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Chrome Industries turns 25, celebrates with bag colors from the past

Published February 19, 2020

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Streetwear brand Chrome Industries turns 25 this year, and it's launching a special-edition Citizen messenger bag to celebrate. 

Recalling its roots, Chrome has given the anniversary edition Citizen four fabric patterns from the past.

25th anniversary colors

  • Old School (original messenger colors from the '90s).
  • Glitter.
  • Checkered Flag.
  • Neon Splatter.

The Citizen is designed from the ground up for urban mobility. Every Citizen has reflective cargo straps for visibility at night, daisy chain loops for attaching lights or a lock, and a waterproof liner to keep. The bag can fit a 17-inch Macbook Pro and has multiple organizer and accessory pockets. It also carries Chrome's lifetime warranty.

As part of its anniversary celebration, Chrome is contributing 2% of Citizen sales to the Citizen Chrome grant program. This grant will fund artists, makers, and riders who are investing time and energy to improve their cities.

Citizen highlights

  • The original messenger bag with iconic buckle.
  • Quick-release buckle with bottle opener.
  • Easier to use with heavy loads.
  • Ergonomic shoulder strap with stabilizing strap.
  • Reflective compression straps to secure cargo.
  • Weatherproof tarp liner with durable nylon shell.
  • MSRP $140.
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Chrome Industries is producing a 25th anniversary Citizen messenger bag.

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