Daily Desired: Puma x MiharaYasuhiro Utility Bag
Look, I'm a bag junkie. I have far too many. I'm into messenger bags the way some people are into sneakers. I carry one everywhere I go, and I love having ones that stand out.
Your MacBook Air or whatever is a sharp machine, sure. But it's not timeless, handcrafted Italian leather that's transformable into one of eight different styles.
Timbuk2's Commute is my main bag, with the separate laptop compartment making airport security breezy—version 2.0 goes TSA compliant, so you don't have to pull your laptop out at all. Pricey at $120, like all Timbuk2 bags. [Timbuk2]
For a long time, I just threw all of my gear into an Eastpak backpack I'd had since high school. But my laptop got all scuffy and gross like it had been hanging out in the wrong Starbucks or something, so I finally got an actual laptop bag to keep it all protected. (Also, the backpack made me feel like I was still in…
The Gadget: Gama-Go's messenger bags, which are conveniently wide enough for a 15-inch laptop, its charger plus lots and lots of other gadget accessories. It's also got a nice water resistant outer material that makes it good for light showers.
While we are adorned with the latest and greatest in trendy, designer messenger bags, J.Crew has recreated and rereleased the original. Modeled after the U.S. Postal Service's standard bag from 1868 until the 1970s (before they ditched timeless style and durability for blue nylon), "the original" leather postal…
The Product: Timbuk 2 is famous for their trendy, customizable messenger bags with rock solid construction. You can pick different colors for each of the three panels of your bag to create a personalized product. Now Timbuk2 has added specialty (premium) fabrics to their designs.
The Price: A custom medium sized…