Bags

Filson Dry Duffel Bag

$160 from Amazon »

If you hate the thought of exposing your gear to water, dust, sand, and zippers then Filson's dry duffel might be the bag for you. The pictured mid-size version is made of polyester coated in vinyl for complete weather...

Slim Water Repellent Laptop Backpack

$69.99 from Amazon »

Backpacks usually remind me of school. Ugh. One thing I do not miss is school. Granted, work is a buzzkill too. The grind of the rat race, my incredibly taxing job of trolling the Internet for stuff to spend money on....

Voodoo Tactical Men's Mojo Load-Out Bag

$102.80 - $143.30 from Amazon »

Eleven different exterior pouches, with enough PALS webbing to attach, like, 87 more. And a set of backpack straps for lugging the duffel along your vertebrae. Seems like Voodoo Tactical's Mojo Load-Out Bag is good news...

Matador Droplet Wet Bag

$14.99 from Matador »

Matador, King of Compaction, has added the Droplet to its growing list of items that unfold from really small to really useful. Have you seen their Pocket Blanket? It condenses a 55" x 44" swath of ground cover into a...

ShelfPack Suitcase

$350 from ShelfPack »

ShelfPack may not be quite big enough to hold your kitchen sink, but it can hold an entire set of shelves. Talk about expandable luggage. Take stacks of items from your dresser or closet organizer and restack them just...

Osprey Farpoint 40 Travel Backpack

$116.95 from Amazon »

Who's going somewhere awesome this summer? South America? Lollapalooza? The weekend cabin? Your friend Cornelius' friend Donnie's backyard swimmin' hole? If you're traveling, the best companion you can take is arguably...

GOBAG Vacuum Compressible Carry-On

$164 - $203 from GOBAG »

You could just get some of those Ziploc vacuum travel bags to pair with the Hoover in sucking out all the air from your clothes, but GOBAG would like to make a case for pledging your support to their carry-on duffel and...

Duluth Bushcrafter Pack

$415 from Amazon »

Going Bushcrafter is pricey. Is it worth it? Someone who can get past the pricey part (i.e., someone other than myself) will have to provide the full report on Duluth's Bushcrafter Pack, but in the interim, I can tell...

Gonex Lightweight Foldable Backpack

$18.99 from Amazon »

Gonex made a backpack you can fold up and pack in a backpack. Or, I guess more realistically, a suitcase you're taking to Asia that your lady can then unfold and fill with a thousand dollars worth of tchotchkes for the...

Betabrand Storrist Pack

$115.20 from Beta Brand »

Currently sloshing around in Betabrand's Think Tank*: the Storrist Pack, by professional photographer, cyclist, and Scotsman Sandy Carson. In answer to the call of his own EDC needs, Carson created a backpack that can...

Captain America Shield Backpack

$59.99 from ThinkGeek »

School's out for summer. But school is not out forever. Sorry. Alice Cooper lied. I also hear the Age of Ultron is coming. Followed by a Civil War. Better gather your EDC pens, notebooks, and laptops and shield up!...

Rolo Space-Saving Travel Bag

$49.99 from Amazon »

With the exception of rich, chewy caramel you can pretty much stuff the Rolo with anything you want to take on your travels and trust that the portable wardrobe will condense the items into their most compact, most portable...

Black Ember Modular Backpacks

$180 - $265 from Black Ember »

If James Bond needed a backpack to tote his textbooks and laptop to physics class, I bet a Black Ember is what he'd choose. Modular, waterproof, and very, very black, these bags are customizable with an array of accessories...

Wine Purse

$62.75 from Amazon »

So is this why women carry around purses the size of their chest cavities? They're packing 3 liters of wine (with complete tapping system!) everywhere they go?...

OGIO Ascent Backpack

$99.99 from OGIO »

I think I could collect backpacks like some people collect Rolexes or Lambos. Because I love all of their zippers and pockets and organization of life compartments. And because I'm not some sort of flashy high roller....

Shrine Sneaker Duffel

$185 from The Shrine »

Dirty, germy shoes nestled against your white shirts and boxer briefs. Not cool. Neither is cramming your sneakers in a bag's slim outer pocket and having them come back out all misshapen and degraded. In response to...

R2-D2 Carry-On Luggage

$79.99 from ThinkGeek »

Obviously they made the R2-D2 luggage a carry-on because as a checked bag it would immediately be stolen by some bag handler or TSA fanboy. I mean that's what I would do anyway. Since I'm generally a swell guy I wouldn't...

Bluesmart Connected Carry-On Bag

$235 from Bluesmart »

What we have on our hands could be the Coolest Cooler of the travel industry. Bluesmart is a hard-shelled carry-on bag with Bluetooth connectivity that will enable you toting trip goers to do things like lock and unlock...

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Leggage Foot Massaging Laptop Case

$79.99 from Leggage »

A laptop case for frequent travelers, the few inches of of tipi-ed bulk Leggage adds to its frame says it will elevate, massage, and assuage your restless feet and legs during miserable, interminable flights (i.e., all...

Door to Bag End - Hobbit-Hole Leather Bag

$175 from Etsy »

Bag End has had a long and distinguished life. First the hobbit-hole served as home to Bilbo Baggins. Then Frodo. Then Sam and Rosie and however many generations of Gamgees plowed on in the Hobbiton after them. And now...

3D Printed Voronoi Bag

$110.92 from Shapeways »

Voronoi diagrams are a mathematical means of division. Once a set region is established the Voronoi-er plants points, or seeds, on it to divide the region into smaller regions, or Voronoi cells. Each seed has its own...

PACT Threadless, Glueless Leather Cases

$35 - $400 from PACT »

Sometimes the real bells and whistles are the removal of the bells and whistles altogether. PACT's swell wallets, device cases, and satchels are a complete line of laser-cut and hand-woven, folded, and finished pieces...

Cross-Body Packs

$33.97 - $35.99 from Amazon »

Is it acceptable for a straight male to wear a cross-body pack? Not on his chest like he's Alan-satcheling it for the day or Mr. Mom schlepping around his kid, but across his back? Because I have a lot of weed and Pringles...

Runnur Hands Free Carry-All

$55 from Amazon »

The Hands Free Carry-All. It's like Chewbacca's bandolier meets Alan's satchel...but neither as sweet as the former nor as wholly emasculating as the latter. Runnur's shoulder-slung essentials tote somehow neutralizes...

GoPlug Powered Bags

$129 - $399 from Kickstarter »

I kind of like the idea of sitting on a park bench with a backpack sporting an electrical outlet. Typing away on a laptop plugged into something that once carried books, but now carries a 115v, 60Hz device capable of...

Combat Daddy Equipment Diaper Bag

$119.95 from Amazon »

The Combat Daddy Equipment diaper bag: no Skoda Man Pram is complete without one. Combat Daddy Equipment's Model 1 carry-all for fathers who drew the short straw and have to take their kids to the park...or stay at home...

TARDIS Backpack

Discontinued

Imagine how much stuff you could cram inside a TARDIS backpack. A laptop, a tablet, and an entire XBox. Enough gear and clothing for a 2-week backpacking trip through Nepal. At least 4 cases of beer plus, like, 20 pounds...

Pelican Crushproof Backpacks

$75 - $350 from Amazon »

Defense wins games. (Right, Peyton?) Defensive driving prevents accidents. Proof of self-defense averts jail time. And a Pelican crushproof barrier defending your laptop against fat Aunt Jan tripping over a strap of the...

Pleasure Products Organizer

$29 - $69 from Kickstarter »

This one's for the ladies. I think. It's hard to keep track of who likes what anymore....

Pug Bag

$38.90 from Etsy »

Obviously all women who carry a pug bag are certifiably crazy, but I think it should also be a rule of logic that all certifiably crazy women carry a pug bag. You know, as demarcation. So that we're fairly warned before...

Sizzle Strapz Leather Bags

$249 - $1,499 from Etsy »

Rich Bhata hand smiths all Sizzle Strapz bags in his St. Charles, IL shop from genuine cow hide and American buffalo. I've never felt the desire to lovingly stroke a cow or buffalo before--just devour them in ground and...

The Beast Duffel Bag

$907 from Amazon »

What makes a duffel bag a beast? Bigness. Ruggedness. Resilience. What makes a duffel bag The Beast? According to Saddleback Leather, all of the above, plus a 100-year warranty (yes, that's one hundred), a mere 3 seams...

Bloody Cleaver Purse

$34.95 from Amazon »

Ladies, I dare anyone to try to rip you off or cut up your credit cards or even look at you in a way you do not find pleasing when you're carrying one of these babies. From the butcher's block to the sewing machine, nothing...

Defender Anti-Theft Backpack

By: Quirky »

Due to my hulking presence and penetrating stare, people usually know better than to try and steal...or touch...or come within 10 feet of my stuff. But I'll grant that theft, and pickpocketing in particular, is a worldwide...

Cocoon Go Go Gadget Pack

$79.99 from Cocoon »

Geez, here's a backpack that has as many fancy names associated with it as it does fancy pockets for holding gadgets. Organization brand Cocoon (that's #1) has released its SLIM (#2) tech backpack with MacBook Pro (#3)...

Henty Wingman Suit Commuter Bag

$181.15 from Amazon »

This Goose protects suits from wrinkles and creases, totes tablets, and staves off the rain. Provided you don't fall off your bike or back into something while walking and kill him too. The Henty Wingman, a heavy-duty...

Grenade Coin Pouch

Sold Out from Amazon »

I knew with a little help from the Internet it wouldn't take long to find an answer to my question of what am I going to do with all of the grenades I stockpiled in anticipation of the end of the world that did not happen....

Washing Machine Suitcase

$152 from PrezzyBox »

At first I thought this was an actual washing machine/suitcase combo. Like for moms to tote around and use to instantly remove the spit-up and dirt and, in my case, Bloody Marys, from their kids' perpetually soiled clothes....

Cartoon Bags

Nope, they're not drawings, they're not Photoshopped, and they don't exist only in the realms of Cool World and Who Framed Roger Rabbit? Cartoon Bags, by JumpFromPaper's dynamically creative, Taipei-based designers Chay...

Zombie Survival Kit Messenger Bag

$39.95 from NeatoShop.com »

While I'll probably just use my Zombie Survival Kit Messenger Bag to carry, like, books and Funyuns, I'm hoping that when the actual Zombie Apocalypse hits, nests of walking dead that are considering chasing me down to...

Basketball Backpack

$24.95 from NeatoShop.com »

Much to the agony of the kids who have to go back and the ecstasy of the parents who get to send them, it's time to start thinking about school. Painful for young'uns in every way, less their opportunity to rake in a...

Vintage Style Medic Messenger Bag

$16.99 from Amazon »

These messenger bags are really getting out of hand. Do guys really have that much crap to carry around? I guess if you're a guy who has to carry around his sketch pad or idea book and an apple or some shit all day, this...