Terra Nova (- noun •  / ˌterə ˈnəʊvə /)
- is latin for "A New Land"

Bombay Trooper, in collaboration with Mona B, brings you this luxurious and premium collection of our bags and backpacks are made from the canvas fabrics that once covered the tents and trucks of various military camps around the world. These canvas fabrics literally travelled the globe and were brought in with sole purpose to upcycle them into what will become your own unique personal luggage, giving them 'a new land'.

Each of the bags in our Terra Nova collection is unique and has distinct rugged marks from the times they once adorned prestigious cantonments. What you carry will be a one-of-a-kind original timeless piece of fashionable luggage that has its own story to tell.

When Christopher Columbus discovered the Americas during his adventurous explorations, they dubbed it as "A New World"; with a hope to cause a global revolution. Similarly, we aspire to travel the world with a hope to have a similar impact - but of sustainable, recycled / upcycled, eco-friendly products. This is just a small first-attempt and we invite you to come be a part of the change.

Army Military Tent Canvas Tarp
Nurses at a military tent made of the same cotton canvas fabric.

Terra Nova Bags - Upcycled Eco-friendly Canvas Bags

Our flagship Explorer backpack - redesigned in the Terra Nova theme with upcycled canvas, rugged texture and gunmetal fittings. This one is slightly compact than the original Explorer, making it ideal day pack for regular use, office commute or one-day trips.

Dimensions: 15" x 11" x 6"
Capacity: 16 litres

A classic Duffle is a must have for everyone from traveller to gym goers. One can pack in a plenty of vacation luggage or gym wear with extra pair of shoes and walk off in style holding this luxurious duffle bag made of recycled canvas and premium vegan leather highlights. Comes with a removable shoulder strap.

Dimensions: 20" x 10" x 9"
Capacity: 30 litres

Whiskey Messenger Bag

Laptop messenger bag that can pack a bunch of essentials in case, you know, you had a flight to catch and go on an emergency vacation. The sack-style loose form, just like our Sling Bag, makes it easy to stuff camera bags too. Ideal for: Laptop + Clothes; Sightseeing; Daily Office Commute. Comes with removable shoulder strap.

Dimensions: 16" x 13" x 4.5"
Capacity: 15 litres

From globetrotters to college bunkers, this premium laptop backpack with tough, rugged yet sexy physique is made to stand out from the crowd. Finished with vegan faux leather highlights and brass plated fittings. Ideal for daily use, laptop commute, weekend trips.

Dimensions: 12" x 16" x 5"
Capacity: 15.7 litres

Oscar Messenger Bag

Walk in with elegance and power with this slick and chic messenger / tote laptop bag. Take it to your next corporate meeting as a change from your black leather briefcase or use it as a grab-and-go for your chill web-surfing sessions at a cafe (great conversation starter). Comes with a pen-holder and removable shoulder strap.

Dimensions: 15" x 12" x 4.5"
Capacity: 13 litres

Versatile solution to a modern day user, a backpack that can expand or contract on demand with its 3-levels of roll-top mechanism. You can pack light for your onwards trip and come back with souvenirs (or grocery shopping) without needing any extra bags because now your backpack and magically transform into a Charizard (wish he too could go back to being Charmander, right? *sob*)

Dimensions: 11" x 15" x 4.5" (Compacted) | 11" x 22" x 4.5" (Expanded)
Capacity: 12-18 litres

Terra Nova Bags - Upcycled Eco-friendly Canvas Bags for Men and Women

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Terra Nova bags are a collection where originality and inspiration share the limelight. The word Terra Nova comes from Latin origin, meaning A New Land. These bags are of the army and military canvas collected from throughout the world. The unique designs, upcycled from a whole range of army and military canvas are covered with tents, trucks, and beddings. From around the world, these army canvas bags form unique Terra Nova bags that are trendy, easy to carry, and stylish at the same time. These bags are a new revolution in the field of sustainable, upcycled, green products. It is a unisex product making it a must-have for carrying particular commodities.

Features of Terra Nova bags

Fine quality

Terra Nova bags are military canvas bags. The fabric is the same cotton canvas used for making tents by the army. The fabric used is of the finest quality, highly durable with fantastic texture and great stuff carrying capacity.

Incredible functionality

These repurposed military canvas bags have multiple functions. These bags come handy, from carrying laptops to college to going on a trek with baggage. Their gender-neutral design and a vast number of functionalities make them a must-buy product!

Surprising Versatility

There are several different types of recycled canvas backpacks that serve many functions. One of the variations is a rugged, upcycled military backpack that serves daily use, laptop bearings, and weekend trips. The recycled messenger bag also comes with removable shoulder straps and can be used to carry daily user commutes. A variety of recycled backpacks even expand and shrink according to the needs of the user.

Gender Friendliness

The military look and texture of the canvas provide a sexy yet gender-neutral look to the bags.

Unique design

The unique design of the Terra Nova bags makes them more trendy and fashionable. Repurposed military canvas bags come in a wide variety of styles and designs. Like backpacks, some designs may come with shoulder straps, pen holders, and some may even be designed to expand when required.

Terra Nova Bags-Latest collections

The online market for Terra Nova Bags is quite vast. Some of the latest Terra Nova bag models include Foxtrot Backpack, Whisky Messenger Bag, Oscar Messenger Bag, Charlie Backpack, etc.

Why choose Bombay Trooper to buy Terra Nova bags?

Bombay trooper curates the world's best military canvas fabric with the original texture and scratches, upcycles them and converts them into unique, stylish, trendy, and eco-friendly bags. The collection contains all the latest models of recycled military canvas bags. They have unique designs of repurposed military canvas bags, one of the best in the market! So, if you are going to get Terra Nova bags, why not shop from the best?

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

What are canvas bags?

Bombay Trooper’s repurposed military canvas bags are carry bags that are made from cotton canvas fabric, which were used as military tents. They are lighter than a standard suitcase and much more comfortable for treks, tours, beach travel, and much more. The main compartment is a padded fit for carrying laptops safely. There are 2 side pockets and a front pocket to carry all your belongings securely and organized for a long journey. The recycled canvas bags have huge storage to pack overnight clothes.

What do you mean by an upcycled eco-friendly canvas bag?

The Bombay Trooper Terra Nova bags are made from the cotton canvas that was used as military tents. A wide collection of luxurious and premium bags and backpacks are made with canvas fabrics that are brought from various military camps to be upcycled and used as a piece of unique personal luggage.

Are the Terra Nova canvas bags unisex?

Terra Nova Army Canvas Bag is unisex and can be used by both men and women on all occasions, be it traveling or office. We offer canvas bags, laptop bags, messenger bags, sling bags, and travel bags that can be used by all.

What material is used in the Terra Nova canvas bags?

The upcycled cotton canvas which was used for military tents is used in the manufacture of recycled military canvas bags. Decorated with fine brass fittings, removable shoulder straps, and vegan leather handles, the recycled messenger bags are made with superior quality materials that can last for a long time. The fabric is made from tough and long-lasting 100% cotton canvas with brass fitting and rivets, faux leather highlights for durability.

Are canvas bags biodegradable?

All our bags are made from recycled materials and fabrics, which are eco-friendly. They are tough yet fashionable and safe.

Are canvas bags eco-friendly?

Proudly made in India with the top craftsmanship, the recycled canvas backpack fabric is upcycled and recycled, then processed to give it a certain feel and texture so that it is re-used without compromising on the strength. We hope to have a global impact on our sustainable, recycled/upcycled, eco-friendly products.