Cravar’s C.O. 15 – An Elegant Briefcase with a Forgettable Name

Leather goods are funny things – they can either be the absolute peak of luxury or be so cheap and generic that they feel virtually worthless. There are literally hundreds of companies that make all manner of generic laptop bags and briefcases that you’d see in the airport and forget just as quickly. On the … Read more

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

Carl Friedrik’s Briefcase Review: Prada Quality for Under $600?

Formerly called Oppermann, Carl Friedrik was founded in 2012 and aims to disrupt the industry of luxury men’s bags by going direct to consumer: no middlemen, no stores, no retail space, just quality goods sold right on the internet. At first glance, the brand’s emphasis on saving money with a DTC business model had me … Read more