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APC Sailor’s Duffle Bag

Price: $195 Link: APC

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Style Essential: Delvaux Newspaper Bag 1829

Belgian luxury house Delvaux has some of our favorite leather work bags.  The aptly-named Newspaper has a cutouts in the straps so you can keep your Financial Times (or The Onion, in our case) escapism handy along the otherwise soul-sucking … Continue reading

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Style Essential: J.Fold Postmaster Tote

For a slightly more workplace appropriate tote, we’re all about J.Fold’s Postmaster.  The coated canvas bag is sturdy enough to take a few bumps along the morning commute, and big enough to carry your laptop, coffee thermos, lunch, and a … Continue reading

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Apolis Activism Market Bag

Let’s face it: at this point there is absolutely no longer any excuse for the excessive collecting and disposing of plastic grocery bags.  Even if tonight’s dinner consists of frozen pizzas and Ben & Jerry’s instead of anything locally sourced … Continue reading

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Travel Essential: TravelTeq Trash Panther

TravelTeq is emerging resplendent out Amsterdam’s canals to grace mankind with some of the best laptop bags we have ever seen (and are dying to get our hands on).  They had our attention with the quality leather and sleek lines … Continue reading

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Style Essential: Coach Bedford Attaché Case

When it’s time to suit up for that big-boy job, nothing ruins an otherwise sterling appearance like an inappropriately casual work bag.  Nylon and canvas and things with shoulder straps are great for the weekend or more casual affairs, but … Continue reading

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Travel Essential: Billykirk Large Waxed Cotton Carryall

Billykirk is one of our favorite contemporary artisan houses for simple, functional, well-conceived essentials.  The carryalls are based on the classic mason bag designs that have been construction site staples for generations.  The hinged steel frame, reinforced bottom, and beefy … Continue reading

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Bag Week!

We are embarking on a week-long homage to suitcases, trunks, rollers, duffles, carryalls, carry-ons, messengers, attaches, backpacks, man bags, and possibly even some murses.  With the incredible amount of utility, functionality, longevity, and style demanded of our luggage, we owe … Continue reading

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Style Essential: Swaine Adeney Brigg SAB Bond Attaché Case

In From Russia With Love, Q supplies Bond with custom attachés that hold, among other things, 20 rounds of ammunition, gold coins, throwing knives, and tear gas.  London-based Swaine Adeney Brigg created the movie version, and still offer the SAB Bond … Continue reading

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Style Essential: Jack Spade Nylon Canvas Day Bag

A staple of New York straphangers and bicycle commuters alike, the Jack Spade messenger is a study in minimalism and functionality.  With space for everything you need and no superfluous bells and whistles to weigh you down, the Jack Spade … Continue reading

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