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The Definitive MANBAG Thread, Part II: 2014~

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by rach2jlc, Oct 8, 2014.

  1. Othello

    Othello Senior Member

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    Here's a frank clegg duffle I recently purchased, didnt realize this thread existed, will be more appreciated here, favorite accessory at the moment

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  2. coloRLOw

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    buy a Dunhill messenger,made in Italy

    soft chrome tanned ostrich, fabric lined ( cotton i think,nice touch)

    details are good,like Riri zips,Fiocchi snap, stitched loop on the strap ( not stapled) ,etc
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  3. blairh

    blairh Senior Member

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    Anyone know who makes this backpack?

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  4. blue collar

    blue collar Distinguished Member

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    Gents,

    bit of a cross post from the "leather artisan" page

    Here are a few pics of my latest bag. It is a commission piece. Customer requested a bag that resembled the Louis Vuitton Greenwich Neo.

    The bag is made with Horween Natural Chromexcel. Fully hand sewn with beige fil au chinois linen thread (size 432 @ 6spi)

    There is a shoulder strap, strap to secure this bag to his rolling luggage, luggage tag, padlock with keys and clochette.

    Riri zipper, polished nickle hardware, cream canvas lining.





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    Thanks for looking

    Chris

     


  5. razl

    razl Stylish Dinosaur

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    Wow, this looks like a beautiful, beast of a bag. Excellent work!

     


  6. NGOStudio

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    Simply beautiful ;)

    May I ask how much it costs to make one? And who is your craftmen if you could kindly share the knowledge :)
     


  7. blue collar

    blue collar Distinguished Member

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    Thanks very much.

    I am the one who made the bag! (I can see how I was not very clear on my initial post).

    My bags typically run between $700 and $1,000 CAD. I use the best products I can get my hands on (Horween leather, RIRI zippers etc)

    Feel free to PM me if you have any other questions.
     


  8. blue collar

    blue collar Distinguished Member

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    Thanks very much.

    It is robust for sure. It looks larger than it actually is in photographs. It's about 8.5" wide and 17" long but quite tall in proportion, at 12.5"
     


  9. NGOStudio

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    The bag is very neat in a raw way. Just love it. By chance you make messenger? Could you work with exotic leather?
     


  10. Othello

    Othello Senior Member

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    Wow looks really nice & well-done, do you have a website or something?

    That patina is going to age beautifully. And those RiRi zippers are like a hot knife through butter. Looks like a Dr's bag, although they don't use them as much since most don't do house calls anymore lol.
     


  11. blue collar

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    Yes I could make whatever you like.

    Working with exotics is no problem but cost will go up significantly.
     


  12. blue collar

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    Thanks for the kind words.

    I don't have a website as of yet as its a hobby of mine. My work is usually through word of mouth, Toronto classifieds or I build something and sell it on Etsy.
     


  13. NGOStudio

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    Will contact once I have a design figured out :)
     


  14. iDoc

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    Anyone know when Delvaux changed up the Newspaper bag? The new version loses the 1829 stamp at the bottom but gains a zippered external pocket.

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  15. ParkerPierpont

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    Recent project: somewhere between a briefcase and a carry-all. Commissioned by a SF member that was interested in a very similar bag but wanted a few things modified or changed.

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