Work in Progress is a fashion-centric arm of the classic American workwear brand Carhartt.
Lightweight and packable bag from the super cool camping brand out of Portland, OR.
An equally affordable alternative to the ubiquity of Herschel.
A tough and minimal pack from basically the best outdoor brand in the world.
And Wander is one of the killer crop of newish Japanese outdoor brands.
Made in the USA by Filson, one of the legendary American sporting brands.
I've had this backpack for five years, it's dirty AF, but otherwise it has held up beautifully. Made in USA.
Made in the USA from military-grade materials (like this ballistic nylon).
Made in Japan by Porter, which is basically the Japanese bag brand.
Made in Portugal from full-grain Italian leather. Yeah, it's expensive, but the same bag made by Gucci or Prada would cost three times as much.
Made in Japan by Nanamica, which is basically one of the premier high-end outdoor brands in the world.