Old World Appeal
The 1926 Montblanc Heritage is a new collection from the revered luxury brand, featuring leather pieces created with the traveller in mind. Made of vegetable tanned leather using traditional Tuscan craftsmanship to bring out that rich brown patina and time-weathered charm, the Montblanc Heritage backpack is just one of the pieces from the collection – a fine travel companion with points for form as well as function.
Oh So Versatile!
From Italian fashion brand Coccinelle, this mini backpack in python print leather is a must-have fashion accessory that’s great for complementing your outfit as well as for fashionably carrying your essentials around. The back straps are convertible, so it can easily be changed into a shoulder bag or hand bag for more formal use.
Exclusive to Southeast Asia from the MCM AW2017 Collection, the Star-Eyed Bunny backpack is a compulsory collectible for fans of the German luxury brand. The cute character was created with Southeast Asian fashion enthusiasts in mind, so it is not only limited-edition, it is personal as well, letting your individuality shine as bright as the bunny’s eyes! Available at MCM boutiques in Southeast Asia, including at Pavilion Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia.
Evoking the “London Made” pride and spirit of the early 20th century, Gladstone London looks set to liven up the style scene with its brand of quality leather goods with timeless designs and excellence in craftsmanship. One exciting piece is the G23 Backpack, inspired by the hardy and masculine vintage canvas military kit bags used during World War One. Label founder John O’Sullivan, who has over 30 years of experience working at major fashion and luxury brands in Europe, found it prime for a modern interpretation, resulting in the G23 with its cool, modern lines, rugged edge, and full functionality in terms of space and compartments, high-quality hardware and versatility for almost all occasions.
Rugged Good Looks
Urban lifestyle brand Solo New York has released its new Roadster Collection, inspired by the irreverent ardour of motorcycle riders and modern pursuits. The Kilbourn backpack, named after one of the neighbourhoods in Milwaukee that’s home to the most famous American motorcycle brand, is rugged yet luxe, made of full grain pebbled leather and kitted out with a fully padded laptop compartment, tablet pocket, and padded back and shoulder straps and quality trimmings. One stylish workbag for the stylish working citizen.
Add some quirkiness to your day with the Anya Hindmarch Men’s Eyes leather backpack. The unexpected detail on an otherwise strictly-classic design will take onlookers by surprise. Not just easy on the eyes, the bag is easy on your shoulders, too, with padded straps for comfort, while a tablet pocket rounds up its features.
From the Pedro Men’s Fall 2017 collection, this multifunctional backpack is one for the minimalists, yet perfect for any other stylish gentleman as well with the leather on tweed notion. Inside is a compartment big enough for a 15-inch laptop and a useful removable pouch.
There is a quiet luxury about this backpack from Barbour, steeped as the company is in British heritage since 1894, even holding royal warrants from Queen Elizabeth herself as well as the Duke of Edinburgh and the Prince of Wales, to supply their waterproof and protective products. The no-nonsense practical design hints at a stiff upper lip, yet the rich crimson colour shows off a subtle individuality, while the very item is undeniably intended for outdoorsy adventures – just right for the multi-faceted man on-the-go.