Solid Build Quality

Peak Design Everyday Backpack

Tech looks. Epic innovation.

Peak Design Everyday Backpack

The Everyday backpack from Peak Design is delightfully innovative and thoughtfully conceived. These designers are straight-up wizards. 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 and business travel. 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 Shift Backpack

Casual. Exceptional.

Bellroy Shift Backpack

A modern and elegant take on the classic, expandable roll-top bag. Excellent materials, lots of expandable capacity, lovely to use on the regular. view bag

GoRuck GR1

Hardest Core™©

GoRuck GR1

Expensive, but it's got an amazing warranty. A simple, understated, powerful bag that will gladly see you through anything in life. view bag

Boundary Supply Errant Backpack

Exceptional tech daily driver

Boundary Supply Errant Backpack

An extremely versatile and feature rich bag that doesn't look half bad, the Errant has lots of organization in an innovative pack for everyday use. One of my favorites. view bag

Evergoods Civic Half Zip 22L

Most Epic Basic

Evergoods Civic Half Zip 22L

The Civic Half Zip (CHZ22) from Evergoods is a modern classic with just the right amount of organization and capacity executed with precision build quality and excellent materials. view bag

Wandrd Prvke Rolltop Backpack

Rugged. Techy.

Wandrd Prvke Rolltop Backpack

A very functional (and stylish) bag for both urban and outdoor use with solid durability, 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

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

Topo Global Briefcase

Slimline. Classic.

Topo Global Briefcase

The Global Briefcase from Topo converts from backpack to briefcase with enough external access and style to be one of my personal favorite daily carry bags. 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

Brown Buffalo Conceal Pack

Unbreakable, epic and essential.

Brown Buffalo Conceal Pack

The Conceal Pack from Brown Buffalo is built like a tank with a minimal, sleek silhouette. view bag

Trakke Bannoch Backpack

William Wallace Commuter

Trakke Bannoch Backpack

Classy heritage vibes. Dry finished waxed canvas. Solid modern organization. Hand shucked in Scotland. Made for the long-haul. view bag

Minaal Daily Backpack

Perfect Tech.

Minaal Daily Backpack

If I wanted a more understated tech look for my daily carry, this is where I'd go. view bag

GoRuck GR2 Backpack

Rugged. Forever.

GoRuck GR2 Backpack

The GR2 from GoRuck will last your entire life, features a segmented main compartment, is extensible with pouches and accessories and boasts a very rugged, handsome look. view bag

Filson 24 Hour Tin Briefcase

Hemmingway.

Filson 24 Hour Tin Briefcase

This bag from Filson is easily one of my favorite briefcase-type bags due to it's excellent materials, organization, and classic aesthetic. view bag

Waterfield Bolt Backpack

Indiana Jones Tech

Waterfield Bolt Backpack

The Bolt Backpack from Waterfield Designs is a damn classy bag. If I was playing the "raise money" game in the bay area, this is the direction I would go. view bag

Greenroom136 Rainmaker Backpack

Upgraded Classic

Greenroom136 Rainmaker Backpack

An extremely solid everyday backpack suited for carrying lots of gear or compressing down to a minimal daily carry haul. One of my favorite all-around bags. view bag

Peak Design’s 10L Everyday Sling

Tight. Sleek. Capable.

Peak Design’s 10L Everyday Sling

The Everyday Sling from Peak Designs is a truly innovative, functional and delightful little sling with an insane number of thoughtful features for the size. view bag

Tom Bihn Aeronaut 30 + 45

Durability + Simplicity

Tom Bihn Aeronaut 30 + 45

The Aeronaut from Tom Bihn is an excellent duffel/backpack conversion bag with minimal organization and insanely durable materials and construction. view bag

Cecilia Mercator Camera Backpack

Expensive. 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. view bag

DSPTCH Daypack

Solid. Forever.

DSPTCH Daypack

The Daypack from DSPTCH is an American made favorite daily carry bag for many serious bag geeks. 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

YNOT Deploy Packable Backpack

Steve McQueen.

YNOT Deploy Packable Backpack

This very packable bag from YNOT is SUPER minimal, very simple, and a favorite choice of mine for packing away into a larger travel bag for daily use. view bag

YNOT Viken Duffel Bag

Roll One

YNOT Viken Duffel Bag

The Viken from YNOT is as simple and sturdy a duffel as a modern urbanite could ask for. And it expands. Just lovely. 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

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

Peak Designs Everyday Tote

Techy. Useful.

Peak Designs Everyday Tote

The Everyday Tote from Peak Designs is a super functional tote bag for everyday use. view bag

Peak Design Everyday Messenger

Peak Design Everyday Messenger

Techy. Tactical. Protected.

Peak Design 35L Travel Duffel

Peak Design 35L Travel Duffel

Simple, Techy Capacity

Boundary Supply Aegis Duffel Pack

Boundary Supply Aegis Duffel Pack

Simple yet Sophisticated

Pakt Travel Backpack

Pakt Travel Backpack

Modern Classic

Topo Travel Bag (30 + 40L)

Topo Travel Bag (30 + 40L)

Durable. Organized. Playful.

Pakt One Travel Bag

Pakt One Travel Bag

The Professional

Arktype Dashpack Mark II Backpack

Arktype Dashpack Mark II Backpack

Sleek AF.

Boundary Supply Prima System Backpack

Boundary Supply Prima System Backpack

Rugged. Technical. Capable.

Greenroom 136 Metromonger Sling

Greenroom 136 Metromonger Sling

Basic Excellence

Triple Aught Design Axiom 18

Triple Aught Design Axiom 18

Heimplanet Transit Travel Pack

Heimplanet Transit Travel Pack

Millican Smith The Roll Pack 25L

Millican Smith The Roll Pack 25L

New Heritage.

Millican Miles the Duffel Bag 40L

Millican Miles the Duffel Bag 40L

Well designed simplicity

Tom Bihn Daylight Backpack

Tom Bihn Daylight Backpack

Tough.

Heimplanet Monolith Weekender 40L

Heimplanet Monolith Weekender 40L

Comfortable. Carries everything.

Bellroy Duotote Backpack

Bellroy Duotote Backpack

Playful. Serious.

Bellroy Classic Backpack Plus

Bellroy Classic Backpack Plus

Classic. Satisfying.

Waterfield Atlas Executive Holdall

Waterfield Atlas Executive Holdall

Delicious. Rich. Techy.

Black Ember Citadel & Modular Backpack

Black Ember Citadel & Modular Backpack

Sleek. Stiff. Utterly durable.

DSPTCH Travel Pack

DSPTCH Travel Pack

Trakke Bannana Crossbody Bag

Trakke Bannana Crossbody Bag

Heritage. Simple good. (vid)

GoRuck Echo

GoRuck Echo

Bombproof style.

YNOT Magnetica Rolltop Backpack

YNOT Magnetica Rolltop Backpack

Strong. Simple.

Trakke Assynt 20L

Trakke Assynt 20L

Classic Vibe. Modern Appeal.

Heimplanet Monolith Daypack 22L

Heimplanet Monolith Daypack 22L

Stalwart. Extensible. Floppy.

Attitude Supply ATD1 Backpack

Attitude Supply ATD1 Backpack

Tom Bihn “The Truck”

Tom Bihn “The Truck”

The Easy Companion.

Trakke Bannoch Messenger Bag

Trakke Bannoch Messenger Bag

Old World. Classy.

Tom Bihn Guide Pack

Tom Bihn Guide Pack

Modern Classic.

Evergoods Civic Transit Bag 40L

Evergoods Civic Transit Bag 40L

Most Minimal

Diamond Brand Belay Bag

Diamond Brand Belay Bag

American Simple Epic.

Tanner Goods Wilderness Rucksack

Tanner Goods Wilderness Rucksack

F*cking Heritage, Man

Mission Workshop Rhake Backpack

Mission Workshop Rhake Backpack

Burly. Organized.

Waterfield Pro Executive Backpack

Waterfield Pro Executive Backpack

Executive Sweet.

Tom Bihn Brain Bag

Tom Bihn Brain Bag

Peak Design Travel Duffelpack (65L)

Peak Design Travel Duffelpack (65L)

Everything but Carry-on

Tom Bihn Tristar

Tom Bihn Tristar

Organized. Built Tough.

Wayks One Transformable Backpack

Wayks One Transformable Backpack

Innovative.

Remote Equipment Alpha 31

Remote Equipment Alpha 31

Legend.

Nomatic X Peter McKinnon Camera Pack

Nomatic X Peter McKinnon Camera Pack

Protected. Comfy.

Mystery Ranch Rover

Mystery Ranch Rover

Mystery Ranch Urban Assault 24

Mystery Ranch Urban Assault 24

Organized. Badass.

Evergoods Mountain Quickdraw 24L Backpack

Evergoods Mountain Quickdraw 24L Backpack

Rivers & Rambles

The Watson Backpack

The Watson Backpack

Jetpack. Killer.

System G Carry+ Backpack

System G Carry+ Backpack

Organized. Protected.

The Frenchie Co. Speed Backpack

The Frenchie Co. Speed Backpack

Innovative. Fiddly.

North St. Weekender Travel Backpack

North St. Weekender Travel Backpack

Rugged. Organized.

YNOT Split Shift Slimline Backpack Tote

YNOT Split Shift Slimline Backpack Tote

Futures Passport Backpack

Futures Passport Backpack

Durable. Understated. Super capable.

Flowfold Denizen Packable Backpack

Flowfold Denizen Packable Backpack

Simple. Sturdy.

Huru A Model Backpack

Huru A Model Backpack

Sturdy. Pouchy. Expandable.

Compagnon Element Backpack

Compagnon Element Backpack

Durable. Protective. Expansive.

Chelon Everyday Leather Backpack

Chelon Everyday Leather Backpack

40 Year Simplicity

Qwstion Daypack

Qwstion Daypack

Elegant. Playful.

Evergoods Mountain Panel Loader

Evergoods Mountain Panel Loader

So Capable.

Lexdray Mont Blanc Pack

Lexdray Mont Blanc Pack

Black Ember Forge

Black Ember Forge

Epic Expandable.

Aer Travel Pack 2 Small

Aer Travel Pack 2 Small

Boxy. Burly. Solid.

Boundary Supply Arris Travel Pack

Boundary Supply Arris Travel Pack

Sleek. Sophisticated. Comfy.

Aer Capsule Pack

Aer Capsule Pack

Burly. Organized

Aer Slim Pack

Aer Slim Pack

Lil' Tech Star

Bellroy Apex Backpack

Bellroy Apex Backpack

Everyday Excellence

Riutbag X35 Convertible Security Backpack

Riutbag X35 Convertible Security Backpack

Elegant. Protected.

Remote Equipment Bravo 18

Remote Equipment Bravo 18

Minimal. Essential.

Kathmandu Federate Adapt Hybrid Travel Bag

Kathmandu Federate Adapt Hybrid Travel Bag

Moment Travelwear Backpack

Moment Travelwear Backpack

Clean. Minimal. Sleek.

Kletterwerks Summit 20L

Kletterwerks Summit 20L

Triple Aught Designs FAST Pack Lightspeed

Triple Aught Designs FAST Pack Lightspeed

Bug Out Bag.

Dayfarer Backpack

Dayfarer Backpack

Clean. Techy.

Gravel Travel 3-in-1 System

Gravel Travel 3-in-1 System

Clean. Bento Boxy.

Tortuga Outbreaker Daypack

Tortuga Outbreaker Daypack

Sturdy. Light. Laptop.

Waterfield Staad Backpack

Waterfield Staad Backpack

Smooth Operator.

Waterfield Tech Rolltop Backpack

Waterfield Tech Rolltop Backpack

Heritage Vibes.