Born out of the challenging and gritty landscape of New York City streets back in 1983, Manhattan Portage is a pioneer of authentic messenger bags which created a new urban lifestyle and changed the face of fashion forever. More than a statement or passing trend, these bags have become an essential part of our busy lives. With its iconic, red label of the Manhattan skyline sewn on every bag, backpack and briefcase, Manhattan Portage has outgrown its local roots and become more than an urban icon.
A reliable, tested and versatile companion on the streets - Manhattan Portage is New York Tough. Offering authentic designs that initially answered the practical needs of New Yorkers; they remain committed to our philosophy of making and designing bags that can handle the rigors of modern life, by only using the highest quality materials, superb construction and excellent craftsmanship which are the hallmarks of all Manhattan Portage bags.