An essential piece for the “man-on-the-go” is a medium sized carry-all bag. The Mulberry Clipper Holdall is one such bag that fills this role. Made of scotch grain leather with canvas handles and leather accents, it features metal feet, a leather luggage tag, and a padlock. The Clipper Holdall is a sound investment that can get you through a hectic work day or airport security.
For all those day trips you’ll be taking this summer, this backpack from Head Porter may prove to be a solid companion. The tricolor finish stands out and the twill PVC construction makes it one of the more durable bags out.
Stussy & Co., the brainchild of the Stussy Los Angeles chapter, recently teamed up with Canadian bag maker Herschel Supply Co. to drop a pair of bags each in the same colorway. We’re digging the end result, as the Settlement and Village styles chosen for this project are extremely functional and durable as well.
Amsterdam’s Tenue de Nimes highlights some of their recent, including this knapsack bag from LVC. It features some vintage appeal and comes in a beige cotton canvas shell with vintage brown leather details and straps. The distressed buckles and natural rope closure makes this pieces extremely unique but definitely one I personally wouldn’t mind having in my arsenal.
Los Angeles’ Unionmade has taken stock of a few items from Mt. Rainier Design and the Gerry Pack happens to be one of our personal favorites. It’s an authentic product which takes much inspiration from mountain climbing and hiking in the Northwest. The brand’s able to drop this bag that’s made right here in the United States from their 60/40 cotton/poly fabric. It’s durable and functional as well as it features multiple pockets and is detailed to perfection.
The Gerry Pack is available in black, khaki and green.
Property Of… drops another solid collection with their S/S 2011 lineup, giving us all the bag styles we’ve seen from the travel goods maker in the past and then some. The details are immense as always and the construction is nothing short of amazing. Properties Of… utilizes an array of fabrics and for the warmer months ahead, expect to see waxcloth in lighter shades and vegetable tanned leather in contrasting colors to fine-tune the details.
The Spring/Summer 2011 collection from Property Of… is available now through their website.
The fine folks at Killspencer just launched their Weekender 2.0 collection, which features a well-crafted weekend bag in four different material options. The four shells are Original Wax, Korean War Era, Desert Sand and Repurposed Olive Drab.
As always, these pieces are made-to-order in Killspencer’s Los Angeles Workshop.
If you’re looking for an iPad case that’s functional and extremely unique, we’d suggest this turncoat case from Autum. It features a wonderful leather shell that’s been wonderfully tanned to perfection right here in the US. The four hand fastened duty snaps securely hold everything in place and allow for quick access from the top or bottom and allow you to keep your Smart Over. (via Selectism)
Inventory has taken stock of this limited edition day pack from Epperson Mountaineering. It’s made from Cordura fabric, which is a classic part of American mountaineering history. “The Clay and Raven colour combination, along with the specially requested hardware and straps, make this an especially great version of an already great bag.”
Looking for a legit weekender that’s not too bulky but still has enough room for all your essentials and then some? Look no further than this suede leather weekend bag from A.P.C. It’s got one big pocket and a few smaller gadget pockets on the inside, which really slims down the entire silhouette. The contrasting brown leather handles compliment the bag really well.