Here's your answer below! The top brands of backpacks sold direct to consumer:
Tortuga is a direct to consumer backpacks and carry-on luggage brand, with a variety of lightweight and affordable products: travel daypacks, backpacks, duffles, and carry-ons from $199 – $299. Designed around lightness in weight, smart compartments for travel, and the ability to strap them around your shoulders and carry with you. The ability to add...
Nomatic is a direct to consumer travel gear brand with functional travel bags that encourage life on the move. Nomatic’s products are created with durable, quality materials to outlast any adventure, with a lifetime guarantee! Their brilliant design provides top-tier functionality to increase organization while on the go. They have also branched out to create other functional gear...
ROKA wetsuits are performance-focused direct to consumer athletic wetsuits, and ROKA also offers athletic eyewear. Based in Austin, Texas, the brand’s wetsuits were targeted to triathletes and other athletes looking for the fastest wetsuit available. Their eyewear is similarly focused, but also extends into casual styles like aviators and classics.
IKEA is a Sweden-based direct to consumer furniture and home furnishings brand with hundreds of company-owned stores across the world. IKEA has flexed its worldwide muscle to expand into many other categories, such as office furniture, food, electronics, lighting, mattresses, and much more. They’re one of the most popular brands in the No Middleman directory,...
Everlane is a direct to consumer clothing brand headquartered in San Francisco, with two retail outlets that are company-owned (one in SF, and one in New York City). This No Middleman favorite is a long-time leader in the direct to consumer revolution! Selling premium-quality clothing and accessories at value pricing, Everlane is committed to full...
Gymshark is a direct to consumer fitness apparel and accessories brand based in the UK. This popular brand began in a garage and quickly became one of the biggest names in fitness clothing, with a huge social media following—3 million Instagram followers, as of the day of our review! The Gymshark vision is to “create...
Bespoke Post is a direct to consumer “Modern Men’s Club” with monthly boxes of goods and guidance for men. Each month offers a variety of themed products (completely customizable online) ranging from shaving gear to home bar essentials. Another great perk with their subscription boxes are the deals you’ll get on their standalone products! As...
Cuyana is a direct to consumer women’s luxury fashion accessories and clothing brand based in San Francisco. They focus on “fewer, better things” and have retail locations in Los Angeles, New York City, and San Francisco. Cuyana means “to love” in Quechua, which is in honor to the craftsman who made their first product.
Triangl is a direct to consumer bikinis brand with bold designs for their bikinis, one-piece swimsuits, and beach gear. The brand sells exclusively online and has leveraged celebrity starpower and millions of social media followers to build a growing international brand focused on affordable luxury swimwear.
WP Standard is a direct to consumer leather accessories brand specializing in extremely durable leather bags, belts, backpacks, wallets, and more. In addition to their exceptional style and durability, WP Standard impressed us with their policies for shipping, returns, and repairs. Shipping is free with orders over $75 in the US, with shipping also available...
Oliver Cabell is a direct to consumer premium sneaker brand based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. They sell custom designed canvas and leather footwear in limited quantities for both men and women. On their Our Story page, the brand explains what makes them a No Middleman favorite in the sneaker category: “We took the direct-to-consumer approach. Our...
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