Sometimes life calls for a bag that’s more pro than a messenger pack but not so “fine leather formal” that you look like you’re coming from Gosford Park. ALKR’s Urban Briefcase is that happy middle ground. With pockets and compartments for your laptop, documents, credit cards, pens, phone, camera, and like 49 other things, it’s wonderfully utilitarian. You have to look closely, but it comes with a few other interesting extras. The laptop compartment is lined with faux fur. The bag comes with a custom-designed “zipper puller”… we’re not sure what they mean by that, but we’re intrigued. Made from durable cordura and large enough to store a 15” laptop.

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 You can’t have a fall evening without a fire. And you can’t have a fire without a Cowboy Cauldron. They’re built from solid plate steel, meaning they’ll last a lifetime or two and they come in four different sizes with elevated basins that can be adjusted to any height. We’re going with The Urbaan Cowboy® because it’s perfect for entertaining at home.  With a 30″ diameter basin, it is more than large enough to have a nice fire, but still small enough to pack into a pickup truck and take it with you.  Can you imagine the envy when we bust this puppy out at a tailgate or the beach? We haven’t seen a more handsome fire. You?  Best of all, Cool Material readers get an exclusive deal.