City Essential: Zip Top Messenger Bag

BY Taylor Rebhan

There’s that universal feeling we all share, before we leave home each morning, to have peace of mind in knowing you didn’t forget anything for the day ahead. Our Zip Top Messenger was created with this feeling in mind and makes the ideal day bag or briefcase. Inspired by the smart silhouette of vintage camera bags and made in our signature leather, this carryall is full of all the pockets and compartments you’ll need to stay organized and prepared for wherever the day takes you. 

To put this bag to the test, we had cinematographer and photographer Kevin Ornelas, a native New Yorker, take it with him on assignment. As someone who’s always on the go and traveling for work, the Zip Top Messenger’s slick style and well-placed compartments were everything he was looking for in a multipurpose day bag. 

“I specialize in creating commercial lifestyle and travel content, but I’m alway shooting and capturing the streets of New York, so my camera is always on me,” he says. “The Zip-Top Messenger bag is perfect for all my daily essentials when I’m out shooting around the city. I always have to have my camera, an extra lens, plus the book I’m currently reading with me at all times.” 


“The Zip Top Messenger’s two inner pockets neatly hold my notepad and phone charger, while the outside pockets are perfect for my camera accessories including my memory cards, extra batteries and olloclip for my iPhone.”


“The adjustable strap on the Zip Top Messenger makes it easy to carry all day long.”


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