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It's never too late!

It's never too late! It is with bittersweet excitement that I would like to announce the closing of this chapter for MB and the beginning of a new adventure abroad. I will be taking my passion to Barcelona to grow a stronger appreciation for the culture, language and people of España.MB was inspired by, designed for and made in San Francisco and so the journey continues in Spain. I will have the opportunity to connect with an international maker community which will inspire the next line of locally made goods. From SF, to NYC, to Europe and beyond, MB has made it into the hands of hundreds of individuals. I am so proud of how far we have come and so thankful to have had the opportunity to meet and connect...

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Meet Treats - The Quintessential Leisure Shirt

Minimal Bags and Treats have teamed up to bring you the quintessential leisure shirt. DESIGNER: OWEN BOOCHEVERWEBSITE: WEARTREATS.COM BRAND: TreatsMADE IN: LA, CA Treats are designed by a recent college grad living in San Francisco named Owen, and are cut and sewn with care in Los Angeles. Treats are quintessential leisure shirts for the fresh-dressed man. They're inspired by vintage Hawaiian shirts: we love Hawaiian shirts’ leisurely spirit, but hate their baggy fit and tacky prints. So we made Treats.They embody modern leisure for many reasons: Treats have short sleeves, so they are made for a good time; Treats button down, so they are suitable for casual offices and meet-her/his-parents dinners; Treats make you look good, and there is nothing more leisurely...

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Meet LAAM - SF Artist - Amy Lange

DESIGNER: AMY R. LANGE                      WEBSITE: AMY-LANGE.NET  BRAND: LAAM    MADE IN: SF, CA  Minimal Bags and LAAM team up to bring you custom screen printed liners and totes. Amy Lange / LAAM is an artist based in San Francisco, California. She is a native of the west coast, having grown up half her life in the San Francisco Bay Area and the other half in rural Central Oregon. She received her BFA in Fibers from the University of Oregon in 2009, and then taught art at a small private high school in the bay area for four years. She regularly sews, dyes, takes photographs using her temperamental film cameras, and...

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How-To Fit & Wear Your Minimal Bag

Hello MB Family, Now that we have started to build a community of active users, we decided it was about time to launch a blog where we share our stories, hints and tips and give you a sneak peak into life in San Francisco. So here goes... Up first: How-To Fit & Wear Your Minimal Bag Yes, this bag was designed to be worn in a way that would allow you to easily access the external pocket. And yes, it is adjustable.  Check out the video above to see how. See you soon.James Anthony

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