Is Filson’s $1000 Leather Briefcase Worth It?

Filson’s Rugged Twill briefcase is maybe the most iconic cotton briefcase there is, named by The New York Times as the “best tough briefcase” and called “ubiquitous” by The Wall Street Journal.1 2 My current mission is to find the best leather bag for men, so it was only a matter of time before I … Read more

Why Filson’s Mackinaw Cruiser Is the Best Wool Coat of All Time

Sometimes, the way they used to make cold weather coats is still the best way. Enter what I think is the best and most famous wool coat ever: the American made Filson Mackinaw Cruiser. If you’re not already familiar with this absolutely legendary coat, you’re probably familiar with its buffalo plaid coat look. That’s because … Read more

Jack Ryan’s Backpack: Why I Love the Filson Journeyman (Review)

If you’ve watched any of my videos, then you already know that I am a very basic white dude. As such, I watched the Amazon Prime series Jack Ryan and pretty quickly, right in the first few minutes of the first episode, I was wondering who made that very nice, casual-but-CIA-office-friendly backpack he was wearing. … Read more

12 Alternative to the Filson Journeyman Backpack

The Filson Journeyman is still my favorite everyday carry backpack. As a guy who will casually write 2,000 words about a pair of jeans, I didn’t make this conclusion lightly. While researching exactly which bag to buy and how to justify spending (spoiler) $395 on a backpack, I happened to make a ludicrous spreadsheet of … Read more