The Capstone Backpack - Gen 2

Regular price $135.00 USD
Regular price $295.00 USD Sale price $135.00 USD
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Retiring soon and 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.

WINTER CLEARANCE \\ FINAL SALE : retiring models are not eligible for return/exchange


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
  • Key ring with magnetic leather tab
  • 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)
  • 23L volumetric storage capacity
  • Weighs 2.25 lbs empty
  • Ships in 100% recyclable packaging


As a proud member of One Percent for the Planet, we donate 1% of every sale to environmental causes and build sustainability into everything we do.


We fiercely believe in quality over quantity. Each of our timeless designs is only made after meeting our exacting standards for quality and confidence that it will stand the test of time.


From linings to leather, we source materials that minimize our impact. Click the Specs tab above for detailed information.


Whether it’s minimalist packaging or 3D models that reduce unneeded returns, we’ve learned that smart decisions can both protect our planet and also support a successful business model.

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