Compact Daily Carry Bags

"Like a glove." A great compact bag can carry everything you need on a daily basis. Not perfect for everyone. You know who you are.
Bellroy Duotote Backpack

Bellroy Duotote Backpack

Bellroy Duotote Backpack A very classy yet playful aesthetic in this killer lil’ work bag. 

A very classy yet playful aesthetic in this killer lil’ work bag. 

Bellroy Duotote Backpack Expands and contracts for those days when you need to bring more. 

Expands and contracts for those days when you need to bring more. 

Bellroy Duotote Backpack Unbelievable internal organization in this bag. Very killer. 

Unbelievable internal organization in this bag. Very killer. 

Playful Serious.

Bellroy Duotote Backpack

The Duotote from Bellroy is a killer daily carry bag for those of us who value style and organization in a tight, sleek package. view bag
Breton Modern Day Briefcase Backpack

Breton Modern Day Briefcase Backpack

Breton Modern Day Briefcase Backpack “Classy-casual” vibes. Heritage materials.

“Classy-casual” vibes. Heritage materials.

Breton Modern Day Briefcase Backpack Solid internal organization. 

Solid internal organization. 

Breton Modern Day Briefcase Backpack Leather and waxed canvas straps. Classy looking on dress clothes. 

Leather and waxed canvas straps. Classy looking on dress clothes. 

Grown Up. Organized.

Breton Modern Day Briefcase Backpack

A thoughtfully designed backpack for modern career professionals who want a classy-casual aesthetic, rugged materials and solid organization. view bag
Aer Flight Pack 2

Aer Flight Pack 2

Aer Flight Pack 2 Simple, slim, compact footprint. Clean, minimal aesthetic. 

Simple, slim, compact footprint. Clean, minimal aesthetic. 

Aer Flight Pack 2 Solid tech org for everyday. Boasts another external access pocket and a hidden passport pocket. 

Solid tech org for everyday. Boasts another external access pocket and a hidden passport pocket. 

Clean + organized.

Aer Flight Pack 2

The second version of this bag is a welcome update, creating a much more stylish looking bag with plenty of organization for daily carry. view bag
Topo Mountain Briefcase

Topo Mountain Briefcase

Topo Mountain Briefcase Such a lovely, low-key but playful aesthetic to this bag. 

Such a lovely, low-key but playful aesthetic to this bag. 

Topo Mountain Briefcase Choose between shoulder straps or briefcase mode. 

Choose between shoulder straps or briefcase mode. 

Topo Mountain Briefcase Minimal organization built into the slim-profiled bag. 

Minimal organization built into the slim-profiled bag. 

Tight + classic.

Topo Mountain Briefcase

The Mountain Briefcase from Topo has been one of my favorite personal daily carry bags due to it's look and feel as well as the perfect size for my style of daily carry. view bag
Bellroy Classic Backpack Plus

Bellroy Classic Backpack Plus

Bellroy Classic Backpack Plus Stylish and classic aesthetics (with so much modern organization). 

Stylish and classic aesthetics (with so much modern organization). 

Bellroy Classic Backpack Plus Just enough capacity for daily essentials. Includes an internal water bottle sleeve. 

Just enough capacity for daily essentials. Includes an internal water bottle sleeve. 

Bellroy Classic Backpack Plus Really lovely organization details on this backpack. Bellroy do real good work. 

Really lovely organization details on this backpack. Bellroy do real good work. 

Organized. Excellent.

Bellroy Classic Backpack Plus

The Classic Backpack Plus from Bellroy has a clean aesthetic, lots of organization and some excellent build and materials... well suited to be your everyday carry for work. view bag
North St. Weekender Meeting Bag

North St. Weekender Meeting Bag

North St. Weekender Meeting Bag Customizable insides, opens clamshell. 

Customizable insides, opens clamshell. 

North St. Weekender Meeting Bag Attaches to a larger travel bag from North St.

Attaches to a larger travel bag from North St.

Slim, Strong, Handmade

North St. Weekender Meeting Bag

The Weekender Meeting bag from North St. is an excellent little slimline daily carry bag. Built by hand in Portland, OR, with great materials. Attaches to the larger Weekender Travel Bag. view bag
Qwstion Small Pack

Qwstion Small Pack

Delightful.

Qwstion Small Pack

An utterly functional daypack in a tight little package with some modern metro styling. view bag
The Classic Backpack from ISM

The Classic Backpack from ISM

The Classic Backpack from ISM Clean, slick lines and elegant materials.

Clean, slick lines and elegant materials.

The Classic Backpack from ISM Laptop and minimal tech organization.

Laptop and minimal tech organization.

The Classic Backpack from ISM Cable passthrough for quick charging on the go. 

Cable passthrough for quick charging on the go. 

The Classic Backpack from ISM Minimal organization might be just enough for you. (Maybe add some pouches.)

Minimal organization might be just enough for you. (Maybe add some pouches.)

Fancy.

The Classic Backpack from ISM

A very sophisticated and classy take on the classic backpack, but with modern improvements for us tech-workers. view bag
Evergoods CPL 24 Backpack

Evergoods CPL 24 Backpack

Evergoods CPL 24 Backpack One of my favorite every day carry bags. Perfect size for many of us. Great aesthetic. 

One of my favorite every day carry bags. Perfect size for many of us. Great aesthetic. 

Evergoods CPL 24 Backpack Simple organization, all oriented towards one side of the bag for easy access. 

Simple organization, all oriented towards one side of the bag for easy access. 

Serious design chops. Tough as nails.

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
Triple Aught Design Axiom 18

Triple Aught Design Axiom 18

Tactical. Clean.

Triple Aught Design Axiom 18

The Axiom 18 pack from Triple Aught Design is a compact, stealthy little daily carry that can handle heavy duty organization and bad weather. view bag
Arktype Dashpack Mark II Backpack

Arktype Dashpack Mark II Backpack

Tight and clean.

Arktype Dashpack Mark II Backpack

The Dashpack Mark II from Arktype has lots of small organization and some very modern styling in a tight, sleek 15L daily carry. view bag
Baron Fig Backpack

Baron Fig Backpack

Baron Fig Backpack A very slimline pack with a nice feeling cotton all over the bag. Notice the simple, thin straps. 

A very slimline pack with a nice feeling cotton all over the bag. Notice the simple, thin straps. 

Baron Fig Backpack

Humble. Hella organized.

Baron Fig Backpack

This backpack from Baron Fig is really thoughtful, minimal and useful. Lovely daily carry bag. view bag
Brown Buffalo Conceal Pack

Brown Buffalo Conceal Pack

Brown Buffalo Conceal Pack Simple silhouette and burly materials make for a very clean, solid, simple aesthetic. 

Simple silhouette and burly materials make for a very clean, solid, simple aesthetic. 

Brown Buffalo Conceal Pack Just another look at how simple and pretty this lil’ bad boy is. 

Just another look at how simple and pretty this lil’ bad boy is. 

Brown Buffalo Conceal Pack Organization is simple, useful across multiple methods of carry. 

Organization is simple, useful across multiple methods of carry. 

Unbreakable, epic and essential.

Brown Buffalo Conceal Pack

The Conceal Pack from Brown Buffalo is one of my favorite daily carry bags of all time because it looks so good and is made so well. view bag
GoRuck Echo

GoRuck Echo

GoRuck Echo Simple silhouette. Works with everything. Great look. 

Simple silhouette. Works with everything. Great look. 

GoRuck Echo Minimal but useful internal organization. 

Minimal but useful internal organization. 

GoRuck Echo Laptop pocket in the back with false bottom. 

Laptop pocket in the back with false bottom. 

GoRuck Echo Large elastic pocket can keep items close to the back of the bag. 

Large elastic pocket can keep items close to the back of the bag. 

Bombproof style.

GoRuck Echo

A compact and more "built for everyday uses" version of their infamous GR1, this Echo pack from GoRuck is the kind of bag you buy once and use for decades. view bag
Aer Fit Pack 2

Aer Fit Pack 2

Aer Fit Pack 2 Simple, clean, techy aesthetics. 

Simple, clean, techy aesthetics. 

Aer Fit Pack 2 Lots of organization for modern life. 

Lots of organization for modern life. 

Aer Fit Pack 2 Large outer pocket with vertical zipper. 

Large outer pocket with vertical zipper. 

Aer Fit Pack 2 Shoe pocket makes this stylish bag perfect for the commuting minimal gym addict. 

Shoe pocket makes this stylish bag perfect for the commuting minimal gym addict. 

Perfectly compact.

Aer Fit Pack 2

This is what I call the "badass bargain option." Everything you need in a daily carry, organized innovatively so it stays fun to use, and it's super affordable. view bag
Minaal Daily Backpack

Minaal Daily Backpack

Classic. Simple. Lightweight.

Minaal Daily Backpack

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

Waterfield Staad Backpack

Super nice.

Waterfield Staad Backpack

The Staad Backpack from Waterfield almost looks like a piece of art. It's beautifully designed (and functional as a mthrfkr!). view bag
Peak Designs Everyday Tote

Peak Designs Everyday Tote

Classic. Simple. Lightweight.

Peak Designs Everyday Tote

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