, and time. Sometimes, a huge Golden Eagle leaps from a tree and into your horizon. You need to act quickly. But maybe you find yourself fumbling with your backpack, trying to remove your camera that lodged between your lunch and sweatshirt. Then, the Golden Eagle is gone, and your photo opportunity is in its talons. But the rotation180 Panorama from MindShift Gear was designed for you to never miss out again. Continue reading

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Soloo Bag Collection by Mueslii: soft and lustrous

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Best thing about duffel bags is that they let you pack as much as you can carry, and then some. Roomy and spacious, some can even be folded when not in use – which can be very handy when planning some serious extra shopping. In terms of style most of these bags take on the tough rugged look and I have yet to see one that is soft to the touch and luxurious looking. Until I stumbled upon the Soloo Collection by Mueslii. Continue reading

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The Python Slimpack: For the Traveling Photographer

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For the photographer who is always traveling and always needing to shed the weight of gear to photograph some far-flung regions, the Python Slimpack is the ideal backpack. Only as big as it needs to be but still sufficient in size, the Python Slimpack by Booqbags is a small pack that can carry 1-2 DSLR cameras, assorted lenses, a tripod, and even a tablet without bulking up. Continue reading