Capstone Backpack - Gen 2 Model

Regular price $165.00 USD
Regular price $330.00 USD Sale price $165.00 USD
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Named the "Best Designed Backpack" by Business Insider, this is the prior model of our iconic Capstone Backpack.

Retiring soon and named the "Best Designed Backpack" by Business Insider, this is the prior model of our iconic Capstone Backpack.

ESTIMATED SHIP DATE : pre-order today to enjoy a reduced price. Ship dates listed in Shipping & Returns tab below.


Clean lines meet modern engineering to create our Capstone. Designed to never leave the shoulders, smart sleeves and pockets keep items at hand, while the main compartment is easily accessed on the go via the gull wing format. Includes pocket for umbrella or thermos, top loading laptop sleeve, and foam injected straps for carrying comfort. Slides over luggage handles and features a hidden stow pocket for valuables. Crafted from our lightweight, waterproof DuraLite™ nylon twill — this is effortless mobility, come rain or shine.


  • Waterproof DuraLite™ fabric shell 
  • Recycled Eco-Twill lining in heather grey
  • Italian full grain leather details
  • Japanese YKK smooth action zippers
  • High-density foam padded shoulder straps
  • Add-a-Bag sleeve for luggage
  • Stow pocket with microsuede lining
  • Ripstop-lined thermos compartment
  • Padded laptop sleeve for 17" devices
  • Body measures 16.5" (H) x 12.0" (W) x 6.5" (D)
  • 20L volumetric storage capacity
  • Weighs 1.95 lbs empty
  • Ships in 100% recyclable packaging

Shipping & Returns


Please refer to the schedule below for the estimated shipping date based on the region in which you are located:

Asia Pacific : ships July 28

North America : ships August 23

Europe, Middle East, Oceania : ships August 25


We ship worldwide with a network of reliable carriers, offering both Economy and Express services at checkout. Wherein duties are required, they are payable by the customer at importation.


We gladly accept returns of unused, new items within 30 days of shipment and provide a prepaid label to make the process easy.

For international returns, we ask that customers make their own shipping arrangements with a trusted carrier of their choice.


With the aim of delivering more value to more customers, we do not blend the cost of returns into our prices and instead apply a US$15 surcharge to cover return shipping and restocking.

About the Archive Collection

The Archive Collection celebrates prior best-selling models by bringing them back in limited runs at our most competitive prices.


All Archive Collection models are covered against manufacturing defects for one year from purchase.

Crafted from resilient DuraLite™ nylon and full-grain leather, all our bags are durable, fuss-free solutions built to be carried every day. To clean the bag, simply use a wet cloth to wipe down the surface and let the fabric dry naturally. For more persistent spots, we recommend warm water and soap.

If you have any questions about caring for your bag, our team is always standing by to help.

Design Story

Informed by daily treks across New York and Hong Kong, we started with a singular premise - your bag should never touch the ground. Everything should be within reach, easily accessed while it stays on your shoulders. With today's man on the move in mind, this felt like the perfect place to start building the better backpack.



Gull Wing Design

For accessing everything you need while on the go


Stow Pocket with Microfiber Lining

Securely store essentials in a clever pocket whose microfiber lining does double-duty as a screen or lens wipe


Waterproof DuraLite™ Fabric Technology

Impossibly lightweight, extremely durable, and completely waterproof — our proprietary DuraLite™ fabric is engineered for effortless mobility


Add-a-Bag Luggage Sleeve

Cleverly concealed on the back side, our add-a-bag sleeve satisfies the savvy traveler in sophisticated style


Secure, Quick Access
Laptop Compartment

Safely stow up to 17" devices in this vertically-oriented padded pocket that makes airport security a breeze


Super Comfortable Shoulder Straps

High density foam padding with a soft neoprene layer provide all-day comfort


Concealed Passport Pocket

Keep your passport, phone or wallet close at hand yet safely hidden away with this sneaky security pocket


Leak Resistant Thermos Pocket

Safely store beverages in a ripstop lined compartment


On The Go Access

Seamlessly access the main pocket while the bag remains on your shoulders


Full Grain Leather Accents

Sourced from Italy's prestigious Conceria tanneries, full grain leather touch points enrich the experience while donating durability to the design


Secure Side Pockets

For quick access to essentials


Wide Mouth Flap With Secure Snaps

Magnetic locking snaps keep the top flap securely in place