The Classic Backpack from ISM Review

Price: $200-$400
Brand: ISM
Bag Uses: Daily Carry
Features:    Solid Materials
Bag Style:

A very sophisticated and classy take on the classic backpack, but with modern improvements for us tech-workers.

  • It’s a kind of “looks and feels nice” that isn’t just appearance. The organization is strong too. Separate laptop compartment, outer pocket, inner pockets, even a flap for charging your phone on the go.
  • The nylon and leather are excellent and give off a very Mercedes + Gucci kind of feel. I’ll bet it lasts for a long time, too.
  • The price isn’t *all* that bad given the quality of the materials and the functionality of the organization.
  • I *do* kind of wish there was some dimension in some of these smaller pockets built into the bag. Not a deal breaker though, since most of us buying the bag are doing so for the high-fashion aesthetic.
  • All in all I think this guy did a great job with this bag.

More Info on This Bag


Other Bags to Check Out:

GUD Daypack  

GUD Daypack

A simple, no bullshit daypack with just enough pockets and organization for modern life.

Attitude Supply ATD1 Backpack  

Attitude Supply ATD1 Backpack

The ATD1 is an expandable backpack you can use for both travel and daily carry. Looks pretty damn good too. One of the best in this category for sure.

Evergoods CPL 24 Backpack  

Evergoods CPL 24 Backpack

A very clean, minimal, stylish and extremely lovely to use daily carry bag from one of our favorite new bag companies.

Greenroom136 Rainmaker Backpack  

Greenroom136 Rainmaker Backpack

An extremely solid everyday backpack suited for carrying lots of gear or compressing down to a minimal daily carry haul. One of my favorite all-around bags.

YNOT Magnetica Rolltop Backpack  

YNOT Magnetica Rolltop Backpack

I love how functional a solid rolltop bag can be, and this is one of my favorite rolltop bags.

More Daily Carry Bags »

Free bags & badass info

Signup and get entered to win a free bag every month.

You’ll also get notified when we add new bags to the site.


Created by Chase Reeves