What comes to mind when you hear the word messenger bag? A casual briefcase, a stylish briefcase or another? To help us answer this question, we now take a look at a product from a company that’s now recognized as one of the leading brands in business, luxury travel and lifestyle accessories. Tumi was founded in 1975 with the aim of designing products that were functionally superior and technical innovative. While their success is primarily from the company’s focus on its principles, Tumi is best known of the introduction of soft, ultra-functional, black ballistic nylon travel bags. That alone catapulted the company to the heights it is in today and they haven’t looked back.
Having over 25 different award-winning design patents, Tumi is without doubt a leading brand in the field. We now take a look at one of their best-selling products, which stays true to the company’s founding principles, the Tumi Alpha Bravo Yuma Slim Brief.
Designed for the casual business and travel lifestyle, the Tumi Alpha Bravo Yuma Slim Brief comes off as a stylish yet slim briefcase. The bag packs a lot of features into a neat and great looking package. Here’s why the Tumi Alpha Bravo is a great choice for anyone.
The bag comes in an FXT Ballistic Nylon material that allows it to be maintain its soft and unstructured look. This in turn allows for a more natural casual tone that will easily blend with most men clothing. On the other hand, you the nylon is famous for being tough ensuring you get the most out of your bag.
Like most new messenger bags, the Alpha Bravo comes with a padded laptop compartment designed to easily fit a 15-inch laptop without changing the bag’s shape. The compartment is extra padded to cushion your laptop against any sudden drops etc.
One of the key things about the Alpha Bravo is its space. The bag comes with the laptop compartment and another larger interior compartment. On top of that, you also get 2 additional multi-function interior pockets complete with wall and smartphone and iPad dedicated pockets.
Besides those, you also get additional exterior pockets for items you want easy access to. Most pockets are zipped so you don’t have to worry about losing items. The interior is also lined with a soft-to-touch nylon for convenience and durability.
Fancy carrying your bag over the shoulder or by the handle? The Alpha Bravo has you covered. The bag packs an ergonomic handle allowing you to easily carry your bag via the top handle. If you are looking to sling it over your shoulder, thanks to the already included adjustable shoulder strap that promises to spread weight evenly, you are covered.
This allows you to attach the bag on to other heavier wheeled luggage with ease.
Thanks to this initiative, you can easily recover your lost bag or stuff when you accidentally lose your bag. Each Tumi product is fitted with a permanent metal plate that has a 20-digit number. When you lose your stuff, anyone who finds it can easily log in the data and will enable them to get your contact information.
The Tumi Alpha Bravo Yuma Slim Brief is a solid choice for anyone looking for a high-end messenger bag with an edge in fashion. Overall, if you are in the market for a bag that naturally complements a casual or travel business look, then you will not be disappointed with this one.