Meet The Shrine Co., a forward-thinking innovator in the luggage industry that has officially launched to rave reviews. Billed as the, “strikingly different, radically innovative “carry on” luggage brand for the modern traveler,” the brand was pioneered by industrial design engineer, Fernando Robert. No stranger to the design and footwear industry, Robert was behind the brand of the AMPL Smart Bags (the smart/battery charging backpack). After spending a decade in design/ development in soft goods for major corporate brands such as Swissgear and Victorinox, Robert took a leap of faith and began tinkering on his own.
The Shrine Weekender Sneaker Backpack is a carry-on sized travel bag specifically designed for short trips. The bag features two dedicated compartments for your kicks, each compartment fits up to a size 18 shoe. This innovative backpack can also fit a weekend’s worth of clothes and features special pockets for storing all your important accessories such as a laptop, watches, jewelry and caps. The bag also includes a pullout hat sling used for keeping the bill of your cap flat.
The Shrine Weekender Sneaker Backpack is made from 1050 DENIER nylon fabric outside and a breathable air mesh back panel and shoulder straps. It also features large YKK Vislon main compartment zipper and rear side slip pocket laptop and magazines. The unique pull out hat sling with buckles keep your hats stiff and shaped. The front zipper pocket is great for phone, tickets, passport, There are two specialized pockets store and display two watches and an accessory pocket to hold smaller items like earrings, jewelry, etc. The clothing compartment divided from sneaker compartment by soft zipper panel that won’t mark or harm your sneakers.
The Shrine Weekender Sneaker Backpack fits two pairs of high-top or low-top sneakers (up to size 18), tablets and iPads, and 15” laptop, two watches, charging cables and accessories, a weekend’s worth of clothes and toiletry bag (roughly two outfits), and 2 to 4 caps under hat sling. You get quick access through the front velcro pocket for phone or keys. It has convenient side carry handles and complies with most international airline carry-on size requirements. The bag measures 19″ high x 13″ wide x 8″ deep and weighs 6 lbs.
Giving the brand a unique identity customers will recognize, The Shrine Co, offers exclusive designs that are in TSA compliance for carry-on regulations. Coming with various pockets and panels, built-in to organize personal belongings, the brand is dedicated to changing the way people travel by cutting costs on baggage fees by delivering cool innovative products.
Currently available online (www.theshrine.co) and nationwide in select retailers, The Shrine Co, comes in 3 styles (weekender, duffel and daypack) and 3 colorways (black, olive and red). Prices retail from $150 – $325Disclosure: this article may contain affiliate links. Read our ad and affiliate policies for more details.