This May Be the Most Durable Weekender Bag on the Market

And it's damn useful all week long.
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It's difficult to find a bag that works for all occasions. Messenger bags often bulge at the seems, becoming more cumbersome than useful; the backpack is great for the urban commuter, but rarely is it as stylish as it is functional; the duffel bag should be used for your gym clothes or a weekend getaway, and that's it. Even when you do find that elusive all-purpose bag, making sure the thing actually lasts more than a year can be a challenge in itself.

Now, a solution's arrive from a somewhat unexpected source. BROOKS England, the upscale destination for the discerning bicyclist, might be better known for their saddles and bike shorts, but the company's new Metropolitan bag collection offers a secret solution the urban commuter's baggage problems in the form of the Mott L Weekender Holdall.

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The Mott is a slick bag with a ton of space, a stylish take on the classic weekender. The exterior, made from a treated organic cotton textile, is more durable than a fine leather messenger bag or some cheap rucksack, and extra-strong carry straps crafted from vulcanized rubber ensure that you'll hold on to your luggage wether you're fighting through the subway or traveling across the country.

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The inside of the Mott, finished with a quilted lining in contrasting yellow tone, is the perfect contrast to allow for a quick scan of its contents, of which there should be a lot. At 22 x 11 x 10, this bag can carry whatever you need for wherever you're going.

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Mott L Weekender Holdall starts at € 370 (or $413, at the current exchange rate), and you can buy one at BROOKS England's website right now.