Tag Archives : Luggage

Is the Ruc-Tote the Kinder chocolate or Swiss army knife of luggage?


Combining features has long been a way for products to innovate. The Germans do the Kinder Eggs, promising three distinct joys for a single purchase. The Swiss army have, by way of Victorinox, Wenger or whatever, introduced the world to the sheer joy of combining an increasing number of tools in one (now barely) hand held piece. I’ll not hotly…

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Whillas & Gunn Nullarbor, a new favorite backpack


Long term readers  will no doubt recall my quest a few months back to find a backpack suitable for a man of style. The point was to do away with the typical company-issued, black nylon backpack most people use to cart around their laptop and workday miscellany. This turned into quite a task, and resulted in not one, but two…

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Style: More backpacks for the stylish man


As a follow-up to my previous post about backpacks for the stylish man, I’ve found a few more that are worthy of a mention. Some maybe a little predictable, others a bit more oddball. A common point is that any of them would add style where other backpacks (read: traditional black nylon commuting backpack) only detract. Also, a further selection…

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Style: A backpack suitable for a stylish man?


New for AW14: Even more stylish new backpacks! Click here for the latest post! Consider this posting a pre-post of a feature I’m currently working on. It’s really a request for help in both finding ideas for backpacks and asking your opinion on what might be considered a good blend of style and utility. I think we can all agree…

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