Special edition messenger bags for World AIDS Day

Timbuk2 team up with (RED) for charity

Messenger bag company Timbuk2 have produced two special editions to mark World AIDS Day.


The San Francisco-based company have teamed up with (RED), who raise awareness and cash for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.

Five percent of the profits from the (PRODUCT)RED Messenger and Optic Messenger bags will go to the fight against AIDS in Africa.

It you squint at the special edition red Optic Messenger bag you can see the outline of Africa, while the black Messenger has a striking red stripe.

Both bags are made of ballistic nylon with a waterproof TPU liner, cam buckle strap, removable cross-strap, internal organiser and loop for a bike light.


They’re available at (RED) pop-up stores in New York, San Francisco, Tokyo and London, and online at www.timbuk2.com/red. RRP is $95 (approx £60).

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