40

TUMI CFX Carbon Fiber Backpack

By: on August 25, 2016
Sold Out from
Check It Out

Now this is the kind of back-to-school backpack I'm talkin' about. Pure carbon fiber and leather on the outside, canvas with leather lining on the inside, plenty of storage, slim profile. And a bargain at under $1,000! Especially considering that, unlike all you slacker students out there, I'm not going back to anything this fall. Day in, day out, I've been working my left butt cheek off all summer. I deserve TUMI's CFX Watkins bag as part of my Back to the Office (Just Like Every Other Damn Day of the Year) supplies.

TUMI's CFX line reflects a partnership with American manufacturer Carbitex, whose CX6 textile is a dense, woven carbon fiber that is soft to the touch. Using a wet infusion process, Carbitex has created a lightweight, high-performance material that TUMI can incorporate into their CFX bags and accessories. The Watkins Backpack has the slick, contemporary carbon fiber aesthetic, but remains malleable for comfort and ease of stashing under the seat in front of you.

The backpack interior has organizational compartments for phones and other electronics, plus a sleeve that can hold up to a 15" laptop. Dimensions are 16-1/2" long x 12-1/2" wide x 6" deep. Total weight is 3.2 pounds.

Check it out

G-RO Smart Luggage & Backpacks

$129 - $279 from G-RO »

G-RO made its first go at conquering the hassles of bag packing and bag schlepping a couple of years ago with the G-RO Carry-on. After a successful crowdfunding campaign and production run for the lone piece of luggage...

Check it out

Full Metal Jacket Jeep

$106,888 from Starwood Motors »

100 hours to build this beast. Totally worth it. Their words, not mine. Not that I'm calling BS or anything. It's just that I'll never know if Starwood Motors' Full Metal Jacket Jeep is totally worth it or not because...

Check it out

Mosquito XE Single Seat Helicopter

$34k - $41k from Composite FX »

Composite FX's single seat helicopter is definitely the first mosquito I've ever seen that I don't want to squash between my hands, or watch fly right into a zapper. The company's XE line of Mosquito choppers is intended...

Check it out

eleMMent Palazzo Land Yacht

$3 million from Marchi Mobile »

DeLoreans set the standard and all, but if I had to travel to and from the future today, I'd want to hit the space-time continuum in equal parts comfort, class, and automatic liftable flybridge lounge that self-converts...

Check it out

The Wellness Capsule Modular Outdoor Sauna

I wonder if Kung's Wellness Capsule is like the Cocoon swimming pool. A sauna that restores my life force and makes me feel 20 years younger. Even if it's not, the modular outdoor respite is one of the finest pieces of...

Check it out

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...

Check it out

Wolverine Pack Self-Healing Utility Bag

$59 - $75 from Slughaus »

If you're thinking, "What the Thoros of Myr is a self-healing utility bag?" like I was when I first saw the Wolverine Pack, check out this GIF of a dude stabbing the bag with a spike

Check it out

Knight XV Fully Armored SUV

Conquest purports to marry "ultra-luxurious" with "fully-armored" in its forthcoming handcrafted SUV, the Knight XV. Historically, this type of marriage has not ended well (see: the reigns of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette;...

Check it out

Zippelin Inflatable Truck Tarp Travel Bag

$505 from Freitag »

A recycled truck tarp, a couple bike tire tubes, and Zippelin-doo-dah - you've got an inflatable travel bag. A big and sturdy travel bag whose "frame" blows up light as a Bud when you need it, and then empties out so...

Buy Now

Batman Backpack

Sold Out from Amazon »

I guess since the Dark Knight Rises motorcycle suit pretty much congeals itself to the body of whomever puts it on with nary a pocket to spare, UD Replicas figured they better come out with some sort of supplemental storage...

Check it out

Black Swan Superyacht

In a way it sucks that the Black Swan Superyacht is just a concept right now because that means its technologically-advanced, supremely-luxurious, ninja-shark-looking self doesn't really exist. But in way it's good too...

Check it out

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...