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Travel in style with SOVRN Republic

Do you have everything you need to travel?

SOVRN Republic premium travel goods make you excited to travel. Established in 2014 by a recent college graduate and inspired by a 6-month study abroad trip to Indonesia in 2012, the SOVRN Republic brand has been gaining a steady following resulting from a deep focus on blending style and functionality while maintaining a commitment to backing our products with excellent customer service.

Upon returning and completing his degree in Entrepreneurship at San Diego State University, company founder David Elliott officially launched the SR Brand at the university’s annual Entrepreneurship Day and with the primary goals of inspiring people to travel, partnering with and supporting a select group of individuals who share in the company’s vision and building an effective platform to create the next generation of travel gear to serve this community of passionate travelers.

Our line of travel backpacks are designed and tested by a team of minimalistic traveling surfers & photographers who are always looking for new ways to travel more efficiently. We have found that our customers appreciate our unique stylistic approach, attention to detail and subtle approach to branding.

Over the past year and a half we have assembled an international army of traveling athletes, photographers & brand ambassadors who have taken SOVRN Republic gear to the far corners of the globe. We’ve only just begun to scratch the surface of our creative potential.

We invite you to learn more about our 2015 line of travel backpacks:

The  SOVRN Ambassador

The 28-liter Ambassador backpack is our flagship model and the one that started it all. Designed with 8 zippered compartments, its great for organizing everything from everyday school/work needs to a multi month trip across the globe. The Ambassador boasts an antitheft lumbar stash compartment, shock resistant laptop/tablet compartments and a key ring management system to keep your gear safe and organized. The pack is constructed with heavily padded and very comfortable shoulder pads and is built from a durable and water resistant ballistic nylon material making it well suited for college students who have to lug heavy books and other school supplies across campus, rain or shine.

The SOVRN Drifter

The 30-liter Drifter pack is constructed from a stylish blend of high quality canvas and PU leather materials and is our best selling model. The Drifter’s true genius lies in its multifunctional design that allows it to quickly convert from a backpack into a duffle with a detachable shoulder tote. The lightweight Drifter pack serves as a perfect weekender bag with its duffle style entrance making loading in a couple of stacks of folded clothes easy and with the convertible design making the duffle mode an attractive option for when it isn’t your only travel companion. The Drifter in combination with The Ambassador make the perfect team for hands free travel, something very useful for wandering minimalistic surfers/photographers with lots of boards and camera gear to lug around!

The SOVRN Drifter :   HD

The 32-liter Drifter : HD (Heavy Duty) pack is our answer to the feedback we’ve received on ways to make our original Drifter more useful. New features include a detachable rain cover, a laptop compartment (up to 17”), padded shoulder straps/back pads, waist & chest straps and lockable zipper pullers.

We encourage you to rethink your current carry situation and consider upgrading to a SOVRN Republic!

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