Expect to pay $100-300+ for thoughtful makers + legit materials.
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A very well designed, stylish travel bag for one-bag travel with enough pockets, organization and access to make travel smooth. view bag
A very clean, minimal, stylish and extremely lovely to use daily carry bag from one of our favorite new bag companies. Available in two sizes. 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
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
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
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
The Conceal Pack from Brown Buffalo is built like a tank with a minimal, sleek silhouette. view bag
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
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
DSPTCH hand-makes bags here in the USA and the Travel Pack is a great example of the kind of extremely durable designs they put together. view bag
Qwstion is a product design studio in Zurich Switzerland who makes very stylish bags for the "hipper" areas of town without sacrificing functionality. 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 Daypack from DSPTCH is an American made favorite daily carry bag for many serious bag geeks. view bag
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
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
Epic build quality and design. Extremely durable and tough. Sleek looks. It's the techy older brother to the basic messenger. view bag
Durable. Understated. Super capable.
Sturdy. Pouchy. Expandable.
Hip, boxy and old-world
Boxy. Burly. Solid.
Casual Playful Pro
Simple. Minimal. Tight.
Clean. Minimal. Organized.
Hand Built. Organized. USA.
Burly. Camera Ready.
Boxy. Massive Capacity.