MR PORTER’s currently stocking this suede backpack from Parisian label Ami. It comes in a brick-red finish made and features very subtle detailing such as the embossed emblem on the front pocket as well as the top handle and adjustable shoulder straps. Everyone should have a backpack in their lineup of travel bags and this one from Ami is a sound investment as it’s made from rich materials and is sure to last.
From LV comes their Monogram Kibo Sac, which is inspired by historic travel materials and delicately embossed. It’s a vintage-inspired rendition to a timeless essential and features natural cowhide leather detailing throughout to complete the look. The Kibo Sac is available now through Louis Vuitton online as well as their boutiques worldwide.
A briefing on William Fox & Sons Sporting Goods — the brand’s been delivering well-made product since 1913 with a strong focus on rugby, hunting, and mountaineering. They take pride in maintaining the highest standards of design and manufacturing and it shows. End Clothing has taken stock of some mountaineering luggage such as the Trial Pack, Tear Drop Pack, and Country Pack. American made from durable materials and premium leather trimmings.
Outlier has entered the travel goods segment with this collaborative effort with Hyperlite Mountain Gear. The Minimal Backpack is waterproof, featherweight and backcountry tough. Expect this piece to handle all the ruggedness of the outdoors as a pair of pants from Outlier would. The shell is made from Nonwoven Dyneema, which is startlingly lightweight, fully waterproof, and ten times stronger than steel.
The Minimal Backpack is made in Biddeford, Maine, USA. Available now on the Outlier Webshop.
From Japanese label nonnative comes this daypack in an impressive colorway. The dusty blue shell works well with the tan leather base and trimmings. The double metal zipper features a long leather zip pull to protect the goods on the inside. Speaking of which, the bag features an extra external compartment to accompany the main internal compartment.
Killspencer’s utility backpack is made from premium vegetable tanned black pebble leather and features some amazing detailing. The bottom is made from premium bullhide while the inside features flame retardant and waterproof black nylon lining. It’s made to withstand even the toughtest of environments as the military spec webbing passed a 4,000 lb. test. The exterior padded laptop compartment can hold a 15″ Macbook Pro while there are also other slots for exterior cable, iPhone, Moleskine and 2 exterior small side pockets for cards or whatever else you see fit. We won’t tell anyone but there’s also an internal secret pocket for plane tickets, valuables, etc. and if that’s not enough for you, Killspencer can also customize this beauty with your initials or full name.
Haerfest is known for making high quality travel goods with a deep dedication to design and craftsmanship. The designs are simple and modern but timeless. “We believe trends come and go — but quality materials, balanced proportions and attention to detail will always stand the test of time. Their Collection B comes in three colorways — Carmine Red, Navy Slate and Grey Olive — and feature two backpacks, a tote, and a duffel.
From Patrik Ervell comes this American-made day pack that’s made from soft deerskin leather and also fitted with horse hair braid straps. The bag features a very minimalistic design as it has one big pocket and one smaller one on the outsider of that.
From Thom Browne comes this canvas backpack that’s been fitted with some fine details. The canvas upper works well with the suede accents and signature tri-color detailing and really is one of the better versions of this classic backpack we’ve seen in recent memory. The design’s so simplistic but utilization of some solid materials and fitting it with unique details is what sets it apart.