BY HEATHER CASSELL
Girls That Roam
Searching for an inexpensive, but durable bag while traveling? You might not want to overlook Pappeal’s backpacks and duffle and messenger bags.
The bags made out of Tyvek, a paper material, which is durable, water resistant and recyclable, are a fashionable and green option for travelers seeking an alternative to bringing heavier and more expensive bags on excursions or bringing home souvenirs.
“It’s extremely durable with great functionality,” says Madeleine Furuvald, 26, co-founder of Pappeal. “When we meet people and they see the bags the first thing that they want to do is to try to tear it apart, but it’s extremely durable and they get really surprised about it.” More >