As a lover of exotic travel we are nevertheless forced to contend with the more mundane act of schlepping our gear. Cote & Ciel’s line of bags, backpacks, sleeves and pouches have a cool kid vibe for guys (or gals) who might not otherwise think carrying a backpack very cool. Architect, banker, surfer or surfette, the designs are intuitive, functional and their color palette has just the right amount of pop. (Think elevated organization for those with an urban lifestyle.) Need more proof? Check out the Cote & Ciel Memories videos – shot on location in Italy, Tokyo, Paris, Greece and our home turf, Venice Beach – these super stylish shorts have us coveting the products, and dreamily capture the free-spirited essence of the brand.