OTC Endorses knomo London

OTC has had the chance to test out a couple of bags from the London-based brand knomo .  Known for blending organic, contemporary designs with high quality materials and finishes, knomo bags are a great option for everyday use. We’ve spent the past few weeks putting the Kobe messenger and Jackson briefcase through their paces … [Read more…]

Timbuk2: OTC Custom Bag Review

San Francisco-based Timbuk2 lays claim to inventing the messenger bag.  I have heard the same story from Manhattan Portage, New York born and bred, so it’s a good thing that each company has developed it’s own distinctive brand and style. Timbuk2’s three paneled bags have become an iconic talisman to many work-a-day commuters yearning to … [Read more…]

Ignatious Joseph: The Shirt

I recently wrote about the irrepressible Ignatious Joseph, shirt maker extraordinaire, and am now, finally, doing a promised follow-up. Ignatious was kind enough to send me a lovely shirt to test out and I’m darn glad he did.  It’s of course very well made of a luxuriously dense and fluid but lightweight cotton.  It’s also … [Read more…]