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Everyday Cubelet

$48.00

Interior organizer cube or super-minimalist shoulder bag.

1.7 liters / 100 cu.in.

Alphaviolet Ballistic/NW Sky 120 Aether
Burnt Orange Ballistic/NW Sky 120 Aether
Constellation Ballistic/NW Sky 120 Aether
Coyote Ballistic/NW Sky 120 Aether
Nebulous Grey Ballistic/NW Sky 120 Aether
Ursa Ballistic/NW Sky 120 Aether
Wilderness Ballistic/NW Sky 120 Aether
Coyote 200 Halcyon/NW Sky 120 Aether
Taiga 200 Halcyon/NW Sky 120 Aether
Tidal 200 Halcyon/NW Sky 120 Aether
Logic Blue 630 Recycled/NW Sky 120 Aether
Seapine Green 630 Recycled/NW Sky 120 Aether
Cobalt 210 Cerylon/NW Sky 120 Aether
Mountain Grey 210 Cerylon/NW Sky 120 Aether
Sangria 210 Cerylon/NW Sky 120 Aether
Taiga 200 Halcyon/Island 120 Aether
Aubergine Ballistic/NW Sky 120 Aether
Black Ballistic/NW Sky 120 Aether

Description

We’ve been kicking around the idea of a mini-travel or everyday shoulder/cross-body bag for years now. It’s been somewhat of a Goldilocks saga: each prototype we came up with was too small, too big, or just not the one in some small way or another. 

 

Then, in Summer 2017, we introduced the Cubeleta new style of Organizer Pouch. It seemed like everyone and their brother and sister scooped one up, and when we started getting feedback, lots of it was along the lines of: “The Cubelet is great. I’d like one that’s slightly bigger to fit my phablet” and “maybe with a little more organization” and “can you make it fit my 15-inch MacBook Pro?” When we heard all that (well, except for the last one), a lightbulb went off: perhaps a larger Cubelet, with more organization, could be our elusive mini-edc-travel-unicorn-bag? And yeah, maybe we’d been overthinking things all along.

 

Prototypes were made. We gave them to friends and family to test, and cogitated on their feedback. Finally we concluded that what made this thing sing was its mix of simplicity, utility and grace. It had the just right amount of organization, but not too much; it’s structured enough to serve as a true bag, but minimalist/lightweight enough to slide inside of a larger bag. Voila!

 

The main compartment of the Everyday Cubelet zips open and shut with a #5 YKK zipper with a plastic slider. One side of the Everyday Cubelet is clean without any exterior pockets. The other side features a zippered pocket: the zipper sits at a slight angle, which allows it to open a tad more than if it sat horizontally—plus, it adds a bit of style (in our humble opinion). That extra zipper length makes it a little easier to see inside of the pocket, or wiggle objects (like a phablet) in there. Inside the zippered pocket is one O-ring.

 

Which side of the Everyday Cubelet is the front? Because the TOM BIHN label is on the left and right sides of the Everyday Cubelet, as opposed to either face, that’s up to you. Pocket out, pocket in, we’re good either way.

 

Inside the main compartment of the Everyday Cubelet is an additional O-ring, to which an 8” Key Strap is attached. You’ll also find an open-top organizer pocket sized to fit a wallet, phone (fits the iPhone 7+ or 8+ and other phablets) or small notebook (think Field Notes) and a pen pocket. The rest of the main compartment is open and ready for whatever you’d like to carry: passport, snacks, pocket dictionary, earphones, sunglasses, wallet. Our Sketchbook fits nicely here, so maybe the Everyday Cubelet is actually the perfect little shoulder bag for the artist/designer.

 

On the left and right sides of the Everyday Cubelet are exterior o-rings to which its 5/8” shoulder strap is clipped. This webbing strap is simple, without a pad, and quite comfortable for the weight this little unit is apt to be carrying. We also give you the option of adding a Handle Loop: remove the included shoulder strap and clip the Handle Loop to one of the exterior o-rings and you'll be able to carry the whole affair in hand. Laden with heavy objects and swung correctly, the Everyday Cubelet becomes a weapon, but we would never suggest this use.

You’re likely to use the Everyday Cubelet on its own, but also inside another larger bag. One of the folks who tested the Everyday Cubelet for us shared this: 

“What I really like about it is that I can either use the Everyday Cubelet on its own, or put it inside my Medium Cafe Bag and leave the top of the Everyday Cubelet unzipped; this way, it becomes an open-top organizer within my Cafe Bag.”

Materials

Interior

Aether lining

Zipper

#5 YKK coil zipper with plastic sliders

Components

Tough Duraflex®, Nexus, and Woojin buckles and related component

Specs

Dimensions

5.7” (w) x 7.3” (h) x 3” (d) / 145 (w) x 185 (h) x 75 (d) mm

Weight

(With Shoulder Strap)
200d Halcyon: 3.4 oz / 98 grams
210 ballistic nylon: 3.6 oz / 101 grams
525 ballistic nylon: 4.3 oz / 122 grams

Volume

100 cubic inches / 1.7 liters (ASTM Standard Measure)

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Sewn in Seattle

Our bags are designed and sewn right here in Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.

That allows us to be control freaks in the best way possible; we have direct control and oversight of the quality of our materials, our products, and the jobs and working environment that we help create. It also offers us a unique spontaneity: when we have an idea for a new product or accessory, we can design it, figure out how to build it, add it to our website and be ready to ship it out our front door all within just a few weeks. How cool is that?

Intrigued? You can find out more about the unusual way we do business on our Company Philosophy page.

THE BIHN Guarantee

Everything you buy from us here at TOM BIHN is satisfaction guaranteed. We’ve been in business for over 30 years and we stand behind what we make.

If something goes wrong and it's our fault, we'll fix it for free. Repairs due to normal wear and tear or due to other things that are not our fault will be performed, when possible, at a reasonable charge right here in our Seattle factory where your bag was made. Defects in materials or workmanship are uncommon and almost always evident while the product is still new. Keep in mind that bags and packs are often subject to extreme wear in everyday use: do not expect them to last forever. Only true love lasts forever! You can expect a TOM BIHN product to give years and years of hard service.

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I got this in my favorite color deep blue as a perfect purse for use at the farmers market or in other minimalist situations, like walking the dog or hiking. I love it!

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Overall, it’s great

I like this bag! It’s adjustable, a good size & I like the look of it. The only thing I would like to be different is that I think it would be nice to have a zippered pocket on the inside. There is a pocket on the inside (where I usually put my phone) and there’s a zippered pocket on the outside, but I would prefer one on the inside. Besides that, it’s a great bag! I would recommend it.

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Holds everything I need...the solution I've been looking for!

I wanted to wait a while before I left a review. This is the bag I've been waiting for. I used to carry a Side Effect and liked that it could be carried multiple ways, but the horizontal orientation didn't work for me. With the Everyday Cubelet nothing falls out and everything I need fits. Thanks so much for this design! I will be getting another in a darker color.

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Best investment ever!

I love my everyday cubelet. It is the perfect size. I load it up with everything I need for a daily three mile walk with my standard poodle. I can fit my phone, iPods, bags, hand whips, sunglasses, dog treats, keys and still have room for more. The fabric is durable. My Christmas wish list includes another one or one in every color!

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Everyday Cubelet

Nice small bag to take on quick excursions. I’m planning on trying it out as an organizer in a larger bag. Very comfortable.

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