December 29, 2021

New color alert! Moab 200d Halcyon

The Everyday Cubelet in Moab 200d Halcyon fabric, a deep reddish-brown color with a white grid pattern.

You’re at your campsite somewhere in the desert of the Southwest. It’s late evening and the clear sky is dark blue — the moon is full, the stars are out. You’re looking up at a sandstone cliff and it looks different than it did in the daylight... it's unreservedly deeper, richer, more red, appearing as it does in the almost-dark.

That was the inspiration behind our new Moab 200d Halcyon.

This color is something of a departure for us. As you can see, most of our Halcyon colors are rich, saturated, bright, cheerful. Moab, on the other hand, is deep, rich, grounding — it’s not brown, not red, it’s the color of cliffs in the desert night.

It pairs well with most of our exterior colors, offering an option that can slip its way into the palette of most collections.

Like many of our colors, it was custom-dyed just for us. And, like many of our colors, it appears different in different lighting conditions — when we receive a “lab dip” color from our mill, they give us three swatches to choose from, each a very very slight variation of our original request. With Moab, we looked at the swatches under the bright factory lights, outdoors on sunny and cloudy days, and at night under the moon, eventually picking the just-right swatch. The differences were subtle, and some may say they weren’t all that much of a difference, but to us they were: the swatch we chose had just a little bit more red than the others.

Moab won’t be everyone’s color: we didn’t intend it to be. If it is the color for you, you’ll know it, and if it’s not, you’ll know that too.

Moab 200d Halcyon will debut in the following bags as part of our upcoming 1/7 Restock:

Synik 30
Synik 22
Side Kick
Side Effect
Everyday Cubelet

And it'll be offered in more and more bags over time. Wondering when Moab might be available in a specific design? Feel free to post a comment and ask (you'll be notified via email once we respond!)



Tim - December 30, 2021

This definitely needs to be a wallet color. Please make it a wallet color. The wallets you make are the best ever!
TOM BIHN replied:
Will share your request with the crew. We offered 200d Clear Organizer Wallets back in the day, but never 200d Nik’s Wallet, we don’t think…

Stephen Curtis - December 30, 2021

I’d like some shop bags in this. the halcyon is easy to fold into itself into the side pocket. the newer thick stuff not so much
TOM BIHN replied:
Given that the Shop Bags use (or eat, as we might say casually, which leads to a funny mental picture…) quite a lot of Halcyon and that, while our Halcyon shortage of 2021 resolved itself, we’re still being cautious with our supply given the ongoing possibility of supplier-side delays as well as port delays, we don’t expect to offer Halcyon Shop Bags anytime soon. Wish I had better news!

Rachael - December 30, 2021

More colors coming soon? I’m hoping for purples, teals, darker blues.
TOM BIHN replied:
Our policy is to not even hint anything until the fabric is here at the factory!

CG - December 29, 2021

This is beautiful. It would be fantastic in any of the shop bags!

Benjamin - December 29, 2021

I would love this as a lining with Burnt Orange as the exterior! Makers Bag?!
TOM BIHN replied:
Going to get some Burnt Orange next to Moab and see what we think!

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