Every brand has a story and when a proudly South African brand - with its roots in Cape Town - takes responsible and sustainable fashion and gives it an innovative, quirky and vibrant upcycled twist, it is worth paying attention. Sealand Gear is that urban lifestyle brand. They are not only making a name for themselves in reimagining a zero-waste future but in creating lifestyle accessories and apparel that highlight multi-functionality, durability and craftsmanship. That’s why INHABIT stocks Sealand, thereby enforcing the slow fashion revolution.
The Sealand Story
The setting for the Sealand Gear story may be the Mother City, but the impact is national and global. (Their Hero bag was recently rated #9 best gym bag for UK men). By transforming smart waste (yacht sails, truck tops and in-store poly twill advertising material) and sustainable materials (hemp & organic cotton), Sealand is discovering new paths in both manufacturing and sourcing.
Starting at a local community level, Sealand’s vision for caring for our environment and its people begins at a grassroots level; employing and training community members to be the creative artisans behind each Sealand product. Their two core principles - doing good for the environment and doing good for the community - are creating a legacy for future generations.
The product story gets even better and more personal as each Sealand bag contains a stamp of the name of the person who made it, guaranteeing its handmade uniqueness. (Watch Sandy’s story)
Lifestyle, adventure and conscience meet seamlessly in Sealand’s commitment and dedication to products that positively impact our environment through innovative design and upcycling. It’s all about LIVE | WORK | PLAY! Keep life simple and go where your Sealand gear takes you!
A Travel Story
From local to international travel, Sealand has mindfully designed their bags for any wanderlust personality, making travel plans super easy. From weekend getaways to longer breaks, the CHOOB cylindrical-style duffel bag’s clean design and spacious inside are all you need! It has an internal slim zip pocket for organized packing of small items and an external pocket for quick access functionality as well.
For extra travel storage and compact organisation with three internal pockets, the nifty TOASTIE makes the perfect toiletry bag - for guys and gals. And then what is travel without a moon bag? Our best-seller, the Sealand MOON, will be coming back to INHABIT soon.
A Digital Story
WFH may be a current and ongoing trend, but the need for a laptop bag - for travelling, working from a coffee shop or commuting to the office - is a quintessential investment. Sealand Gear has multi-functional solutions for all your digital paraphernalia. The SLEEVE 16 is a simple, sturdy and durable protective sleeve, keeping a slim laptop or tablet safe no matter what the weather.
The Sealand SLIM is your convenient everyday padded laptop bag for 13” and 15” devices with additional zipped storage for chargers and cables plus a back pocket for notebooks or reading material. It comes in neutral tones of Lava black or Desert beige, making it versatile for formal or casual work environments.
Then for those mobile commuters or frequent work travellers, the practical organizational opportunities and carry-on functionality of the Sealand VENTURE will meet all your needs. It’s a larger Laptop bag come backpack - how cool is that?
We haven’t forgotten those of you who prefer a backpack. Cue the Sealand ROWLIE. Featuring an external access padded laptop sleeve, suitable for up to 15” devices, this lightweight weather-proof roll-top backpack is ready for the road, the office, the classroom or the beach. The all-in-one answer to live, work, play and travel.
An Everyday Story
An urban adventure (aka daily life) needs a bag to match and help with the heavy lifting. Sealand Gear has risen to the challenge with an innovative, sustainable and artisanal collection.
When is a tote more than a tote? Clearly, when is it the spacious Sealand SWISH; an everyday tote for those on the go. Take it shopping, to the beach, on a picnic or wherever the wind blows.
The BUDDY backpack is aptly named and is sure to become your new BFF, offering the ultimate in versatility to handle the daily grind. (We are in love with the two-tone Flare option). Lastly, the Sealand ZEPLIN portrait sling bag off your shoulder or across your body is just the right size for your everyday necessities, including a Kindle, an Ipad mini or a compact camera. (Sealand is all about capturing life and memories on the go).
The INHABITcc Story
INHABITcc (the ‘cc’ stands for conscious clothing) is where sustainable fashion and shopping responsibly come together at one South African online space. Our commitment is to partner with, and support, local brands and/or sustainable production by showcasing a quality and curated classic casual wear aesthetic.
So, celebrate your urban lifestyle adventure with a conscience and fall in love with Sealand’s 100% unique and lifetime guarantee gear.
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