A peek at emerging products from the sometimes cutting-edge, sometimes quirky world of gear design.
Durable Travel Bags
Hit the urban grid in style, and be prepared for any weather, thanks to the North St. Bags Weekender Series. The all-black duffle, backpack, meeting bag, Dopp kit, and packing cubes use durable X-Pac-51 Sailcloth fabric and water-resistant zippers. Plus, all of North St. bags are hand-stitched in Portland, Ore. The collection ranges from $14 to $330. The set is available later this month