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Week In Review ~ 8 March
Classy leather EDC for business, travel and downtime use shares the spotlight with a handy travel organizer, a rugged backpack that’s ready for action and a bag collection getting in touch with nature in our Week In Review…
Understated style for any setting
Following on from the success of their first crowdfunded collection, Linjer is back with their second collection featuring four wallets and a tote. The Billfold Wallet has six quick-access slots, two compartments for less frequently accessed cards, a section for bills and a hidden compartment for high-value bills or other items. The Vertical Wallet features four quick-access card slots and two sections for business cards and folded bills, while the Cardholder Wallet has four slots for cards and a section for folded bills. For travel carry, the Passport Wallet offers space for a passport, cards, boarding passes, bills and a pen. The sleek Tote incorporates a slip pocket and zipped pocket and fits a 13-inch laptop along with extras such as an item of clothing and documents or books. Constructed out of full-grain vegetable-tanned leather, these stylish pieces will bring a touch of sophistication to your carry in work and leisure settings alike.
Travel packing made easy
Keeping all your bits and pieces together while traveling can be tricky – which is where the Tangram Travel Organizer comes in. Designed by Laura Carwardine, the organizer has separate zipped sections for storing the likes of toiletries, jewelry and other small items that are liable to go on their own one-way trip without a safe storage space. The organizer can be folded up into a space-saving triangular form for packing and the closure loop can double as a hanging loop when you reach your destination.
A tough load hauler for daily use or extended travel
Maxpedition’s Xantha Internal Frame backpack has you covered when it comes to carrying heavier loads thanks to its internal sheet frame that includes an aluminum stay, both of which are removable. A range of slip and zipped pockets keep smaller items organized and the pack also accommodates a hydration bladder for staying hydrated on the go. The pack comes with a removable padded waistbelt that includes quick-access pockets, while a soft-lined pocket on the top of the pack helps to keep delicate items safe.
Teddyfish gets creative with color
There’s much to be said for the allure of having something unique – and with Teddyfish’s La Faune collection unique is exactly what you get. Forming one of Teddyfish’s Petite Production projects (alternative and special edition projects), the collection takes inspiration from nature (the name meaning ‘fauna’) and consists of one-off backpacks each featuring a unique colorway. Constructed with a combination of water-repellent nylon and English bridle leather, each pack includes YKK zips and a padded section large enough for a 13-inch laptop.