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Best US-Made Duffels

Huckberry Presents :: Best US-Made Duffels

by , September 28, 2016

Huckberry know US-Made; it’s kinda their thing. And they get away on more weekends and haul more gear than they’d like to mention. So a guide to the best duffels born Stateside was a no-brainer.

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Mission Workshop HT Transit Duffle

Best US-made duffels - Mission Workshop HT Transit Duffle

Technical performance mixes with sleek urban style in this weatherproof duffel. Exterior quick-access pockets, four interior pockets plus a padded laptop sleeve keep your gear organized and easily accessible. Add in multiple carry options and you’ve got a versatile all-rounder for work, travel and around-town needs.

BAD Bags #3 Backpack Duffel Hybrid 47L

BAD Bags #3 Backpack Duffel Hybrid 47L

This badass hybrid from Best American Duffel Bags is built to take a beating. A hard-wearing combination of water-resistant 1000D Cordura and reinforced stitching ensures this bag rolls with the punches in demanding environments. There’s also a shoulder strap, backpack straps and grab handles so you can easily adapt to different carry settings.

Joshu+Vela Waxed Canvas Duffle

Joshu+Vela Waxed Canvas Duffle

Some duffels are built for the outdoors. Others are at home in urban environments. This duffel is a one-bag option that can handle both. Quality materials and understated style makes this a classy piece for urban use. But solid construction and durability means when the going gets tough, it’ll keep on going. Copper and brass hardware partners with US-sourced vegetable-tanned leather and waxed canvas that will age beautifully with use, serving as a great visual reminder of your journeys.

Flowfold Stormproof Conductor Duffle

Flowfold Stormproof Conductor Duffel

If the weather rains on your parade, at least with this duffel your gear will be dry. Weatherproof fabric and YKK water-repellent zippers make this bag a useful companion for water-based activities and travel. Lightweight, rugged and clean in style, the bag is suitable for carry-on use and includes an exterior quick-access pocket for your smaller items.

Filson Field Duffle

Filson Field Duffle

Filson in pared-back form, this duffel lives up to the brand’s reputation for tough, versatile gear. Constructed from water-resistant Tin Cloth, the duffel embraces demanding outdoor use and laidback urban settings alike. Two pockets provide space for stashing smaller items, while grab handles and a shoulder strap provide carry flexibility.

Topo Designs Mountain Duffel

Topo Designs Mountain Duffel

Carry gear digging into your body is a pain. But you can breathe a sigh of relief with this bag which features a padded base and sides, adding a nice boost to comfort. With grab handles, a removable shoulder strap and stowable backpack straps, you’re not short of handy carry options either. So whether it’s the mountains or urban jungle calling, you know this duffel is ready to answer the call.

United By Blue 55L Arc Duffle

United By Blue 55L Arc Duffle

A reliable hauler that helps you do a little good for the environment too. For every product sold, United By Blue removes a pound of trash from oceans and waterways. The bag itself is made from recycled water bottles, with vegetable-tanned leather accents and a water-repellent coating. A host of interior and exterior pockets keep smaller gear tidy, and there’s also a padded sleeve that fits a 13″ laptop.

  • adam

    Would have loved to see Hudson Sutler here. Made in USA and terrific quality – I’ve had one of their duffels for years and it’s a great travel companion for carry on.

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