Archive for December, 2006

How to put a pocket on your backpack

Monday, December 18th, 2006

While we’re talking about products from Built NY, we thought we’d bring your attention to an odd little product of theirs called the Electric Pocket.
What’s odd about it? Well, for starters it’s shaped like a hot-water bottle, but it’s meant for items you distinctly won’t want to get wet — or hot. Plus it has [...]

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A beer-drinker’s man bag

Sunday, December 17th, 2006

Now here’s a bag even the most man-purse-fearing guy should be able to appreciate. We’ll make it real simple:
Got a beer? Wanna hold it in something to keep it cold?
Well, here you go: Built NY’s 12-Ounce Bottle Tote. (Yeah, it’ll carry a can too.) A wetsuit for your malt or non-malt beverage — in green, [...]

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Neil Strauss’s man purse of seduction

Tuesday, December 12th, 2006

We’ve all heard the excuses men give when they try to explain why they’ve broken down and started carrying a purse:

“I can’t carry all these gadgets in my pockets.”

“Wallets give me back problems.”

“Jack Bauer wears one.”

and of course

“It’s not a purse. It’s European!”

But have you heard this one?

“I use it to pick up women.”

What’s this? [...]

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People magazine’s parade of celebrity man purses

Monday, December 4th, 2006

Ever wonder which celebrities are wearing which man purses? Ever wonder what random internet poll-clickers think of them?

AOL’s Entertainment News (“from People magazine”) is happy to help, by featuring a virtual man-purse fashion show: five photos of male celebrities and their bags. And readers get to vote: are the man bags hot or not?
Trotted out [...]

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