In the market for a backpack or a briefcase? Look no further than the Ignoble Lorna Case Backpack ($290). Ballistic nylon exterior, ripstop interior, YKK buttons, and a strap system that allows the bag to quickly be converted from a backpack to a briefcase (and vice versa). Of the many travel bags that that we have featured, this is certainly one of the most unique.
Say hello to the Walton Duffel ($100), Herschel Supply’s newest addition to its outstanding line of carryology. It’s a larger duffel with exposed metal zippers, leather detailing, external pockets, and a shoe compartment so your sneakers won’t stink up your weekend wardrobe.
Our friends at Selectism have teamed up with the travel accessory masters at Tumi to give us the Tumi + Selectism Duffle Bag ($495). This 4-in-1 duffle has an adjustable removable shoulder strap and top webbing carrying handles with double snap closer leather grip, initial i.d. patch, removable exterior pockets, hidden zip pockets, removable tote, and a contrast interior stamped with the Selectism logo. The canvas is nylon/polyester with 100% leather trim.
When you are traveling hard, you need a good duffel bag that will stand up to the abuse you put it through. The Topo Designs Duffel ($129) brings functionality to classic style by combining a simple design with quality materials. It’s made from ultra durable 1000d Cordura, with natural leather hash tabs and handle. So the next time you are adventuring throughout Southeast Asia, or even just visiting the in-laws in Minneapolis, you will know your goods are safe.
90% duffle bag, 10% backpack, 100% awesome name. The Duffaluffagus ($80) by Poler is a classic duffle bag big enough to fit a whole week’s worth of goods. Carry it like a normal duffle, wear it as a backpack, or strap your skateboard to the bottom and pull it behind you. The Duffaluffagus doesn’t care how you use it, just that you use it.
If you are a bike commuter, you likely suffer from lack of practical storage space. The Retrovelo Bicycle Frame Bag ($385) solves your storage conundrum. This removable bag fits most horizontal top tube frames and has enough space your laptop and other daily necessities. Now you can keep your baggage off your back and focus on the road. Made from fine leather, comes in brown or black.
Straight from the Paul Rodriguez Signature Collection, this Incase Duffel Bag ($149.95) was designed with skateboarders in mind. Features include weather-resistant nylon construction, a spacious main compartment, exterior skateboard attachment with adjustable Velcro straps and abrasion-resistant composite exterior for easy and secure deck loading and a dual purpose carryall handle/padded shoulder straps with Velcro closure and stash pocket. The zippered side pocket contains a hideaway leash to create a rolling duffel when attached to your skateboard. Unfortunately, rad skateboarding skills are not included.
Ditch the dorky rolling suitcase and upgrade to a waterproof duffel like the Superdry Kitbag ($150). This heavy-duty duffel has a single inner compartment, adjustable over-shoulder padded straps and bag & shoulder strap logo prints. Its rugged enough to handle pretty much any trip you make. More colors available.
Need a new utility bag for your next fishing excursion, or a durable daily messenger bag to carry your office essentials? The Archival Field Bag ($220) provides practical style with high quality materials sourced mainly in the US, including waxed twill fabric, Horween leather straps, and brass hardware.