Sutter Slim Backpack


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Sharp, Compact, Balanced. The Sutter Slim Laptop Backpack holds tech and personal gear in style with padded laptop and tablet compartments, offset easy-access pockets, and a streamlined full-grain leather front panel.   

 

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All our products are crafted locally in our workshop by the most skilled sewing team in San Francisco.


Material:

  • 1050 Denier black ballistic nylon or brown waxed canvas
  • Full-grain leather accents

Dimensions & Weight:

  • 11.25” L x 3.75” W x 15.5” H / 28.57 L x 9.52 W x 39.37 H cm; 2.2 lbs. / 1.0 kg
  • Volume: 11 Liters

FEATURES

  • Clean, streamlined profile keeps the Slim Backpack compact even when full.
  • Comfortable, modern fit.
  • Slim profile is ideal for commuting in crowded spaces.
  • Lightweight and compact with efficient use of space.
  • Premium full-grain leather panel is pleated to help control bulge and maintain the sleek look.
  • Two external pockets offer easy access from the top or sides.
  • Pockets are evenly spaced to balance the load and distribute contents.
  • Leather handle for comfortable grab and go.
  • Interior gold liner increases visibility.
  • Padded compartments for a laptop and tablet are on one side; organizational pockets on the other.
  • Rear mesh padding for breathability and comfort. Lower panel slips over carry-on handles for easy travel.
  • Ergonomic, padded shoulder straps.
  • Stiffened bottom and side panels eliminate sagging and help keep the backpack upright when set down.
  • Compliments any professional or casual wardrobe.

SHIPPING:
  • Domestic: Flat rate 2-day shipping. Details.
  • International: 2-3 business day delivery. Country duty/tax calculated at Checkout. Details.

Customer Reviews

Based on 78 reviews
88%
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C.D.
What a wonderful bag/backpack

OK, I've been using the Sutter Slim backpack for over a month now, and I just love it. I great with fitting all the my necessary items (i.e. Mac Pro, iPad etc. and still have room for the key items as my notebook etc. It carries great, Love the easy pockets and grown to love the zipper on this backpack. I have had a number of complements on the style and look of my bag and very please with it. The only area that has bee the adjustable straps. Been difficult to get just the right fit that allows easy access to put the backpack on my back yet still fit tight again the back. Thanks Waterfield.

S
S.K.
Awesome backpack!

Love this bag, it’s the perfect size to carry all my daily requirements and stylish to boot!

R
R.R.
The Backpack I’ve been looking for!

The Sutter Slim backpack is exactly the backpack I wanted, and it turned out to be the one I needed, too! It’s been ideal for my 12.9” iPad Pro and all the accessories I use in my daily routine (wires, charging cables, dongles, keys, etc). I was hesitant to spend over $200 on a backpack, but let me tell you, it is very well made, and I’m confident it will stand the test of time adding to the nature wear of the leather front and waxed canvas everywhere else. I had an early concern about a loose stitch on the front storage pocket area, but after bringing my concern up, the folks at Waterfield were quick to reply and offered to have the stitch secured/repaired if it got any worse. LOVE THIS BACK PACK, and am so very happy with my second Waterfield purchase. I can see myself ordering many additional products in the future.

R
R.
The problem with Waterfield

Here's the thing. Once you buy one Waterfield product, you want ALL the Waterfield products! My latest is the Sutter Slim backpack, and she's a beauty. I needed to both simplify my EDC, and have a backpack that didn't look like I was about go mountain climbing. The Sutter is elegant, well-crafted, and very comfortable. On my first day using it, I got caught in an unexpected rainstorm, and worried if my belongings would be OK. Happy to report everything stayed perfectly dry. Wouldn't have minded a second key fob inside the main compartment, but that's a very minor quibble.

This is a minimalist bag, so it might not be for everyone, but I highly recommend it to anyone eager to keep their EDC to the bare essentials, in style.

K
K.C.
Awesome

Perfect product, just the strap seems a bit flimsy? Probably will review again once I take it for travels in Asia

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WaterField Designs Sutter Slim Backpack review: A compact but capable MacBook bag

Macworld - February 6, 2019

"As I’ve said about other WaterField products, it’s as smartly designed as anything that comes out of Cupertino, and that makes it a perfect companion for any collection of portable Apple gear."


NEVER LOOKS OVERSTUFFED

Staying true to the sleek, minimalist look, every space is smartly utilized to keep contents organized and easily accessible. 

 

"Very well thought out and impressively executed. Surprisingly trim for what can fit inside, and has a convenient layout." Jeff C., Arlington, US

SIZE GUIDE

The compact Sutter Slim Laptop Backpack is sized to hold a day’s work and tech gear. There are two easy-access front pockets to separate electronic gear from personal items. Inside are two padded compartments for protecting a laptop or tablet.

  1. The built-in Tablet Padded Sleeve fits devices up to 12" x 8.75", including:
    • iPad Pro (11" & 12.9”) with Smart Keyboard Folio
    • Surface Pro X, Pro 7, Go with Type Cover
    • Pixel Slate
  2. The built-in Laptop Padded Sleeve fits devices up to 14.25” x 10", including:
    • 16" MacBook Pro
    • Surface Book 2 (13.5" & 15")
    • Surface Laptop 3 (13.5" & 15")
    • Dell XPS 15
    • Lenovo X1 Carbon

Customer Reviews

Based on 78 reviews
88%
(69)
9%
(7)
1%
(1)
1%
(1)
0%
(0)
C
C.D.
What a wonderful bag/backpack

OK, I've been using the Sutter Slim backpack for over a month now, and I just love it. I great with fitting all the my necessary items (i.e. Mac Pro, iPad etc. and still have room for the key items as my notebook etc. It carries great, Love the easy pockets and grown to love the zipper on this backpack. I have had a number of complements on the style and look of my bag and very please with it. The only area that has bee the adjustable straps. Been difficult to get just the right fit that allows easy access to put the backpack on my back yet still fit tight again the back. Thanks Waterfield.

S
S.K.
Awesome backpack!

Love this bag, it’s the perfect size to carry all my daily requirements and stylish to boot!

R
R.R.
The Backpack I’ve been looking for!

The Sutter Slim backpack is exactly the backpack I wanted, and it turned out to be the one I needed, too! It’s been ideal for my 12.9” iPad Pro and all the accessories I use in my daily routine (wires, charging cables, dongles, keys, etc). I was hesitant to spend over $200 on a backpack, but let me tell you, it is very well made, and I’m confident it will stand the test of time adding to the nature wear of the leather front and waxed canvas everywhere else. I had an early concern about a loose stitch on the front storage pocket area, but after bringing my concern up, the folks at Waterfield were quick to reply and offered to have the stitch secured/repaired if it got any worse. LOVE THIS BACK PACK, and am so very happy with my second Waterfield purchase. I can see myself ordering many additional products in the future.

R
R.
The problem with Waterfield

Here's the thing. Once you buy one Waterfield product, you want ALL the Waterfield products! My latest is the Sutter Slim backpack, and she's a beauty. I needed to both simplify my EDC, and have a backpack that didn't look like I was about go mountain climbing. The Sutter is elegant, well-crafted, and very comfortable. On my first day using it, I got caught in an unexpected rainstorm, and worried if my belongings would be OK. Happy to report everything stayed perfectly dry. Wouldn't have minded a second key fob inside the main compartment, but that's a very minor quibble.

This is a minimalist bag, so it might not be for everyone, but I highly recommend it to anyone eager to keep their EDC to the bare essentials, in style.

K
K.C.
Awesome

Perfect product, just the strap seems a bit flimsy? Probably will review again once I take it for travels in Asia