Business trip essentials

March 11th, 2010

M.A bag-4

Well we are just a couple of weeks away from our business trip to Tokyo and during this trip I want to be as professional as possible so I found myself a classic M.A+ doctors bag from Sydney’s on Queen St. W. (they have the best menswear in the city).

M.A bag-5

Leather is one of the very few things that gets better with age, the more it wears the more character it will get and for me this bag is a one time investment. It already looks like something my grandfather could have had.

M.A bag-1

Very low tech construction but the details are just beautiful.

M.A bag-2

The cross is the M.A+ signature.

M.A bag-3

This bag will make a great carry on for the plane as well, I’m already planning out what I’ll be bringing.

from front row left:

* White lines notebook
* Leica D-LUX 3 camera
* Wallpaper city guide: Tokyo
* Wooden business card holder

M.A bag-6

It passes the laptop test!

M.A bag-7

Juli got a new lens and it’s taking some great pictures!

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  1. You are fucking pro!

    the brick house

    11 Mar 10 at 9:31 pm

  2. sydney’s really is the best men’s clothing store.
    that bag is hot.

    Is this all taken with the new lens?!?! How do you like it?? The photos look so good!


    11 Mar 10 at 11:30 pm

  3. great bag…loving the new lens? I’m in the market for one too..which one do you have?

    Sundeep Sandhu

    12 Mar 10 at 7:23 am

  4. Thanks! We’re loving the lens, it’s the Canon 35mm 2.0 lens sold for around $400. It’s nothing fancy but I’m liking it much more than the stock lens on the Canon mark II. I was getting all kinds of lens barreling problems before, but with this lens all the lines are pretty straight.

    John & Juli

    12 Mar 10 at 10:36 am

  5. Awww, what a nice travel kit! Love the camera!
    I hope I could go back to Japan with you. :-)

    Hope you will find lots of nice stuff in Japan.
    Have a safe trip. :-)


    16 Mar 10 at 3:32 pm

  6. Hi John That’s a beautiful bag. Love the doctor look! Remember to get a good puffy protector for your Macbook Pro before you throw it in there! :-) (I’m sure you’ve though of that)

    Alanna Cavanagh

    17 Mar 10 at 9:25 pm

  7. ps. eegad I never would have typed a smiley emoticon if I knew it would turn into a roung yellow face! tee hee.

    Alanna Cavanagh

    17 Mar 10 at 9:27 pm

  8. I love the bag and was looking at it for my hubby. One problem: I really doubt you will get through airport security with those big metal bars. Please let me know if you do. I have a tweed bag that had metal bars in the top to hold its structure and security refused to let me through. I had to rip out the bars and deflate the whole structure of my poor bag.


    18 Mar 10 at 8:03 pm

  9. DAMN! Thanks for the heads up Tara! I don’t know if this bag is gonna fly (literally). I don’t want to take the chance either.

    I just wanted to be dapper…

    John & Juli

    19 Mar 10 at 10:24 am

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