Circular reasoning. A circular argument is based on the reasoning that whatever you’re trying to prove is already true. At côte&ciel we believe that the raindrop shape of the Moselle backpack (pictured here in a rich blue Memory Tech fabrication) is the best circular backpack on the market. Why? Because it’s comfortable, elegant and holds electronic devices of up to 13” in its padded inner compartment.
Alien architecture. The ergonomic simplicity of the Isar rucksack from côte&ciel sits against an otherworldly backdrop of sculptured ice at the Big Four Ice Caves in Washington State. Image courtesy of @icecole via Instagram
Create your own Belle du Jour moment, by evoking the effortless chic of the young Catherine Deneuve in a PVC mac. Almost half a century later, this combination of blond hair and black leather still as potent, yet why not update it with the addition of a Riss passenger bag from côte&ciel?
Perfect from every angle. Conceived for people who want a smaller bag that makes a futuristic design statement, the iconic Isar Small rucksack from côte&ciel has a front pocket for valuables and a separate back compartment to protect your devices up to
As functional as it is beguiling, côte&ciel’s Isar rucksack in roasted chestnut brown consists of a front compartment with a pocket for valuables and compression straps to organize your belongings. The separate back compartment of the backpack has a padded laptop pocket that protects devices up to and 17" Picture courtesy of Singapore lifestyle store CumulusNimbus via Instagram
Locked out? Make sure you’ve got a spare set of keys in your Isarau messenger bag from côte&ciel. Image courtesy of @jonarseneau via Instagram
Kyoto’s Fushimi-Inari shrine is said to have over 10,000 torii gates – giving you plenty of opportunity for contemplation. Pictured here is the Isar rucksack with its distinctive asymmetrical fastening. Image courtesy of @davidfittedlifestyle via Instagram
A modern re-working of the rucksacks worn by nineteenth century mountaineers, côte&ciel’s Tigris – a new style for F/W 16 – is fashioned out of sturdy black waxed canvas and boasts mesh lined straps for added carrying comfort. Oh, and should you wish to shelter from the storm (or just go incognito) it has a generously sized detachable hood. Image courtesy of @visitzane, the Instagram home of Zane, one of Toronto’s best menswear emporia.