DSPTCH Spring 2014 Bag Collection

DSPTCH has introduced their latest bag collection, this time adding three brand new styles to the range. Like all DSPTCH product, the Daypack, Briefcase, and Weekender are entirely made in the US, this time focusing on functionality and pulling in...

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Nicomede Talavera x EASTPAK Spring/Summer 2014 Collection

EASTPAK continues to team up with top-notch designers for limited edition collaborations including London's Nicomede Talavera. The Spring/Summer 2014 collection is the third time they've connected and it's definitely a standout. Look for a range of backpacks and shoulder bags...

EASTPAK continues to team up...

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The TOMS Marketplace Launches at TOMS.com

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TOMS, the One for One company that has given over 10 million pairs of new shoes to children in need and restored sight to 175,000 people, has made a bold move in social innovation by launching TOMS Marketplace; a new online retail destination hosted on TOMS.com. The new online marketplace features a curated collection of 200 socially conscious products from 30 different companies.

By bringing together such a diverse collection of social entrepreneurs at various stages of their business, the TOMS Marketplace presents a wide assortment of products across an array of lifestyle categories, from accessories, apparel and bags to home goods, jewelry, sports equipment, tech and more.

Visit www.TOMS.com/marketplace and shop products that give back!

The Review | Frank Clegg Aiden Duffel

Frank Clegg is a Massachusetts-based designer and craftsman of men's and women's leather goods. He's been around for over four decades and has built a name for himself by consistently delivering pieces that are well-designed, flawlessly crafted and simply timeless....

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The Ghurka Story

The Ghurka Story

Ghurka was founded back in 1975 by Marley Hodgson, and has since built up a solid reputation of being one of the finest makers of fine men’s leather accessories. The lineup has ranged from business cases and travel bags to wallets and other small leather goods, all crafted while keeping Ghurka’s iconic history intact. Ghurka has come from humble beginnings in Connecticut to being respected the world over. This video gives a behind-the-scenes glimpse into Ghurka’s exacting design and manufacturing processes, and even lets us hear from longtime Ghurka artisans and collectors.

Mismo Fall/Winter 2013 Collection

Mismo Fall/Winter 2013 Collection

From Mismo comes an appropriately understated collection for the fall and winter months ahead, with some much welcomed twists weaved into the fold as well. For F/W 2013, Mismo introduces the highest number of new bags it’s ever done for a single collection, making it quite exciting to see the label expand to appeal to a larger audience while still staying true to their foundation in quality and design. The sophisticated new design scheme mixes the refined feel of the Full-Grain collection with the laid-back appeal of the M/S Fabric collection, providing some added versatility to the range. Look for some bold new fabrics in the mix as well including a rainbow camo PVC and an indigo nylon/linen blend.

Look for the Mismo Fall/Winter 2013 collection to be carried by select retailers including Mr. Porter, Barneys, Opening Ceremony and C’H’C’M to name a few.

master-piece Spring/Summer 2013 Lookbook

master-piece Spring/Summer 2013 Lookbook

Japanese bag maker master-piece has dropped a lookbook for their current spring and summer offerings. Expect to see a strong blend of materials and must-have colorways. Look for more mainstream shells like beige, navy and maroon set alongside Navajo, camo and tribal prints. Needless to say, there’s something in the lineup for just about everyone. master-piece has also introduced a leather collection to the mix. The S/S ’13 lineup includes backpacks, messenger bags and drawstring bags as well as key chains, wallets and pencil cases.

master-piece Spring/Summer 2013 is available through select stockists.

Haerfest Collection E | Light and Space

Haerfest Collection E | Light and Space

From Haerfest comes their latest collection, pulling inspiration from DeWain Valentine and the Light and Space Art Movement of the 1960s. Their use of aerospace materials to suggest, manipulate, and conceal light was a driving aspect of the new collection. Reflective gold leathers, translucent ghost PVC panels, and high density canvas to deliver fresh takes on some of Haerfest’s signature pieces. The lineup includes their overnight duffel, shell backpack, two handle clutch, as well as their E18 Book Sleeve.

Submit pre-orders for pieces from the Light and Space collection at Haerfest.

Engineered Garments Bags for Fall/Winter 2012

Nepenthes has taken stock of Engineered Garments' latest bag offerings for F/W 2012. The lineup consists of three different styles, each delivered in wool shells with rich detailing. The Daypack is a traditional backpack style bag with a heavy wool...

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GORUCK Kit Bag

GORUCK Kit Bag

GORUCK, known to craft military-grade goods made right here in the states, has released their latest offering inspired by the aviator’s kit bag, the military-issued bag that accompanies all paratroopers on airborne operation. The GORUCK Kit bag is designed with highly water-resistent materials and feature a small internal pocket for easy access to anything compact such as your phone or keys. The external open pocket on the end of the bag allows for easy organization of newspapers, books and mobile devices. This bag is essentially about keeping things very seamless while utilizing top-quality materials and innovative design. The military-spec MOLLE webbing system on the outside allows the new Kit bags to be fitted with field pockets or other accessories, similarly to how soldiers customize their field equipment.

GORUCK delivers the Kit bag in two sizes to fit your specific needs. The smaller—57 liter—CIVVY Kit Bag is a great all-purpose bag that’s perfect for everything from a trip to the gym or a weekend getaway, while the larger—84 liter—MIL Kit Bag is ideal for longer excursions or deployments that require more packing space. The CIVVY Kit Bag comes in both black and sand colors, while the MIL Kit Bag is available in black, sand and multi-cam.