Expect to pay $100-400 for thoughtful designs + legit materials.
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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
Expensive, but it's got an amazing warranty. A simple, understated, powerful bag that will gladly see you through anything in life. view bag
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
One of the internet's most beloved backpacks due to its accessibility, organization, build quality and capacity. Dad-bag looks tho. view bag
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
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
The Setout Laptop Backpack from Tortuga is a well organized, solidly built backpack for daily carry and pro minimal travel. view bag
The Max backpack from Able Carry is a very capable 30L backpack designed for larger daily carry loads and tighter travel loads. view bag
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
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
The X30 from Shimoda is a full featured mobile studio rig for adventure filmmakers and hobbyists alike. Great materials. Floppy but well organized. A personal favorite. view bag
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
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
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
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
Rugged. Technical. Capable.
Delicious. Rich. Techy.
Stalwart. Extensible. Floppy.
Tighter & Sleeker
Organized. Built Tough.
Durable. Understated. Super capable.
Sturdy. Pouchy. Expandable.
Durable. Protective. Expansive.
Boxy. Burly. Solid.
Light & Capable
Hand Built. Organized. USA.
Big & Classy
Solid. Simple. Expandable.