When it comes to adventure accessories and gear, ALPAKA are definitely one of the best in the business in our opinion here at Coolector HQ. If you’ve got plenty of adventures afoot in 2021 (fingers crossed) and looking to get your gear sorted in plenty of time, perusing the digital shelves of ALPAKA is the ideal place to start.
ALPAKA creates world-class bags and accessories that blur the lines between urban life and the outdoors. Their 3 design principles involve style, function and craftsmanship. One of their core values is sustainability. So in their efforts to do better business, they plant 1 tree for every bag purchased and donate 1% of their revenue to environmental causes and non-profits that are doing great things and make the world a better place. So you can definitely feel good about adding some ALPAKA wares to your accessories line up
Check out our pick of 5 of the best adventure accessories from ALPAKA below:
BRAVO X SLING – $109
Available for a bargain price right now, the BRAVO X SLING from ALPAKA Gear ($109) is available in two different colourways – Jet Black and Graphite Grey. It is a 6L sling bag ideal for day trips if you need some extra space for all your everyday carry essentials. Boasting a tech ready design, it has a tablet sleeve to house your 11” iPad Pro (or equivalent) and custom-made USB Port (USB-C & USB A) to charge your phone on the go so you never run out of battery.
It also has a RFID protected rear pocket, lockable zippers and a cut-proof Kevlar mid-layer (housed beneath the main fabric) which is 10 times stronger than steel for that extra peace of mind. The waterproof zippers will keep your gear dry even under heavy rain conditions. Water won’t penetrate the inside of the bag with the waterproof backing. ($109)
SILVER ION FACE MASK – $15
It has never been more important to keep on top of your welfare in the midst of this global pandemic and getting your hands on one of these brilliant Silver ION Face Masks from ALPAKA ($15) is the perfect place to start. The ALPAKA Silver ION Face Mask is a lightweight, reusable and adjustable mask which has been purpose built for comfortable all-day wear.
The SILVADUR™ silver ion fabric helps to prevent odour-causing bacteria on fabrics so fabrics stay fresh and clean smelling longer. It is heat-resistant, wash-resistant, light-resistant and will help to keep the bacteriostatic rate above 99% after washing more than 50 times. ($15)
TECH DOPP KIT – $35
An essential piece of carry for any tech lover out there, the Tech Dopp Kit from ALPAKA is designed to keep all your personal digital gear neat and organised in a single space. It boasts specially designed compartments for all your digital gear that is designed to keep it from bumps and scrapes on the go. It concentrates all the dongles, cables, and adapters you’ll always have close to hand on the road. It simplifies travel because you don’t need to fret about losing anything when packing and unpacking in your hotel room, or at the airport’s security line. It all goes in the kit.
The ALPAKA Tech Dopp Kit is crafted from 1000D Weatherproof Ballistic Nylon which is one of the most robust materials on the market and delivers the sort of adventure ready performance you’ll demand from your accessories in 2021. A must have for anyone who needs to port their tech around safely and in style. ($35)
7VEN MINI Messenger Bag –$189
You’ll be able to seamlessly transition from the boardroom to more casual scenarios like the gym or just hanging out with friends with the excellent looking 7VEN Mini Messenger Bag. Its innovative triangular shape and use of high-end materials means it is more than ready to handle all of your daily requirements. It has a separate front compartment to carry your tech essentials such as cables, powerbanks, chargers, etc. The main compartment is expandable and has three pockets for smaller items. It also comes with a laptop sleeve that fits up to a 14” laptop.
Designed to keep your gear dry when you get hit with the unexpected, the ALPAKA 7VEN Mini Messenger Bag won’t let you down. The weatherproof materials, YKK waterproof zippers and premium, robust materials are designed to protect your valuables on the go. The front flap can be quickly opened with a snap of the fingers. The sleek aesthetic makes it versatile enough to adapt to any scenario. ($189)
UP Cardholder – $29
The Up Cardholder from ALPAKA is a 100% zero waste cardholder that is crafted entirely from up-cycled materials. ALPAKA used the by-product materials (that would normally be discarded) from their bags to create a new product: Up Cardholder – a slim, sustainable and functional cardholder.
Streamlined and sustainable, the Up Cardholder has three compartments and can hold between 2 – 8+ cards. The main compartment comes with an integrated pull tab for quick and easy retrieval of your cards and it is crafted from 1000D Ballistic Nylon (Black) with Hypalon Trims & Logo. ($29)