- Buyer's Guide
Week In Review ~ 21 May
A modular system for week days and weekends alike, camera carry with understated urban style, and bags that skip easily between work and the gym. Discover more in our Week In Review…
Finding the work/life balance
Work hard and play hard? Mammut’s Seon series is built to keep up, with four backpacks that move seamlessly from work to workouts. Clean aesthetics help them blend into work environments, while separate compartments provide dedicated storage for work tools and gym gear or climbing equipment. Separate storage options for gear also makes the backpacks suited to short trips.The largest piece is the 35L Seon Cargo which can be carried as a pack or by two grab handles. The 30L Seon Courier features rolltop access to the main compartment, while the 26L Seon Transporter offers clamshell-style compartments for easy packing and gear retrieval. The smallest piece in the series is the 22L Seon Shuttle which includes a water-repellent compartment for valuables within its organization options.
Modular adaptability for work, travel and photography
Ever wished your carry could just do more? The Boundary Prima System aims to grant that wish with its modular design that handles multiple settings and uses, from work to travel and photography. The system includes the Prima Pack, the Verge Case, and the Fieldspace, each of which can be used separately or as a combined carry solution. The pack’s main compartment expands from 25L to 30L, with a central zipper for easy access and a separate compartment for a laptop and the Fieldspace. The Fieldspace is handy for organizing a range of tools and accessories, and docks magnetically in the Prima Pack for secure transport.
The Verge Case is accessible from the pack’s side pocket, and can be used to store camera gear in the main pack or used separately as a shoulder bag. The Verge Case can expand from 5L to 10L, and serves as a bag for EDC, photography use, or travel essentials. The system is crafted with water-resistant bluesign® approved fabric and includes magnetic buckles, a magnetic sternum strap and a magnetic keychain for fast and convenient use. Learn more through the Boundary Prima System Kickstarter campaign.
Camera chic for city shoots
Love to shoot snaps in the city? Manfrotto’s new Manhattan Camera Bag Collection helps you do just that, zooming in on functionality and urban styling with three versatile pieces for amateurs and more advanced photographers alike. Aimed at photographers who use a DSLR, CSC or premium mirrorless camera with multiple lenses, the collection includes the Manhattan Mover-50 Camera Backpack, the Manhattan Speedy-10 Camera Messenger, and the Manhattan Changer-20 Camera Shoulder Bag.
Each piece includes Manfrotto’s Flexy Camera Shell divider system for customizable organization to suit a range of carry setups, along with dedicated storage for tech, a water-repellent construction and raincover, and exterior attachment options for a tripod. Plus with removable internal inserts, you have the option to alternate between photography use and everyday use. Each piece also suits carry-on use, and includes a luggage pass-through strap to attach it to a trolley or luggage handle for easy portability.
Swiss chic from city to seaside
If you’re a fan of elegant and practical style, QWSTION’s Organic Marina Leather collection is sure to float your boat. The collection caters to a range of day-to-day and travel carry needs, featuring a special edition Tote, Day Tote, and Shopper. Each piece is crafted with black vegetable-tanned leather and custom-made Navy canvas made with 55% certified organic cotton and 45% recycled organic cotton. Complementing the materials are gold metal closures and zippers, a first in QWSTION’s lineup.