A Diaper Bag for Dads

This eco-friendly shoulder bag keeps dad equipped for all manner of duties. (Wink.)
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Conquer the Father’s Day gift quandary with the coolest diaper bag in town: SoDo-based Metamorphic Gear gives new life to old sails and tarps by sewing them into sweet man-totes. Lake City dad Lindsay Lawrence makes the bags with 75 percent upcycled materials; they’re big enough to hold a 15-inch laptop (or about 15 clean diapers and binkies!). A double flap opens to reveal smartly placed pockets, and durable materials make for easy cleanup. Plus, $7.50 of every sale goes toward supporting cleaner oceans.

Happy Father’s Day, Mother Earth! $130–$150; available at Spun Sustainable Collective, Capitol Hill and at metamorphicgear.com.

Eddie Bauer Releases EB Originals Collection

Eddie Bauer Releases EB Originals Collection

The retailer returns to its roots with iconic designs
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Wares from Eddie Bauer's latest collection, releasing today

Seattle-based men's and women's outerwear and apparel retailer Eddie Bauer is going back to its Northwest roots, when Eddie was a guy who ran a sporting goods store on downtown's Seneca Street in 1920. The brand has gone through some transition years, but it’s returning to the brand that outfitted the first American expedition to K2.

On Tuesday, September 27, the retailer is releasing its EB Originals Collection, a line that's inspired by EB's founder and the early, iconic designs from its nearly 100-year-old history.

The first patented down jacket, the 1936 Skyliner, is reincarnated with modern styling. Same for the 1942 Yukon--the top seller for more than 30 years--and the B-9 Parka, which originally kept U.S. airmen warm in -70 temperatures in their uninsulated bombers.

For Northwest street cred, the most striking piece is the limited-edition version of the Skyliner, that's lined with Pendleton wool in eight national park-inspired patterns from Portland's Pendleton Woolen Mills. What's more, it’s reversible, so you can wear your Rainier Pendleton Skyliner in multiple ways. Expect this limited-edition gem on October 18. $400 at eddiebauer.com.