Our Feature in 2nd Japanese Magazine

We are very excited to announce that we made the cover and 5 additional pages in one of Japan’s most popular fashion magazines! 2nd is a monthly fashion magazine for men with a preppy and hip American influence. Filled with street style photos, anyone can enjoy this magazine- whether you read Japanese or not. Browse through the photos to find all of the latest fashion tips and trends.

Want to see for yourself? Below you can view the cover, and the 5 pages we were featured in. We hope you are as excited as us!

2nd Snap #3 Published May 30th, 2012

*All bags shown above are our Japanese limited edition bags


Manhattan Portage X Mt. Rainier Design Works 60/40

Mt. Rainier Design Works

Mt. Rainier Design Works



Named after the Famous Mt. Rainier Volcano in Washington State, MP has teamed with Mt. Rainier Design Works on a series of bags exclusively made for the Japanese market.Mt. Rainer Design works is a new brand, that does manufacture their quality fabric in the USA.


These bags are made using special 60/40 cotton/nylon blend fabric which features the strengths and qualities of both materials.  This special fabric does breath like cotton, but is stretchable like nylon.  Not only that, but when exposed to moisture, the cotton threads expand to seal the space in between the nylon weave, providing a degree of natural wind and water resistance.

This 60/40 also has a unique reflective appearance and a smooth yet elastic texture.  The dye gradually fades with use, providing a vintage look and unique identity for each and every bag.


Our Big Apple Backpack (1210), Vintage Messenger Small (1605-v), and Vintage Messenger Large (1607-v) were made in Black, Orange, and Green fabric. They are available in Japan at Ripe.