Meet the Outback Duo Laptop Brief
The slim Outback Duo Laptop Brief holds two devices
Available in three color combinations
Two Sizes: Compact & Full for 13" & 16" laptops
Padded compartment protects laptop and tablet.
Zipper stops just at the right spot for in-case charging
Organizational pockets maximize space efficiently
Thin 2-inch profile. Front pocket keeps the bulk in.
Conveniently slides onto carry-on handles
Compact Size for 13" devices (Full Size for 16")
Includes removable, adjustable Strap
The comfortable Supreme Suspension Shoulder Strap
Gary (6'0' tall) is carrying a Full size
Carry over the shoulder or use the leather-wrapped handles
Ballistic Nylon with Black Leather
Ballistic Nylon with Chocolate Leather
Waxed Canvas with Chocolate Leather

Outback Duo Laptop Brief


-148 in stock

Slim profile. The Outback Duo lets you carry two devices + accessories in a slim, lightweight case. Carry it comfortably over the shoulder with the Supreme Suspension Strap, or grab the leather-wrapped handles for a nice, soft feel. 


If carrying one laptop, see the Outback Solo for MacBook/iPad or Surface

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


Material:

  • Black ballistic nylon with black or chocolate full-grain leather
  • Waxed canvas with chocolate full-grain leather
  • High-grade, shock absorbent neoprene interior
  • Premium, full-grain leather flap
  • All-metal hardware
  • More details here

Dimensions & Weight:

  • Compact:
  • 14.5" (l) x 2" (w) x 9.75" (h); 1.5 lbs (ballistic), 1.8 lbs (canvas)
    36.83 (l) x 5.08 (w) x 24.76 (h) cm; 0.68 kg (ballistic), 0.82 kg (canvas)

  • Full:

  • 16" (l) x 2" (w) x 10.5" (h) 1.8 lbs (ballistic), 2 lbs (canvas)
    40.64 (l) x 5.08 (w) x 26.67 (h) cm; 0.82 kg (canvas), 0.91 kg (canvas)

FEATURES:

  • Slim, compact, and lightweight.
  • Designed to carry two laptops or laptop + tablet.
  • Rear includes a passthrough slot to slip onto carry-on handles.
  • Dual-layer leather flap keeps items in the front pocket protected.
  • Front pocket is pleated to keep bulky accessories from bulging out.
  • Interior gold, water-resistant liner makes it easy to see what's inside.
  • Clever laptop compartment cut-outs allow for in-case laptop charging.
  • Flap is secured shut with a strong, self-finding magnet for easy closure.
  • Padded laptop compartments are lined with plush, no-scratch fabric for protection.
  • Includes removable, adjustable Supreme Suspension Shoulder Strap for carrying comfort.
  • Two size options to protect dual laptops up to 13" MacBook Pro or up to 16" MacBook Pro.
  • Three carry options: comfortable leather-lined handles, a detachable suspension shoulder strap, and a wheeled suitcase passthrough.
  • OPTIONAL: Martexin Original Wax can be used to touch-up and and freshen the wax on your bag.

 

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 31 reviews
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Steve C. (Illinois, United States)
The perfect commuter bag!

I take the train every day to the office. I need to take a few essentials; a laptop, iPad, notebook, Kindle, mouse, and some power cords, that's it. I have bigger bags that work, but they always end up with extra stuff and then get heavy. This bag handles what you need and looks great. It is my second Waterfield bag, I can't say enough about the quality of the construction and the thoughtfulness of the design.

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Skyler N. (Montana, United States)
Outstanding

Unfortunately I need to carry two laptops with me. I’ve been carrying two bags for quite some time, and decided it was time to simply my life a bit. This bag is perfect for my needs. It may not have enough room for everyone, but it’s working out great for me. I have a 14” Lenovo and a 16” MacBook Pro. I carry a tiny third party GAN USB C charger, and that’s it. I could probably stuff a few more items in the bag, but that’s all I really need. If you just need to carry two laptops and not much else, this is excellent.

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steven (California, United States)
User centered design

This bag is just well thought out. It is precisely sized to carry my two Airs, an iPad mini, two slimline wall chargers, the requisite C-C and C-lightning cables and a few documents. The sleeves and pockets are lined with that trademark yellow which turns out to be a lot more helpful when searching for something than I thought it would be [something for you to learn, Tom Bihn] and there is sufficient cushioning to keep laptops safe and dent free. All of that and it's still compact enough to suit my minimalist nature. The combination of chocolate leather and black ballistic fabric provides a unique look that has my partner envious. I see social media posts about Waterfield bags over a decade in use that still look excellent so am hoping to be carrying this bag for years to come. Well worth the price.

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Anthony C. (Virginia, United States)
Fantastic

Excellent products!

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David J. (Massachusetts, United States)
Wonderful design and quality!

I bought this bag because it seemed to be made with great materials and craftsmanship. It absolutely did not disappoint. It's very high quality and feels like it will last a lifetime. I'm so happy with my bag and look forward to my next purchase from Waterfield Designs! :-)

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OUTBACK DUO LAPTOP BRIEF Review

The Digital Trekker - October 6, 2020

“I am finding it difficult to find anything negative about this bag.”

BAG SCORE: 97%


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WaterField's Outback Duo

MacDirectory - August 2020

“Out of the confusion from Cupertino comes satisfaction from San Francisco as WaterField revealed its incredible cool Outback Duos attachés for 13, 15, and 16-inch laptops, assured to be compatible with any OS and portable device Apple will send our way for years to come.”



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Tested: Waterfield Outback Duo, a stylish way to carry both MacBook and iPad

9to5Mac - July 21, 2020

“But this is otherwise the perfect accompaniment to a carry-on roller bag when traveling, keeping your MacBook and iPad easily on hand, while also serving well as a standalone hand or shoulder bag for everyday use.”


SIZE GUIDE

The Outback Duo comes in two sizes, each with two padded laptop compartments. Below are the devices that fit in these compartments. 

 

  • Full Size - Both padded laptop compartments fit devices up to 16" x 9.75"
    • 14" MacBook Pro M1
    • 16" MacBook Pro M1
    • 16" MacBook Pro
    • Suface Studio Laptop
    • Surface Book 3 (15")
    • Surface Laptop 4 & 3 (15")
    • Surface Pro X, Pro 8, Go with Type Cover
  • Compact Size - Both padded laptop compartments fits devices up to 13" x 9"
    • 14" MacBook Pro M1
    • 13" MacBook Pro
    • 13" MacBook Air
    • 12.9" iPad Pro with Magic Keyboard
    • 11" iPad Pro with Magic Keyboard
    • 11" iPad Air with Magic Keyboard
    • Surface Laptop 4 & 3 (13.5")
    • Surface Pro 8, Go with Type Cover
  • Customer-vetted Devices - From Customer Reviews:
    • reMarkable (paper tablet) fits in Compact Size
    • Pixel Slate fits in Compact Size
    • Dell XPS 15 9570 (15.6” ultrabook) fits in Full Size (Robert N., Sunnyvale, US) 

BECAUSE CARRYING A LAPTOP + TABLET IS NORMAL

As its name implies, the Outback Duo is specifically designed to carry two devices. The Duo remains ultra lightweight and compact even when full. The main compartment makes efficient use of space, the pleated front pocket expands and contracts to minimize bulge, and the Supreme Suspension Strap makes for a light, comfortable carry. 

 

HOW TO FRESHEN UP YOUR CANVAS

Keep your bag looking new by applying wax when you think it needs a little refresh. Although any wax is applicable, you can use Martexin Original Wax which was initially used to coat your canvas bag. 

CARING FOR YOUR LEATHER AND WAXED CANVAS

 

If you have the waxed canvas and chocolate leather version of the Outback Duo, Gary shows how you can maintain these materials so they’ll look great over time. We use full grain Roughman Leather for your bag which has oils that respond well to heat.

 

Although this video is for the AirPods Max Shield Case, the maintenance also applies to your bag. 

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Customer Reviews

Based on 31 reviews
97%
(30)
3%
(1)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
S
Steve C. (Illinois, United States)
The perfect commuter bag!

I take the train every day to the office. I need to take a few essentials; a laptop, iPad, notebook, Kindle, mouse, and some power cords, that's it. I have bigger bags that work, but they always end up with extra stuff and then get heavy. This bag handles what you need and looks great. It is my second Waterfield bag, I can't say enough about the quality of the construction and the thoughtfulness of the design.

S
Skyler N. (Montana, United States)
Outstanding

Unfortunately I need to carry two laptops with me. I’ve been carrying two bags for quite some time, and decided it was time to simply my life a bit. This bag is perfect for my needs. It may not have enough room for everyone, but it’s working out great for me. I have a 14” Lenovo and a 16” MacBook Pro. I carry a tiny third party GAN USB C charger, and that’s it. I could probably stuff a few more items in the bag, but that’s all I really need. If you just need to carry two laptops and not much else, this is excellent.

s
steven (California, United States)
User centered design

This bag is just well thought out. It is precisely sized to carry my two Airs, an iPad mini, two slimline wall chargers, the requisite C-C and C-lightning cables and a few documents. The sleeves and pockets are lined with that trademark yellow which turns out to be a lot more helpful when searching for something than I thought it would be [something for you to learn, Tom Bihn] and there is sufficient cushioning to keep laptops safe and dent free. All of that and it's still compact enough to suit my minimalist nature. The combination of chocolate leather and black ballistic fabric provides a unique look that has my partner envious. I see social media posts about Waterfield bags over a decade in use that still look excellent so am hoping to be carrying this bag for years to come. Well worth the price.

A
Anthony C. (Virginia, United States)
Fantastic

Excellent products!

D
David J. (Massachusetts, United States)
Wonderful design and quality!

I bought this bag because it seemed to be made with great materials and craftsmanship. It absolutely did not disappoint. It's very high quality and feels like it will last a lifetime. I'm so happy with my bag and look forward to my next purchase from Waterfield Designs! :-)