Work in Progress is a fashion-centric arm of the classic American workwear brand Carhartt.
Boreas is a small, innovative outdoor company based in San Francisco.
Simple, sturdy bags made in the USA.
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.
Made in the USA by a family who have been making backpacks for nearly 40 years.
Made in the USA by super cool Denver-based Topo Designs.
And Wander is one of the killer crop of newish Japanese outdoor brands.
A water-resistant bag from Nixon.
Made out of ballistic nylon.
Made in the USA by Filson, one of the legendary American sporting brands.
Made in Japan by the backpack gurus at Master-Piece.
Weighs less than half a pound. Made in USA.
Water-resistant and spacious.
I've had this backpack for five years, it's dirty AF, but otherwise it has held up beautifully. Made in USA.
An innovative hiker with a Kevlar reinforced base.
Y-3 is a high-end line from Adidas designed by Yohji Yamamoto.
Made in the USA from waxed canvas and premium leather.
Handmade and trail-tested in Portland, Oregon.
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.
Côte&Ciel is a newish brand out of Paris making high-concept, minimal bags and packs.