This mid-sized pack comes loaded with dozens of useful first aid supplies which can help save lives in the right hands. The kit includes bandages, ointments, splints, wraps, medication, gloves, shears, a digital thermometer, survival blanket, and many more useful emergency items. Full list here. LifeStraw shown, but not included.
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This large-capacity pack can carry up to 30 cans and 8 small ice packs in its main compartment. It’s insulated with high-density foam, has a leak-proof liner, and its outside is water repellant. The bag has a large front zipper pocket, a top zipper pocket, and side mesh pockets.
We’ve had our share of backpacks that fell apart at the seams, and didn’t stand up to wear and tear. That won’t be the case with these rugged bags that Everyday Carry picked just for their durability. Whether you’re looking for a pack for the great outdoors, or just getting through the urban jungle, they’ve got you covered.
We dig the structured and clean looks of Venque’s stylish pack. The stonewashed fabric makes it stand out from the crowd, while its interior offers plentiful space for your everyday gear, and has a padded compartment for up to a 15.4″ laptop. Available in matte grey or dark olive. Save 15% in The Awesomer Shop.
If you’re a frequent traveler, you want to know exactly where all of your stuff is. Everyday Carry highlights eight bags which have built-in organization systems to keep your clothes, accessories, and other gear neat and easy to access. That HEXAD Access duffel looks perfect for the kind of trips we often take.
Klein Tools’ Tradesman Pro Tool Master Backpack lets you carry and organize numerous tools in a convenient and portable package. It has 48 pockets, including ones in a removable caddy with a carrying handle, as well as a d-ring and metal hook for easy hanging.
This highly structured pack offers lots of room for all kinds of gear, with a large main compartment for items like a camera or headphones, a padded laptop section for a 16″ MacBook pro, a side-access tablet pocket, and a hip-side power pocket with a cable port. Save 69% off the original price in The Awesomer Shop.
If you’re going to schlep to work every day, you should be prepared for whatever the day might throw at you. A good bag is a good place to start, and Everyday Carry shares their top picks for backpacks, briefcases, and messengers for your daily essentials. We’re fans of the cavernous Manhattan Portage Deluxe Computer Bag.
This oversized pack is just the thing for carrying board games to parties. It has an extendable main compartment for games, pockets for accessories, a notepad slot, two drink holders, and can be expanded with elastic box bands, a dice case, and other add-ons.
Chrome’s boxy black daypack is fully waterproof, with a lightweight, 100% welded construction. Its accessory straps on back are perfect for a bicycle “U” lock, and it has multiple accessory pockets, a top tote handle, and a padded laptop sleeve for up to a 13″ Macbook Pro.
Designed to give artists a way to carry their everyday supplies, Osuza’s innovative backpack opens up completely flat to provide quick, organized access to all of your gear. It’s got lots of loops and pockets for holding tools, brushes, and other loose items, and its top can open to tote long or oddly-shaped items.
Designed for carrying everyday essentials, Molla Space’s over-the-shoulder pack offers plenty of space for gadgets, sunglasses, chargers, headphones, and other gear. Its also got a padded compartment which is large enough for an iPad Mini or the biggest smartphones. Measures 7″w x 13″h x 3″d, and comes in grey, blue, or black.
Are you a road warrior? Constantly traveling from town to town for work trips? Then you need a good carry-on bag that can get you through the next couple of days. Everyday Carry offers their advice about some of the best backpacks, duffels, and other easy-to-travel-with bags out there.
Roark’s oversize backpack has a 55-liter capacity, making it ideal for longer outings. It’s got tie-down elastic straps, a dedicated laptop compartment, hidden passport pocket, and much more, and is made from water-repellent ripstop nylon. We especially appreciate the side handle for carrying in and out of tight airplane aisles.
This 30-liter capacity backpack is useful for everyday carry, but also is designed to keep everything inside dry, even in a torrential downpour. Its roll-top seal ensures water can’t get in, while its soft TPU construction repels water from every other direction.
Nixon’s daypack has a cavernous main compartment with a flat bottom for carrying all of your gear. There are interior slips for accessories, a padded 15″ laptop compartment, and a plush-lined pocket for glasses or watches. We love the variety of available styles from the Alpine Multicam to the ’90s-inspired patchwork color scheme.
Motorcycle lifestyle brand Angry Lane created this versatile backpack to keep gear organized and safe from theft. The 15-liter pack features an embedded Pacsafe cable lock, an RFID-safe blocking pocket, MOLLE-compatible webbing, a foldable rain cover, and comes with a detachable zipper pouch for your passport, cards, and cash.
Serious photography calls for big cameras with large image sensors and lots of lenses. This extra large backpack offers padded storage for a DSLR or two mirrorless cameras, 6 to 8 lenses, 2 to 3 flashes, accessories, a 15.6″ laptop, and a tablet. It also offers multiple tripod carrying positions, and comes with a rain cover.
This backpack not only provides a place for your everyday essentials, it has an insulated cooler pocket inside, which can keep food and drinks chilled. It’s made from water-repellant snow canvas, has a padded laptop sleeve for 15″ laptops, easy-access accessory pockets, and two water bottle pockets.
This officially-licensed backpack is inspired by the design of NASA astronauts’ classic orange flight suits, complete with mission patches. It’s got room for a 15-inch laptop inside, as well as multiple exterior pockets, and a roll top for maximum packing efficiency.
Keep all your gear organized and quickly accessible with one of Everyday Carry’s 10 picks for the best laptop bags for heading back to school this year. Whether you prefer a backpack or messenger-style bag, they’ve got some great options to choose from, from slim and minimal packs to ones with lots of compartments.
Hazard4’s military-style backpack is perfect for carrying all your photo gear. It’s got room for up to a 16″ laptop, has padded, adjustable organizers for a camera and lenses, and accessory pouches. It smooth outer shell won’t flap while riding a motorcycle, and has mounting points for tie-downs and other add-ons.
Colfax Design Works‘ Project TOAD Dry Bag is waterproof and submersible to under 3ft of water for 30 minutes, thanks to its seam sealing construction and air tight zippers. It also has a buoyancy valve that can inflate or deflate the bag. It has a 40L capacity. Available in black or camo.
Adv3nture’s backpack hides an insulated and waterproof cooler compartment in its base. The small pack can carry up to six cans, while the large pack can carry up to eight cans. It also has a paracord storage, a laptop compartment, a phone holder and a sunglasses case.
5.11 versatile and capable pack offers an interchangeable gear module on its back, letting you switch between expanded extra storage compartments or a unique Hexgrid, a webbing which can hold items horizontall, vertically, or diagonally. Available in 25L, 32L, and 40L sizes.
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