Suggestions for canvas and leather duffle bag

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by SJX, Jun 6, 2005.

  1. SJX

    SJX Senior member

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    Hi, I'm looking for something like this Ghurka bag: [​IMG] But without the $900 price tag, hopefully something less than $200, if that's even possible. Anyone have suggestions? Regards, JiaXian
     


  2. ViroBono

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    Take a look at Billingham - one or two of the travel bags may meet the case. Not the cheapest, but incredibly good quality. These are the bags used by Michael Palin on his various journeys. I use them for cameras and laptop as well as travelling, and can recommend them without hesitation.
     


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    Bump. Is there anything cheaper? I kinda want a duffle bag to lug stuff around in but I don't want one that looks too athletic-y.
     


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    Xericx Senior member

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    Third the Filsons and second the Crane's suggestion.
     


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    I would absolutely take a look at the Floto Venezia Duffle:

    http://www.flotoimports.com/VenDuffleCan-luggage.html

    [​IMG]

    $269. The lining alone is worth the price of admission.


    I like. Can anyone attest to the quality?
     


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    I like. Can anyone attest to the quality?

    I've never owned anything by Floto, but a couple of people have started threads about poor experiences with Floto - cracked leather, leather that didn't look like leather and was possibly vinyl instead, and so on.

    That's not to say that all their products are bad, but certainly the leather that they use seems pretty cheap and awful.
     


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    I've never owned anything by Floto, but a couple of people have started threads about poor experiences with Floto - cracked leather, leather that didn't look like leather and was possibly vinyl instead, and so on.

    That's not to say that all their products are bad, but certainly the leather that they use seems pretty cheap and awful.


    Indeed, it does like quite shiny. Too bad I guess..
     


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    Jeez, nothing like good ol' hearsay and rumours... At my workplace we evaluated the leather version of that exact bag and were really impressed by the quality. All of the stitching was really solid. The leather's shiny because it's calf and they polish the s**t out of it.
     


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    Beckelcanvas.com
     


  13. free man

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    Jeez, nothing like good ol' hearsay and rumours... At my workplace we evaluated the leather version of that exact bag and were really impressed by the quality. All of the stitching was really solid. The leather's shiny because it's calf and they polish the s**t out of it.

    Good to hear.
     


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    mr monty Senior member

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    Jeez, nothing like good ol' hearsay and rumours... At my workplace we evaluated the leather version of that exact bag and were really impressed by the quality. All of the stitching was really solid. The leather's shiny because it's calf and they polish the s**t out of it.


    It not all just hearsay[​IMG]
    http://www.styleforum.net/showthread...ighlight=floto
     


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