Velojoy -In the depth of winter, Ava Carmichael’s bike bags blow in like a fresh spring breeze, promising warmer days and a more colorful commute. In vivid hues that conjure clear skies, bright sunshine and sweet sorbet, the Carmichael and Co pannier is as functional as it is fashionable. read more

Fast Company – While bike culture in the U.S. is quickly changing, in some cities you still might be more likely to see a cyclist in spandex, or dressed like a bike messenger, than in a dress and heels. So maybe it’s not surprising that when apparel designer Ava Carmichael bought a bike, she couldn’t find a cycling bag she actually wanted to use. read more

Pure City Cycles – Back in 2013, Carmichael & Co. successfully kickstarted their first batch of bike bags and now they’re back with a gorgeous new lineup for Spring 2015! The new line features the same high-quality canvas and leather craftsmanship that made the first campaign a runaway hit, all dressed up in fresh new spring colors.  It’s not often that bike accessories hit that magic mark between quality construction and attractive aesthetics, but they nailed it on this one. read more – Beautifully crafted with an elegant vintage-inspired finish, the ‘Paris Double Pannier’ is sequentially the perfect pannier for the discerning cyclist. The 22 oz. pannier is made from a waterproof duck canvas with a leather trim. The bag also features thoughtfully designed inner zipper pockets and rain flaps for added protection from the elements. Stylish and functional, it wouldn’t surprise me if the ‘Paris Double Pannier’ was one of Carmichael and Co’s best selling products.