The Top Side Backpack Ranked #1 by Travel + Leisure

The Top Side Backpack Ranked #1 by Travel + Leisure

The Normal Brand @ 2015-11-24 13:51:39 -0600

It always feels good to be called #1, especially when that distinction comes via a publication as prestigious as Travel + Leisure. So, when we saw our Top Side Leather Backpack ranked highest on their list of 18 Gifts for the Adventure Traveler in Your Life, we were thrilled to say the least. It’s awesome to have one of our products featured alongside heavyweights such as GoPro, Samsung and Eddie Bauer. We always knew this bag was something special, but every now and then it takes someone else’s word to actually validate it. Not to mention, we can finally pull the age old move of saying, “Don’t just take our word for it, here’s what Travel + Leisure had to say...”

Not in the market for a backpack? We’ve got plenty of other great gift ideas for the upcoming holiday season too. From Scoop Neck tops for her, Henleys for him and Waxed Canvas hats that look good on anyone + plenty more. Each piece is meticulously designed and perfect for any occasion, whether you’re deep in the woods, grinding away in the office or two pints in at the pub. 

We like to think we make some pretty cool stuff over here in the middle—but don’t just take our word for it, click here to check out what Travel + Leisure had to say.

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My son is studying in Spain this summer, so I decided to get him a backpack for his upcoming trip. I asked for my daughter’s help and she pointed me in your direction. We love to support local companies! After seeing your backpacks, my daughter, who is doing a 30th birthday adventure to Thailand with some friends , said she would like one too. So I had no other choice but to order one for each of my three kids (middle one is going to Mexico). It sounds like our family are world travelers, but trust me we are not. My husband and I don’t even have passports. But I am over the top thrilled that my kids are going to experience these amazing adventures that they will never forget.

Your family story reminds me of my Dad and brothers, and now also my nephews. Duck hunting is their passion, but they also love goose, pheasant, deer and even rabbit hunting. This all stemmed from our father’s love of hunting and I love that this tradition continues. My Dad passed away in March of this year, but his legacy of hunting lives on in our family. We miss him so much!

Wishing you much luck in this new adventure of your clothing line and continued luck in the Midwest hunting fields and lakes and streams!

Beth Ostmann

Beth @ 2015-12-12 01:44:39 -0600