There are many ways to expand the capacity of backpack. Usually, expansion relies either on straps or attachable modules. While both options work well, the Brassi Industry Wicker Backpack uses something else that enables both a larger capacity and a more unusual styling.
Similar to straps, it uses wide strips of adjustable nylon on the exterior for use as added storage space. Except, in this case, they used multiple strips, turning it into a webbing that wears over most of the bag’s exterior panel. To use it, simply insert whatever gear you want to store into the numerous holes and let the webbing keep them in place. Granted, it won’t work for smaller items that can easily fall through the large holes, but for larger and more awkward items, it should function nicely.
The Braasi Industry Wicker is a roll top backpack that uses straps on the webbing for closure, making that exterior element even more significant in the overall design. Construction is Cordura 1100D with a water-resistant treatment, so it should stand up capably against the elements, with an inner yellow fabric lining that contrasts beautifully against the pack’s all-black exterior. Features include YKK zippers and buckles, a 14-inch laptop pocket inside the main compartment, a backside pocket sized to hold an iPad Air, and a padded back for comfortable use. It measures 71 x 30 x 16 cm (when the top is rolled out), with a main compartment that can accommodate up to 28 liters of stash.
Available now, the Braasi Industry Wicker Backpack is priced at €180.