Saturday, May 21, 2016


Whether travel destinations are a metro stop at an urban beach, a do it in a day packed dirt hike, or a leisurely cobble stone stroll... smaller niche brands of carry-alls deliver multi-task haulers for summer  get-aways.
COTOPAXI repurposes quality remnant material scraps for these fab colorful daypacks...unique, durable and affordable.

LUZON DEL DIA 18L Backpack (11oz) 

GRANITE GEAR aka Go Where You Gotta Go water tough urban slick RIFT-2 packs (26L, 32L) come with Gear-Tec tricot lined padded personal electronics sleeve.

RIFT-2 pretty cool looking -and like all Granite Gear of gravity of the pack is ideal features include Rift Tab Quick access main compartment, barrier zipper tricot lined pocket for valuables,  heavy duty tarpaulin material, compression molded back panel, high density EVA foam shoulder harness, multi-pocket organizer, hydration ready port-3 color options.

FJÄLLRÄVEN Kånkens in black...will become a an urban fav...joining the rainbow's work of color options (36!!!) available in 8 sizes.

starting at $60 on up $110....FJÄLLRÄVEN Kånken

EAGLE CREEK No Matter What™ duffel abrasion resistant water repellent Bi-Tech™Fabric w/ bar tack reinforcement at stress points- super strong-stuff a lot in here-sturdy haul handles+back slip panel slide onto wheeled, plus stuff pouch compresses for ez storage, exterior zip pocket, #10 lockable self repairing zippers, integrates w/ Pack-It™ system, .

."No Matter What" Backpack tuck-away padded adjustable backstops----durable multi-tasked in bright cobalt/white  water repellent Bi-Tech™Fabric 

TENTREE's MO-every item purchased results in 10 trees being planted...there is even a tree map to show where---makes casual wear for men/ a few accessories like caps and everyday packs.
NIXON-CA born brand-merges that surfer-skater-snowboard vibe with grown-up materials/craftsmanship for quality carry-alls  made using heritage Brit brand Millerain wax coated cotton canvas...that are durable, handsome and keepers.
premium accessories by NIXON leather trim/pulls/buckles

Bristol Backpack

West Port Backpack

Whimsical retro prints by San Fran. ALITE DESIGNS adds some sassy outdoor style to durable-practical bags/backpacks/totes ...

Bucket Cooler in Pioneer Plaid $59.99 PVC free holds up to 10 cans-sturdy adjustable shoulder straps, outer and removable inner liner- tuck it in pockets...and inside zip lid compartment

Meadow Mat-large waterproof mats-in Pioneer Plaid-lightweight -durable rolls up tight-for 2-8 folks $59.99