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Hard Graft Driftwood and Campfire Bags Collection

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(credit: Hard Graft) Hard Graft Driftwood and Campfire Square1 Holdall (€499) / Personal Pouch (€179) / DOPP Kit (€149) | www.hardgraft.com

there exist some man folks who have the penchant for stylish bags (let’s put the prices aside for now), and not surprisingly, i happen to be one of them. so naturally, when Hard Graft drops us an email regarding their new collection, Driftwood and Campfire, i immediately sit up and take notice – intently. each collection includes a stuff-everything-in bag (Square1 Holdall), a sling/waist pouch (Personal Pouch) and a toiletry bag, also known washbag (DOPP Kit). so what’s the difference between Driftwood and Campfire, i hear you ask? basically, they are the same, except for the color. the Driftwood is mainly compose of grey exterior and tanned interior, while the Campfire has brown and black for the exterior and interior, respectively. Continue reading Hard Graft Driftwood and Campfire Bags Collection

Incase x Ace Hotel gadget and lifestyle accessories

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(credit: Incase) Incase x Ace Hotel Collection | from US$39.95 | www.goincase.com

incase has been busy with many collaborations lately and the latest to join its list of collaborative products is the Incase x Ace Hotel Capsule Collection for Fall 2011. this five piece collection includes a Duffel Bag (US$$224.95), Shoulder Bag (US$174.95), 15-inch MacBook Pro Laptop Sleeve (US$79.95), Portfolio for iPad 2 (US$99.95) and last but not least, a Snap Case for iPhone 4 (US$39.95). drawing its inspiration from classic flight jackets, the bags and sleeves are constructed from durable Martexin Original Wax textiles which are designed to “age expressively.” Continue reading Incase x Ace Hotel gadget and lifestyle accessories

is this cute or what? Nintendo Mario and Yoshi backpacks

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(credit: ThinkGeek) Nintendo Plush Backpack | US$19.99 | www.thinkgeek.com

apart from playing Mario Bros, we have many ways to express our love for Mario or Yoshi such as action figures, radio control go-karts or maybe a backpack, like this Nintendo Plush Backpack. they are cute, no doubt but as a man, i can’t been seen lugging this around but for the rest who think they can shoulder the cuteness, there is a choice of either Mario or Yoshi to suit individual taste. this officially licensed backpack is just 17-inch tall, again, emphasizing its cute factor and features a pocket that is tucked on its back, so in essence, it is pickpocket-resistant. Continue reading is this cute or what? Nintendo Mario and Yoshi backpacks

Automobili Lamborghini Carbon Fiber Bag Collection

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(credit: Automobili Lamborghini) Automobili Lamborghini Carbon Fiber Bag Collection | from €850.00 | www.lamborghinistore.com

for fans of all things carbon fiber, there’s a reason to rejoice because real carbon fiber now exists in bags. up till now, what we have seen are stiffened carbon fibers used in automotive industry and the closest carbon fiber gets to fashion accessories are wallets and more recently, shoes but this will be the first time it is used in its un-stiffened cloth form for fashion accessories, like these bags from the Automobili Lamborghini Carbon Fiber Bag Collection. three styles are available: a Travel Soft bag (€1,450), a Messenger bag (€1,050) and a small Envelope bag (€850). apart from carbon fiber, other highlights of these bags include hand-stitched leather, hand-mounted studs, cotton lining and galvanized brass hardwares. the Automobili Lamborghini Carbon Fiber Bag Collection is available through telephone order and payment is strictly by Credit Card only. a few more look at the collection after the break (click on image or larger view). Continue reading Automobili Lamborghini Carbon Fiber Bag Collection

BUILT x A Bathing Ape tech and lifestyle accessories

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(credit: BUILT) Limited Edition BUILT x A Bathing Ape Tech & Lifestyle Accessories | from US$78.00 | www.builtny.com

New York-based design company BUILT has teamed up with Japanese lifestyle fashion brand A Bathing Ape (BAPE) to launch a collection of tech and lifestyle accessories. these tech and lifestyle accessories include Neoprene Sleeve for iPhone 4 ($78), Laptop Sleeve 12″-13″ ($135) and 14″-15″($152), Soft Shell™ Camera Case Small ($65) and Large ($100), Cargo™ Travel Organizer ($83) and Gourmet Getaway™ Lunch Tote ($100). these accessories feature the iconic BAPE camouflage print in green shades on BUILT’s signature neoprene material products. pretty eye-catching stuff if you ask me and plus, the fact that neoprene material is known to be water-resistant, elastic and form-fitting, and has just the right thickness to protect your gadgets from the daily knocks and bumps. another example of a perfect marriage between form and function. the Limited Edition BUILT x A Bathing Ape Tech & Lifestyle Accessories are available exclusively from BAPE stores worldwide and BAPE U.S. website. check out a few more look of this collection after the break. Continue reading BUILT x A Bathing Ape tech and lifestyle accessories

TUMI for Ducati Collection of Bags for Fall 2011

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(image credit: TUMI) TUMI Ducati Collection of Bags | from US$tba | www.tumi.com

TUMI and Ducati has come to together to launch a line of sport-inspired travel and lifestyle accessories. among the collection are three sporty read luggages, a pair of duffel bags, a backpack and a crossbody bag. the luggages are designed with TUMI’s signature “multi-layered ABS polycarbonate blend, and features commodious nylon front panels, add-a-bag straps” and handles crafted from aircraft-grade aluminum. three sizes will be available, including an international carry-on, Quattroporte medium trip case, as well as Quattroporte extended trip case. also in a largely red color theme are two duffel bags which include a large Due Porte Collapsible Wheeled Duffel and an Actuator Sport Duffel. last but not least, the Tank medium backpack and Deso small crossbody bag addresses the everyday active living lifestyle needs. the TUMI for Ducati collection is slated to the stores, online and offline, from October 1, 2011. international customer will be able to purchase the collection via Ducati.com when it becomes available this Fall. Continue reading TUMI for Ducati Collection of Bags for Fall 2011

MUJI Hard Carry Travel Suitcase – the beauty of minimalism

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(image credit: MUJI) MUJI Hard Carry Travel Suitcase 56L | US$197.50 | www.muji.us

MUJI, the Japanese lifestyle brand name for all things minimalistic cool, has lends its minimalist touch on luggages (or suitcase, if you prefer) too. latest to join their ever cool line of lifestyle products is the MUJI Hard Carry Travel Suitcase that has pretty much everything any style-centric traveller will want: 360-degree turning wheels for ease of mobility, adjustable handle bar to suit any stature, durable and lightweight polycarbonate construction and of course, sleek, minimalist design. it has 56-liter worth of space, which means it is not a carry-on suitcase but you will have a peace of mind knowing that TSA lock is included as a standard, hence your precious style bag won’t be plied opened indiscriminately for inspection. available in black, gray and khaki, the MUJI Hard Carry Travel Suitcase 56L carries a pretty affordable price tag of $197.50. Continue reading MUJI Hard Carry Travel Suitcase – the beauty of minimalism