Filson 48 Hour Tin Cloth Duffle Bag Review | Still Worth It?

I’m a huge fan of Filson’s bags. So much so that their Journeyman Backpack is my all-time favorite waxed canvas backpack. That same waxy material is what makes up the subject of today’s review: the 48 Hour Tin Cloth Duffle Bag. Filson, was founded way back in 1897 in Seattle as CC Filson’s Pioneer Alaska … Read more

The 5 Best Leather Backpacks for Men | Casual, Work, Best Value, Luxury, and More

We love leather backpacks and leather bags, but at such high prices, you have to be careful to pick a fantastic product and not, an overpriced, ho-hum book bag.  We’ve reviewed a wide range of leather bags, from those that cost a thousand bucks to some that cost a third of that, and what’s hardest … Read more

Filson Dryden Backpack Review | Why Is It Cheaper?

Some of their clothes are overpriced, but I really like Filson bags. I’m utterly obsessed with their Journeyman backpack, I use their giant duffle as my primary travel bag, and I picked up their 48-Hour Duffle for shorter trips. They’re all made of old-timey materials like waxed canvas and bridle leather, so they have a … Read more

The 10 Best Waxed Canvas Backpacks for Men | Best Value, Coolest, Most Technical, Coolest, and More!

When I discovered waxed canvas bags, I knew there was no turning back. Finally, I had found a style that was classic, durable, timeless, stylish, and did I mention durable? This fabric makes for bags that will probably outlast me and, unlike me, look better with each passing year. I’ve spent many, many hours and days … Read more

Filson’s Rugged Twill Rucksack Review: It’s Just Okay

I love Filson bags. I own a lot of them. The Journeyman backpack I’ve used for years. Their enormous duffle I take every time I travel. Their thousand dollar briefcase… I don’t use it so much, that one’s just okay. And I just took their rucksack with me to Mexico. The Rugged Twill Rucksack is… … Read more

The 6 Best Leather Bags for Men In 2022 | Messenger, Satchel, Duffle, Camera Bag

Ready to discover the 6 best leather bags for men in 2022? You’ve come to the right place. Whether you’re seeking the best leather men’s satchel or a quality leather duffel bag, I’ve got something for you on this list. I’ve written a lot about men’s leather bags. Some are great, some not, some even … Read more

Better Than Filson? Bradley Mountain’s 20-OZ Canvas Backpack Review

I’m a little embarrassed at how badly I wanted this bag. I was salivating over it for months (maybe a year) before finally pulling the trigger, because… it is an investment. But I don’t know if I own a cooler backpack. Do I own more “functional” backpacks? Sure. Do I own more “modern” bags? Certainly. But … Read more

Filson’s Large Rugged Twill Duffle, The Bag I Never Thought I’d Love

I was never planning on reviewing this bag, I just needed something to help me regularly carry a dozen boots across town at once. But I quickly fell in love with Filson’s Large Duffle Bag and it’s become my go-to bag for any long trip, accompanying me thus far to Florida, Oregon, Utah, Idaho, Tennessee, … Read more

Filson’s Dryden Backpack vs Journeyman: What’s the Better Bag?

Do you think Filson backpacks are too expensive, too old world-y, too old-fashioned, or don’t have enough compartments or functionality? Well, maybe you should try… Filson!  To counterbalance their classic, old fashioned, waxed canvas backpack the Journeyman, Filson released its more modern, functional, and cheaper nylon brother the Dryden. I’ve used both for months, and … Read more

Pack Animal’s Rally Pack Review: Old School Materials Meet Modern Design

With easily the coolest name for a backpack company I’ve ever heard, Pack Animal’s mission is to combine the best of pricy-but-not-always-functional heritage backpacks, cool-but-overbuilt technical backpacks, and trendy-but-not-that-tough fashion backpacks. All of that comes together with their flagship, waxed twill, roll top Rally Pack.  The design is eye catching but their commercials, which lean … Read more