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8 Locally-Designed Backpack Styles for Every Traveler

Which best fits your travel personality?

| August 1, 2017

THE DUFFEL PACK BY LAGALAG

Php 1,995

Scheduled a spontaneous trip? A last-minute packer? Then grab this bag from Lagalag. This duffel bag is an upgrade of its kind that can carry up to 40 liters, so you can literally panic pack-and-go! It’s got vertical zippers that give you easy access to your travel gear and essentials—all fitting snugly on your back.

 

THE GOUACHE X SPARK BAG

Php 3,900

Perfect for the digital nomad—because yes, travel and work can go together! Also described as the modern briefcase, as it can fit your laptop (even the big ones that are up to 17 inches!) and has convenient accessory pockets and pen holders to secure all your work essentials.

Its genuine leather and 100% cotton canvas won’t fail you. Plus, you can transform your backpack to a hand carry bag or a sling bag, too.

 

THE INTRAMUROS BY GUGU

Via Gugu

Php 1,499

The Intramuros’ design is made with Gugu backpack’s signature handwoven jute fabric, smartened with genuine leather accents. Inspired by the great outdoors, and catering to your adventurous lifestyle, this backpack allows you to tote all your everyday essentials, thanks to its roomy make. It has a laptop sleeve and a simple front pocket for easy access to your smaller belongings. The main body makes use of adjustable drawstrings and magnetic silver-plated snaps for added security.

 

THE EL GRANDE BACKPACK BY ABRE LINEA

Price available upon request.

From the brand’s Artesano Series comes a backpack that goes a long way. Crafted by transforming hand-woven ticog mats from San Miguel, Leyte, into a suede-lined, water-resistant, and hand stitched product that’s proudly Filipino. It combines ticog grass and leather to create this beautiful make.

This made-to-order backpack is a collaboration of Abre Linea and Handcrafted by Harl’s, a social enterprise that helps leather-crafting, differently-abled artisans.

 

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