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WaterField Designs Muzetto Outback vertical messenger bag
I commute a couple hours per day on the train and have been carrying various backpacks and messenger bags over the years. With these larger bags I end up carrying a lot of extra gear that I really don't need, resulting in some pretty heavy loads. The folks at WaterField Designs reached out and asked if I wanted to check out a couple of their solutions, including their new Muzetto Outback vertical messenger bag, and the idea of carrying a lighter load was appealing.
WaterField Designs has had their Muzetto Leather bag for a while and I have heard great things about it from users. I liked the idea of the Muzetto Outback because it is constructed of waxed canvas and seemed to be a better solution than the leather bag for rainy weather. I walk a couple miles a day to and from the train, and in Washington State that often means walking in the rain.
I have a WaterField Designs cargo bag that is several years old and it still looks nearly brand new. The Muzetto Outback bag continues the tradition of extremely high quality construction. I pulled it from the plastic bag and was immediately impressed by the materials, construction, attachments, and colors.
Inside signature gold lining
The highlight color is found under the top flap, on the outside of the main pocket, and above the inner opening. The outer pocket and main bag storage compartment are lined with the durable gold material found in many other WaterField Designs bags. I understand they use gold so that you can easily find the contents in the compartments and it has become a signature feature of their gear. The smaller pocket has soft, padded black material to protect the pocket's contents.