Gregory Border 35

We called in luggage suited to specific destinations: wheeled bags for urban environments, where ramped concrete reigns supreme, and backpacks and duffels for traversing rough terrain and stuffing between the seats of

Gregory Border 35 best luggage of 2013 summer buyers guide

For weekend jaunts outside the city, nothing beats a backpack, especially when it comes equipped with padded slots for both laptop and tablet—in other words, one designed for gadget-addicted geeks like us. Compared with the other travelworthy packs we tested, the carry-on-size Gregory offered more space for the weight and some distinct airport­security features, like a clamshell design that zips in half to facilitate quick scans of your tablet while it’s still inside the pouch. We also liked the outdoor-style pack’s beefy zippers and heavy 840-denier weave. But it all came down to on-the-fly convenience, with handy details like a system for securing it to a wheelie bag, an ID slot within easy reach, and a zippered clothes organizer. 3.1 lbs.


Brand: Gregory $179
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