Posted on January 15, 2009 Under Travel

Despite the fact that we have accepted the need to traverse shoeless, beltless and beverageless through airport security, most of us still can't stave off baggage carousel gridlock by bringing along anything other than a black roller bag. I'm among…

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Rickshaw Bagworks

Posted on December 17, 2008 Under Eco

The team at San Francisco's new Rickshaw Bagworks have taken a page from the Schoolhouse Rock hit "My Hero Zero" with a bag they've optimized to reduce wasted fabric. The ZERO shoulder bag is available in four sizes, each constructed…

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Chrismukkah Bonus Day: Timbuk2

Posted on December 16, 2008 Under Travel

The Prize: More? You want more? Well, you deserve more. If you still haven't had any luck with the holiday freebies, we're giving away travel bags (one Checkpoint, and one Suitcase) from Timbuk2 to two winners, as well as one…

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14 Days of Chrismukkah: Setgo

Posted on December 4, 2008 Under Fashion

The Gift: A very sexy wallet, bag, and money clip from Setgo, NYC-based purveyors of fine black leather (and nylon and brushed steel) accessories. The Rules: In the COMMENTS section, give us you most awkward "lost wallet" moment. Maybe you…

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Hlaska Messengers

Posted on November 12, 2008 Under Fashion
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Foof Mac Cases

Posted on November 7, 2008 Under Gadgetry

It's a story that runs on repeat: Apple releases a new product and you buy it, then you drop it, spill orange juice on it, keys scratch it and then think why didn't I get a case? The cases at…

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TPE Sidekick Bag

Posted on October 31, 2008 Under Gadgetry

The first rule of Lomography: take your camera everywhere you go. Common sense dictates you should have your lomographic instrument of choice snugly stowed within arm's reach in case of a photographic emergency. has solved your toting troubles with their…

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Worn Again Virgin

Posted on October 17, 2008 Under Fashion

Their fashion is your rubbish. Using seat belts, tires, prison blankets, parachutes and fireman's uniforms the design team Worn Again creates bags and shoes. Relying soly on recylced and resued goods, they are a kick in the butt for sustainable…

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Stussy Deluxe

Posted on October 6, 2008 Under Gadgetry

I'm totally feeling the luxe behind Stussy's Deluxe line of slick accessories, where black makes an important play. The spotlight of the collection is the bags -- a backpack and a messenger -- in nylon accented with shiny, full-grain patent…

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Parra and Incase

Posted on October 3, 2008 Under Gadgetry

First, Incase surprised us with their incredibly relevant, timely, and bad ass KRINK/Arkitip collaboration laptop sleeve. Next up, they're collaborating with Dutch artist Parra. Known for combining bright colors and his mastery of fonts (and in this case it looks…

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