We love tote bags - easy access, no sweaty back, easily removed. We love backpacks - distributes weight, easy to ride with on a bike. But we could never ride a bike with a tote comfortably or safely and we got tired of taking our backpack off every time we needed something, so we combined the two and made the patent pending Tack. Throw it on your back, ride to the market, convert it to a tote in seconds, shop, then switch it back to a backpack, jump back on the bike, and pedal to the next adventure. As a top loading bag it can also handle oversize objects, yet it also has adjustable front straps for odd shaped objects as well. Handhold it, wear it on your shoulder, or carry it on your back, this bag could be your new everyday bag.
We're based in Brooklyn and our product is purposely made with heart in Brooklyn in special limited quantities to preserve quality by a bag craftsman with over twenty years of experience. We're trying to make something new not just the same old same old. We want to make something that doesn't exist or make it better and smarter. Innovate. We want to have a reason for what we make to exist and not just a prettier version of what's out there. We want to add to the conversation. We want to bring something new. We make what we want and what we need. Instead of waiting for someone else to do it, we're choosing to do it ourselves on our own terms. We hope that what makes sense to us, makes sense to you.
Our aim is to make quality pieces that are smart, simple, functional, durable, and versatile - the right piece for the right moment. It's not about our bag; it's about our needs.
"To the extent “Brooklyn” now designates more than a mere landmass, it means: small-batch production, urban husbandry, period facial hair, a fixed-gear bicycle, and “Girls.” And now, of course, you can’t travel to the bottom of the South China Sea without first passing through “the Brooklyn of the Malacca Strait,” or some equivalent." — The New York Times
Shopping local is more than a trend — it is the future of a sustainable economy. Studies show that when you purchase products from small local businesses, 68% of the profits go back into that business' local economy, creating more jobs, opportunity and growth. However, when you purchase items from a larger company, only 43% of the profits go back into the community — the rest is wasted on the bloat accrued by such a large entity and, ultimately, into the pockets of shareholders. Where would you rather put your dollars?