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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.

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    Lake Michigan Tote

    $110.00

    Classic tote construction using great materials. There are few surprises in the design of a Lake Michigan Tote --It is classic, simple and timeless; crafted from the best raw materials available: waxed canvas, premium leather, and solid brass. Together...

  • Canal Park Tote Series

    $130.00

    A tote that's aimed to please and guaranteed to last. Adjustable handles, zip tops, premium materials, all handcrafted at Frost River— it'll make a great everyday carry companion. The slim style rides flat, and is a function-first design that's...

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    Bazaar Tote

    $120.00

    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...

  • RollUp Garment Cover

    $130.00

    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...

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    Temperance Tote

    $190.00

    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...

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    Lunch Bag and Lunch Tote

    $30.00

    “Brown Bag” your lunch Frost River style with one of our reusable, waxed canvas Lunch Bags. Durable and water resistant (also fruit juice, salad dressing, applesauce, and hummus resistant), either of these three styles will hold up to years...

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    Zippy Tote

    $150.00

    Add part waxed canvas luggage, part tote bag, and maybe a little bit of briefcase and you have a Frost River Zippy Tote. Built in two sizes, all have a zip closure across the top, a substantial web shoulder strap, and rolled leather handles. There's one...

  • Gladstone Bag

    $230.00

    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...

  • Navigator

    $260.00

    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...

  • Itasca Outset Day Pack

    $210.00

    See what's going on inside your pack with a full zip opening and plenty of pockets.  You get the choice of having padding in the sleeve at the back or not.  Waxed canvas with a sensible layout plus American manufacturing, equals a pack you'll...

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    Frost River Accessory Bag

    $20.00

    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...

  • Insert Padded Sleeve

    $40.00

    Gotta carry a laptop but don't want a padded briefcase? No sweat, we've got you covered! Our Padded Sleeve will work in most any bag you choose to carry. The field tan waxed canvas shrugs off water, grit, and abrasion. Foam padding shields from bumps,...

  • Frost River Canvas Belt Pouch, Made in USA.

    Canvas Belt Pouch

    $25.00

    SPECIFICATIONS - Dimensions: 4.25"H x 4.25"W x 1.5"D, weight: .1 lb.- Materials: 18oz Waxed Cotton Canvas, Cotton Binding, Leather Belt Loop and Solid Brass Snaps.   There’s nothing fancy here, just a pouch done right with rugged waxed...

  • Sojourn Pack

    $160.00

    “so·journ noun : a period of time when you stay in a place as a traveler or guest” - Merriam-Webster Dictionary seems to indicate that if a temporary stay has you carrying stuff along, you could consider stowing it in a Sojourn...

  • Brewasana Yoga Mat Tote

    $60.00

    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...

  • Leather Pad and Buckskin Padded Shoulder pad to fit 3/4" width Strap.

    Shoulder Strap Accessories

    $12.00

    We pride ourselves on building the best shoulder straps. One of our secrets is that it all starts with solid brass hardware. However, requests have come in for ways to upgrade our reliable straps. We now offer a Bridle Leather pad for those who use their...

  • Leather Pocket Folio

    $50.00

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

  • Leather Card Caddy

    $8.00

    Our new leather Card Caddy can help you, and your pockets cut a bit of pocket clutter and keep a card handy. The new Card Caddy holds fast to a phone (or other object, via rugged peel and stick adhesive) and provides a handy slot to keep cards ready and...

  • Waxed Canvas Conditioner

    $8.00

    Cans of wax conditioner direct from the manufacturer of our waxed canvas. It is the same generations old formula in 1.5 oz. tins. Helps to restore and re-waterproof any and all of our packs and bags. Use with a little bit of heat to get the conditioner...

  • 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...