Archive for the 'Bandoliers' Category

The diagonal toolbelt

Wednesday, April 19th, 2006

Deep in the comments section of Lore Sjöberg’s Wired News column on backpacks, satchels, fanny packs, and other man-purse standins, a reader alerts us that the bandolier of the author’s dreams may already exist.
Mr. Sjöberg, you may recall, touted the manly qualities of bandoliers in his article, and imagined a celebrity-ridden campaign encouraging their widespread [...]

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Great moments in man-purse journalism: Episode 1

Monday, April 17th, 2006

Regular readers of the Satchel Pages are probably aware that we do not shy from media criticism, especially when the work of journalism in question exhibits shoddy reporting or lazy generalizations. But if we’re going to point out flaws when they are apparent, we should also dish out kudos when they are deserved, especially in [...]

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A week of hidden man purses

Monday, April 10th, 2006

. . . and what a week it was! Here, in one place, is a rundown of the Satchel Pages’ recent posts about options for men who seek the benefits of wearing a purse without the risks of actually being caught wearing one:

The e-Holster Leather Shoulder Harness Case System from Personal Electronics Concealment allows you [...]

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Covert options for your covert man-purse operations

Tuesday, April 4th, 2006

Hidden Man Purse Week continues today with a rugged, sporty, and flexible option for keeping your man-purse habit a closely guarded secret.
Meet the Covert Harness Bags from the wild and daredevilish folks at Civilian Lab (the makers, you’ll remember, of the Tintin Wallet). There are eight configurable models to choose from, but we like the [...]

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More fun with that diaper-battle metaphor

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2006

Via a post at Daddy Types (“The Weblog for New Dads”), we learn of a diaper-bag alternative for men that continues the whole War on Baby Poop theme Diaper Dude advances so effectively.
It’s not a man purse. It’s not a diaper bag. It’s (military drum roll, please) . . . the Baby Bandolier! Kinda like [...]

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Chewbacca’s purse

Wednesday, January 25th, 2006

What do Raiders of the Lost Ark and Star Wars have in common? Well, yes, Harrison Ford, but also . . . anyone? anyone?
Both feature . . . yes, a man purse. In Star Wars, though, it’s worn by the wookiee. That thing is a purse, isn’t it? “I know it’s not suspenders, ’cause he’s [...]

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