A new job, a new school year or even just a new perspective on life: Fall is here, folks! There’s no better way to celebrate the new season than with a new bag. Upgrading your closet is easier than ever thanks to Stone and Cloth, the newest line to meet their Kickstarter funding (with still weeks left to go!).
There are a few reasons why you should consider getting a bag from these guys instead of someone else this season. The first is that they’re made in America, right in Los Angeles. The second is that they’re following Everlane in its cut-out-the-middleman footsteps, helping save you money in the end by not having traditional retail outlets. And the third reason is our favorite: With every bag purchased, they’ll donate 25 hours of learning to children in Africa through partnerships with the Knock Foundation and Bridge International.
If those weren’t reasons enough alone to love Stone and Cloth, we’ve got one more: Their designs are beautiful, with little leather detailing and washed fabrics that deliver a worn-in look. The inspiration for this particular collection comes from everyone’s favorite mid-century wanderer, Jack Kerouac, only with all the modern touches you need for your busy life.
The bags also come with a quilted sleeve for your laptop and a “charging vent” unique to Stone and Cloth, so you can charge your computer while it’s in the sleeve — a detail we can’t help but think is a total game changer. There are eight styles in all, with our favorite being the rolltop tote. Hurry to Kickstarter to support them and get in on the exclusive chambray color, then get ready to start planning your fall outfits around these simple, gorgeous bags.
What kind of bag is best for your work day? Tell us in the comments!