Shopping From The Present

Release – Archival Rolltop Messenger Bag

Intended as a sizable daily workhorse, our Roll Top Messenger takes design cues from our Roll Top and technical cycling bags, but is executed in our top-grade range of natural materials. Features pockets inside and out, a stout leather closure strap, solid brass hardware, and web-reinforced top hem for easy rolling. This is an ideal bag …

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Archival Alley Snaps

            Before our Archival intern, Lauren, moved to the bay area, we took a few impromptu snaps of our bags in the alley behind Archival headquarters. We’ve been shooting so many products indoors, under softbox strobes, it was a relief to snap the bags in direct sunlight.  Here are a few outtakes from …

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Archival Lookbook

Over Spring break, Tom and I took some snaps of Archival bags in some of our favorite Eugene locations.  We’ll be assembling the shots into a formal lookbook for distribution to stockists and Archival customers.  Here are a few sneak previews… and outtakes by Lauren, our much beloved Archival intern.            …

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Update – Archival Pop Up Show (4/12)

    For Eugene and Portland folks, here is your final reminder about the Archival Pop Up Show tomorrow at The Barn Light from 12-6. Note: we’ve extended the show for an extra hour by popular demand.  20% off on all Archival merchandise at the show. Special Archival Roll Top giveaway. Drop by, shop the …

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News – Archival Pop Up Shop (4/12)

  Eugenians, Oregonians and I-5 motorists should drop by The Barn Light next Friday (4/12) for our one day only, Archival Pop Up Shop.  We’ll be selling our stock line of bags and apparel in addition to samples, blems and one off wonders.  Drop by and register to win an Archival Roll Top in fetching …

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Archival Odds & Ends Sale

   Check out the Archival Web Shop for our three day Odds & Ends sale.  This is your chance to secure seasonal items, one-off samples and special closeout items.  In many cases, our inventory is limited to a single size or sample so place your order early.  Here are a few items you might want …

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Archival Roll Top Giveaway

To celebrate the addition of two new colorways to the line-up of Archival Dry Duck Roll Tops, we’re doing a giveaway.  Simply follow Archival on Twitter and / or Facebook between now and next Monday, November 12th, and you’ll automatically become eligible to win.  We’re gonna give away one bag for each account, so following both will double …

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Update – Archival Roll Tops

The Archival Roll Top is now available for Fall in two new canvas duck colors: olive and terracotta.  The Roll Top is a comfortable, roomy, stripped-down backpack for keeping your belongings dry and safe in any conditions. Ideal for bicyclists, motorcyclists, and anyone else who regularly faces the elements. Featuring a roll-top closure secured by …

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Archival Fall Kit

Here a few of my favorite selections from the Fall Archival line.  We’re now offering the Archival Rolltop in waxed twill (the perfect fabric for the damp) while reintroducing our Flap Musette in a lighter weight, carmine red canvas duck (a visual refusal of the gloom).  Small scale accessories for the season include waxed canvas …

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Restock – Archival Rolltop in canvas duck

Our Archival Roll Top in black and natural canvas duck is now available for pre-order from the Archival web shop. Our Archival Roll Top is a comfortable, roomy, stripped-down backpack for keeping your belongings dry and safe in any conditions. Slightly larger than our Rucksack, the Roll Top is great for bicyclists, motorcyclists, and anyone …

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