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!)



April - December 29, 2021

I’m loving this color and would especially be excited to see it as an exterior color! I’m thinking Side Kick or Side Effect, Paradigm, or even Synik 22…I’d be in!
TOM BIHN replied:
As a future 525d color, or 400d Halcyon?

Patrick - December 29, 2021

This is definitely Maker’s bag material.
TOM BIHN replied:
What exterior color, if it’s Moab interior?

Jae - December 29, 2021

Wow great color. I would love to see a paradigm- moab outer with dark interior inside. I would so buy it. Excited for the new color!
TOM BIHN replied:
Lots of requests for Paradigms lined with Moab today! Noted.

Jennifer Robertson - December 29, 2021

Ooooh will there be a black Side Kick with Moab lining in the January debut?
TOM BIHN replied:
Yes. Just updated the Side Kick page with photos for you!

Jonathan Downey - December 30, 2021

Any chance we will see Moab in a packing cube shoulder bag? Thank, also any chance nighthawk will be used for a packing cube shoulder bag?
TOM BIHN replied:
I do expect you’ll see Moab in the PCSB, but not Night Walk.

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