One thing you never see sailors in old movies doing: Scrambling around for an old dirty clothes hamper. That’s because in a fit of military efficiency, they developed the laundry bag, sturdy and perfect for hauling large amounts of dirty whites and neckerchiefs, and whatever else sailors wear. Now, a Soiled Garments Laundry Bag inspired by the US Navy is available from the Cool Material Shop.
The Soiled Garments Laundry Bag is a triumph of simple, effective engineering, constructed from sturdy canvas and with a heavy rope that ties it closed. There’s also a shoulder strap for hauling your laundry across the bridge or to your laundry room. And if you’re an imaginative, fanciful sort of person you might pretend to be Ishmael from Moby-Dick or something while you’re doing your laundry.
If you’re ready to replace your old laundry hamper with something a little more nautical, the Soiled Garments Laundry Bag can be had for a little over $40 at the Cool Material online store here.