The HotShot Weekender Bag by Awl Snap is just a bag, essentially. But with a distinctive advantage, because when you don’t fill up the other bags, their shape can still make them difficult to carry. Not so with HotShot. If you don’t fill it entirely, you roll the top down and buckle the straps, so the shape molds around the size of the content. You can carry it by the handle or wear it as a backpack, as an added bonus.
The bag’s measurements are 19×21 inches in height (when fully extended) with a 5 inch gusset at the bottom. It has an exterior semi-sewn pocket for small items you might need quick access to. It’s premium aniline leather bottom is in jet black, and is both soft and strong. It has a waxed cotton canvas upper in olive green color, which is durable and water resistant. The bridle leather carry straps are in cognac brown. The metal buckle closures are in matte black. It also has hand-hammered copper rivets for extra durability. The HotShot is fully lined in black and white stripe cotton.
It’s very effective if you want to pack quickly and efficiently for a weekend getaway (hence the name Weekender). It’s beautifully handmade and can be ordered from Richmond, Virginia. The production time is 2-3 weeks.