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    A surprising color combo that works

    The olive parapack is truly lovely, with a slight sheen that brings out its richness. It's the color that Spanish olives will be in heaven. That said, I was really hoping for a lining in solar for the olive Side Effect that I knew I had to have. I wasn't sure at all about ultraviolet as a lining.

    Well, how silly I was to doubt. It's a fine color combo. But what really, really threw me was how pretty the olive parapack looks next to my aubergine ballistic Imago. If you have any bags in aubergine, you should definitely consider olive parapack for your accessory items. I never would have guessed it if I hadn't seen it with my own eyes.

    (Of course, I'm still up for that olive/solar combo, if it ever gets made...)
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    Photos, PLEASE!!!
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    I love the olive and aubergine color combo! I have an olive Medium Cafe Bag (cordura) and olive Medium Clear Organizer Pouch (Parapack) that travel with me and my Aubergine Western Flyer (or Aubergine TriStar) and Aubergine Side Effect. My key straps and other OPs are Dyneema UV or Wasabi. They all go well together and add some color to my EDC linen SCB!

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    I have an olive parapack SE and noticed how nice it looks with Aubergine, also. It also looks nice with Plum, and for a neutral, try Hemp! I love my olive SE with my hemp Swift!
    SE: b-Aubergine; c-Plum Indigo; d-Steel Nordic Black Solar Wasabi; pp-Olive

    SWIFT: Turquoise Plum Hemp Aubergine p-Olive Kiwi INDIGO!!!!
    SSB: Ultraviolet Wasabi Steel Solar Iberian Nordic
    LSB: Ultraviolet Wasabi Steel Solar Iberian Nordic Black

    SCB: Plum Nordic Cocoa BlackD/Solar Nordic/Solar
    MCB: Plum Nordic Storm Cocoa Nordic/Solar BlackD/Solar
    LCB: Plum Cocoa Azalea

    IMAGO: Indigo/Plum, Navy/Cork, Black, Cocoa
    CO-PILOT: Indigo
    AERONAUT 45: Indigo

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    Quote Originally Posted by flitcraft View Post
    The olive parapack is truly lovely, with a slight sheen that brings out its richness. It's the color that Spanish olives will be in heaven. That said, I was really hoping for a lining in solar for the olive Side Effect that I knew I had to have. I wasn't sure at all about ultraviolet as a lining.

    Well, how silly I was to doubt. It's a fine color combo. But what really, really threw me was how pretty the olive parapack looks next to my aubergine ballistic Imago. If you have any bags in aubergine, you should definitely consider olive parapack for your accessory items. I never would have guessed it if I hadn't seen it with my own eyes.

    (Of course, I'm still up for that olive/solar combo, if it ever gets made...)
    so you are just figuring out that green and purple are a good combo...stan lee figured it out a generation ago with the hulk...

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    Quote Originally Posted by flitcraft View Post
    The olive parapack is truly lovely, with a slight sheen that brings out its richness. It's the color that Spanish olives will be in heaven. That said, I was really hoping for a lining in solar for the olive Side Effect that I knew I had to have. I wasn't sure at all about ultraviolet as a lining.

    Well, how silly I was to doubt. It's a fine color combo. But what really, really threw me was how pretty the olive parapack looks next to my aubergine ballistic Imago. If you have any bags in aubergine, you should definitely consider olive parapack for your accessory items. I never would have guessed it if I hadn't seen it with my own eyes.

    (Of course, I'm still up for that olive/solar combo, if it ever gets made...)
    so you are just figuring out that green and purple are a good combo...stan lee figured it out a generation ago with the hulk...

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    Now that you mention it, I should have known. I lived in New Orleans for a while, and the official colors of Mardi Gras are purple, green, and gold. In fact, you know you're a real New Orleanian when you start to think that it's obvious that purple, green, and gold go well together.
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    I just got a Pocket Pouch in Forest/Wasabi - it is a fabulous combination. If they made a Side Effect in the same pairing I would be in Heaven!!!

    Next on the list is the Black Cordura/Wasabi Side Effect - soon, my Precious, soon.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by eightspokedb View Post
    I just got a Pocket Pouch in Forest/Wasabi - it is a fabulous combination. If they made a Side Effect in the same pairing I would be in Heaven!!!

    Next on the list is the Black Cordura/Wasabi Side Effect - soon, my Precious, soon.....
    Can you post a pic of the forest/wasabi?


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    Quote Originally Posted by eightspokedb View Post
    I just got a Pocket Pouch in Forest/Wasabi - it is a fabulous combination. If they made a Side Effect in the same pairing I would be in Heaven!!!
    That does sound fab! I just got an aubergine/wasabi PP in my order yesterday - perfect for my olive/UV SE. Or my plum/wasabi MCB. I haven't quite settled on the perfect place for it yet...

    Chalk me up as another purple+green fan
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    Work EDC: SE + S19 (summer); SE + SA (winter)
    Leisure: some combination of SE/SCB/MCB/Swift/FJN/DLBC/Imago/SSB
    Travel: WF + Pilot/DLBP + SE/SCB or SA + SE/SCB
    General organisation: More pouches, stuff sacks and cubes than you can shake a keystrap at!
    Favourite TB colours: aubergine, forest (sniff!), linen, wasabi, UV
    Hoping for: A new dyneema colour for YSSs; a Linen Side Effect; the return of Portable Culture!

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    I couldn't get the image to show up here, but I did post it on TB's Facebook page.

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    ETA: Added eightspokedb's picture of the Pocket Pouch in Forest/Wasabi Hope this is the image you wanted moriond
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    Thank you - isn't it pretty....and I got the triangle clips too...pretty....

    This combo in a Side Effect would make me giddy beyond description -

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    Quote Originally Posted by eightspokedb View Post
    Thank you - isn't it pretty....and I got the triangle clips too...pretty....

    This combo in a Side Effect would make me giddy beyond description -
    Ooooh, yes! Me, too! Please.
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    Quote Originally Posted by eightspokedb View Post
    Thank you - isn't it pretty....and I got the triangle clips too...pretty....

    This combo in a Side Effect would make me giddy beyond description -
    It's worth pointing out that Forest/Forest/Wasabi is one of the current color options for the Swift, but was one of the combinations kkintea noted with no photos on the product page. If anyone likes this color combination for the Swift, you may want to get this before it rotates out. And if someone has the Swift in these colors, since it's currently in stock, and I don't remember the combination being offered before, maybe they could post a picture?

    moriond

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    Quote Originally Posted by moriond View Post
    It's worth pointing out that Forest/Forest/Wasabi is one of the current color options for the Swift, but was one of the combinations kkintea noted with no photos on the product page. If anyone likes this color combination for the Swift, you may want to get this before it rotates out. And if someone has the Swift in these colors, since it's currently in stock, and I don't remember the combination being offered before, maybe they could post a picture?
    I'm hoping for a Side Effect to use with my Forest/Cork Imago , moriond. At the risk of developing yet another TB addiction, I would love to see photos of the Swift in Forest/Wasabi. Must confess though that I don't think the Swift is for me since I tend to prefer backpacks and longer-strapped bags as my EDCs.
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