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Briggs & Riley

Essential Backpack

Essential Backpack

Regular price $239.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $239.00 USD
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Stay organized, mobile, and tech-savvy with the stylish and comfortable Medium Cargo Backpack. Fits most 15.6" laptops. Features include a padded laptop compartment, interior slip pocket, and organizer. The durable nylon exterior resists wear and moisture, while the leather touchpoints add a luxurious feel. The backpack also offers adjustable neoprene straps, back padding for comfort, and a hidden RFID blocking security pocket. Perfect for those on the go.
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Size: 16L

0 - 12L (Mini) e.g. wallet, phone, keys, sunglasses.

12 - 19L (Small) e.g. 13" laptop/ tablet, documents, cables, headphones.

19 - 24L (Medium) e.g. laptop, tablet, tech accessories, plus lunch.

24 - 30L (Large) e.g. work gear plus gym gear, standard carry-on size.

30L+ (X-Large) the limit does not exist.

Editor's note: for multiple laptops or multi-use bags (e.g. work and a packed lunch), we suggest 20L and up.

Maximum device screen size (in): 15

For PC laptops with large bezels, size up.


16 x 11 x 5.5 in./40.5 x 28 x 14 cm

Est resale value 108

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This nylon Backpack from Briggs & Riley is perfect for laptops up to 15 inches.

We especially dig the main zip closure and other thoughtful features.

It's a well suited laptop bag for work and travel.

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Textured interior lining is soft and inviting; fully lined interior treats belongings gently; contrasting color makes finding contents easy; embossed flower-of-life pattern adds a unique design.
Cavernous main compartment accommodates bulkier or odd-shaped items like clothing and shoes.
Generously padded laptop compartment gently protects up to a 15" laptop.
Interior slip pocket fits letter-sized files or folders.
Organizer with two slip pockets, business card slip pockets, and pen loop to accommodate writing implements of various sizes.
Interior zippered pocket for additional organization of small items.
Lightweight, micro weave nylon outer fabric is soft to the touch yet durable, and resists wear, moisture, dirt and abrasion.
Full-grain Napa leather touchpoints and accents for a luxurious feel.
Monogrammable leather fob offers personalization options and is easily removable.
Durable, rolled, genuine top-grain leather handlefor a comfortable grip and easy carrying.
Adjustable, padded neoprene backpack straps for maximum shoulder comfort; curved, a "turned edge" design maximizes shoulder and back ergonomics.
Aerated mesh back padding allows air to circulate against body, keeping back cool, while generously padded back panel adds lumbar support.
Self-repairing YKK® RC zippers with gleaming chrome hardware for smooth zipper action and distinct aesthetic appeal.
Hidden RFID blocking security pocket with soft touch interior lining for credit cards, passports and wallets protects personal data from digital pickpockets.
Slip-through back panel allows bag to slide over any Briggs & Riley Outsider® handle for seamless transportation of two bags as one.

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