Hungary-based Balkan Tango takes inner tubes and re-“cycles” them into sweet shoulder bags; their istanbul M is waterproof and has two inner pockets plus an outer zip pocket.
Got a new MacBook? Booq’s Taipan Skins are a line of sleeves for everything from the Air to the 17″ model. They’re made with 3mm neoprene with a non-scratch jersey trim.
It may not look like much, but that’s the point: STM’s Rogue Backpack is designed to deter thieves; it features a compartment in the internal wall which hides your notebook.
Quiksilver’s Check Up Wallet is part 80s style graphics and part 1950s malt shop; this bifold is both screened and embossed, with a metal fleur-de-lis detail on the front.
Rugged yet minimalist, Logitech’s KINETIC briefcase features a PU/EVA exo-shell and ballistic nylon; it sports three distinct compartments and holds most 15.4″ laptops (or a 17″ MacBook Pro).
The Skate Pack is Incase’s latest collab with Paul Rodriguez. Although made for skateboards, generous padding, airflow channels and a wealth of pockets make it great for laptops, too.
Designed for frequent flyers, CODi’s Phantom CT3 bag is TSA friendly with a hinged butterfly design that allows it to splay out; velcro lets you grab the case and go after the X-ray scan.
Slappa’s Ballistix PTAC Matrix laptop bag will resist rough handling; made with ballistic nylon, it’s both water and tear resistant. It’s also huge, with 1500 cubic inches of space.
We like the minimalist stylings of this Axio Sling Bag, which can stow a 17″ MacBook Pro and includes 3 external pockets. Axio was founded by legendary BMX Freestyle biker, Bob Haro.
Oakley’s Kitchen Sink Backpack is an uber bag with tons of features; able to hold a 17″ laptop, it includes a molded top compartment for sunglasses and drainage ports for wet items.
Eminently functional, it’s a nice bonus that Solo’s Urban Messenger bag also looks pretty sweet, with an earthy matte canvas exterior and distressed leather piping. It’ll hold a 15.4″ laptop.
Just one look at the d20 dice we knew we had to have this Bag of Holding; big enough to hold a 17″ laptop, this grey canvas messenger bag has tons of compartments and pockets.
Made Products’ no-nonsense, zipperless Seattle Sling is an impact-resistant bag that also keeps dirt, dust, sand and water out; it’s targeted towards globe trekking photographers.
Rooz Mousavi’s rugged Samsonite OBAG concept reminds us of mini-Segway, with two storage areas on either side. It’s not too efficient, but at least it’ll be easy to spot at baggage claim.
We really dig the weathered leather appearance of this Powell Traveler Wallet by Fossil. It’s finished with contrast stitching and a horizontal cutout on the back, giving it modern appeal.
Perfect for urban warriors, LA-based Freshjive’s Camo Backpack features a vertical shape and padded shoulder straps to spread the load. Available in regular and desert camo.
Rugged on the outside but packed with pockets inside, Booq’s Vyper Exo is waterproof and made from semi-rigid ballistic nylon. It opens 180 degrees and at 4 lbs. is lighter than it looks.
While $425 seems like a lot for a pair of shoes, the AF-X Pack (a collab between Nike and Stash) includes a backpack, laptop sleeve, gadget pouch, phone case as well as AF-X Mids.
Timbuk2’s Covert Messenger Bag is like Superman and Clark Kent; it won’t leap tall buildings, but its center panel is black during the day yet reflective at night. PS: it’s on sale.
The “iconic” My Document Laptop Sleeve is made from neoprene, fits up to a 15.4″ notebook, and includes an arrow cursor pin. No word on whether it will gobble up MacBooks.
Finnish designer J. Saaranen’s Reppo II is a 21st century boombox: In its hardshell case is an integrated amp, coaxial speakers and enough room for a six-pack of Bud.
Icon’s Squad2 Mil Spec Pack is a highly visible, heavily pocketed backpack for motorcyclists whose orange colors meet military specs. It can stow a 15″ laptop and a helmet.
Skateboard packrats will dig Incase’s Skate Bag, which is a collab with pro-skater Paul Rodriguez. The bag not only has room for your board, but for extra decks, sneakers and more.
Yup, you read it right–this hip 13″ laptop sleeve is a collab between Arkitip, Incase and street artist KAWS’s Original Fake. The sleeve is debossed with an OF design and is softly padded inside.
Incase’s Vertical Sling Deluxe is a bit earthier than their other laptop bags and mixes washed canvas with leather. It’ll hold up to a 15″ MacBook Pro with extra pockets for your smaller gadgets.
Tumi’s latest line of high-end bags honors Ducati for its 2007 Grand Prix win. Our favorite is the Ducati Moto, designed for motorcycle riders with a flexible pocket to hold a helmet.
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