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Peak Design 2.0 Everyday Bags Review

Peak Design has introduced the second generation of their popular Everyday Bags. Peak still prioritizes the photographer, but now caters to everyday use.

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Peak Design 2.0 Everyday Bags Review

Sustainable materials, refined details, and better organization. Should you buy these bags?

To Know:

Peak Design has introduced the second generation of their popular Everyday Bags. Peak still prioritizes the photographer, but now caters to everyday use.

Peak Bags are known for being highly function and this new line up is no different. They took everything customers loved in the first generation and tried to make it better in the second generation. With sustainable improvements such as 100% recycled outer materials, custom hardware updates, and refined zipper details — these bags are of top tier quality. Though, beyond the small improvements, Peak also increased the variety of size options and colorways to accommodate the needs of every working creative.

In total, this is our favorite line up of Peak bags.

What We Love:

1. Refined Details

This line of bags have been retouched from the ground up, focusing on the smaller details to improve the bigger picture. This includes functional updates to the MagLatch, weatherproof zippers, and lesser dangling straps for a more minimal design.

2. Sustainable Materials

Peak Design has proudly re-engineered their bags with the environment in mind. Every bag within this generation uses 100% recycled weatherproof 400D materials on the outer shell for better protection and sustainable outlooks.

3. Better Organization

Beyond the small improvements, Peak also increased the variety of size options and colorways to accommodate the needs of every working creative.

The Details:

Brand: Peak Design

Price: $79.95 - $289.95

Bag Type: Backpacks, Slings, and Totepacks.

Trip Length: 1 - 3 Days.

Size: 3L - 30L

Best For: Everyday commutes, carry-on luggage, road trips, coffee shop dates, and bike strolls through the neighborhood.

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Everyday Backpack

$259.95 - $289.95

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Take it around town for everyday urban travel.

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Sleek profile.

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Padded shoulder straps for all-day comfort.

To Know:

It’s the bag you can take everywhere you need to go.

Peak’s most iconic and away-winning pack for everyday carry is built for quick access, high-quality protection, and configurable organization. Features a sleek, clean profile, high-grade hardware for extra protection, and minimal straps. This second generation of Peak’s Everyday Pack boasts both stylistic and functionality updates from the feedback of original users of its first generation. Additionally, it’s 400D weatherproof exterior shell is proudly more sustainable than the previous model.

This pack comes with 3 Flexfold divider system makes it easy to stack photo, video, or everyday gear in a way that works for you. Easily pack a Mavic Pro + controller, Olympus OM2 with a 50mm lens attached, a Candon 5DM4, book, essentials, and a Talking Rain beer can in the 30L bag. Featuring a dedicated back sleeve for a laptop up to 15” to keep everything safe and sturdy against your rear. High grade hardware, like the newly design MagLatch, makes quick top access easy with dual side compartments topped with waterproof zippers. Its sleek sprofilehell makes this bag easily transferable for daily commutes, coffee shop dates, or extended travel.

What We Love:

1. Made For the Everyday

It doesn’t get its name from nothing, this pack is configurable for both everyday gear and camera rigs. Its sleek, low-profile design doesn’t look like a camera bag. No matter what you choose to pack, the bag easily fits with everything in our closet.

2. Sustainably Tough Outer Shell

The outside material features a 100% recycled 400D weatherproof shell to shield all that you own and love. We commend Peak for being part of the 1% for the planet, they move forward with the Earth in mind.

3. Configurable Organization

There are 3 durable FlexFold dividers to easily stack photo, drone, or everyday gear in an organized and protected manner — never bunch your stuff at the bottom of your bag again. The outer shell features 2 expandable side pockets for water bottles and tripods with a flexible tuck-away system.

The Details:

Brand: Peak Design

Price: $259.95 - $289.95

Bag Type: Backpack

Trip Length: 2-3 Day

Size: 20L and 30L

Best For: Coffee shop dates, daily commutes, carry-on luggage, road trips, and days in the city.

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Everyday Zip Backpack

$189.95 - $219.95

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Perfect for on-the-go!

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Hands free for the important things.

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Tough zippers for extra protection.

To Know:

This bag is made for the dedicated photographer, but keeps in mind the everyday commuter. Easily pack in what you need for a day’s worth of shooting, or keep it low profile for a simple coffee shop date.

Peak’s Everyday Backpack Zip is a functionally simpler version of their iconic Everyday Backpack. This pack is ideal for everyday carry and light photo carry, making it the perfect bag to bring for just about any occasion. It includes 2 separate configurable FledFold dividers to keep all photo, drone, and everyday gear organized, protected, and safely secure instead of bunched at the bottom. The Everyday’s Zip backpack has a zero-slop design for an extra sleek profile with all custom hardware and minimal dangling straps. The outer shell is made of 100% recycled 400D weatherproof materials to keep everything dry during a downpour.

What We Love:

1. Zero-Slop Design

It doesn’t get its name from nothing, this pack is configurable for both everyday gear and light camera rigs. Its sleek, low-profile design doesn’t look like a camera bag with it’s zero-slope design for a low profile.

2. Sustainably Tough Outer Shell

The outside material features a 100% recycled 400D weatherproof shell to shield all that you own and love. We commend Peak for being part of the 1% for the planet, they move forward with the Earth in mind.

3. Great Organization

There are 2 durable FlexFold dividers to easily stack photo, drone, or everyday gear in an organized and protected manner — never bunch your stuff at the bottom of your bag again. The outer shell also includes 2 expandable internal side pockets for extra gear, as well as 2 our straps to hold larger items.

The Details:

Brand: Peak Design

Price: $169.95 - $199.95

Bag Type: Backpack

Trip Length: 1 Day

Size: 15L and 20L

Best For: Coffee shop dates, daily commutes, carry-on luggage, road trips, and days in the city.

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Everyday Sling

$79.95 - $149.95

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Perfect for on the town.

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Fit cameras in easy.

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Zip it up, keep it protected.

To Know:

Peak’s lightest bag in the Everyday Line, their Everyday Sling [v2] was intentionally created for the minimalist in mind, it’s on-the-go carry made easy for everyday or camera gear. Available in 3 varying sizes to meet an array of creative needs — from point-and-shoot film cameras to a pro DSLR, lenses to a tablet. You have the option of wearing it as a cross-body sling or around the waist (only for 10L). This bag will work for everyday needs, as well as a fashionable way to carry lots of photo gear in an easy manner. Best part? It doesn’t look like a camera bag. The wearability of the outer material makes the sling look brand new through lots of wear and travel trips. With great water repellent materials, you’ll never have to worry about getting stuck outside in the rain.The sling’s main strap is easily adjustable and made to cinch down when you’re out biking or hiking.

What We Love

1. Lots of Pockets

Includes two stretchy inner side pockets for batteries and essentials with an inner flap compartment holding 4 stretchy pockets for extra wires and SD cards.

2. Tablet Sleeve

The 6L model can hold up to tablets 11” in length, whereas the 10L model holds a 13” laptop . Now you can bring your iPad with you on a quick shoot for fast edits.

3. Custom Organization

Each bag inside fits 2 FlexHold dividers for instant customizable organization with 1 divider that features a small folding shell to stack items for easy carry.

The Details:

Brand: Peak Design

Price: $79.95 - $149.95

Bag Type: Sling

Trip Length: 1 Day

Size: 3L, 6L, and 10L

Best For: Coffee shop dates, daily commutes, biking around town, neighborhood strolls.

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Everyday Totepack 

$179.95

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Rests easy on the shoulders for a day's worth of comfort.

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Classic tote look, but on the back.

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Lovely pack in a bone-colored white.

To Know:

Peak Design never shies away from quality-driven products, and the Totepack is no different. Made for creatives in need of camera carry, or for the everyday worker that likes a low-profile pack.

It’s the sleek look of an old-school tote, but with the carry convenience of an everyday backpack. Peak Design’s Totepack is perfect for everyday essentials and photo gear. Dual side access pockets for grabbing your camera, water bottle, or charging cables while walking or biking in the go. Fit an Olympus OM2 with a 50mm lens attached, a Patagonina rain shell, headphones, smaller essentials, anda harddrive neatly compact. Stretchy pockets on the interior are for smaller items, like batteries or SD cards, plus a protective 15” laptop sleeve on the rear of the back pocket with tablet sleeves. Equipped with extra padded shoulder straps that discreetly stow away to configure into robust hand carry straps. The exterior shell is, like the other bags, made of 100% weatherproof 400D materials to keep everything safe in a downpour.

What We Love

1. Made For the Everyday

It doesn’t get its name from nothing, this pack is configurable for both everyday gear and camera rigs. Its sleek, low-profile design doesn’t look like a camera bag. No matter what you choose to pack, the bag easily fits with everything in our closet.

2. Sustainably Tough Outer Shell

The outside material features a 100% recycled 400D weatherproof shell to shield all that you own and love. We commend Peak for being part of the 1% for the planet, they move forward with the Earth in mind.

3. Configurable Organization

There interior comes with a customizable FlexFold divider so you never have to bunch gear at the bottom of your bag again. Dual-side access points makes it easy for an on-the-go grab.

The Details:

Brand: Peak Design

Price: $179.95

Bag Type: Sling

Trip Length: 1 Day

Size: 20L

Best For: Coffee shop dates, daily commutes, biking around town, neighborhood strolls.

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