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Pakt Travel Backpack

Modern Classic

Pakt Travel Backpack

After the success of their killer duffel bag, Pakt partnered with Chase Reeves to design a modern travel backpack for both pro travelers and weekend warriors alike. Lots of external access, solid aesthetics, perfect carry-on size, organized without overcomplicating things. view bag

Peak Design Travel Bag

Intelligent Design.

Peak Design Travel Bag

The Travel Bag from Peak Designs is an extremely well designed, quality bag for modern carry-on adventure, business travel and large camera carry. view bag

Evergoods CPL 24 Backpack

All Time Fav.

Evergoods CPL 24 Backpack

A very clean, minimal, stylish and extremely lovely to use daily carry bag from one of our favorite new bag companies. view bag

Bellroy Transit Backpack

Calming Capabilities

Bellroy Transit Backpack

The 28L Transit Backpack from Bellroy is nicely sized and well organized for big commutes, business travel and regular ol' adventure travel. Innovative and classy bag. view bag

Wandrd Prvke Rolltop Backpack

Rugged. Techy.

Wandrd Prvke Rolltop Backpack

A functional everyday bag for both urban and outdoor use with solid durability, rolltop expandability, decent organization and side-access for optional camera cube integration. view bag

Tom Bihn Synapse/Synik

Dad Bag Epic™

Tom Bihn Synapse/Synik

One of the internet's most beloved backpacks due to its accessibility, organization, build quality and capacity. Dad-bag looks tho. view bag

Nomatic Travel Pack & Backpack

Organized. Sturdy

Nomatic Travel Pack & Backpack

These Nomatic bags are chock full of pockets. There are 2 different bags here: the Travel Pack expands up to about 30L, perfect for short trips and minimal travel. The Backpack is 20-24L daily carry. Both are sleek, totally organized, and rocking the "jetpack" look. view bag

Minaal Carry On Backpack

Tight & Sleek

Minaal Carry On Backpack

This is the bag that started it all for me. The Carry On backpack from Minaal is one of the professional traveler's best friends with its sleek design, killer materials and medium sized capacity for minimal travel. view bag

Clean looks, solid materials. Clean looks, solid materials.

Clean looks, solid materials.

Stowable backpack straps Stowable backpack straps

Stowable backpack straps

Solid Everyday Tech

Everyman Hideout 5-way Commuter Briefcase

The Hideout 5-way from Everyman is an excellent tech briefcase. Solid materials handle outdoor spaces and weather well. Plenty of organization. Watch the video for my caveats on this one. view bag

Tortuga Setout Laptop Backpack

Chunky. Comfortable. Organized.

Tortuga Setout Laptop Backpack

The Setout Laptop Backpack from Tortuga is a well organized, solidly built backpack for daily carry and pro minimal travel. view bag

Able Carry Max

Beefy. Solid.

Able Carry Max

The Max backpack from Able Carry is a very capable 30L backpack designed for larger daily carry loads and tighter travel loads. view bag

Cecilia Mercator Camera Backpack

Spendy. Literally excellent.

Cecilia Mercator Camera Backpack

The Mercator from Cecilia is an absolutely gorgeous, hand crafted backpack with loads of organization, customizable photo and tech storage and great external access. Spendy but epic for a tighter everyday camera carry. view bag

OpposeThis Invisible Carry-On Backpack

Organized & Classy

OpposeThis Invisible Carry-On Backpack

A very innovative backpack for either large daily carry or serious travelers who need one bag for both travel and daily carry. A great bag for medium size 1-bag travel category. view bag

Tortuga Setout Divide Backpack

Laid Back Expert.

Tortuga Setout Divide Backpack

The little brother to the Tortuga Setout, the Setout Divide from Tortuga is a full-featured bag for the style-casual modern minimal traveler. view bag

Boundary Supply Arris Travel Pack

Sleek. Sophisticated. Comfy.

Boundary Supply Arris Travel Pack

The Arris from Boundary Supply boasts durable, sleek materials, sophisticated design and a badass harness system. view bag

Riutbag X35 Convertible Security Backpack

Elegant. Protected.

Riutbag X35 Convertible Security Backpack

The X35 from RiutBag converts from a 10L daily carry bag to a 35L travel bag and keeps all your valuables protected from pickpockets. view bag

The Knack Pack

Solid. Suit-able. Will travel.

The Knack Pack

A very solid backpack for business environments that expands for travel and larger loads. The updated Series 2 design is even better than the first. view bag

Gravel Travel 3-in-1 System

Clean. Bento Boxy.

Gravel Travel 3-in-1 System

A highly capable system of three bags: 42L backpack, 11L daily carry and 2L hip-belt-sling combo. Nice organization throughout. Lived out of the travel bag and sling successfully on the road. view bag

Topo Global Briefcase 3-Day

The Mountain Professional

Topo Global Briefcase 3-Day

A very capable minimal traveler's bag or large-ish daily carry brief that converts to a backpack or messenger. Simple and solid tech organization, capacity and unique style. Kinda fiddly main compartment interiors. view bag

Tortuga Outbreaker Laptop Backpack

Rugged. Organized. Comfy.

Tortuga Outbreaker Laptop Backpack

The Outbreaker Laptop backpack from Tortuga is an excellent minimal travel bag or large-ish daily carry bag. Durable, comfortable, lots of pocketing. view bag

Nomatic Navigator Travel Backpack

Sturdy. Sleek. Spendy.

Nomatic Navigator Travel Backpack

A very solid travel backpack with nice looks, a structured shell, expandable capacity and comfortable straps. view bag

GoRuck GR3 Backpack

Roomy. Ballistic.

GoRuck GR3 Backpack

Maximum carry-on size backpack with burly materials, a tight (and long) front pocket, a very protective laptop pocket and a massive main compartment. GoRuck shoulder straps are a personal favorite. view bag

Topo Travel Bag (30 + 40L)

Topo Travel Bag (30 + 40L)

Durable. Organized. Playful.

Black Ember Shadow

Black Ember Shadow

High functioning. Modern.

Pakt One Travel Bag

Pakt One Travel Bag

The Professional

King Kong PLUS26 Backpack

King Kong PLUS26 Backpack

Solid Classic With Stowaways (vid)

Black Ember Citadel & Modular Backpack

Black Ember Citadel & Modular Backpack

Sleek. Stiff. Utterly durable.

GoRuck Echo

GoRuck Echo

Bombproof style.

Tortuga Setout Duffel

Tortuga Setout Duffel

Organized. Spacious.

Attitude Supply ATD1 Backpack

Attitude Supply ATD1 Backpack

Evergoods Civic Transit Bag 40L

Evergoods Civic Transit Bag 40L

Most Minimal

Cotopaxi Allpa 35L Travel Pack

Cotopaxi Allpa 35L Travel Pack

Soft & Durable

Wayks One Transformable Backpack

Wayks One Transformable Backpack

Innovative.

Nomatic X Peter McKinnon Camera Pack

Nomatic X Peter McKinnon Camera Pack

Protected. Comfy.

Mystery Ranch Rover

Mystery Ranch Rover

System G Carry+ Backpack

System G Carry+ Backpack

Organized. Protected.

North St. Weekender Meeting Bag

North St. Weekender Meeting Bag

Slim, Strong, Handmade

North St. Weekender Travel Backpack

North St. Weekender Travel Backpack

Rugged. Organized.

Huru H1 Backpack

Huru H1 Backpack

Expandable. Vandalous.

Black Ember Forge

Black Ember Forge

Epic Expandable.

Aer Travel Pack 2 Small

Aer Travel Pack 2 Small

Boxy. Burly. Solid.

Aer Travel Duffel

Aer Travel Duffel

Solid. Organized. Techy.

Aer Capsule Pack

Aer Capsule Pack

Burly. Organized

Kathmandu Federate Adapt Hybrid Travel Bag

Kathmandu Federate Adapt Hybrid Travel Bag

Kathmandu Litehaul 38 Travel Backpack

Kathmandu Litehaul 38 Travel Backpack

Light & Capable

Dayfarer Backpack

Dayfarer Backpack

Clean. Techy.

Day Owl Backpack

Day Owl Backpack

Classy. Grounded.

PGYTech OneMo Backpack

PGYTech OneMo Backpack

Sleek. Affordable-ish. Solid.

Nomatic McKinnon Everyday Backpack

Nomatic McKinnon Everyday Backpack

Padded. Cushy. Organized. (vid)

Matador SEG42 Travel Pack

Matador SEG42 Travel Pack

Ultralight. Capable.

Douchebags Backpack

Douchebags Backpack

Clean. Minimal. Organized.

Wandrd PRVKE Lite

Wandrd PRVKE Lite

Burly. Camera Ready.

Vinta Type-II Backpack

Vinta Type-II Backpack

Classy. Slimline. Protective.

Hex Ranger Camera Backpack

Hex Ranger Camera Backpack

Simple. Low-Key Camera.

Nya-Evo Fjord 36 Adventure Camera Backpack

Nya-Evo Fjord 36 Adventure Camera Backpack

Chunky. Outdoorsy. Camera Ready.

Wandrd PRVKE 41L

Wandrd PRVKE 41L

Beefy. Large.

Lowepro ProTactic 450 Backpack

Lowepro ProTactic 450 Backpack

Beefy. Tactical.

Hex Cinema Backpack

Hex Cinema Backpack

Boxy. Massive Capacity.

Shimoda X50 + X70 Adventure Backpacks

Shimoda X50 + X70 Adventure Backpacks

Massive. Organized. Capable.

TropicFeel Shell Backpack

TropicFeel Shell Backpack

Solid. Simple. Expandable.