stylish backpack

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by dirtrider123, Mar 2, 2008.

  1. TACO_FLAVORED_KISSES

    TACO_FLAVORED_KISSES Senior member

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    The Duluth is also pretty cool and they can do some customization-- colour of leather straps, wool lining, etc.
     


  2. skyline

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    i really wish you'd bring these back man, black calf daypack is missing in my life

    and once, long ago, there was the suede TOJ daypack:

    http://toj.pixi.me/v/backpacks/2r79id5.jpg
     


  3. CEE88

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    depends on what you mean by stylish i guess.

    i really like the archival clothing rucksacks - built to last, in the USA, by a small shop.

    I've had Archival Clothing's Rucksack for a couple of weeks and it's even better than I thought it would be - clean shape, thoughtful design, very comfortable and, yes, it gets me to and from work in style. One thing that annoys me about backpacks is their propensity to fall away from your back. The Archival Clothing Rucksack hugs close - fits really well. They discuss how their design accomplished this in the link MichaelPemulis posted (above), and in this blog entry, where they discuss design problems they were trying to avoid: http://www.archivalclothing.com/2010...-round-up.html

    I was a little apprehensive about switching from a more traditional over the shoulder computer-type carry bag so I opted for the all black verson. But, having used the bag for a while, I think any of the other colors (olive, gray, tan) could work for a work bag. And it's made in Springfield, Oregon, USA.


    The AC store: http://store.archivalclothing.com/products/rucksack
    If you are interested in this bag but aren't 100% sure, you might contact them to see if a retailer in your area carries them (I know a couple of stores in Portland, OR & NYC carry them - not sure about other locales).



    "22 ounce heavy weight waxed cotton twill, Horween Chromexcel leather, solid brass hardware, and military-grade cotton webbing:"

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    sipang Senior member

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    last but not least, Peter Pilloto


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    Hi guys im looking for a new backpack for school. What do you guys think is better?

    Altadena works 801 teardrop or filson 262 rucksack? Thanks alot in advance, am dying to get a nice backpack

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    Ya? I love it too, cept that the shipping to canada is 40 DOLLARS!! . Crazy, i would totally buy it if anyone can point me to another shop which sells it.
     


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    I really like my Propert Of... backpack: [​IMG]
     


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    Hi guys im looking for a new backpack for school. What do you guys think is better?

    Altadena works 801 teardrop or filson 262 rucksack? Thanks alot in advance, am dying to get a nice backpack

    The filson
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    The altadenas in 2 colors
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    Those seat belt straps on Altadena backpacks look superfugly. Otherwise I'd kop
     


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    this is stylish? looks like this thing has a tumor growing on it
     


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    this is stylish? looks like this thing has a tumor growing on it

    It reminded me of the Elephant man movie:
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  12. Pangolin

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    Ya? I love it too, cept that the shipping to canada is 40 DOLLARS!! . Crazy, i would totally buy it if anyone can point me to another shop which sells it.

    Buying it from South Willard/Altadena will still be the cheapest way, even with shipping.

    If you like the mountaineering style, you can look at Rivendell Mountain Works, great packs made by a wizard in the Northwestern mountains. Look for the Lupine model, much cheaper than the Altadena and extremely well made.
     


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    sipang, this is glorious. where 2 kop?
     


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    jet Persian Bro

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    These are dope.

    Love the altadena rucksack.
     


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