8. A Stitch and Rivet wallet or tote you can invest in.
"I've beat the hell out of a giant tote bag made by them for well over two years and it is taking the abuse like a champ. My leather wallet from there is over three years old and is in amazing condition." —Melissa Esposito, Facebook
"My husband spilled paint thinner on my waxed canvas tote, and I was convinced it was ruined. But I contacted the maker, Katie Stack, and she told me to dunk it in soapy water and wash it out. Then she treated it to a complimentary "spa day" to reapply the wax. It's now almost four years old and still going strong!" —Elizabeth Arend, Facebook
18. A Northface backpack that'll stay with you long after you forget that the mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell.
39. A Patagonia Capilene top that will keep you warm during even a Game of Thrones–length winter.
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