Sleek sling bag lets you carry iPad Pro with style


iPad Pro bag
The iPad Pro has a secure home in the Sutter Tech Sling.
Photo: WaterField Designs

If you’re going to move all of your personal computing to a new iPad Pro or MacBook Air, you may want to consider a bag made to fit Apple’s newest devices.

WaterField Designs, makers of bespoke tech cases, has a one-shoulder solution with its all-new Sutter Tech Sling.

The single-strap backpack, which comes in a black ballistic nylon or tan waxed canvas, debuted online even before the room had cleared Tuesday after Apple’s “There’s More in the Making” product launch event in Brooklyn, NY.

The sling bag is available in two sizes, the standard designed for the 11-inch iPad Pro and the full, providing room for the 12.9-inch iPad Pro, the 12-inch MacBook Air or a 13-inch MacBook Pro (if you prefer to lug that heavy beast around).

iPad Pro bag
Two sizes of slings for two kinds of carries.
Photo: WaterField Designs

From its shop in San Francisco, WaterField Designs carefully hand-crafts each bag or case with the highest quality sewn into the smallest detail. It is to professional cases what Blanton’s is to single-barrel bourbon.

The tech sling has a padded compartment for the carrier’s main device, plus three pen pockets. If the iPad Pro is your machine, the compartment also has room for the tablet’s Smart Keyboard Folio. A front pocket, for iPhone, keys and other small items, can be opened on either side and seals with waterproof zippers.

The bag has a 180-degree swivel strap with a one-handed cam lock for quick adjustment without removing the bag.

Both the nylon and canvas are water-resistant and each has leather accent panels.

WaterField will throw in a free padded accessory case if you order by Nov. 9. The slings are available now on the on the company website for $169 and $179.


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