The new backpack features ergonomic straps to ensure comfort, and plenty of pockets to keep work items handy, and an optional, removable Executive Folio for a MacBook Pro, pen, files and other small accessories.
Pro Backpack Business- and Commute-friendly Features Include:
- Suit-worthy design: premium, full-grain leather accent panel in four color choices, a robust ballistic nylon base, and waterproof YKK zippers; streamlined shape and clean lines mask the bag’s large capacity; sweat-mesh lining on the padded straps and backside keeps work clothes fresh, even after a long day.
- Multiple carry options: ergonomic straps for carrying backpack-style on the commute, a leather top handle to carry briefcase-style at the office, and a wheeled suitcase pass-through for easing through airports. For a streamlined look, backpack straps can be stashed in the suitcase-handle pass-through.
- Dual main compartments: one area boasts a suspended, protective laptop compartment to fit up to a 15-inch MacBook Pro and a pocket for files or a tablet, and another capacious chamber holds anything from technical gear to an after-work change of clothes.
- Strategically-placed, multi-functional pockets: a top pocket for iPhone and other sensitive items ” quickly accessible to the wearer, but out of reach from fellow commuters; a discreet pocket beneath the leather panel designed for convenient access by swinging the bag off one shoulder; two side compartments ” with internal pockets and a key fob ” to hold tech, personal necessities, and a water bottle or umbrella.
- Optional Executive Folio: black ballistic nylon and premium leather to match the Pro Backpack; lightly-padded internal laptop compartment with pen slots and a softly-lined iPhone pocket on one side; a document pocket on the facing side; exterior zippered pocket for small or flat items; in two sizes for 13- and 15-inch Macbook Pros; TSA friendly.
The new bag joins WaterField’s Staad Laptop Backpack and Bolt Backpack to form the WaterField professional backpack collection. The Pro Backpack’s first production run sold out within an hour of an early offering to customer design participants, affirming that the product reflected their preferences.
The Pro Backpack retails for $349. The optional Executive Folio is $89. Customers can purchase the Backpack and Folio together for $399.
Available colors include: Black ballistic nylon with a choice of black, chocolate, crimson or gray premium, full-grain leather.
Pre-orders are available now. Shipping begins June 8, 2018.