The Rainy Season bag
The Baby Anchovy. The Gourmet Extravaganza. The Beer Back. The Artisanal Loaf. These aren't artisanal sandwiches, but some of the names Crumpler has bestowed upon its laptop briefcases, messenger bags, camera bags, and travel accessories. Originally from Australia, Stuart “Stu” Crumpler founded his eponymous accessories label in 1993 in order to make better bags than they ones he'd been finding in his tiny hometown. Melbourne bicyclists instantly fell in love with Crumpler's sturdy messenger bags — proving that the budding entrepreneur had already succeeded in achieving his goal. Now based in Brooklyn, NY, Crumpler designs everything from duffel bags, wheeled luggage, and kids' backpacks to women's tote handbags in a rainbow of colors. Special features such as water-resistant fabrics, air-mesh padding, Velcro flap seals, and rear reflectors make these bags as practical as they are fashionable. And if that weren't enough, Crumpler offers a lifetime warranty.