Waterfield Designs’ Rough Rider Messenger Bag: First Look


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Waterfield Designs' Rough Rider Messenger Bag

We always love it when Waterfield Designs, one of our favorite bag companies, delivers something new. The Rough Rider Messenger Bag is just that. Made form thick gorgeous leather it is an instant classic. We’ve got a first look at it on camera, and we bet you’ll be as impressed with it as we are.

Waterfield Designs' Rough Rider Messenger Bag

Made from premium naturally tanned distressed leather, Waterfield Designs’ Rough Rider Messenger weighs just under three pounds. Available in six different trim colors — black, copper, pine, green, flame, pearl — the bag has a rugged look that is sure to impress. At an MSRP of $335, the bag isn’t inexpensive, but the quality can’t be beat.

I love the rugged look, the wide, comfortable shoulder strap, and the generous storage space inside the Rough Rider Messenger Bag. While it isn’t decked out with tons of storage and organizations spaces, there are four pockets for smaller items. That includes a spot that fits the iPad mini with perfection. If you need more organization, you can just pick up some of the pouches Waterfield Designs has for sale and call it good.

Waterfield Designs' Rough Rider Messenger Bag

We’ll have a closer look in a more detailed review. In the meantime, you can check out the Waterfield Design’s Rough Rider Messenger Bag here on the product page. And if this looks like it should be your next bag, then you should order it now since the current production run is already sold out!

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About the Author

Dan Cohen
Having a father who was heavily involved in early laser and fiber-optical research, Dan grew up surrounded by technology and gadgets. Dan’s father brought home one of the very first video games when he was young and Dan remembers seeing a “pre-release” touchtone phone. (When he asked his father what the “#” and “*” buttons were his dad said, “Some day, far in the future, we’ll have some use for them.”) Technology seemed to be in Dan’s blood but at some point he took a different path and ended up in the clergy. His passion for technology and gadgets never left him. Dan is married to Raina Goldberg who is also an avid user of Apple products. They live in New Jersey with their golden doodle Nava.