Woolrich, the venerable outdoor brand has partnered with TOPO Designs, makers of functional gear carriers from Denver, CO, to create a collection of made in American bags and accessories that feature Woolrich wool. The collaborative collection includes TOPO’s popular top loading Klettersack backpack, Duffle bag, and Dopp Kit. Each piece is made with wool from the Woolrich Woolen Mill, the nation’s oldest continually operating woolen mill, and features details such as natural leather tabs, bright contrasting zippers and color popping straps and cord loops. “The collection looks really unique! Our friends at TOPO Designs and our creative team did a great job of integrating our company’s heritage into a collection of superiorly functional bags,” said Patrick Nebiolo, Woolrich Executive Vice President. “Our packs are known for their vibrant colors and color blocking,” said Jedd Rose, ‎Founder, Creative Director at Topo Designs. “Working with wool as a body material was new for us, and the texture and designs of the fabric brought a whole new look to the bags that we really proud of.” The collection will be available at woolrich.com, topodesigns.com and Woolrich dealers nationwide beginning Thursday October 17, 2013.