The Most Durable Luggage of 2016

by Patrick Hyde •

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The most durable luggage of 2016 is the Delsey Helium Shadow Lightweight. It has a Makrolon Polycarbonate finish, which protects the luggage from impacts and extreme temperatures.

Buy It For Life: The Letter Carrier Bag By Moop

by Justin Thomas •

The Letter Bag By Moop

Moop is a small company that handcrafts bags in their studio in Pittsburg. Their Letter Carrier bag, featured here, is built from durable waxed canvas and lined in cordura. Waxed canvas is naturally water repellent and ages like leather.

Buy It For Life: Bedford Overnight Bag By Ernest Alexander

by Justin Thomas •

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Ernest Alexander, based in New York City, specializes in handcrafted luggage and accessories for men. His luggage designs include details like signature wax cottons, contrasting linings, double stitching and zipper pulls. They are committed to ethical manufacturing practices, and produce all of their products in the U.S.

Buy It For Life: Leather Goods by Makr

by Justin Thomas •

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Makr is a leather goods company based in Florida. Most of Makr’s small goods are handsewn in their studio, and all their other goods are made locally in Florida. Makr also sources all of their materials from American suppliers — most of their leather is supplied by Harween in Chicago. Wood is sourced locally, from fallen trees whenever possible.