Guu-Watanabe Bags

Shoichi Watanabe is a craftsman of leather and canvas bags whose workshop and retail store are situated in the Kichijoji neighborhood of Tokyo. Watanabe specializes in touring style bike luggage for panniers and racks but also does a good deal of shoulder and hand bags. His flickr is filled with photos, pushing 3,000 of them, of bags along with both his own and customer travel/in use photos.


Filed under bike, gear, japan

5 responses to “Guu-Watanabe Bags

  1. That loaded touring bike looks pretty rad with these bags.

  2. what kind of touring bike is that? (i’m on the hunt for one, and this looks rad).

  3. I love the panniers. Good looking stuff here! Those laced bags are awesome.

  4. ely

    If you don’t mind, I’d like to link to your page from mine.

    • Bob

      Not at all! I’ve been meaning to send you pictures of some leather strips I riveted to the bottom of my rando bag to allow the use of extra toe straps.


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