Despite its French-sounding name, LeSportsac is all-American — from its New York City street address to its practical, sporty aesthetic. Founded in 1974, this accessories company has made its name designing chic, washable nylon luggage, totes, duffel and weekender bags, and purses. Through its Artist in Residence series, LeSportsac lets an emerging talent create fabric designs for an exclusive line of bags; its Classic and Designer Collections have featured the designs of fashion icons such as Diane von Furstenberg, tokidoki, and Stella McCartney. From classic paisley and floral prints to straightforward messenger bags, laptop cases, diaper bags, and backpacks, LeSportsac has something to suit every taste.
From sweaters to watches to shave kits to stylish bags, these gifts will ensure that the stylish guy on your list is well taken care of.
Founded in 1974, LeSportsac is the world’s leading manufacturer of functional and chic nylon bags. Recognized for high-profile collaborations, sporty styling, wide color and print assortments and high performance fabrics and hardware, each collection in the LeSportsac catalogue offers a complete range of totes, backpacks, attaches and hand, travel and messenger bags. The Men’s Collection, which was officially added to the catalogue in 2007, merges the iconic American line’s signature lightweight functionality with color palettes and aesthetic twists designed exclusively for the fashion-forward yet practical gentleman. Featured in publications ranging from Nylon to GQ and sold in over 40 countries worldwide, the LeSportsac Men’s Collection is a welcome addition to Gilt Groupe’s accessories roster. <a href=" http://www.gilt.com/blog/2009/03/31/652-lesportsac-mens-top-picks"> Check out our top picks from this sale >></a>
Started in 2008, the LeSportsac Artist in Residence series is a collaborative collection that transforms the everyday functionality of the iconic label’s nylon handbags into a veritable canvas for emerging artists throughout the world. Spotlighting a new talent with every season, each collection features artwork created exclusively for LeSportsac’s duffles, backpacks and totes. Available at LeSportsac stores and select retailers worldwide, the inaugural Artist in Residence Series is kitted out with the psychedelic and subversive cartoon-like artwork of Dutch artist B. Free.
As guys, we tend to spend our salaries on the latest electronic gear, but neglect to properly protect our stuff. This sale changes that. We’re offering a large selection of rugged backpacks and rucksacks, as well as totes, flight bags, and more to make sure you’re carrying all your goods in style (and with a modicum of care). And since the daily commute can be a dangerous predicament for your iPads and mobile phones as you jostle with other straphangers, there are plenty of covers and accessories to make sure they can withstand more than just your next intense game of Fruit Ninja.