The term “Bleu de chauffe” dates back to the first steam locomotives. It was the name of the blue (Bleu) jacket worn by railroad workers who heated up (chauffe) the water to raise the pressure. That’s how the expression was coined. Drawing inspiration from the workers and craftsmen who wore these satchels, Alexandre Rousseau and Thierry Batteux aim to breathe style, inventiveness, simplicity and authenticity into their collections. For Bleu de Chauffe and their makers, this combination of “French touch” elements inspiring each new collection is also a token of quality.
Yellow Basile backpack
Bleu de Chauffe is launching the Teklight range: the leading edge in technical bags and accessories manufactured in France
The Basile backpack is a multi-use 20L model made from waxed Ripstop (woven and coated) – super light, strong, and water resistant. Used for sails, parachutes, and hang-gliders, this technical fabric is supple and light. With a breathable Airmesh back panel and double-layer ergonomic foam lining, it is incredibly comfortable to carry. The patches and other details are made from vegetable-tanned leather, with a double layer of felt on the ergonomic straps to ensure optimal comfort. It is large enough (20L capacity) to hold all your personal belongings. The chest strap is adjustable and removable. The interior zippered pocket is signed and dated by the artisan who created the bag.
The Basile backpack is a subtle blend of skilled craftsmanship, fashion, and technical design, and is just as useful for outdoor sporting activities (hiking, mountain biking etc.) as in an urban environment – adding a touch of style to your daily travels.
• Height: 40 cm, Length: 33 cm, Depth: 12cm
• Length of back panel: 35 cm
• Handle Length: 6.5 cm
• Volume: 20 L
• Weight: 770 g
Made in France