Daily Carry Bags

There’s no reason why you shouldn’t absolutely love your every day carry bag. Let me show you some bags you’ll love… 

The 11 Best Bags Right Now​

I tried to keep it to 10, but couldn’t skip out on any of these. These are the bags making people’s lives better around the world right now.
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Tom Bihn Synapse 25

Tom Bihn Synapse 25

Tom Bihn Synapse 25 Tons of pockets you can view on the outside of the bag. External access on this thing is excellent. 

Tons of pockets you can view on the outside of the bag. External access on this thing is excellent. 

Tom Bihn Synapse 25 Excellent build and materials. Tom Bihn sweat the details in the best way. 

Excellent build and materials. Tom Bihn sweat the details in the best way. 

Tom Bihn Synapse 25 Solid dad bag vibes… one of the most functional daily packs in the world. 

Solid dad bag vibes… one of the most functional daily packs in the world. 

Tom Bihn Synapse 25

One of the highest rated daily backpacks in the world due to it's accessibility, organization, comfort and capacity. Stick to it for some time and you'll see what we mean. Dad-bag looks tho. view bag
Wandrd Prvke Rolltop Backpack

Wandrd Prvke Rolltop Backpack

Wandrd Prvke Rolltop Backpack Good look. Kind of an urban/outdoor aesthetic

Good look. Kind of an urban/outdoor aesthetic

Wandrd Prvke Rolltop Backpack Available in two sizes. The big one is pretty damn big on smaller frames. 

Available in two sizes. The big one is pretty damn big on smaller frames. 

Wandrd Prvke Rolltop Backpack Optional camera inserts with side camera-access door make this a hot bag for camera users. 

Optional camera inserts with side camera-access door make this a hot bag for camera users. 

Wandrd Prvke Rolltop Backpack Has some nice touches like this secret passport pocket. 

Has some nice touches like this secret passport pocket. 

Wandrd Prvke Rolltop Backpack

A very stylish and functional bag for both urban and outdoor use that does not let us down in organization, durability and thoughtful design. view bag
Peak Designs Everyday Backpack

Peak Designs Everyday Backpack

Peak Designs Everyday Backpack Pretty slick look (especially in black). A little bit Elon Musk-y rocket-pack. 

Pretty slick look (especially in black). A little bit Elon Musk-y rocket-pack. 

Peak Designs Everyday Backpack Innovative “side panel” design gets you in the bag from either side. 

Innovative “side panel” design gets you in the bag from either side. 

Peak Designs Everyday Backpack Inner separators are removable and customizable. Very interesting layout options here. 

Inner separators are removable and customizable. Very interesting layout options here. 

Peak Designs Everyday Backpack Some people complain about the straps being too stiff. I, personally, don’t mind it because this pack stands alone in features and quality. 

Some people complain about the straps being too stiff. I, personally, don’t mind it because this pack stands alone in features and quality. 

Peak Designs Everyday Backpack

The Everyday backpack from Peak Designs is so thoughtfully designed and innovative that it deserves to be in a damn museum! view bag
Boundary Supply Errant Backpack

Boundary Supply Errant Backpack

Boundary Supply Errant Backpack Pretty killer looks, given all it’s lovely techy features. 

Pretty killer looks, given all it’s lovely techy features. 

Boundary Supply Errant Backpack Excellent tech organization. Materials used here feel so good.

Excellent tech organization. Materials used here feel so good.

Boundary Supply Errant Backpack Removable camera insert, easy access from the top of the bag. 

Removable camera insert, easy access from the top of the bag. 

Boundary Supply Errant Backpack Collapsible shoe compartment works as extra pocket at the bottom of the bag. 

Collapsible shoe compartment works as extra pocket at the bottom of the bag. 

Boundary Supply Errant Backpack

An extremely versatile and feature rich bag that doesn't look half bad, the Errant has lots of organization in an innovative pack for everyday use. One of my favorites. view bag
Filson 24 Hour Tin Briefcase

Filson 24 Hour Tin Briefcase

Filson 24 Hour Tin Briefcase Lots of simple org in this sucker. I love using this on the daily because it’s easy to organize. 

Lots of simple org in this sucker. I love using this on the daily because it’s easy to organize. 

Filson 24 Hour Tin Briefcase Indiana Jones/Hemingway aesthetics. Hands literally love the feeling of these materials. 

Indiana Jones/Hemingway aesthetics. Hands literally love the feeling of these materials. 

Filson 24 Hour Tin Briefcase

This bag from Filson is easily my favorite briefcase-type bag due to it's excellent materials, organization, and classic aesthetic. view bag
Greenroom136 Rainmaker Backpack

Greenroom136 Rainmaker Backpack

Greenroom136 Rainmaker Backpack Kind of a solid, standard, utilitarian aesthetic. Built really well with solid, classic materials. 

Kind of a solid, standard, utilitarian aesthetic. Built really well with solid, classic materials. 

Greenroom136 Rainmaker Backpack In use you find the organization and pocket sizes are great on this bag. 

In use you find the organization and pocket sizes are great on this bag. 

Greenroom136 Rainmaker Backpack The insides are simple, but not without decent organization.

The insides are simple, but not without decent organization.

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. view bag
GoRuck GR1

GoRuck GR1

GoRuck GR1 Very simple aesthetic. Definitely on the rugged side of stylish and clean. 

Very simple aesthetic. Definitely on the rugged side of stylish and clean. 

GoRuck GR1 Extremely simple bag in terms of pockets. A couple inside, one on the outside.

Extremely simple bag in terms of pockets. A couple inside, one on the outside.

GoRuck GR1 Laptop compartment on the back is tough and protective. 

Laptop compartment on the back is tough and protective. 

GoRuck GR1

Expensive, but it's got an amazing warranty. A simple, understated, powerful bag that will gladly see you through anything in life. view bag
Evergoods CPL 24 Backpack

Evergoods CPL 24 Backpack

Evergoods CPL 24 Backpack One of my favorite every day carry bags. Perfect size for many of us. Great aesthetic. 

One of my favorite every day carry bags. Perfect size for many of us. Great aesthetic. 

Evergoods CPL 24 Backpack Simple organization, all oriented towards one side of the bag for easy access. 

Simple organization, all oriented towards one side of the bag for easy access. 

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. view bag
Aer Flight Pack 2

Aer Flight Pack 2

Aer Flight Pack 2 Simple, slim, compact footprint. Clean, minimal aesthetic. 

Simple, slim, compact footprint. Clean, minimal aesthetic. 

Aer Flight Pack 2 Solid tech org for everyday. Boasts another external access pocket and a hidden passport pocket. 

Solid tech org for everyday. Boasts another external access pocket and a hidden passport pocket. 

Aer Flight Pack 2

The second version of this bag is a welcome update, creating a much more stylish looking bag with plenty of organization for daily carry. view bag
Mission Workshop Rhake Backpack

Mission Workshop Rhake Backpack

Mission Workshop Rhake Backpack A very unique look for a bag. Kind of urban utilitarianism. 

A very unique look for a bag. Kind of urban utilitarianism. 

Mission Workshop Rhake Backpack Amazing amount of external access and organization on this guy. Like a hipper version of the Tom Bihn Synapse 25. 

Amazing amount of external access and organization on this guy. Like a hipper version of the Tom Bihn Synapse 25. 

Mission Workshop Rhake Backpack The whole thing is water resistant and built with excellent materials. 

The whole thing is water resistant and built with excellent materials. 

Mission Workshop Rhake Backpack Very comfortable back panel and straps, regardless of how much you pack it full. 

Very comfortable back panel and straps, regardless of how much you pack it full. 

Mission Workshop Rhake Backpack

At first glance it looked weird. Then I used it for a couple days. Good god does this bag do it all well. Seriously, so much organization, so well built. view bag
Bellroy Shift Backpack

Bellroy Shift Backpack

Bellroy Shift Backpack So much space in this sucker. Very comfortable to carry too. 

So much space in this sucker. Very comfortable to carry too. 

Bellroy Shift Backpack Very clean, simple look but it enables so much capacity for daily carry use. 

Very clean, simple look but it enables so much capacity for daily carry use. 

Bellroy Shift Backpack

A modern and elegant take on the classic, expandable roll-top bag. Excellent materials, lots of expandable capacity, lovely to use on the regular. view bag

Best Large Everyday Bags​

Large bag means you can fit even the surprises. Here’s my large favorites that look good and carry professionally whether they’re packed out or empty.
Tom Bihn Guide Pack

Tom Bihn Guide Pack

Waterfield Pro Executive Backpack

Waterfield Pro Executive Backpack

Trakke Bannoch Backpack

Trakke Bannoch Backpack

Boundary Supply Prima System Backpack

Boundary Supply Prima System Backpack

Millican Smith The Roll Pack 25L

Millican Smith The Roll Pack 25L

Remote Equipment Alpha 31

Remote Equipment Alpha 31

Best Compact Bags

A great compact bag can carry everything you need on a daily basis. Not perfect for everyone. You know who you are.
Bellroy Duotote Backpack

Bellroy Duotote Backpack

Bellroy Duotote Backpack A very classy yet playful aesthetic in this killer lil’ work bag. 

A very classy yet playful aesthetic in this killer lil’ work bag. 

Bellroy Duotote Backpack Expands and contracts for those days when you need to bring more. 

Expands and contracts for those days when you need to bring more. 

Bellroy Duotote Backpack Unbelievable internal organization in this bag. Very killer. 

Unbelievable internal organization in this bag. Very killer. 

Arktype Dashpack Mark II Backpack

Arktype Dashpack Mark II Backpack

Baron Fig Backpack

Baron Fig Backpack

Baron Fig Backpack A very slimline pack with a nice feeling cotton all over the bag. Notice the simple, thin straps. 

A very slimline pack with a nice feeling cotton all over the bag. Notice the simple, thin straps. 

Baron Fig Backpack
Minaal Daily Backpack

Minaal Daily Backpack

Best Medium Size Bags

Need to fit a bit more on a daily basis? These bags are the perfect “medium” size for those who don’t want to size-up to large bags.
DSPTCH Daypack

DSPTCH Daypack

DSPTCH Daypack Simple, utilitarian but not unstylish aesthetic. 

Simple, utilitarian but not unstylish aesthetic. 

DSPTCH Daypack One of my favorite strap and back panel designs. Comfortable and breathable. 

One of my favorite strap and back panel designs. Comfortable and breathable. 

DSPTCH Daypack Simple insides. Nice tall, narrow inner cavity shape. 

Simple insides. Nice tall, narrow inner cavity shape. 

Bellroy Classic Backpack Plus

Bellroy Classic Backpack Plus

Evergoods Mountain Panel Loader

Evergoods Mountain Panel Loader