The team at booq have announced their latest messenger bag: the Shadow. Available in gray and black, the Shadow features a unique profile and sleek exterior.

Compact and lightweight, the Shadow’s interior offers a spacious main compartment, a zippered pocket to store smaller accessories and a padded laptop compartment to keep a 15-inch MacBook or PC safely stored. The Shadow is available now for US$130 (black) and $160 (gray) at and various retailers.

The exterior of the gray Shadow features a water resistant jute, custom nylon seatbelt shoulder strap and a front flap that’s secured with aluminum buckles, while the black version features a water resistant 1680D ballistic nylon material, custom nylon seatbelt shoulder strap and a front flap that’s secured with plastic buckles. Both include a large back pocket for exterior storage.

The interior of the gray Shadow is lined with a smooth polyester, while the black Shadow is lined with nylon and offers room for books, magazines and other documents. An interior zippered pocket features two slip pockets and two pen slots to keep smaller accessories organized, while a densely padded laptop compartment keeps a 15-inch laptop safe from moisture and scratches. The side of the bag is accentuated by a quick access zippered pocket for important items such as keys, wallet and phone.

Like all booq bags, the Shadow comes with a five-year warranty and unique Terralinq serial number, a service provided by booq designed to help owners recover lost bags.