Best Man Bags, September 2005
The proliferation of today’s mobile must-haves has long since exceeded the capacity of a man’s pockets. The well-dressed male must now confront the trickiest accessory in the non-fairer-sex wardrobe: the man bag. To our surprise we found a cache of nifty ’70s camera bags made of stylish yet gender-appropriate, weather-resistant black (or brown) pleather in the superfunky environs of Frank’s Highland Park Camera. They’re a steal at $10 apiece but might be a tad too downmarket for a night out, which led us to Dean. in Silver Lake. The shop makes a chic and discreet Latigo leather messenger bag (in eight shades) that would look smart on you whether you’re going on a job interview or cashing in your IRA.