From the archives

Tour of Italy: Archival Musette

Thanks to Archival friend Ryan Schoeck for sending along these snaps of an original Archival Flap Musette on tour in Italy. I know many of our musettes are still in circulation traveling around the world by foot, bike, and motorcycle. If you have a photo of your Archival bag on tour, please send it my …

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Handy Roll Top prototype
Handy Announcements Handy Bag

Coming soon: Handy Roll Top

Here are a few production snaps of our forthcoming release: the Handy Roll Top. The bag will feature our same sturdy yet stylish design features. For this production run, we’ll be using a very special, 18 ounce densely woven beeswaxed canvas from Halley Stevensons in Scotland. Just as an update: Handy Bag is a Lesli …

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Archival Field Trip From the archives

Crescent Down Works Revisited

It’s November so naturally I’m shopping for a new down vest. In the past few years, I’ve gotten sidetracked by Rocky Mountain Featherbed and Western Mountaineering. But this fall, I’m checking back in on an old friend, Crescent Down Works. If you recall, Archival did a collaboration with CDW back in the day using Swiss …

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