Archive for the 'Shoulder Bags' Category

Answers to your questions about Jack Bauer’s man purse

Friday, June 2nd, 2006

Speaking of 24, over at Yahoo! Answers a reader named Miss D writes in with a query:
If Jack Bauer is so badass, why does he carry a murse?

Twenty would-be wise guys try to explain. Including Dave, who lays it out:
That’s where he carries all his whoopass. Sometimes he has so much of it, it spills [...]

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Google’s guide to renaming your man purse

Monday, May 15th, 2006

A new tool from Google makes it easier than ever for nervous male carriers of handbags to decide what they can safely call their man purse. The tool is called Google Trends, and it allows you to compare the popularity of various search terms over the last few years.
How is this useful to the pursed [...]

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Out Your Backdoor: man-bag-in-purse action, plus a Swedish three-way

Tuesday, May 9th, 2006

A reader writes . . .
Like many, I got tired of having so much banging around in various pockets. Tired of stuff falling out when I leaned over. Tired of not having what I needed, of not having things to help me fritter away some time when I got stuck somewhere.
Now, I always have a [...]

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How to get a handle on your own messenger bag

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2006

Just click on the box next to the “grab strap” option when you order it at the Timbuk2 website. The handle will cost you $10 extra.
Want a center divider? You can order one of those, too.
We like Timbuk2’s Custom Messenger Bag Builder. It’s easy to use, it provides a range of choices for building a [...]

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Why it’s so bright inside your dark man purse

Monday, May 1st, 2006

So here’s a decent bag for a man to carry: the Personal Organizer Shoulder Bag from REI. It features a handle, two main compartments, plus a zippered front pocket, and it comes in granite-and-black Cordura nylon.
But why is the interior bright orange?
To help you see your keys, black iPod, or passport better when you’re fishing [...]

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Man-bag innovations: The Shling

Tuesday, April 25th, 2006

How’s that heavy laptop bag treating you? Does it ever make you feel like you’re lugging a bag full of golf clubs over your shoulder?

If that’s the case, you and your aching neck may be interested in the latest innovation in man-purse technology: The OGIO Shling.
OGIO, a company that makes bags for a wide variety [...]

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Hide a man purse under your arm or over your ankle

Wednesday, April 5th, 2006

Today, more man purses that can keep their mugs shut — this time culled from the rough-and-tumble world of tactical-response gear.

First up: the Covert Radio Holster from Arktis North America. Yes, it’s built for a two-way radio, but it doesn’t take a modder to realize that one of these could make a great holder for [...]

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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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Frame by frame: the Microsoft Origami Project Man Purse video

Wednesday, March 1st, 2006

Since last weekend the web has been abuzz about a new Microsoft technology called “Origami.” First, there’s the mysterious website at origamiproject.com (a domain registered to Microsoft, notes Robert Scoble) which coyly asks viewers:
do you know what i can do?
or where I can go?
or how i can change your life?
you will.
learn more on 3.2.06
And now, [...]

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Clear the runways — man purses set for takeoff

Monday, February 27th, 2006

Do not fret, Michael Remis. Designers all around the world are working hard for you and your cargo pants: Paving the way for man-purse safety in high school, but also in the workplace and on the runways.
Behold but two snippets from the fall collections of John Varvatos (left) and John Bartlett (right), two designers on [...]

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