- Buyer's Guide
Week In Review ~ 9 February
Tired of soggy bag contents during your travels or water-based adventures? Keen to discover Defy’s take on the ultimate weekender? Fancy some understated military styling to your carry gear? It’s all just a click away in this Week In Review…
A bag that makes carrying gear in wet weather plain sailing
Whether you do water-based outdoor activities or travel frequently in all sorts of weather, nothing puts a dampner on your fun faster than your gear getting a good drenching. Patagonia’s Stormfront® Roll Top Boat Bag aims to prevent such mishaps with a waterproof welded construction and plenty of space (47L) to accommodate day trips or adventures stretched over several days. If you’re happy with just enough organization to keep things handy but simple this bag should float your boat, with exterior and interior zipped pockets for smaller objects and exterior holders for larger items.
Timeless style for versatile daily use
Blend functional everyday carry with a generous helping of style and more than a dash of durability and you get Teddyfish, who are rocking a new navy and ivory selection of carry offerings that keep things stylish and understated with cotton canvas, vegetable-tanned leather and clean silhouettes that suit a variety of daily uses.
Defy’s dream bag
Defy feel darn passionate about their Ultimate Overnighter for several reasons, one of which is that it’s the bag they designed for themselves – their dream bag, if you will. So could it be your dream bag too? Well you’ll have to wait to find out as it’s in the pre-order stage, but expect Horween basketball leather, a 1.9 oz coated Ripstop Nylon lining and YKK zips in a duffle design which is equally happy to be tossed in the back of your car for road trips or to accompany you to the gym.
bagjack’s new collection is no longer under wraps
bagjack have been busy…being stealthy. Until now. They’ve broken cover by revealing their new Stealth Tec collection which features Kryptek Typhon camo and quality hardwear such as Fidlock magnetic buckles. If you’re digging the military vibe there’s a range of pieces to choose from including the likes of messengers, laptop covers, backpacks and totes.
Choose a worthy winner
Our 2nd Annual Carry Awards are in full swing and if you haven’t done so already, it’s time to give the brands you respect the credit they deserve by voting for your pick of our nominees. Don’t resort to thinking along the lines of ‘I won’t bother, what difference is one vote going to make?’ Every vote counts to getting your favourites to the finish line first!