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The daily grind, the 9 to 5, bringing home the bacon... why not do it in style with a nod to heritage values and craftsmanship? Here are bags that'll stay with you from the start of the day, to punching out-  from day one to your retirement party, these are briefcases, messenger bags and travel essentials built to last through every meeting, showing, merger and promotion of your career. Burnish the leather, and develop a patina in the solid brass in gear made by hand in Duluth, MN, and built for business.150520_frost-river_-55-business-accessories

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  • Add a Monogram

    $25.00

    There’s a new way to personalize your new bag… …With brand new monograms! Made a lot like how we make our logos right here at Frost River, heat and pressure make a permanent and good lookin’ impression on our premium leather...

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    Bazaar Tote

    $100.00

    Marrakesh, Morocco - Jmaa el Fina bazaar: sunlight streams over the Atlas Mountains, spilling into the market square of the medina, or old town. Old men drink strong coffee in a an outdoor cafe as a mangy cat waits for scraps. A few drums have already...

  • Brewasana Yoga Mat Tote

    $50.00

    Brewasana Yoga - def. "The yoga pose of drinking beer." - Jessie Erickson, certified yoga instructor, Duluth Yoga Project. Here's a simple bag, perfect to tote your yoga mat! One of our favorite yoga studios is across the street from our shop... the tap...

  • Correspondent

    $265.00

    Just like a professional journalist, the Frost River Correspondent Briefcase is rugged, reliable and will hold up in tough spots. Its good looks and charm combine with a reliable reputation of quality to instill confidence. The integrity of robust...

  • Flight Bag

    $180.00

    Rugged simplicity. If you want to keep the weight, cost, and fuss to a minimum check out the Flight Bags. Leather handles add reliability, a double layer of waxed canvas at the bottom resists abrasion, leather protects corners and adds class. Add...

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    Frost River Accessory Bag

    $16.00

    Add some organization to your pack or bag. Accessory Bags are available in three sizes and hold a surprising amount due to their triangular shape-- a wide bottom and zippered top. The XP versions have added snaps that allow several to be attached...

  • Gladstone Bag

    $210.00

    The Gladstone is a premium version of the gate-mouthed utility bag. A wire reinforced opening makes getting inside and seeing what's in there a breeze. The layout utilizes several pockets that work to keep small items separated. The Toolbag version has...

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    Itinerant Daypack

    $150.00

    “All that is gold does not glitter, not all those who wander are lost. The old that is strong does not wither, deep roots are not reached by frost.” - J.R.R. Tolkien (1892-1973) If your ranging requires a trusty pack the Itinerant lives up...

  • Kadunce Messenger Bag

    $155.00

    Downhill, out of the ancient rocky crags of Minnesota’s North Shore, under Highway 61, and into Lake Superior, the Kadunce River carries its water to the big lake. Our Kadunce Messenger Bag also has enduring northwoods character, shares a name with...

  • Little Manitou Shoulder Bag

    Manitou Shoulder Bag

    $120.00

    A bag for action, the Big Manitou has big quick access front pockets, a big quick access main compartment and lots of organization. A leather shoulder strap and leather flap accent give this shoulder bag enough class for the boardroom, while the Frost...

  • Navigator

    $230.00

    Good looks and large capacity define the Navigator. Down the center, the Navigator is a pretty true briefcase. It is among the largest briefcases in our line. The main compartment offers space for a widescreen laptop/notebook computer and files. There...

  • Pilot Brief

    $275.00

    Aircraft operational Manual? Check. Navigational manual? Check. Airport Diagrams? Check. Pilots routinely need to carry several big bulky binders and manuals. Our Pilot Brief is big enough to haul a small library of charts, regulations and aircraft...

  • RollUp Garment Cover

    $110.00

    A waxed canvas cover to protect and store your garments. It doesn't matter if your are using it for fine linen suits or wool bibs, our Garment Cover will offer shelter for your clothing. It works great in a closet, storing stuff for next season, hanging...

  • Simple Brief

    $160.00

    Our base model briefcase— All waxed canvas, all cotton web, with a little bit of brass, it is pure function. A slip pocket is set inside for a laptop, or to isolate folders. There's also an organizer panel to keep everything where it belongs. The...

  • Single Briefcase

    $240.00

    Leather and waxed canvas combine with solid brass to make a classically styled briefcase. Twin exterior slip pockets allow a spot for paperwork, an interior divider isolates a laptop or other files. The standard organizer panel offers a place for...

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    Temperance Tote

    $170.00

    This tote combines several virtues in one design: great looks, sophistication, utility, organization, adaptability. Waxed canvas, premium leather, and solid brass create a coordinated combination. A trusty zipper keeps the main compartment secure. The...

  • Vintage Messenger Bag

    $190.00

    Frost River Carrier Review from David Hoole on Vimeo. This full featured shoulder bag brings the messenger bag to a higher level. Borrowing elements from the Vintage pack, a pair of premium leather flapstraps go up and over the main flap of the bag...

  • Explorer Duffel Medium No.701 by Frost River is made from 'field tan' colored waxed canvas. It comes with a shoulder strap and wide green cotton webbing.

    Explorer Duffel Bag

    $190.00

    Our most robust duffel bags, the Explorers are built to handle heavy loads. Tough, wide, web handles go around the circumference of the bag. There's a dust flap over the main zipper to protect the opening and keep contents dry. A roomy pocket on the side...

  • Carrier Brief Messenger Bag No.891 by Frost River. The waxed canvas is a brown / green color called 'Field Tan' the wide green cotton web strap is adjustable and long enough (generally) to wear the bag across the body. Brown leather straps attach to solid brass buckles to keep the main flap closed. This and all Frost River bags are made in Duluth, Minnesota in the USA.

    Carrier Brief Messenger Bag

    $120.00

    Frost River Carrier Review from David Hoole on Vimeo.   The modern messenger bag presents an option to a backpack “slung” a over a shoulder. We build the Carrier Brief in three versions, each offers functional styling combined with...

  • Leather Pocket Folio

    $45.00

    A handy folio that fits in your pocket and totes the things you need day-to-day. Handmade from Oil-Tanned HH Vintage Boomer Leather from S.B. Foot Tanning Company in Red Wing, MN, these little wallets break in beautifully and only get better with age...