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ETK backpack on Carryology

ETK backpack on Carryology

Carryology puts our ETHNOTEK backpack under the microscope this week. Check it out here: http://www.carryology.com/2011/08/26/road-test-ethnotek-backpack/

The bag was reviewed by experienced Softgoods Designer James Jeffrey. This guy really knows his stuff so we're quite relieved to have made the grade. James is an Aussie living and working in London as a Freelance Design Consultant. If any of you are looking for a pro bag designer, look no further. http://www.jjid.info/

It's good to be a member of the Matador Network

It's good to be a member of the Matador Network

In 2007, Jake Orak was trekking through the highlands of Northern Vietnam, a region home to over 50 ethnic minority groups and nomadic tribes. He observed how they lived off the land, grew most of what they needed and bartered with handmade goods for the rest. After a day of hiking, he was taking a break in Bac Ha when inspiration struck.

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