- The Pakt One travel bag made a brief appearance in the popular Netflix doc “Minimalism.”
- At first only 300 bags were made by Malcolm Fontier, a designer, entrepreneur, and environmentalist.
- After Netflix, Fontier teamed up with The Minimalists, and together they put the bag on Indiegogo, where it has raised over $1.1 million.
Every once in a while a product comes along that really catches my attention. In this case it’s a bag, but not just any bag. It’s a travel bag that has been featured in a popular Netflix documentary, been praised by the world’s best-known minimalists, and raised over $1.1 million on the crowdfunding site Indiegogo.
The Pakt One, a durable and lightweight travel bag, is a collaboration between Malcolm Fontier, a designer, entrepreneur, and environmentalist, and The Minimalists, who, if you’re not familiar with, are Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus. Millburn and Nicodemus host the popular “Minimalists” podcast and star in the Netflix hit “Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things.”
They call the Pakt One “the ultimate travel bag for those who know the benefits of traveling light and avoiding airline headaches” — combining “the casual versatility of a duffel with the organization of a suitcase.” It’s going for $235 right now on Indiegogo, but once that campaign ends, in a day or two, it’ll go up to $300.
More and more, whenever I travel these days — and no matter for how long — I try to limit myself to a single carry-on, so the Pakt appealed to me instantly. I recently got hold of a Pakt and used it on a weeklong trip down South, and if that trip was any indication, Read More Here