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Herschel Supply Co – Bags of History And Style

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When you look at bags designed by the Herschel Supply Co you would understandably be mistaken to believe that they have been in circulation for over a century.  The Herschel Supply Co brand has only been around since 2009, but the origins of its existence roll right back to the early 1900’s.  If you visit the official Herschel Supply Company Website you will find out that inspiration for the brand originates from the ancestors of James and Lyndon Cormack.  Peter Alexander Cormack who left Scotland, with his wife, and settled in the small town of Herschel Canada.  Now living in Vancouver, the two brothers decided to name their new brand after the tiny town that generations of their family grew up in.  They state that, ‘our goal is to create a timeless product with fine regard to detail’, and this is most certainly represented in their designs. (Featured Image has been taken from the Herschel Supply Co website)

Where most bag companies concentrate on producing loud and busy designs, the Herschel Supply Co focuses on designing understated classical bags that are reminiscent of the type of luggage that our ancestors used.  We have a growing collection of Herschel Supply Co bags for you to look at including; duffel bags and backpacks.  Here is a taster of some of the bags we have in our range.

Herschel Supply Co Novel Duffle Bag

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This navy and tan duffle bag has stripy lining and has ample space for all of your hand luggage.  With a large central pocket and shoe section you could use it as a gym bag when you are not travelling.  You can choose to use the handles or a detachable shoulder strap to carry the bag.

Herschel Supply Co Retreat Straps Backpack

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The tan trim on this grey backpack is the detail that make it look classical and reminiscent of the ruck sacks used years ago.  The large central compartment and small inner compartment means that you can carry large objects and more precious possessions without fear of losing them.  An ultra modern twist includes hole for you to put your headphone cable through.

Herschel Supply Co Classic Backpack

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This navy backpack has a nicely lined central pocket, which is fastened with a double zip.  On the outside there is a small zip pocket and the shoulder straps are padded for your comfort.

Herschel Supply Co Settlement Backpack

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Again with beautiful lining this backpack enables you to hold a 15” laptop with ease.  There is an external zip pocket and the bag has a waterproof coating.

As you can see the Herschel Supply Co manages to make the simple backpack into a luxury item by adding beautiful lining.  All we ask is that you remember to put the lid on any pens you may carry in your new Herschel Supply Co bag so that you don’t ruin the lining.


If you would like to see our complete range of Herschel Supply Co bags please click on this link.

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